Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

U.S. Women’s Olympic Trials Day 2 Results, New Brackets

By Ryan Maquiñana

Day two of the inaugural U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women was devoid of surprises Tuesday night at Pend Oreille Pavilion in Airway Heights, Wash.

In the flyweight division, six-time national champion Marlen Esparza of Houston, Tex., and rival Christina Cruz of New York City will meet once again on Thursday after winning their respective Winners’ Bracket quarterfinal bouts.

The most publicized lightweight has been five-time national champ Queen Underwood of Seattle, and she did not disappoint, cruising to victory and setting up a meeting with N'yteeyah Sherman of Ohio in the 132-pound Winners’ Bracket quarters.

As far as the middleweights were concerned, Claressa Shields of Flint, Mich., continued her march through the Open level, penciling herself in for a Winners’ Bracket quarterfinal against Pittsburgh, Pa.’s Tika Hemingway with another victory.

Six other fighters stared down the barrel of elimination and stayed alive with triumphs on Tuesday, while six more joined them in the Challengers’ Bracket and another six saw their Olympic dream come to an end.  These 12 fighters meet on Wednesday, and the losers will head home.

The six unbeaten women earn a day’s rest and return to action on Thursday.

Wednesday’s action can be seen live at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT on Universal Sports Live Stream.

TUESDAY’S RESULTS

(Challengers’ Bracket fights are elimination bouts)

FLYWEIGHT (112 LBS.) – WINNERS’ BRACKET
Marlen Esparza (Houston, Tex.) def. Alex Love (Monroe, Wash.), 22-12

Christina Cruz (New York, N.Y.) def. Tyrieshia Douglas (Baltimore, Md.), 20-15

FLYWEIGHT (112 LBS.) – CHALLENGERS’ BRACKET

Taversha Norwood (Marietta, Ga.) def. Cynthia Moreno (Phoenix, Ariz.) by walkover
Virginia Fuchs (Kemah, Texas) def. Latonya King (Harrison Township, Mich.), 14-13

LIGHTWEIGHT (132 LBS.) – WINNERS’ BRACKET
Queen Underwood (Seattle, Wash.) def. Mikaela Mayer (Los Angeles, Calif.), 27-20

N'yteeyah Sherman (Barberton, Ohio) def. Tiara Brown (Lehigh Acres, Fla.), 32-24

LIGHTWEIGHT (132 LBS.) – CHALLENGERS’ BRACKET

Bertha Aracil (Yonkers, N.Y.) def. Lisa Porter (Northridge, Calif.), 16-13
Asia Stevenson (Washington, D.C.) def. Patricia Manuel, (Long Beach, Calif.) by walkover

MIDDLEWEIGHT (165 LBS.) – WINNERS’ BRACKET
Claressa Shields (Flint, Mich.) def. Andrecia Wasson (Centerline, Mich.), 31-12

Tika Hemingway (Pittsburgh, Pa.) def. Tiffanie Hearn (San Diego, Calif.), 19-15

MIDDLEWEIGHT (165 LBS.) – CHALLENGERS’ BRACKET

Franchon Crews (Baltimore, Md.) def. Dara Shen (Alexandria, Va.) by medical DQ
Raquel Miller (San Francisco, Calif.) def. Tiffanie Ward (Hacienda Heights, Calif.), 23-12

WEDNESDAY’S BOUT SCHEDULE

(Challengers’ Bracket fights are elimination bouts/

Winners’ Bracket resumes Thursday)

FLYWEIGHT (112 LBS.) – CHALLENGERS’ BRACKET

Tyrieshia Douglas (Baltimore, Md.) vs. Taversha Norwood (Marietta, Ga.)

Virginia Fuchs (Kemah, Texas) vs. Alex Love (Monroe, Wash.)

LIGHTWEIGHT (132 LBS.) – CHALLENGERS’ BRACKET

Tiara Brown (Lehigh Acres, Fla.) vs. Bertha Aracil (Yonkers, N.Y.)

Asia Stevenson (Washington, D.C.) vs. Mikaela Mayer (Los Angeles, Calif.)

MIDDLEWEIGHT (165 LBS.) – CHALLENGERS’ BRACKET

Tiffanie Hearn (San Diego, Calif.) vs. Franchon Crews (Baltimore, Md.)

Raquel Miller (San Francisco, Calif.) vs. Andrecia Wasson (Centerline, Mich.)

Ryan Maquiñana writes a weekly column for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (CSNBayArea.com). He’s also a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and Ring Magazine’s Ratings Panel. E-mail him at [email protected] , check out his blog at norcalboxing.net or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

Tags: Amateur Boxing image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Cesar Juarez vs. Isaac Dogboe For WBO Interim, January 6 Rigondeaux Trainer Reacts To Critics: My Fighter is No Quitter! Diego De La Hoya Overweight, Fight Pulled From ESPN Card Teddy Atlas Confirms Removal, Will No Longer Call ESPN Fights Terry Flanagan vs. Maurice Hooker for WBO Belt in Play For April Katie Taylor Retains WBA Title, Decisions Jessica McCaskill Martin J. Ward Drops, Stops Juli Giner To Capture EBU Title Josh Kelly Drops, Stops Jean Michel Hamilcaro In Six Orlando Salido: Retirement is Over, I'm Coming Back in 2018! Conor Benn Gets Off The Floor, Goes Through Fire To Win Horn: I'll Prove Americans Wrong, Crawford is Someone I Can Beat Photos: Claressa Shields Putting in Work For Title Defense Joshua Buatsi Set For February Return Jessie Vargas vs. Aaron Herrera - Undercard Information Tyson Fury Says He Has Several Options To Secure Boxing License Jake Ball Outpoints Shinkwin: Cheeseman, Cordina Get Wins Crawford: A lot of Holes in Jeff Horn's Game, I'm No Corcoran! Horn Coach: Crawford Beatable, Has Weaknesses We Can Exploit Arum: You Are Crazy To Say Horn Has No Shot To Beat Crawford! Gamal Yafai Gets York Hall Win, Set For Busy 2018 Tyson Fury Has Some Work, Could Reclaim License Next Month Sadam Ali Wants to Stay at 154 Pounds, Defend WBO Title Next Arum: Will Take 'Real Ballsy 130-Pounder' to Fight Lomachenko Kell Brook: My Injuries Were Legit - Rigondeaux Just Quit! Horn Overcomes Cuts to Bloody, Stop Corcoran in 11th Round Parker's Trainer: We Made Compromise - Up To Joshua To Agree! Lee Selby Inks Three-Fight Deal With Frank Warren UK News: Ohara Davies, David Allen, Nicola Adams, Natasha Jonas Alex Leapai To Appeal Technical Draw: Lenny Z, Paul Fleming Win Team Hammer Smile at UKAD Ruling To Reverse Tyson Fury Loss Melindo Vows To Take Down Ryoichi Taguchi in Unification Bout De La Hoya: I Don't Think Anything Can Stop Canelo-GGG Deal Video: Kell Brook Discusses His Ring Return, Injuries, More Caleb Truax: I Worked My Ass Off - Everything Came Together Corcoran to Horn: This Isn't a Head-Butting Contest; Fight Fair! WBA: Rigondeaux Will Be Stripped After Loss To Lomachenko! Photos: Cletus Seldin, Antoine Douglas, O'Sullivan Workouts Video: Billy Joe Saunders Aims To Box Lemieux's Ears Off Haymon Boxing: DeGale Does Have Rematch Clause For Truax Photos: David Lemieux Training For Promised KO of Saunders
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement