Soul Surf Series Rides Pendleton’s Church Beach

Some of the action at the Soul Surf event. Photo by Zach Epstein.
Some of the action at the Soul Surf event. Photo by Zach Epstein.

Under sunny skies with fun, shoulder high surf, the Soul Surf competitors were treated to a classic day of surfing at one of California’s legendary point breaks.

The series offers divisions for kids as young as 5 to seniors.

Several Camp Pendleton kids participated as special guests.

Groms heard a gospel message by Jake Saenz, junior surfer from Huntington Beach who aspires to be a pastor.

The next event is Feb. 28 at San Clemente’s T-Street

Results in descending order in each category:

U7 Microgroms: Lenin Ferguson, Landon Hutcheon, Petey Romaniuk, Hayden Suess, Milo Eli ­ McGregor and Georgia Diaz.

U9 Microgroms: Eli Park, Hudson Saunders, Shane Stacy, Jax Hutcheon, Kaden Horing and Charlie Stevens.

U10 Boys: Lucas Owston, Hudson Saunders, Brady Hurley, Kaden Horing, Jax Hutcheon and Kadin Naber.

U10 Girls: Hayden Suess, Lylah Collins, Hannah Dunfee, Lauren Anderson, Juliana Romniuk and Ella Randolph.

U12 Boys: William Mitchell, Lucas Owston, Raiki Nishida, Evan Gallen, Nico Coli and Tyrone Fomenko.

U12 Girls: Jenna Clark, Hannah Dunfee, Lylah Collins, Noelle Walker, Lauren Anderson and Reese Hartnett.

U14 Boys: Griffin Foy, Sebastian Mendes, Trey Lockhart, Ryan Martin, Keanu Igarashi and Jett North.

U14 Girls: Kelly Smith, Jamie Linnes, Gracie Fink, Claire Kelly, Kennedy Hurley and Destiny Thompson.

U16 Boys: Ryan Martin, Trey Lockhart, Griffin Foy, David Economos, Jeremy Shutts and Jonah Clark.

U16 Girls: Kalohe Danbara, Maile Davis, Gracie Fink, Claire Kelly, Kelly Smith and Lola Fisher.

U18 Boys: Kei Kobayashi, Sage Burke, Sebastian Mendes, Nicholas Holdman, Parker Swoish and Gavin Doan.

Open Women’s/U18 Girls: Kelly Smith, Avery Hurley, Gracie Fink, Noelle Walker, Abby Dixon and Kennedy Hurley


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