16-year-old Vista boxer good as gold

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VISTA, Calif.-  Eric Puente knows how to pack a punch. The 16-year-old Vista resident earned Gold at the 2016 Youth Open Championships in Texas on July 3rd, beating out 32 other boxers in his 132 pound weight class.

With the Gold medal win, Puente says he will have the opportunity to compete with Team USA in various tournaments, including one in Russia.