Lowell Bahe wins second national title

Lowell Becenti Bahe, Chinle, won his second United States National Boxing Title in Kansas City on February 1-3. Lowell won his first title in 1999. Lowell is ranked first in the Nation, USA Boxing, silver gloves. Results:

Lowell Bahe, Damon-Bahe Boxing Club, Inc. (DBBC), 147 lbs, Intermediate Division, State and Region Eight Champion, TKO’s A.J. Brown, Lexington, Kentucky, Region Two Champion, in the second round. Brown represented the states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan and Kentucky. Lowell represented the states of New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Nevada and California.

In the finals, Lowell defeated Mark Deluca from Whitman, Massachusetts. Mark, Region One, represented the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Connecticut and New York.

Brian Sam, Manyfarms, Yazzie Boxing Club (YBC), Region Eight, lost in the finals to Marcos Garcia, Detroit, Michigan, Region Two. On Friday, Brian defeated Jacob Cervantes, Nebraska, Region Five. Jacob represented Nebraska, Illinois, Missouri and Kansas. Brian is ranked number two in the nation.

Daniel Standing Soldier, Pine Ridge, Region Four, won a national title by defeating Erick Estrada, Las Vegas, Nevada, 156 lbs., Intermediate Division. Region Four includes South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Duke Yazzie, Chinle, YBC, Region Eight, defeated Willy Canaday, South Dakota, on Thursday night. Duke lost in the semifinals to Orlando Reyes, Muscatine, Iowa, Region Five. Duke ranked fifth in the nation.

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