150 turn out for La Jolla Shores Menehune surf contest
More than 150 young surfers competed in the annual Windansea Surf Club Menehune & Junior Surf Contest at La Jolla Shores on Oct. 3.
The youngest competitor this year was 19-month-old Matias Mendez from Baja California, according to Chip Halsey, club vice president.
Divisions ran from from SuperMenehunes for under 5 years up to boys’ and girls’ short and longboard divisions for those up to age 16.
6-7-year-olds -Alexa Thompson, Callie McClain, Gabriella Faramarzi
8-9 - Tiare Thompson, Malia Faramarzi, Beatrix Thomas
10-11 - Janet Shackleton, Pearl Moore, Chantal Branscomb
12-13 - Stephanie Schecter, Amanda Perce
14-16 - Alex Cunningham, Bryn Lutz, Michaela Branscomb
6-7-year-olds - Josh Szekely, Jake Klineliewicz
8-9 - Lorenza Villele, Judd Henke, Jacob Wilson
10-11 – Chance Thompson, Jordan Collins, Tristen Romero
12-13 -Ricky Cunningham. Tristan Sullaway, Dutch Drinco
14-16 - Lucas Dirkse, David Whately, Scott Swenson
6-7 - Emma L’Huillier, Alexa Thompson, Callie McClain
8-9 - Tiare Thompson, Shelby Moore, Malia Faramazi
10-11 - Cheyenne Rubens, Ella Frazee
12-13 - Stephanie Schechter, Rebecca McElvain
14-16 - Bryn Lutz, Gina Andrews
6-7 - Noah Brown, Luke Spooner, Mason Bowman
8-9 -Ryland Rubens, Zack McCormick, Luke Hartman
10-11 - Jordan Collins, Zack McCormick, Chad Knox
12-13 - Kyle Crompton, Spencer Bentley, Justin Wood
14-16 - Scott Porteous, Spencer Bentley, Lucas Dirkse