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Reynolds Wins Another Golden Gloves

June 1, 2003

LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Lorenzo Reynolds won his second straight Golden Gloves title Saturday night, outpointing Devon Alexander in the 141-pound division at the Orleans Arena.

``I feel great, like I’m on my way to being a world champion,″ said Reynolds, 19, of Saginaw, Mich., who won at 132 pounds last tear. ``Making it to the Olympic trials is a big accomplishment. I think I will be smiling for weeks and months to come.″

Ron Siler of Cincinnati made it three straight titles at 112 pounds, outpointing Noel Mendoza.

Carney Bowman of York, Pa., came on late to deny defending champion Mickey Bey of Cleveland at 125. Bowman, who had lost to Bey in last year’s Golden Gloves in Denver, won 3-2.

Austreberto Juarez of Ventura, Calif., who outpointed defending champion Rayonta Whitfield in the semifinals, dominated Derrick McFadden to win at 106; Andre Berto of Winter Haven, Fla., outpointed Tim Bradley, 5-0 at 152, in a battle of previous champions. On Saturday, Berto received the Golden Boy award for the Golden Gloves’ most outstanding boxer.

Sergio Ramos of Sacramento, Calif., was a 5-0 winner over Torrence Daniels, at 119; Anthony Peterson of Washington, D.C., outpointed Jose Orozco, 5-0, at 132; Clarence Joseph of Fort Carson, Colo., was a 5-0 winner over Jesus Gonzalez Jr. at 165; DeAndrey Abon of Fort Carson beat Johnathon Banks 3-2 at 178; Charles Ellis of Kansas City defeated Aaron Williams 5-0, at 201; and Travis Walker of Tallahassee, Fla., stopped Kevin Lightburn in the fourth round at 201-plus.

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