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NSSA - NSSA MID ATLANTIC EVENT #5 HITS THE SHORES OF SURF CITY, NC
NSSA - National Scholastic Surfing Association

The National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage and assist its members in their interest to learn and develop the fundamentals and skills of surfing competition while competing in structured and quality events. The NSSA promotes the qualities of discipline and competitive excellence while supporting the merits of academic achievement to young surfers. The NSSA strives to provide a fun surfing experience for all of its members.

The NSSA is one of the few national youth sports organizations that require its participants to maintain academic standards in order to compete. Since 1978, the NSSA program philosophy has been that athletics and scholastics go hand in hand. More than 80 NSSA events are run nationwide that culminate with the annual National Championships which is regarded as the highest profile youth surfing event in America.


NSSA MID ATLANTIC EVENT #5 HITS THE SHORES OF SURF CITY, NC

NSSA MID ATLANTIC CONFERENCE

OPEN AND EXPLORER EVENT #5

SURF CITY, NORTH CAROLINA

CONDITIONS:  

 

by: Deb Barton l NSSA Mid Atlantic Director

 

Highlights from NSSA Mid Atlantic event #5

 

Contest #5 was held in Surf City, NC south of the pier. Coastal Conditions blew light rain, mist and constant temperature changes. Waist to chest high waves were on tap throughout the event. Luke Gordon claimed victory in three divisions winning Open Mens, Open Juniors and Explorer Juniors. Knox Harris was shredding with wins in Explorer Mens and Explorer Juniors. Jesse Heter continues to rule our “Iron Man” category with participation in four divisions. Kat Neff took the win in Explorer Girls and Explorer Women Longboard. Laird Myers took first in Open Mini and Super Grom. Laird is a favorite at the upcoming East Coast Regional Championships this April. Newcomer to our “Little Men” is Owen Moss. Owen and Laird are definitely groms on the move!  

 

THE SCOREBOARD

 

OPEN DIVISIONS
OPEN MENS

1.  Luke Gordon

2.  Knox Harris

3.  Brandon Mitchell

4.  Tyler Faulkner

 

OPEN JUNIORS

1.  Luke Gordon

2.  Nash Connor

3.  Carson Taylor

4.  Thomas Horner

 

OPEN BOYS

1.  Micah Cantor

2.  Trip Chandler

3.  Bo Raynor

4.  Seth Brown

 

OPEN MINI-GROMS

1.  Laird Myers

2.  Owen Moss

 

OPEN WOMEN

1.  Grace Muckenfuss

2.  Darsha Pigford

3.  Madison Huckabee

 

OPEN GIRLS

1.  Laney Brooks

2.  Kathryn Neff

3.  Hannah Milligan

4.  Savannah Huckabee

 

EXPLORER DIVISONS

 

EXPLORER MENS

1.  Knox Harris

2.  Shane Burn

3.  Chris Moore

4.  Brandon Mitchell

5.  Dillon Brown

6.  Jesus Hernandez

 

EXPLORER JUNIORS

1.  Knox Harris

2.  Brandon Mitchell

3.  Tyler Faulkner

4.  Luke Gordon

5.  Nash Connor

6.  Carson Taylor

 

EXPLORER BOYS

1.  Luke Gordon

2.  Nash Connor

3.  Jesse Raynor

4.  Gabriel Morvil

5.  Boyd Brown

6.  Bo Raynor

 

EXPLORER GIRLS

1.  Kathryn Neff

2.  Laney Brooks

3.  Hannah Milligan

4.  Savannah Huckabee

 

EXPLORER WOMENS

1.  Darsha Pigford

2.  Grace Muckenfuss

3.  Madison Huckabee

 

 

EXPLORER MENEHUENE

1.  Bo Raynor

2.  Micah Cantor

3.  Jesse Heter

4.  Trip Chandler

5.  Cory Jackson

6.  Laird Myers

 

EXPLORER MASTERS

1.  Daniel Sacchi

2.  Blue Spivey

 

EXPLORER SENIORS

1.  Daniel Sacchi

2.  Blue Spivey

 

EXPLORER LONGBOARD

1.  Thomas Horner

2.  Grey Copenhaver

3.  Brycen Jernigan

4.  Jesse Heter

 

EXPLORER SUPER GROMS

1.  Laird Myers

2.  Owen Moss

 

EXPLORER WOMENS LONGBOARD

1.  Kathryn Neff

2.  Hannah Milligan