Dothan’s Jadalie Medeiros, a student at Northview High School, is now a USA National Champion after winning the USA Junior Female 106 weight class championship title Friday at the USA Boxing National Championships at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Medeiros won three boxing bouts in unanimous decisions over two days, including over Camille James of Philadelphia on Friday in the title bout.
By winning the gold medal, she earned a No. 1 USA ranking and an opportunity to train at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs in April as well as to represent the United States in competition in July.
Medeiros was the lone person from the state of Alabama at the National Championships.