COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 28, 2012) – The 2012 USA Beach Junior Tour travel to Hampton Beach, N.H. on June 23 for the New England Open.
The tournament was divided into four divisions: Girls’ 18 and under (18U), Girls 16U, Girls 14U and Girls 12U.
The top three finishers in each division earned a bid to the 2012 USA Beach Junior Tour National Championship in Milwaukee, Wis. July 27-28.
The Girls’ 18U age division was won by Alexandra Braverman (Sudbury, Mass.) and Amanda Sifferlen (Sudbury, Mass.). In the championship match, they defeated Abby Cook (North Andover, Mass.) and Erin Cox (North Andover, Mass.). Third place went to Elizabeth Sullivan (Quincy, Mass.) and Rachel Chu (Quincy, Mass.).
Anja Beslic (Brookline, N.H.) and Parisa Haghighat (Brookline, N.H.) took first place in the Girls’ 16U age division. In the finals, they defeated Bali Connors (Newton, Mass.) and Tess Simmons (Newton, Mass.). Third place went to Molly Manuel (Andover, Mass.) and Shannon Manuel (Andover, Mass).
The Girls’ 14U age division crowned Bella Zampieri (Brookline, N.H.) and Madison Blake (Brookline, N.H.) champions. Logan Donovan (Moultonboro, N.H.) and Shannon Mercer (Moultonboro, N.H.) took second place, while Alison Taylor (Seabrook, N.H.) and Riley Bibaud (Seabrook, N.H.) finished third.
In the youngest age division hosted at the tournament, Lylah Niederberger (Pocasset, Mass.) and Riley James (Pocasset, Mass.) took first place in the Girls’ 12U age division. Lilly Proulz (New Boston, Mass.) and Madeleine Morrissette (Mont Vernon, Mass.) claimed second place. Julia Pascucci (Amherst, N.H.) and Samantha Sheppard (Brookline, N.H.) finished in third.