Midlothian Amateur Boxing and Fitness Club took part in the East of Scotland District School Boy Championship recently, held at Danderhall Community Centre.
The club entered ten boxers’ in the competition. The squad consisted of; John Simpson 36kg, Ross Aberdien 36kg, Blake Holmes 42kg, Zak Beattie 46kg, James Hutchison 54kg, Jamie Roseburgh 57kg, Josh Macfarlane 63kg, Murray Thomson 66kg, Cameron O’Meara 46kg & Alexander Hutchison 69kg. Midlothian Amateur Boxing and Fitness Club head coach Ally Quilietti said: “Unfortunately, not all of our boxers were able to be matched up against equivalent boxer’s from other clubs.
“Disappointing for them after all of their hard work in training but they supported their team mates over the competition.
“All of our boxers who were able to participate in the competition competed to the best of their ability and did the club proud.
“Resulting in four gold and one silver medal, testament to the hard work of all the boxers participating.
“All of our boxer’s training hard in the weeks leading up to this competition and monitoring their weight over the Christmas period! Proving their dedication to the club and their coaches.
“This was a great competition for the boxers and the club, so a great experience for all our team. All of which would not be possible without the commitment and support that our coaches provide to them.
“As always our supporters were out in full force over the competition weekend!
“I would like to thank all the members of the club for their support.”