Schacter wins fourth national boxing title

Jim Krajewski

Before the fight, he was loose and relaxed.

Afterward, David Schacter got a little teary-eyed in the ring.

After all, he was celebrating his fourth national boxing title.

Schacter, a senior at Nevada, defeated Addy Pizarro, of Lock Haven, by decision in a 132-pound bout at the National Collegiate Boxing Championships on Saturday at the Reno Ballroom.

Schacter avenged a November loss to Pizarro in New York.

In Saturday’s rematch, both fighters were cautious and technical.

But, in the third round, Schacter took advantage of openings and landed some good, solid punches to Pizarro’s head.

Schacter said his game plan was to keep moving forward, keep his left glove held high and work his jab.

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