Kenneth Sims, Jr., and Rashidi Ellis earned first round victories on Monday while Gary Salazar dropped a close bout in the Dominican Republic.
The eight athletes competing in the Independence Cup wrapped up training camp on Friday and will travel to the Dominican Republic on Saturday.
The 2013 USA Boxing National Championships, presented by Northern Quest Resort & Casino, will take place March 31-April 6 in Spokane, Wash., in conjunction with the Spokane Sports Commission. Athlete registration will take place online and is now available.
The 2013 Physicians Symposium will be held June 26-29 in Mobile, Ala., in conjunction with the 2013 Junior Olympic National Championships.
Twenty semifinal bouts were contested on Thursday and Reno with the victors moving on to the tournament final.
JaJaira Gonzalez claimed the first gold medal of the Junior World Team Open on Tuesday with a featherweight win in Reno.