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January 22, 2014

Area pair advances at Gloves

Lawrence’s Adrian Sosa and Johnny Rosa delivered strong performances last night at the Golden Gloves prelims in Lowell.

Representing the Intenze 978 Boxing Club in Lawrence, the pair highlighted a big night for area fighters.

Rosa, competing in the 178-pound open quarterfinals, took home a unanimous three-round decision over Victor Nicole of Boston.

Sosa continued to sizzle in the 141-pound novice class, improving to 8-0 in his young career.

In other action, Salem’s, Jhonny Portes won by decision over Geraldo Torres of Haverhill in the 132-pound novice ranks. Xavier Vega of Lawrence won a 152-novice bout while Tommy O’Connell of North Andover won at 165-pound novice.

The Lowell Gloves continue over at Lowell’s Memorial Auditorium Tuesday night with semifinal round action all set.

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