2012 USA Beach Junior Tour Stops In Santa Cruz

By Deb Stadick | June 08, 2012, 12 a.m. (ET)


Photo: USAV

Girls show off their awards after the NorCal Open.

Deb Stadick
Intern, Communications
Phone: 719-228-6800
E-Mail: deb.stadick@usav.org

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 8, 2012) –The 2012 USA Beach Junior Tour hosted the NorCal Open on June 2 in Santa Cruz, Calif.

Six divisions were offered at NorCal, and eighty teams from across the state gathered to compete in the one-day tournament.

The Girls’ 18-and-under (18U) division was won by Lizzie Tardieu and Clare Powers (Salinas). The duo defeated Alexa LoGiudice and Megan Sullivan (Fair Oaks) in the finals.

Third place in the Girls’ 16U division went to Hannah Wooten and Michala Wyrsch (Hughson). Madeline Dilfer and Jenna Belton (Saratoga) defeated Alexandra Espinosa and Kelsey Crawford (Sunnyvale) in the finals to claim gold.

Lily Justine and Isabella Penichet claimed first-place bragging rights in the Girls’ 14U age division after defeating Brigitte Canty and Ava Gustafson (Half Moon Bay) in the championship match. Third place went to Tori Dilfer and Madeline Holland (Saratoga).

In the youngest division at NorCal, the 12U-team of Sasha Fuse and Sophia Ladwiniec (San Francisco) took first place. Julia Handy and Yisel Perez (Hilmar) finished in second. Third place went to Margaret Collins and Skyleur Savage (Atherton).

The Boys’ 18U division was won by Joe Worsley and Jordan Ewert (Moraga, Calif.) The duo defeated Parsa Rezvani and Ian Aguilar (Los Altos) in the championship match. Third-place honors went to Drew Mammen and Andre Vigano (San Jose).

In the Boys’ 14U division, Charles Delapa and Logan Seimens (Palo Alto) took third place. Gage Worsley and Sean Vaisima (Moraga) defeated Kyle Bugee and Alex Li (Los Altos) in the championship match to earn first-place accolades.