Berwick boxer crowned British youth heavyweight champion

Berwick's Mitchell Barton is the British youth heavyweight champion
Berwick's Mitchell Barton is the British youth heavyweight champion

Berwick boxer Mitchell Barton has been crowned youth champion of Great Britain.

The fighter was in Liverpool taking part in the British Championships over the weekend.

Barton, who boxes with the Chirnside Boxing Club, found himself with a single scheduled fight, and the chance to add to his Scottish Youth title.

He took his chance, and with his victory, he became British heavyweight youth champion.