Six Philly fighters win Pennsylvania Golden Gloves championships

Posted: May 01, 2013

Six Philadelphia-area boxers won state Golden Gloves championships and have advanced to the nationals in Salt Lake City:

* Stephen Fulton, of Shuler's Gym, 114 pounds.

* Vidal N. Rivera, of Camden PAL, 123 pounds.

* Joshua Jones, of Shuler's Gym, 132 pounds.

* Tahree Carroll, unattached, 141 pounds.

* Andrew Peurifoy, Joe Hand's Gym, 201 pounds.

* Marquis Dacres, Lawncrest Boxing Club, 201-plus pounds

Other winners from the Eastern region are: Tyrone Arzeno, Allentown Boxing Gym, 108 pounds; Devin Williams, Erie, 152 pounds; Kyrone Davis, Wilmington, 165 pounds; Akheim Nurse, Allentown, 178 pounds.

The nationals will be held May 13 to 18.

Two women won titles and will compete at the women's nationals in July: Elizabeth Morris, Extreme Fitness, 132 pounds; Catarina Lentini, unattached, 141 pounds.

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