Boxers win at Golden Gloves

Maple Ridge Boxing Club duo win the First Canadian Golden Glove Championships in Cornwall

Fighters from the Maple Ridge Boxing Club punched their weight at the First Canadian Golden Glove Championship, which west held in Cornwall, Ont. last week.

Siblings Sara and Sasan Haghighat-Joo each brought back gold medals.

Connor Rankin lost a split decision 2-1, in a controversial judgement that some watchers said should have gone his way.

Sara also has won a scholarship for her first year of tuition at UBC.

Now the club’s “Triple Threat” will train for the Canadian National Championships, which are being held in Regina, Saskatchewan in October.