Utah Hosts 2012 Beach Junior Tour Event

By Deb Stadick | June 12, 2012, 3:30 p.m. (ET)

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

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 12, 2012) – The USA Beach Junior Tour traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 9 for the Crossroads of the West Open.

The tournament hosted two age divisions: Girls’ 16 and under (16U) and Girls’ 14U. Nine teams competed in the two age divisions.

In the Girls’ 16U age division, first place went to Sammi Thomas and Tressa Buckland (Park City, Utah). The duo defeated Annie Tice and Marissa (Sandy, Utah) in the championship match. Third-place accolades went to Lainey Epperson and Tara Gregory (West Valley City, Utah).

Second place in the Girls’ 14U age division went to Alisa Bedrov and Jill Pearson (Salt Lake City, Utah). They lost in the championship match to Taylor Monson and Masi Pingree (Salt Lake City, Utah), who claimed first-place honors.