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

March 01, 2012, 11:52 p.m. (ET)

(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

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