Charles - Boxing NYT March 16, 1922 pg 21 col2

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Charles - Boxing NYT
March 16, 1922 pg 21 col2 - SPORTS. STATE CHAMPIONS WIN BOXING BOUTS Sid....
SPORTS. STATE CHAMPIONS WIN BOXING BOUTS Sid. -Terris and Charles f Mc- Kenna Capture Metropol- . itan A. A. U. Titles. MUNCE HAS NO RIVAL . i Takes Heavyweight ,Honor-J Six . Thousand See Amateur Con tests In Garden. build-fcg de-Ttlcped sat-cfaction METROPOLITAN A. A. 17. BOXINQ CHAMPIONS. I llt-Faaad Cbu-Lray Fa well. I 118-Pound Class Sid Terris. lSS-Paand Class I. Fanllieastelii. lSS-Faaad Claaa Jack Rasenber. 117-Paaad Class Aadrcw Lake. J lSS-Faaad Class Dnaajr Feeney.f 173-Fauad Class Charles UcKtnis. Heavyweight Class Garden Unnct. Seven amateur boxmc champions were crowned at the Madison Square Garden laat night, when the semifinals and finals of the Metropolitan Association A. 'A. U. championships were completed.- In one division, the heavyweight class, the title went to Gordon Munoe, State and national titleholder, for the simple reason that the district happened to contain no candidate willing- , to trade blows.: with him. The St. Jerome's Catholic ? Club was awararo the trophy that went to the club scoring the highest number of points in the tournament. - - t The bout were fought before a crowd that waa the largest In the history of amateur boxing In the city, it being estimated that there were more than 6,000 spectators In the historic Garden. It was also stated that the gate receipts were the largest in history. The arena section waa well - filled, aa were the boxes and lower tiers. Among the winners were two State champions. Sid Terris. the faat little Rutgers gym bantamweight, and Charles McKenna, the St. Alphonaus Club heavyweight. Tenia won a clean-cut decision over Frank Lottimer of the St. Jerome's Catholic Club in the final bout la his division, while McKenna succeeded in holding his crown against the assaults of Frank Koebele of the National A. C. Crewd Beaes Declslea. I The announcement of the verdicl for McKenna was the occasion for a great outburst f boos from the crowd.? who thought that Koebele should have 'been given another round at least. - However, to those at the ringside it looked as though the title-holder was entitled to the decision. Koebele made an' unexpectedly good showing against the title-holder, and for a time in the second round had the best of the argument but In th6 final session McKenna managed to get In some heavy guns, and waa comparatively fresh when the bout ended, while Koebele showed signs of distress. In the middle of stanza the National A. C. representative shook McKenna with left and lights to the head. Diu ne slowed n n ronnlderablv at the end. r Terris was faf too clever for the littlj St. Jerome's entry, who won I he crown with a great exhibition of . gamene. LaOttJmer made the mistake of atarting too fast.- He waa out of hit corner; like a wildcat, boring into his opponent with blutnnlfke lefts and ritrhta. In the Secon-J scansa, however, Terris began Jabbing Lot timer with snakelike left that Kept hJro at bay. Toward the close of; the rcund Terris caught Lottlmer a solid r.fht to the Jaw and the latter went down, and the bout was stopped. Tne Feeney-Smith bout was a milling bee In which both boxers discarded all ideas of ring science and proceeded to trade blows with the sole idea of being the first to land the decisive punch. Feeney was given the decision at (the end of three rounds of wind-mill-like flailing. Smith staged a great comeback In the second session when he was practically out on two occasions, but insisted in keeping up the battle. - In ralnlna- his laurels in the 147-pound division. Andrew Lake of the Park View A. C. was forced to defeat two rivals for the honor. In the semifinals. Lake ainnrwrl Arthur Wall of the Osanam As sociation after 2 minutes 52 seconds of fighting In the opening round, while in the final, in which he was pitted against J. J. McAlelr of the Faunst ! a. ne succeeded in forcing his man to bow In submission after 1 minute 43 seconds in the second round, r i Jack Rosenberg, the young Paullst A. C. ' simon pure " who put Martin Smith of Congress Own Council. K. of C. the . State champion, out of the running; in I the preliminary rounds on Tuesday night, gained a double victory in the Hi naund elans- defeatlnr Joseph 'A. Garvev of the Oxanam Association ?n the sen.i-flnal and then taking the measure. of Alort foluo of Trinity (Jiuo in tne final bout. : . . McAlelr Oatelasses Maaxi. f

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