San Fernando Place, MB Oct 21, 2012

The Scholastic Surf Series a division of the Western Surfing Assoc. (WSA), kicked off the season with event # 1 of 5 events for San Diego Division 5 High School surfing on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at Mission Beach.  Fifteen  Division 5 High Schools competed in 2-3 foot surf with good conditions. The Scholastic Surf Series would like to welcome our new schools: Army Navy Academy in Carlsbad, Coronado, Eastlake, Escondido Charter, La Jolla Country Day and Mar Vista from Imperial Beach.  This season the SSS added 19 new schools to the league with 16 of them in the San Diego Section.


St. Augustine  49                   def       La Jolla Country Day  41

Hi Tech  51                             def       Francis Parker  31

Pacific Ridge  45                    def       Serra  44

Rancho Bernardo  65            def       Coronado  0

Granite Hills  64                     def       Escondido Charter  0

Eastlake  57                            def       Mt. Carmel  29

Steele Canyon  60                  def       Army Navy Academy  21

Mar Vista                                 Bye      Win

Mens Shortboard

1.  Vince Heyman, La Jolla Country Day

2.  Daniel Nierman, La Jolla Country Day

3.  Sage Sanders, Pacific Ridge

4.  Nathan Niehaus, Eastlake

5.  Bryan Benattou, Pacific Ridge

6.  Jake Smith, Pacific Ridge

Mens Longboard

1.  Colin Andrews, Rancho Bernardo

2.  Evan Castaneda, Serra

3.  Lance Lerum, Serra

4.  Trevor Olmsted, Steele Canyon

5.  Sam Varella, St. Augustine

6.  Riley Brandelius, Granite Hills

Womens Shortboard

1.  Mikayla Williamson, Granite Hills

2.  Amy Leatherman, Mt. Carmel

3.  Jaime Wright, Steele Canyon

4.  Kaitlin Ray, Granite Hills

5.  Julia Zarella, St. Augustine

6.  Caitlin Keane, La Jolla Country Day

Womens Longboard

1.  Mikayla Williamson, Granite Hills

2.  Kaitlin Ray, Granite Hills

3.  Amy Leatherman, Mt. Carmel

4.  Bailey Richardson, Rancho Bernardo

5.  Jennifer Irving, Francis Parker

6.  Julia Zarella, St. Augustine


1.  Austin Franks, Rancho Bernardo

2.  Dylan Brandelius, Granite Hills

3.  Chris Gonzales, Army Navy Academy

4.  Joan-ha Bae, Pacific Ridge

5.  Mitchell Paulson, Serra

6.  Matt Wilbur, Steele Canyon


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Directions: From the 5 Fwy southbound exit Seaworld Drive turn right. Go about 2 miles and exit onto Ingrahm/W. Mission Bay Drive.
Stay in the right hand lane and take the loop to continue on W. Mission Bay Drive until it ends at Mission Blvd. turn Left. The Parking Lot is on the Right hand side just past the Roller Coaster and the Wave House.

We’ll be set up at the South end of the parking lot on the beach…