Five more Junior Division champions were crowned Saturday night in front of another packed house at the Washington Golden Gloves at the Sugar Ray Leonard Boxing Center in Palmer Park, MD.
In the 9-10, 65 Pounds Division, Muhammad Robinson of UMAR won the title with a win over Eric Acosta of Main Street. UMAR would win two more titles on the evening as Kyron Curry captured the 11, 86 Pounds championship with a victory over Kobe Moore of Main Street while Donte Baytop won the 12-13, 90 Pounds title over Keith Cooke of No Xcuse.
In the 12-13, 85 Pounds class, Rudy Calixto of Main Street captured the title with a win over Cornell Gray of Kenilworth. Also, Daron Williams of Benning Park was victorious in the 16, 125 Pounds division with a win over Daquaun White of NOMIS.
One other championship was decided by walkover as Calvin Countess of Charm City won the the 15-16, 201 Pounds class.
There was one RSC (Referee Stops Contest) in the Novice Division as Michael Farmer of Upton stopped Leonard Poe of Hillcrest in the second round of a 178-Pound bout. The other bout at 178 pounds saw Maurice Burrell of Mobtown win over Patrick Law of LA Boxing.
In other Novice Division Bouts:
132 Pounds: Umar Cheuma (Unattached) over Corey Snowden (No Xcuse)
141 Pounds: Dionte Burts (Woodland) over Terrance Smith (Loch Raven)
152 Pounds: Darryl Jacobs (NOMIS) over Evgueny Metchenov (Laurel Boxing)
165 Pounds: Tyrell Johnson (Sugar Ray Leonard) over Matthew Coleman (Champions)
201 Pounds: Shaundre Kellum-Gee (Mobtown) over Timothy Lee (No Xcuse)
In the Senior Division, Kareem Martin of Headbangers provided the highlight with a solid RSC-1 over Justin Bell of No Xcuse in a 152-Pound encounter. Bell's twin brother, Jason, captured a win over Justin Hurd of Hillcrest in a 165-Pound bout.
In other Senior Division contests:
141 Pounds: Patrick Harris (Headbangers) over Michael Peoples (Born Champions)
141 Pounds: Jahmil Dyer (Loch Raven) over James Scott III (Charm City)
141 Pounds: Emmanuel Rodriguez (Down Under) over Johnny DaSilva (No Xcuse)
152 Pounds: Jonathan Burr III (Hagerstown) over Shawn Woodford (Main Street)
Semi-Final action continues on Saturday, March 23 at the Sugar Ray Leonard Center beginning at 7:30.. That will be the last night in Palmer Park before the action shifts to the Waldorf Jaycees on April 13.