Liz Leddy of the Portland Boxing Club won her weight class for the seventh time at the New England Tournament of Champions on Thursday night in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Leddy earned a 5-0 decision over Willow Crawford of Manchester, New Hampshire, in the lightweight division (132 pounds). The victory qualifies Leddy to compete in the National Golden Gloves Championship starting May 14 in Omaha, Nebraska.

PBC teammate Lindsay Kyajohnian of Gorham lost a 5-0 decision to Ashleigh Moore of Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, in the women’s junior welterweight final (141 pounds).

Portland’s Josniel Castro, the defending men’s welterweight champion (152 pounds), dropped a unanimous decision against James Perella of Mansfield, Massachusetts. In the featherweight division (123 pounds), Danny Pang of Portland had his fight stopped in the first round against champion Felix Parilla of North Haven, Connecticut.


G LEAGUE: The Lakeland Magic (19-18) took a 32-14 lead in the first quarter and went on to a 102-80 victory over the Maine Red Claws (16-23) in Lakeland, Florida.

Kadeem Allen led Maine with 16 points.


PGA: Tiger Woods is four shots behind going into the weekend at a windy Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Luke List shot a 4-under 66 in the morning and Jamie Lovemark had a 69 in the afternoon. That was enough for the two players who have never won on the PGA Tour to share the lead at 3-under 137.

Woods was two shots off the lead until putting his tee shot into the water on the par-3 15th for double bogey. He shot a 71 and was at 1-over 141 – just outside the top 10.

LPGA: Jessica Korda shot a course-record 62 at the LPGA Thailand to lead by four strokes after the second round.


NHL: Auston Matthews will miss Toronto’s game Saturday night against Boston because of a shoulder injury.

Josh Bailey agreed to a six-year, $30 million deal to stay with the New York Islanders instead of testing free agency.


NFL: The Packers, Cowboys, Raiders and Bengals will each receive four compensatory picks in April’s draft because of players lost to free agency after the 2016 season, and the Patriots will get an extra pick at the end of the fourth round.

The Kansas City Chiefs are trading Pro Bowl cornerback Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams for what is expected to be a package of draft picks, according to published reports.

Jacksonville gave two-year extensions to Coach Doug Marrone, executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin and General Manager Dave Caldwell.


CUP SERIES: Kyle Busch won the pole for the second race of the season, edging Ryan Newman in a close battle at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

– Staff and news service report

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