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2012 USA Boxing National Championships Competitors Box for a Spot in the Medal Rounds at Fort Carson

(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO) – 2012 USA Boxing National Championships competition moved into quarterfinal round action on Thursday at the Fort Carson Special Events Center. All of Thursday’s victors moved onto the semifinals and now stand just two wins away from a national title as well as the chance to compete in the final international Olympic qualifier in the seven men’s non-qualified weight divisions.

Once again, the men’s light flyweight, light welterweight, light heavyweight and super heavyweight classes competed in the early session. The women’s light flyweight and welterweight classes made their first appearances of the tournament in the early session, joining the female featherweight class in early session action.

In evening competition, the men’s flyweight division made its event debut in addition to the return of the lightweight, welterweight, middleweight, and heavyweight classes. In addition, the women’s bantamweight and light welterweight divisions competed in quarterfinal action on Thursday evening.

All of today’s victors will be joined by boxers in the women’s light heavyweight class on Friday afternoon as the remaining competitors battle it out for a spot in Saturday’s finals. Boxing will begin at 2 p.m. MT with two rings running simultaneously.

Results will be disseminated nightly at the end of the session competition and running results can be found at www.usaboxing.org.

Thursday’s Quarterfinal Results

5 p.m. session

114 lbs/male: Brent Venegas, III, Elk Grove, Calif., dec. Donovan Estrella, Lakewood, Colo., 23-19

114 lbs/male: Edmundo Guzman, Las Cruces, N.M., dec. Alan Burns, St. Louis, MO., 23-19


114 lbs/male: Charles Williams, North Carolina won on walkover over Luis Rodriguez, Montegut, La., W/O


119 lbs/female: Christina Cruz, New York, N.Y., dec. Carissa Morton, San Francisco, Calif., 34-8


119 lbs/female: Melanie Costa, Norton, Mass., dec. Nephateria Miller, New Haven, Conn., 23-19


119 lbs/female: Jamie Mitchell, Pacific Grove, Calif., dec. Amanda Pavone, Burlington, Mass., 17-10


132 lbs/male: Toka Kahn Clary, Providence, R.I., dec. Luis Feliciano, Milwaukee Wis., 14-13


132 lbs/male: Raynell Williams, Cleveland, Ohio dec. Gary Antonio Russell, 22-21

132 lbs/male: Jose Ramirez, Avenal, Calif., dec. Lavisas Williams, Rochester, N.Y., 23-12


132 lbs/male: Kenneth Sims, Jr., Chicago, Ill., dec. Adam Fiel, Vacaville, Calif., Vacaville, Calif., 21-19


141 lbs/female: Christella Cepeda, Yonkers, N.Y., dec. Jessica McCaskill, St. Louis, Mo., 30-8


141 lbs/female: Cashmere Jackson, Cleveland, Ohio dec. Bertha Aracil, Yonkers, N.Y., 17-13


141 lbs/female: Ariel Beck, Helena, Mont., dec. Griselda Madrigal, Wenatchee, Wash., 19-5


141 lbs/female: Mikaela Mayer, Los Angeles, Calif., dec. Luvisa Matali, Denver, Colo., 31-14


141 lbs/male: Patrick Day, Freeport, N.Y., dec. Jose Sanchez, Albuquerque, N.M., 34-19


152 lbs/female: Raquel Miller, San Francisco, Calif., dec. Tamika Palmer, Pennsylvania, 13-4


152 lbs/male: Alex Martin, Chicago, ll., dec. Mark Hernandez, Fresno, Calif., 17-7


152 lbs/male: David Grayton, Washington DC dec. Justin DeLoach, Georgia, 22-21


152 lbs/male: Christopher Galeano, Bronx, N.Y., dec. Samuel Valentin, Land O’Lakes, Fla., 13-13 (45-40)


165 lbs/male: Demond Nicholson, Laurel, Md., dec. LeShawn Rodriguez, Long Island, N.Y., 21-20

165 lbs/male: Izaak Cardona, Colorado Springs, Colo., dec. Kenneth McNeil, Birmingham, Ala., 18-12


165 lbs/male: Jesse Hart, Philadelphia, Pa., dec. Russell Gaskins, Washington DC, 37-17

165 lbs/male: Terrell Gausha, Cleveland, Ohio dec. Peter Reyes, Long Island, N.Y., 33-14


201 lbs/male: Antwon Abron, Stockton, Calif., dec. Kent Brinson, Fountain, Colo., 18-12


