The second day of competition at the National PAL Boxing Tournament in Toledo, OH was a rough one for local boxers, but there were still a number of quality victories.
Fort Washington, MD's Marquis Moore won a 27-10 decision over Jermaine Howlett of Chicago, IL in the Open Male 165 pound division. Moore is the 2012 Armed Forces champion.
Also in open competition, Antwan Robinson of Baltimore won a 17-14 decision over Kevin Ford of St. Louis, MO at 123 pounds. However, Gary Antonio Russell of Capitol Heights, MD lost in the same weight class by a 14-10 decision to Emmanuel Folly of Philadelphia, PA.
In the Open 141-pound division, Montell Prudgett of Baltimore lost by RSC-3 to Evander Lamourt of Tampa, FL. At 152 pounds, Kareem Martin of Clinton, MD lost by tiebreaker 15-15 (52-50 in punch count) to Samuel Valentin of Land O'Lakes, FL while Shawn Woodford of Salisbury, MD lost by RSC-3 to William Hill of Detroit, MI.
In the Open 165-pound class, Demond Nicholson of Laurel, MD lost a 9-5 decision to Christopher Galeano of the Bronx, NY.
In intermediate action, Jason Bell of District Heights, MD won his bout in the 15-16 year old/165 pound class by a 17-3 score over Raquil Hayes of Warminster, PA. In the Junior Division, Lorenzo Simpson of Baltimore won his bout in the 11-12, 110 pound division by a 9-4 score over Chavon Davis of Mansfield, OH. Juan Jenkins of Baltimore lost by tiebreaker 8-8 (22-21) to Davis Paris of Rochester, NY.