SCARBOROUGH ABC boxer Billy Walker, 14, travelled to the Havercroft & Rhyhill Leisure Centre, West Yorkshire, to compete in the county round of this years National Schoolboy Championships.
In the semi-final of the Yorkshire Championships he was up against the more experienced Adam Fields (Burmantofts ABC), Leeds).
From the first bell the stocky Fields attacked the taller Scarborough boxers body but Billy stuck to his task using his jab to good effect.
Both boxers maintained a high work rate with Fields pushing forward throughout, while Walker tried to use his height and reach advantage and appeared to rock his opponent on a number of occasions.
However, after three extremely closely fought rounds it was Fields who was awarded a narrow points decision.
There are still tickets, priced at £40, available for tomorrow night’s Scarborough ABC dinner show at the Crown Spa Hotel.
Anyone wanting a ticket can contact John Brownlie on 07738291809.
l Scarborough ABC boxing show preview in tomorrow’s Evening News