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4 Beat the Streets Academy members win girls freestyle PSAL City Championships

Destiny Bennett, Beautiful Robinson, Genesis Ceron and Rebecca Silber each won their respective weight class.

Four Beat the Streets Academy wrestlers won girls freestyle PSAL Championships on Sunday at Harry S. Truman High School in the Bronx.


Destiny Bennett (Harry S. Truman), Beautiful Robinson (MLK), Genesis Ceron (Grover Cleveland) and Rebecca Silber (Brooklyn Tech) each won their respective weight class.


Bennett won both her matches 10-0 to claim the 123-pound title.


Robinson also had two victories by 10-0 then won the 136-pound bracket by fall against Beat The Streets Academy member Lyla Kiani (Edward R. Murrow).


At 143 pounds, Ceron won all three of her matches by fall.


Silber had two falls at 191 pounds, including one over Beat the Streets Academy member Shamil Tavarez (William Cullen Bryant) in the final.


Beat the Streets Academy members Katie Louie (Flushing) and Angelina Caban (Bathgate) took second at 130 and 155, respectively, while Shelby Luberisse (James Madison) claimed third at 255.


Since being founded in 2005, Beat the Streets has pioneered a movement that now includes 150 individual wrestling programs, a youth league and the first girls high school league.


Beat the Streets aims to make a lifelong impact on student athletes through the lessons learned on the wrestling mat -- discipline, perseverance, self-reliance, humility and a strong work ethic. To help Beat the Streets continue to make a lifelong impact on New York City student-athletes, please donate at give.btsny.org.

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