Mar. 1,1958 Gaffney boxers win.
Gaffney Boxers Capture Match By Six to Five The Calfney boxing team scored n six to five victory over Ruther-fordton, Ruther-fordton, Ruther-fordton, N. C, at the National Guard Armory here Thursday night in a benefit match. A feature of the evening was a split decision victory for Woodrow Bridges, Gaffney novice flyweight. i over Karl Ford, oi Rutherford- Rutherford- ton. r ord had previously won over Bridges four times, each time by a split decision. The card was held as a benefit to raise funds for the purpose of sending Rov Turner, Gatfney coach, i to New York with Reggie Martin, 1 imntamwcigni cnampion oi me Carolina,- Carolina,- who will appear in the eastern finals Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in New York. The show produced $7:1. Turner and Martin were scheduled to leave Gaffney Friday night. Results of other Thursday night matches with Gaffney boxers being named first: Lee Medley deeisioned David Crane; Mike McAbec lost by decision to Billy Splawn; Joseph Sullivan lost by decision to Harold Harold Clark, of Drexcl; John Swof-ford Swof-ford Swof-ford lost to Freddie Wilson, of Lenoir, by decision; Billy Brown won bv decision over Rex Hodge; Kenneth Green lost to Jim Hodge 'by decision; "Bumpy" White won bv TKO over Gene Crane; O.' B Smilev deeisioned Glenn Metcalf Wayne Phillips lost TKO to Roland, Harris; and John Stephenson won by decision over Carl Clark, of Drexel,