Ashington ABC had junior Kieran Howe representing the club in midweek against E Scannell at the Union Jack Social Club in Throckley and was part of the home show of Grainger Park.
Howe started round one landing some good shots, which had his opponent on the back foot.
During round two, Howe dominated even more seemed and got a bit closer in the third but somehow lost the fight.
Coach Alan Buller said: “To our surprise, the decision went against Kieran.
“This bout warrants a return in the near future, but well done to Kieran for the work he put in.”