201 lbs/male: Javonta Charles, W. Des Moines, Iowa dec. Michael Hilton, New Jersey, 19-4


201 lbs/male: Michael Hunter, Las Vegas, Nev., dec. Robert Jekabson, Chicago, Ill., 17-12


201 lbs/male: Steve Geffrard, Boca Raton, Fla., dec. Hasim Rahman, Jr., 20-4



11 a.m. session
106lbs.: Amy Sowers, Bozeman, Mont. dec. Cheyenne Candelaria, Albuquerque, N.M., 21-6

106lbs: Alex Love, Monroe, Wash. dec. Nicole Pasillas, Aurora, Colo., 33-12

106lbs: Lisa Ha, Honolulu, Hawaii dec. Victoria Quilantan, Houston, Texas, 12-7

106lbs: Marina Ramirez, Sacramento, Calif. dec. Kianna Richardson, Fort Worth, Texas, 39-21

108lbs.: Leroy Davila, N. Brunswick, N.J. dec. Shawn Simpson, Chicago, Ill., 14-10

108lbs.: Louie Byrd, Denver, Colo. dec. Gabriel Muratalla, Fontana, Calif., 27-19

108lbs.: Santos Vasquez, Sparks, Nev. dec. Diego Hurtado, Reno, Nev., 20-13

108lbs.: Stephen Fulton, Philadelphia, Pa., Jr. dec. David Carlton, Cincinnati, Ohio, 13-12

123lbs.: Gary Salazar, Fresno, Calif. dec. Julio Parra, Denver, Colo., RSC

123lbs.: Joet de Jesus Gonzalez, Glendar, Calif. dec. Jesus Vasquez, Sheridan, Colo., 25-16

123lbs.: Luis Castro, Edinburg, Texas dec. Herkin de la Rosa, Union City, N.J., 26-13

123lbs.: Riccardo Kerns Anchorage, Alaska dec. Mario Ayala, Sacramento, Calif., 15-5

125lbs.: Tiara Brown, Lehigh Acres, Fla. dec. Heather Hardy, Brooklyn, N.Y., 37-12

125lbs.: Kirstie Simmons, Aurora, Colo. dec. Jennifer Hamann, Seattle, Wash., 30-27

125lbs.: Rashida Ellis, Lynn, Mass. dec. Tameka Montgomery, Pennslyvania, RSC

125lbs.: Karla Herrera, Los Angeles, Calf. dec. Amorena Baca, Denver, Colo., 19-8

132 lbs/male: Raynell Williams, Cleveland, Ohio vs. Toka Kahn Clary, Providence, R.I.

132 lbs/male: Kenneth Sims, Jr., Chicago, Ill., vs. Jose Ramirez, Avenal, Calif.

141lbs.: Julian Rodriguez, Paterson, N.J. dec. Wesley Ferrer, Brooklyn, N.Y., 16-8

141lbs.: Robert Easter, Jr., Toledo, Ohio dec. Nicholas Delomba, Cranston, R.I., 18-15

141lbs.: Luis Olivares, Jr., Glendale, Calif. dec. Ronnie Austion, Detroit, Mich., 29-15

141lbs.: Jamel Herring, Coram, N.Y. dec. Rashidi Elis, Lynn, Mass., 16-14

178lbs.: Marcus Browne, Staten Island, N.Y. dec. Malcolm Jones, Indianapolis, Ind., RSC-1

178lbs.: Anthony Sims, Jr., Ypsilanti, Mich. dec. Malcolm McAllister, Long Beach, Calif., RSC-1

178lbs.: Steven Nelson, Fort Walton Beach, Fla. dec. Sijoula Shabazz, Las Cruces, N.M., 24-19

178lbs.: Robert Brant Minneapolis, Minn. dec. Jerry Odom, Bowie, Md., 17-14

201+lbs.: Laron Mitchell, San Francisco, Calif. dec. Adrian Taylor, Dallas, Texas, 13-8

201+lbs.: Dominic Breazeale, Los Angeles, Calif. dec. Tyrell Wright, Newark, N.J., 25-22

201+lbs.: Jonathan Hamm, Atlanta, Ga. dec. Charles Martin, Bakersfield, Calif., 18-13

201+lbs.: Brett Rather, Las Vegas, Nev. dec. Zachary Bunce, Las Vegas, Nev., 17-14

Friday’s Bout Sheets

106 lbs/female: Amy Sowers, Bozeman, Mont., vs. Alex Love, Monroe, Wash.

