Good Conditions For Chauncey’s Surfabout

Good Conditions For Chauncey’s Surfabout
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OCEAN CITY- The Eastern Surfing Association’s Delmarva District held its second amateur surfing contest of the ESA 2016 Summer Series last week at 30th Street in near perfect conditions.

Dozens of surfers competed in the Chauncey’s Surfabout last weekend at the 30th Street with the surf conditions knee- to waist-high on a choppy northeast swell. In the Menehune Division, it was Kai Haughey finishing first, with Trey Winklbauer second, Dane Vandornick third and Pierce Vandell fourth. In the boys’ under-14 division, Sam Schoenfeld was first, Haughey was second, Jude Vandornick was third, Kai Allread was fourth, Evan Davis was fifth and Aiden Kypreos was sixth.

In the boys under-16 division, Robby Pinzhoffer was first, Ben McCabe was second, Zach Koch was third, Sam Schoenfeld was fourth, Ben Skelly was fifth and Kai Allread was sixth. In the junior men division, Pinzhoffer was first, Skelley was second and Koch was third. Brian Winklbauer won the Masters division, Drew Rathgeber won the won the Senior men division, Dave Quillin won the Legends division and Jeff Phillips won the Grand Legends division. In the open short board division, it was Koch finishing first followed by Prinzhoffer, Winklbauer, Rathgeber, Mark Donohue and Schoenfeld.

In the girls’ under-14 division, Lily Preziosi finished first, followed by Pierce Vandell, Morgan Johnson and Hannah Jones. In the girls’ under-16 division, Isabella Preziosi finished first, followed by Elsa Quillin, Meara Johnson, Reese Vandell and Lily Preziosi.  In the junior women division, Julia Wess was first, followed by Lily Preziosi, Isabella Preziosi, Reese Vandell, Sage Mastrota and Meara Johnson.

In the junior women longboard competition, Wess finished first, while Quillin and Vandell were second and third. In the women’s longboard competition, Aria Dililberto was first, Victoria Mickens was second and Cat Volmer was third.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.