Heavyweight gold won
Former Benalla local Mark Williams recently took out gold at the Australian Masters Heavyweight title at the 2018 Pan Pacific Games held on the Gold Coast.
Williams competed in four gruelling fights over consecutive days to win the gold medal by majority decision against Queenslander Rob Vormister.
Williams began his training under the eye of local boxing identity Len Griffiths, who installed in him a love of the sport as he learnt the craft.
Mark, the son of Tony and the late Pat Williams, now resides in Melbourne.
Last week’s games saw Rampage (team five) defeat Rainbow Warriors (team two) 122-92.
While in the other game, Rangers (team three) defeated Raptors (team four) 122-111.
The on-call team this week is Rainbow Warriors (team two). There was three, three-game winners last week with Ankit, Lois and Lyn.
If you need a fill in, phone June on 0407 342 927, so she knows who is playing.
Try to be at the courts by 7.15 pm for a warm-up and 7.30 pm start.
Good luck with the games this week. Benalla ladies racquetball results. Preliminary final. Freeman defeated Macs 6-0. Next weeks game sees the grand final between Freeman and Daws.
Hard at it: Former Benalla local Mark Williams (in blue) in action during the final of the Australian Masters Heavyweight title at the 2018 Pan Pacific Games.