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130 young surfers compete at La Jolla Shores Beach Menehune

Jacob Kelly rides the waves.
Jacob Kelly rides the waves.
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More than 130 surfers, ages 7-16 participated in the 51st annual Menehune Junior Surf Contest, Saturday, Oct. 29 at La Jolla Shores Beach. Organized by WindanSea Surf Club, the event drew participants from the Bay Area to Baja California, who competed for prizes in various age divisions.

Top honors went to Tiare Thompson, Raphael Castro and Jordyn Kelly, who secured first place in both Longboard and Shortboard contests. Proceeds from the Menehune will be used to support the surf club’s annual Day at the Beach for children from St. Vincent DePaul and special needs surfers. For the list of results, visit windanseasurfclub.org

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Boys Shortboard 14-16 finalists (not in order): Jacob Kelly, Mick Davey, Raphael Castro, Burkley Eggers, Kalib Yang, Matt Perreault
Boys Shortboard 14-16 finalists (not in order): Jacob Kelly, Mick Davey, Raphael Castro, Burkley Eggers, Kalib Yang, Matt Perreault
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Girls Longboard 8-12 finalists (not in order): Jordyn Kelly, Harmonie Keller, Rory Engh, Madeline Rubalcaba, Isabella Carreno, Margo Krueger, Gigi Smith
Girls Longboard 8-12 finalists (not in order): Jordyn Kelly, Harmonie Keller, Rory Engh, Madeline Rubalcaba, Isabella Carreno, Margo Krueger, Gigi Smith
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