106 lbs/female: Lisa Ha, Honolulu, Hawaii vs. Marina Ramirez, Sacramento, Calif.

108 lbs/male: Leroy Davila, N. Brunswick, N.J., vs. Louie Byrd, Denver, Colo.

108 lbs/male: Santos Vasquez, Sparks, Nev., Stephen Fulton, Jr., Philadelphia, Pa.
112 lbs/female: Ayesha Green, Trenton, N.J., vs. Maryguenn Vellinga, Salt Lake City, Utah

114 lbs/male: Brent Venegas III, Elk Grove, Calif., vs. Edmundo Guzman, Las Cruces, N.M.

114 lbs/male: Charles Williams, North Carolina vs. Eduardo Vasquez, Sheridan, Colo.

119 lbs/female: Ayanna Vasquez, Las Cruces, N.M., vs. Christina Cruz, New York, N.Y.

119 lbs/female: Melanie Costa, Norton, Mass., vs. Jamie Mitchell, Pacific Grove, Calif.
123 lbs/male: Gary Salazar, Fresno, Calif., vs. Joet de Jesus Gonzalez, Glendora, Calif.
123 lbs/male: Luis Castro, Texas vs. Riccardo Kerns, Arkansas

125 lbs/female: Tiara Brown, Lehigh Acres, Fla., vs. Kirstie Simmons, Aurora, Colo.

125 lbs/female: Rashida Ellis, Lynn, Mass., vs. Karla Herrera, Los Angeles, Calif.

132 lbs/female: Emily Dagnan, Tennessee vs. Rosa Garcia, Arizona
132 lbs/female: Felisha Estrada Gonzalez, Colorado Springs, Colo., vs. Katie Brunacini, Los Angeles, Calif.
132 lbs/male: Raynell Williams, Cleveland, Ohio vs. Toka Kahn Clary, Providence, R.I.

132 lbs/male: Kenneth Sims, Jr., Chicago, Ill., vs. Jose Ramirez, Avenal, Calif.,

141 lbs/male: Julian Rodriguez, Paterson, N.J., vs. Robert Easter, Jr., Toledo, Ohio

141 lbs/male: Luis Olivares, Jr., Glendale, Ariz.,vs. Jamel Herring, Coram, N.Y.

141 lbs/female: Cashmere Jackson, Cleveland, Ohio vs. Ariel Beck, Helena, Mont.
141 lbs/female: Christella Cepeda, Yonkers, N.Y., vs. Mikaela Mayer, Los Angeles, Calif.

152 lbs/female: Alicia Napoleon, Lingdenhurst, N.Y., vs. Danyelle Wolf, California

152 lbs/female: Tara Wesshaar, Burlington, Colo., vs. Raquel Miller, San Francisco, Calif.,

152 lbs/male: Patrick Day, Freeport, N.Y. vs. Christopher Galeano, Bronx, N.Y.
152 lbs/male: David Grayton, Washington DC vs. Alex Martin, Chicago, Ill.

165 lbs/male: Jesse Hart, Philadelphia, Pa., vs. Izaak Cardona, Colorado Springs, Colo.

165 lbs/male: Demond Nicholson, Laurel, Md., vs. Terrell Gausha, Cleveland, Ohio

178 lbs/female: Kendra Minnis, St. Louis, Mo., vs. Tiffanie Hearn, Louisville, Ky.
178 lbs/female: Franchon Crews, Baltimore, Md., vs. Denise Rico, Los Angeles, Calif.

178 lbs/male: Marcus Browne, Staten Island, N.Y., vs. Anthony Sims, Jr., Ypsilanti, Mich.

178 lbs/male: Steven Nelson, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., vs. Robert Brant, Oakdale, Minn.

201 lbs/male: Antwon Abron, Stockton, Calif. vs. Javonta Charles, West Des Moines, Iowa

201 lbs/male: Michael Hunter, Las Vegas, Nev., vs. Hasim Rahman, Jr., Las Vegas, Nev.

201+ lbs/male: Laron Mitchell, San Francisco, Calif., vs. Brett Rather, Las Vegas, Nev.

201+ lbs/male: Dominic Breazale, Los Angeles, Calif., vs. Jonathan Hamm, Atlanta, Ga.



USA Boxing, as the national governing body for Olympic-style boxing, is the United States’ member organization of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) and a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

Article posted on 01.03.2012



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