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Tyrieshia Douglas avoids elimination

Updated: February 16, 2012, 10:03 AM ET
Associated Press

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. -- Tyrieshia Douglas emphatically avoided elimination from the first U.S. Olympic women's boxing team trials Wednesday night, stopping Taversha Norwood in the fourth round of their flyweight bout.

Lightweight Mikaela Mayer also recorded a fourth-round stoppage, dominating Asia Stevenson in the semifinals of the challengers' bracket of the double-elimination tournament.

Top-ranked middleweight Franchon Crews narrowly avoided elimination with a wild 27-26 victory ...

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