A tough beginning for Beltway Amateurs at the 43rd Junior Olympic Nationals at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, WVA.
Shadid Bond of Edgewood, MD lost his first-round contest at 119 pounds to the 2014 Junior Open champion Victor Morales of Vancouver, WA by a 3-0 decision. Also, Calvin Hart of Williamsburg, VA fell in the 114-pound bracket, dropping a 3-0 decision to Aaron Morales of Eufala, OK.
In today's afternoon session, Kashif Muhammad-Brown of Upper Marlboro, MD competes in the 176-pound division against Jeremiah Nguyen of Belleville, IL. In the evening session, Joe Veazey of Pasadena, MD takes on Miguel Contreras of Bakersfield, CA at 145 pounds.