[Left 2 Right] Feliz Parrilla, 114 lbs; Josniel Castro, 152 lbs; Bobby Russo, Executive Director New England Golden Gloves; Tony Desharme, Official; Melissa Kelly, Official; Laurie Purcell, Official; Yamarco Guzman, 165 lbs; Efren Nieves, 141 lbs; Hampton Miller, 201 lbs; Tayler Mears, 178 lbs; Fernely Feliz, 201 + lbs; Luis Rosa, Coach; Dayshon Smith, 132 lbs and David Ortiz, Coach (All photos by Kineo Photography)
The first round of the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions took place on May 1 and 2 at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA. The results from the New England Golden Gloves team are as follows:
114 lbs - Felix Parrilla, from New Haven, CT, won a 4-1 split decision over Adel Mason from the Cleveland team.
123 lbs - Nathan Martinez, from New Britain, CT, lost a 5-0 unanimous decision to Yohenry Rosario from the New Jersey team.
132 lbs - Dayshon Smith, from New Haven, CT, lost a 5-0 unanimous decision to Jonathan Rubio from the California team.
141 lbs - Efren Nieves, from New Haven, CT, won a 5-0 unanimous decision over Aadam Ali from the New Jersey team.
152 lbs - Josniel Castro, from Portland, ME, lost a 4-1 split decision to Antoine Cobb from the Chicago team.
165 lbs - Yamarco Guzman from Lawrence, MA, received a bye.
178 lbs - Tayler Mears, from Boston, MA, lost a 5-0 unanimous decision to Gene Puana from the Washington, DC team.
201 lbs - Hampton Miller, from Waterbury, CT, received a bye.
201+ lbs - Fernely Feliz, frm Danbury, CT, won a 3-2 split decision over Ikechukqu Duru from the Knoxville team.
For the 2nd Round Results: CLICK HERE.
Quarter Final Results: CLICK HERE