Lee Parker of Gastonia, N.C., the 1985 Junior Olympic champ,
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ Lee Parker of Gastonia, N.C., the 1985 Junior Olympic champ, lost his chance to become a two-time gold medalist when he was upset by Charles Montour of Henderson, Colo., in a preliminary bout at the 1986 U.S. Junior Olympic Championships.
Montour overcame Parker’s height and reach advantage to take the 5-0 decision in their 100-pound bout.
Two other returning Junior Olympic champions, Carl Daniels of Overland, Mo., and Emmett Linton of Tacoma, Wash., scored easy victories in their preliminary bouts.
Daniels stopped Tom Tillman of Lander, Wyo. late in the first round to continue his bid for a second gold medal. Linton also won an easy victory, earning a 5-0 decision over B.J. Bearbow of Claremore, Okla., in the 119-pound division.
Daniels, Linton and another 1985 gold-medalist, Rogelio Cabral of Milwaukee, will face quarterfinal action Thursday night.