Girls 13-16 Shortboard finalists (L to R) 1. Chiasa Maruyama, 2. Joceline Marchand, 3. Emma Stone, 4. Coral McDuffee, 5. Hayden Rouse and 6. Kristina Hehl. Photo: Sheri Crummer
Girls 13-16 Shortboard finalists (L to R) 1. Chiasa Maruyama, 2. Joceline Marchand, 3. Emma Stone, 4. Coral McDuffee, 5. Hayden Rouse and 6. Kristina Hehl. Photo: Sheri Crummer

By San Clemente Times

The San Clemente-based Western Surfing Association held its 10th annual Menehune Surf Fest on Sunday, July 12 in Huntington Beach.

The event, this year named the WSA Menehune Sun Bum surf fest in honor of the sunscreen company title sponsor, provided a summer fun contest for surfers 16 and under wanting to try their hand at competitive surfing alongside WSA Championship Tour regulars wishing to keep their skills sharp in the off-season.

Jaxson Hutcheon heads down the line in his Boys U10 Shortboard Round 1 heat. Photo: Sheri Crummer
Jaxson Hutcheon heads down the line in his Boys U10 Shortboard Round 1 heat. Photo: Sheri Crummer

With divisions from U10 Shortboard Push-in to shortboard and longboard for boys and girls 13-16, the WSA Menehune offered surfers a fun, low-pressure opportunity to hone their skills without worrying about season points.

The WSA regular season Championship Tour is set to start again in August at San Onofre State Park, Trail 6. The season includes a nine-event tour—plus the West Coast Championship—and offers divisions from Micro Grom U9 Push-in to Legends 50+ with shortboard, longboard and adaptive divisions for men and women.

For information about the WSA season, visit www.surfwsa.org or find them on Facebook.

RESULTS:

10th Annual WSA Menehune Sun Bum Surf Fest, July 12, Huntington Beach, Goldenwest Street

 

BOYS SB U10 PUSH-IN: 1. Maikai Burdine, Hawaii; 2. Caleb Faoro, Carpinteria; 3. Loyal Cash Kenworthy, Dana Point; 4. Hudson Saunders, Laguna Beach; 5. Bryse Celaya, Huntington Beach; 6. Talan Vodraska, Camarillo.

BOYS SB U11: 1. Maikai Burdine, Hawaii; 2. Ty Spencer, Carlsbad; 3. Benjamin Murphey, San Diego; 4. Kolby Aipa, Huntington Beach; 5. Kadin Naber, Huntington Beach; 6. Hudson Saunders, Laguna Beach.

BOYS SB 11-12: 1. Tony Nunez, Hawaii; 2. Diego Ferri, Hawaii; 3. Mick Davey, La Jolla; 4. Myles Biggs, San Clemente; 5. William Tex Mitchell; 6. Hayden Millerick, San Clemente.

BOYS SB 13-16: 1. Bryce Mattox, Laguna Niguel; 2. Lance Mann, Coronado; 3. Parker Swoish, Orange; 4. Levy Agami Sacha, Tahiti; 5. Max Beach, San Clemente; 6. Daniel Kane, Carlsbad.

BOYS LB U13: 1. Aidan Lauda, Aliso Viejo; 2. Miles Boyd, Costa Mesa.

BOYS LB 13-16: 1. Rodney Buck III, Palos Verdes Estates; 2. Jameson Roller, Laguna Beach.

GIRLS SB U10 PUSH-IN: 1. Bella Kenworthy, Dana Point; 2. Hayden Suess, Oceanside; 3. Maile Garrett, Cardiff; 4. Malia Callahan, Ventura; 5. Ryan Chalupnik, Newport Beach; 6. Julianna Romaniuk, Huntington Beach.

GIRLS SB U11: 1. Francisca Veselko, Huntington Beach; 2. Lilie Kulber, Los Angeles; 3. Mara Morales, Huntington Beach; 4. Kili Garrett, Cardiff; 5. Ryan Chalupnik, Newport Beach; 6. Bella Kenworthy, Dana Point.

GIRLS SB 11-12: 1. Lani Morales, Huntington Beach; 2. Alaina Heater, Florida; 3. Lilie Kulber, Los Angeles.

GIRLS SB 13-16: 1. Chiasa Maruyama, Huntington Beach; 2. Joceline Marchand, Carlsbad; 3. Emma Stone, San Francisco; 4. Coral McDuffee, Oceanside; 5. Hayden Rouse, Huntington Beach; 6. Kristina Hehl, Huntington Beach.

GIRLS LB 13-16: 1. Liv Stokes, Aliso Viejo; 2. Cate Stokes, Aliso Viejo; 3. Claire Stokes, Aliso Viejo; 4. Nikki Chamberlain, La Habra.

 

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