First Full Day of Boxing in Lubbock Takes Place on Day 6
by USA Boxing
The first full day of boxing took place today at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center in Lubbock, Texas, with the bantam and intermediate boxers taking to the ring session, while the junior boxers began their quest to the gold and the youth championship bouts closed out first ever USA Boxing Summer Festival.
Over 100 bantam and intermediate male boxers started the day with hopes of taking victories to advance one step closer to Saturday’s championship bouts. The session ended with 16 bantam and intermediate female boxers being crowned the 2021 USA Boxing National Junior Olympic Champion in their respective decision. During the awards ceremonies, Uleena Torres (San Marcos, Calif.) and Azariah Cottrell (Ewa Beach, Hawaii) were named Most Outstanding Female Boxers for the bantam and intermediate divisions.
The action continued in the second session which saw the first batch of junior boxers warming up the crowd for the conclusion of the first ever USA Boxing Summer Festival that concluded with the youth championship bouts. 16 champions were crowned the first ever USA Boxing Youth Summer Festival Champions and gave a glimpse of a strong future for USA Boxing in the coming years.
Boxing will continue tomorrow with two sessions. Bantam and intermediate males will take to the ring in the noon session, while junior males will continue to look to reach Saturday’s finale and the junior female semifinals will take place during the 5:00 p.m. session. All the action can be followed here.