Posted by Press Releases on Feb 6, 2016
Central New England 70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship

Central New England 70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship

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Central New England (Greater Lowell)
70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship
Final round results from Lowell

LOWELL, Mass. (February 5, 2016) – Peter Welch’s Gym in South Boston dominated last night’s Central New England (Greater Lowell) championship final round of the 70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship, open and novice classes, at historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium.

Peter Welch’s Gym had seven winners last night: open – Hyde Park welterweight Jennifer Perella and Brookline light welterweight Abraham Nova; novice – Dorchester lightweight Jonathen DePina and middleweight Brian Lawrence, East Boston lightweight Claire Duffy light welterweight, Boston light welterweight Katie Gregory and Franklin heavyweight Jared Gately.

Lowell West End Gym and Grealish Boston had the second-most winner last evening with two apiece.

Last night, 15 matches went the distance, including several upsets, along with one technical knockout and a two walkovers.

All CNE finals winners qualified to compete in the upcoming New England Tournament of Champions, also held at Lowell Memorial Auditorium, starting next Thursday night with the semifinals of the novice division.

See the remaining 2016 schedule below as well as last night’s results.

Four nights of Championship Boxing Ticket Package – Tickets for the four remaining events are available to purchase for $40.00 ticket in the balcony. This special ticket offer includes the semifinals and finals of the Novice and Open class New England Tournament of Champions. To purchase call the Lowell Memorial Auditorium box office at 1.866.722.8881 or order online at www.LowellMemorialAuditorium.com. Individual event tickets are also available to purchase for $17.00, $15.00 or $12.00. Student tickets are also available for only $7.00 (student ID required).

Proceeds from the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship go towards sending the New England Golden Gloves champions to the 2016 National Golden Gloves Championship (Salt Lake City, Utah), in addition to supporting local athletes and area gyms, the Boys & Girls Club, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, cancer funds, scholarships and many other great charitable causes.

CENTRAL NEW ENGLAND FINAL ROUND RESULTS

NOVICE CLASS

FEMALE BANTAMWEIGHTS (119 lbs.)

Jennifer Perella (Hyde Park, MA – Peter Welch’s Gym)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Jessica Grohowski (Boston, MA – Boston Boxing)

BANTAMWEIGHTS (123 lbs.)

Marquis Fowler (Lowell, MA – Lowell West End Gym)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Joseph Valdes (West Roxbury, MA – Nashua PAL)

FEMALE FEATHERWEIGHTS (125 lbs.)

Noelle Boran (East Walpole, MA – Boston Boxing)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Nicole Gagnon (Quincy, MA – Peter Welch’s Gym)

LIGHTWEIGHTS (132 lbs.)

Jonathan DePina (Dorchester, MA – Peter Welch’s Gym)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Troy Anderson (Dorchester, MA – Nonantum Boxing)

FEMALE LIGHTWEIGHTS (132 lbs.)

Claire Duffy (East Boston, MA – Peter Welch’s Gym)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Stephanie Khan (Brighton, MA – Ring Boxing)

LIGHT WELTERWEIGHTS (141 lbs.)

Nathan Rosa (Lowell, MA – Lowell West End Gym)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Edwin Rozon (Haverhill, MA – Haverhill Downtown Boxing)

FEMALE LIGHT WELTERWEIGHTS (141 lbs.)

Katie Gregory (Boston, MA – Peter Welch’s Gym)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Katie Colton (Arlington, MA – Boston Boxing)

WELTERWEIGHTS (152 lbs.)

Kenny Larson (Salem, MA – Somerville Youth Boxing)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Lipi Fernandez (Roxbury, MA – Peter Welch’s Gym)

MIDDLEWEIGHTS (165 lbs.)

Brian Lawrence (Dorchester, MA – Peter Welch’s Gym)
WDEC3 (4-1)
Yancarlos Sanchez (Dorchester, MA – Quietman Sports)

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS (178 lbs.)

Joseph DaSilva (Gloucester, MA – Gloucester Boxing Club)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Justin DeFlumeri (Merrimack, NH – Nashua PAL)

HEAVYWEIGHTS (201 lbs.)

Jared Gately (Franklin, MA – Peter Welch’s Gym)
WTKO2
Jose Cabrera (Marlboro, MA – Framingham PAL)

SUPER HEAVYWEIGHTS (201+ lbs.)

Ryan Brooks (Weymouth, MA – Grealish Boxing)
Won by walkover
Kyle Davis (Haverhill, MA – Haverhill Downtown Boxing)

OPEN CLASS

LIGHTWEIGHTS (132 lbs.)

Matthew Fontanez (Nashua NH – Nashua PAL)
WDEC3 (3-2)
Brandon Higgins (Chelmsford, MA – West End Gym)

LIGHT WELTERWEIGHTS (141 lbs.)

Abraham Nova (Braintree, MA – Peter Welch’s Gym
Won by walkover
Jeremiah Perez (Lowell, MA – West End)

WELTERWEIGHTS (152 lbs.)

Joe Meuse (Millis, MA – Nonantum Boxing)
WDEC3 (3-2)
Xavier Vega (Lawrence, MA – Canal Street Boxing)

FEMALE WELTERWEIGHTS (152 lbs.)

Maureen O’Brien (Hull, MA – Grealish Boxing)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Kimberly Wabik (Everett, MA – Quietman Gym)

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS – (178 lbs.)

Tayler Mears (Boston, MA – The Ring)
WDEC3 (5-0)
Ian Funk (Fairhaven, MA – Somerville Boxing)

HEAVYWEIGHTS (201 lbs.)

Jesus Flores (Methuen, MA – Canal Street Boxing)
WDEC3 (5-0)
John Roche (Haverhill, MA – Haverhill Downtown)

70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship Schedule

(Lowell Memorial Auditorium – 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7:30 p.m. first bout)

New England Tournament of Champions
(all four regions competing)

Novice Class Semifinals – Thursday, Feb. 11
Novice Class Championship Finals – Thursday, Feb. 18
Open Class Semifinals – Wednesday, Feb. 24
Open Class Championship Finals – Thursday, Feb. 25
(all open class winners advance to the 2016 National Golden Gloves Championships, May 16-21, in Salt Lake City, Utah)

INFORMATION:

Tournament Executive Director: Bobby Russo
Director of Contestants: Art Ramalho
Chief of Officials: Laurie Purcell
Ring Announcer: John Vena

Venue: Lowell Memorial Auditorium, 50 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA

Website: www.lowellgoldengloves.com
Twitter: @LowellGloves
CONTACT: Bob Trieger, Full Court PRESS, 978.590.0470, [email protected], @FightPublicist

ABOUT LOWELL SUN CHARITIES: Established in 1947, Lowell Sun Charities is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich the quality of life for children, families, and the community, offering programs that promote respect and dignity. Rooted in a tradition of care and compassion, Lowell Sun Charities was originally founded to respond to the ever-increasing challenges of the community. 2016 marks the 70th year the Golden Gloves have been held in the great city of Lowell, Massachusetts.

Lowell Sun Charities is a community program that not only makes champions in the ring but also makes champions in life. Every year these young athletes devote themselves to a sport which teaches discipline, respect, and clean lifestyle for a chance to win a prestigious Golden Gloves Championship.

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