Feb 15, 1958 Gaffney Boxers win.
Kir-! com-! j Gaffney Boxers Score Several In Tournament Entering the first round of the Charlotte Golden Gloves Tournament, Tournament, the Gaffney team scored in the novice class Thursday with three boys. Six were to enter the semi-finuls semi-finuls semi-finuls Friday night, two open class boys and four novice class. In the preliminaries the Gaffney boys who won were Wood row Bridges, novice fly; John Swof-ford, Swof-ford, Swof-ford, novice feather; Billy Brown, novice light. Brown scored two decisions in the preliminaries, beating Boyce Lowry, of Brevard, in his tirst fight and Gien Sigman, of Mount Holly, in his second fight. John Swofford, in his first amateur amateur fight, scored fast with a knock-out knock-out knock-out in 35 seconds of the first round. Woodrow Bridges gained a decision decision over Wesley Wells, of Sumter. Sumter. Joe Sullivan lost by decision to oJe Burgess, of Newton; Johnny Stephenson lost by decision to Frank Brewer, of Mount Holly; Jimmy Hodge lost by decision to Al Raby, of Gastonia, N. C. Friday night's card was to feature feature the following boys of the Gaffney Gaffney team: Woodrow Bridges, John Swofford, Billy Brown, O. B. Smiley, Michael McAbee, and "Reggie" "Reggie" Martin.