Three local boxers are still in the competition to win National Golden Gloves honors at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA.
Wilfredo Avelar advanced to the semifinals of the 141-pound division with a 5-0 decision over Keenan Glaude of the Mid-South region. Keeshawn Williams won his bout at 152 pounds with a 5-0 decision over Michael Calvin of the NY-Metro region . Also, Keyshawn Davis is in the semis of the 132 pound division by way of a 5-0 victory over Jose Camacho of the Omaha region.
The tournament is over for Genc Pllana who lost his quarterfinal bout at 178 pounds by a 3-2 decision to Rafael Gaitan of Texas. Also, Javon Campbell lost a 4-1 decision to Kevin Montano of California and Rasheed Wright fell to Tommy Robinson of Detroit by a 3-2 score at 114 pounds.