Lima boxer wins national championship


First Posted: 2/7/2015

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Jahosh Allen of Lima defeated Andrew Garcia of Los Angeles on Saturday in a 3-0 decision to win the 139-pound Silver Gloves national championship.

Allen, age 13 and boxing out of the Southside Spartans Boxing Gym, defeated John Medina from Texas 3-0 in the semifinals Friday to advance to the title bout.

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