Photo: Edward A. Ornelas, Staff / San Antonio Express-News
Jesse Rivera (left) is hit by Joshua Moreno during their open welterweight championship bout part of the 2015 San Antonio Regional Golden Gloves boxing tournament finals Saturday Feb. 21, 2015 at the Scottish Rite Auditorium. Moreno won by a unanimous decision.
Jesse Rivera (left) is hit by Joshua Moreno during their open…
The San Antonio Regional Golden Gloves Tournament is back after a one-year hiatus The 2018 Golden Gloves event is scheduled for Feb. 9-11 at the Lincoln Community Center, 2915 E. Commerce.
Male and female boxers age 17-40 are eligible.
Registration is set for 9 a.m.-noon, Feb. 3, at the Community Center.
For more information on the tournament, go to www.sanantoniogoldengloves.org.
South Texas champs: Twenty-one boxers won titles at the recent 2017 South Texas Championships.
Open senior division winners were: Roselynn Scribner, Ohana Boxing, female 106 pounds; Kristen Leija, Leija Boxing, female 178; Joel Maldonado, San Fernando Gym, 114; Alejandro Martinez, Luna Boxing, 123; Kuniaki Del Bosque, LMC Gladiators, 141; Joshua Moreno, Westside Boxing, 152; Jessie Elizondo, Rios Boxing Club, 178; Kenyon Walker, Eastside Boys & Girls Club, 201.
Open junior winners: Amber Rojas, unattached, female 106; Isamary Aquino, Ramos Boxing Team, female 125; Christopher Sanchez, Angel’s Boxing Club, 165.
Novice senior division winners: Darcy Vaquera, Eastside Boys & Girls Club, female 119; Mayra Rodriguez, Angel’s Boxing, female 125; Angeles Salazar, Randazzo Brothers, female 132; Ravven Brown, Eastside Boys & Girls Club, female 141; Dominic Palacios, Canelo Boxing, 123; El Nicko Ramirez, Ramos Boxing, 141; Gerson Mena, San Fernando Gym, 152; Miguel Abarca, Randazzo Brothers, 178.
Novice youth winners: Alexus Rodriguez, Eastside Boys & Girls Club, female 119; Rogelio Elizondo, LMC Gladiators, 132.
Open team winner was Dead Game; novice team winner was Eastside Boys & Girls Club.
Outstanding senior bout was Richard Medina of Ramos Boxing vs. Ramon Acosta Jr. of 2 Countries Boxing. Outstanding youth bout was Julius Starkey of San Fernando Gym vs. Nicolas Ramirez of Ramos Boxing Team.