Five Portland fighters win titles in regional tourney

John Lopez, Sasha Lamour, Casey Kramlich, Jason Quirk and Liz Leddy of the Portland Boxing Club all won their division in the finals of the Northern New England Golden Gloves tournament on Saturday night in Burlington, Vt.

Lopez won the novice featherweight division by unanimous decision over Nick Anderson of St. Albans, Vt.

Lamour beat Henry Poitras of Claremont, N.H. by unanimous decision to win the novice middleweight division.

Kramlich won a unanimous decision over Brandon Berry of Skowhegan in the open light welterweight division.

Quirk won the open middleweight division with a 4-1 decision over Mike Riendeau of Burlington, Vt.

Leddy won the open featherweight division by walk over.


PGA: Mark Wilson had a two-stroke lead in the Phoenix Open when play was suspended Sunday in Scottsdale, Ariz., because of darkness.

Wilson broke a tie with Tommy Gainey with a 15-foot birdie putt on the par-3 12th. Gainey three-putted for a bogey on the hole. Wilson and Gainey were facing 20-foot birdie putts on the par-5 13th when they decided it was too dark to finish the hole.

EUROPEAN TOUR: Thomas Bjorn won the Qatar Masters, shooting a bogey-free 3-under 69 to beat Alvaro Quiros by four shots in Doha, Qatar.

LPGA: Yani Tseng defended her Women’s Australian Open title in Melbourne, Australia, shooting a final-round 2-under 71 to win by seven strokes.

Tseng finished with a 16-under-par 276.


HUGO WINS MARATHON: Jesse Hugo of Portland won the State Farm Melbourne and Beaches Music Marathon in Melbourne, Fla. He finished in 2 hours, 35 minutes, and 57 seconds.


MOVIE STAR OPEN: Tommy Robredo beat Santiago Giraldo 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (5) to win the tournament in Santiago, Chile.

SA OPEN: Kevin Anderson rallied to win his first career ATP World Tour title, beating Somdev Devvarman 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the final in Johannesburg.

ZAGREB INDOORS: Ivan Dodig won his first ATP Tour title, beating Michael Berrer 6-3, 6-4 in Zagreb, Croatia.

FED CUP: Kim Clijsters came from behind in Antwerp, Belgium, to beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-7 (10), 6-2, 6-1 and lead Belgium to a 4-1 win over the United States and a place in the semifinals of the World Group.


MEN’S WORLD CUP: Philipp Schoerghofer captured his first career victory by winning World Cup giant slalom in Hinterstroder, Austria.

Kjetil Jansrud, who led after the opening run, finished 0.17 behind. Carlo Janka was another 0.03 back in third.

Bode Miller posted fast intermediate times but squandered a possible podium finish by making errors on the final section in both runs. Even so, the American clocked the best second-run time to finish ninth, 0.57 behind Schoerghofer.

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: Viktoria Rebensburg won a giant slalom race in Zwiesel, Germany, and World Cup leader Maria Riesch extended her lead on defending champion Lindsey Vonn.

Rebensburg clocked a combined time of 1 minute, 36.96 seconds. Federica Brignone took second in 1:37.49 and Kathrin Zettel was third in 1:37.85.

Vonn finished 18th and trails Riesch by 156 points.


MEN’S WORLD CUP: Manuel Machata won the four-man title in Cesana, Italy, beating Steven Holcomb of the U.S. despite finishing the last run of the season in 11th place. TMachata ended the season with 1,597 points. Holcomb had 1,522.


PREMIER LEAGUE: Fernando Torres endured a miserable debut for Chelsea in London after losing 1-0 to former club Liverpool, which lost its star striker to the defending champions six days earlier.

Chelsea’s $80 million recruit managed only two meaningful shots before being substituted in the 65th minute at Stamford Bridge.