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Fort Myers PAL boxers win six state championships
November 9, 2018

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The Fort Myers Police Athletic League boxers competed in the USA Boxing 2018 Florida State Champions in Palatka, Florida, on November 2-4 and brought back six state championships and one silver award.

Coach Jose Ojeda along with assistant coach Rudy Martinez took their team of 7 boxers to the competition and all won individual awards along with the team trophy as Best Team of Show and MVP Award in the Junior category.

"This team has worked very hard to prepare for competition and to come home with all these individual trophies as well as best team is a tribute to their determination and drive," said Ojeda.

Awards went to the following boxers in these categories:

Danilo Diez (15) Junior Open 132 lbs.

Terry Sanders (10) Peewee 90 lbs.

Nate Martinez (13) Intermediate 101 lbs.

Josiah Vasquez (12) Intermediate 119 lbs.

Jayden Pozo (16) Junior Novice 125 lbs.

Jeremy Pozo (16) Junior Novice 132 lbs.

Kejuan Saez (13) Intermediate Sliver 2nd place.

Danilo Diez (15) MVP Award Junior Category.

The Fort Myers PAL program is supervised by Officer Lamar Campbell and is part of Chief Derrick Diggs' Community Engagement Initiative. The program is designed to bring sports programs to young children and teenagers that promote strong character and positive life skills through athletic, educational and civic activities. For more information on participation or sponsorship contact Officer Campbell at (239) 284-0112 or email lcampbell@fmpolice.com.

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