70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship - Preliminary round results from Lowell


LOWELL, Mass. (January 9, 2016) - The 70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship kicked-off last night at historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium as Central New England (Greater Lowell) preliminary-round action featured 12 exciting men's novice class matches.

The preliminary round will conclude next Friday night (Jan. 15) at Lowell Memorial Auditorium with 10 open class matches. See complete 2016 schedule and last night's results below.

$70 for '70 - A special offer to celebrate the 70th edition of the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship is available to purchase: $70.00 season ticket (8 remaining events) in the balcony. 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.

Proceeds from the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship go towards sending the New England Golden Gloves champions to the National Golden Gloves Championship (2016 in 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.

Official Results (winners listed first)

Men's Novice Division

LIGHTWEIGHTS (132 lbs)

Troy Anderson (Dorchester, MA, Nonantum Boxing)

DEC3 (3-2)

Alex Rivera (Malden, MA, Somerville Youth Boxing)

LIGHT WELTERWEIGHTS (141 lbs.)

Edwin Rozon (Haverhill, MA, Haverhill Downtown Boxing)

DEC3 (5-0)

David Santini (Wilmington, MA, Union Street Boxing)

Mark Butler (Lowell, MA, Lowell West End)

TKO2 (2:00)

Joseph Collins (Derry, N.H., Union Street Boxing)

WELTERWEIGHTS (152 lbs.)

Anthony DeSalvo (Roslindale, MA, George Foreman)

DEC3 (3-2)

Justin Logue (Watertown, MA, Boston Boxing)

Lipi Fernandez (Roxbury, MA, Welch's Gym)

DEC3 (3-2)

James Hoyt (Lawrence, MA, Lawrence Boxing)

Jaime Cabrera (Nashua, NH, Nashua PAL)

DEC3 (3-2)

Drew Bowden (Boston, MA, George Foreman)

MIDDLEWEIGHTS (165 lbs.)

Nathan Balakin (Tyngsboro, MA, Lowell West End)

DEC3 (4-1)

Richard Jones (Revere, MA, Somerville Boxing)

Joseph DaSilva (Gloucester, MA, Gloucester Boxing Club)

DEC3 (3-2)

Travis Mazac (Revere, MA, Somerville Boxing)

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS (178 lbs.)

Daniel McNamara (Allston, MA, Boston Boxing)

DEC3 (5-0)

Simon Taylor (Bedford, MA, MK Boxing)

Yancarlos Sanchez (Dorchester, MA, Quietman Gym)

DEC3 (3-2)

Geovanny Lorenzo (Roslindale, MA, Gentlemen's Gym)

HEAVYWEIGHTS (201 lbs.)

Jared Gately (Franklin, MA, Welch's Gym)

DEC3 (3-2)

Luke Yetten (Waltham, MA, Boston Boxing)

SUPER HEAVYWEIGHTS (201+ lbs.)

Ryan Brooks (Weymouth, MA, Grealish Boxing)

DEC3 (3-2)

Brian Bannon (Newton, MA, Nonantum Boxing)

70th annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship Schedule:

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

Central New England (Greater Lowell)

Preliminary Round - Friday, Jan. 15

Quarterfinal Round - Friday, Jan. 22

Open & Novice Class Semifinals, C.N.E. - Thursday, Jan. 28

Open & Novice Class Championship Finals - Thursday, Feb. 4

New England Tournament of Champions

Novice Class Semifinals - Thursday, Feb. 11

Novice Class Championship Finals - Feb. 18

Open Class Semifinals - Wednesday, Feb. 24

Open Class Championship Finals - Thursday, Feb. 25

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.

Information:

Tournament Executive Director: Bobby Russo

Director of Contestants: Art Ramalho

Chief of Officials: Lauri Purcell

Ring Announcer: John Vena

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

Website: www.lowellgoldengloves.com

Twitter: @LowellGloves


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