Seattle Hosts 2012 USA Beach Junior Tour Event
@USAVBeach - USA Volleyball
Click here to view tournament results.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 17, 2012) — The 2012 USA Beach
Junior Tour stopped in Seattle, Wash. on July 1 for the Western Open.
The one-day beach volleyball event hosted teams in five age divisions: Girls’
18 and under (18U), Girls’ 16U, Girls’ 14U, Girls’ 12U and Boys’ 14U.
The top three finishers in each age division earned bids to the 2012 USA
Beach Junior Tour National Championship in Milwaukee, Wis. July 28-29.
Maria Darling and Sarah Pulaski took first in the Girls’ 18U age division.
They defeated Kiani Clissold and Jennifer Gell in the championship match.
Natalia Jewett and Holly Dugger shared third place with Alexia Elliott-Free and
In the Girls’ 16U age division, Madi Solis and Kayla Heman shared third-place
accolades with Kylie Lenox and Brooke Mauga. Eastyn Baleto and Raelin Magaoay
defeated Alicia Richardson and Anna Crabtree in the finals to claim first
The Girls’ 14U age division was won by Gabrielle Flake and Kristen Hertzog,
who defeated Taylor Elop and Nikole Pham in the finals. Third place went to Gaby
Demick and Delaney Hopen along with Ryleigh Burdick and Loryn Timian.
Alexa McClintock and Kamarin Root took first in the Girls’ 12U age division
after defeating Kendi Solis and Karina Dahlquist in the finals. Maisy Flores and
Jomary Olympio tied for third with Camryn Bristow and Andrew Ruben.
Ryan Losch and Adam Tainter claimed first place in the Boys’ 14U age