Four Races Complete at Chubb U.S. Junior Champs
Published on August 13th, 2016
San Diego, CA (August 13, 2016) – The 2016 Chubb U.S. Junior Sailing Championships, hosted by Mission Bay Yacht Club, started Saturday morning in San Diego. The single-, double- and triplehanded fleets each tallied four races on the first day of racing.
U.S. Junior Singlehanded Championship (Laser Radial) – Smythe Trophy
In a closely contested opening day of racing for the Laser Radials, Joseph Hou (Newport Harbor Yacht Club) takes a three point lead over Skylar Bayman (Houston Yacht Club) into Sunday.
1. Joseph Hou, Newport Harbor YC, 1-2-4-1- ; 8
2. Skylar Bayman, Houston Yacht Club, 3-1-5-2- ; 11
3. Alex Fasolo, Bay Head Yacht Club, 7-3-3-3- ; 16
4. Lucas Pierce, Santa Barbara Yacht Club, 10-7-1-5- ; 23T
5. Charlotte Rose, Houston Yacht Club, 2-8-2-11- ; 23T
U.S. Junior Doublehanded Champinship (Club 420) – Bemis Trophy
Ian Moran and Abie Griggs (Edgewater Yacht Club) excelled right out of the gates Saturday by winning the first three races. They lead
Jack Reiter and Dot Obel (San Diego Yacht Club/Del Rey Yacht Club) by 10 points.
1. Ian Moran/Abie Griggs, Edgewater Yacht Club, 1-1-1-8- ; 11
2. Jack Reiter/Dot Obel, San Diego Yacht Club, 4-9-7-1- ; 21
3. Cole Harris/Tanner Chapko, San Diego Yacht Club, 5-6-2-9- ; 22T
4. Jack Brown/Kelsey Slack, Toms River Yacht Club, 3-5-8-6- ; 22T
5. Dylan Ascencios/Asher Zittrer, Lakewood Yacht Club, 9-2-11-2- ; 24
U.S. Junior Triplehanded Championship (Lightnings) – Sears Cup
Tanner Probst, Maya Weber and Jenna Probst (Buffalo Canoe Club) took a seven point lead over Dane Byerly, Carson Shields and Laura Masterson (Lakewood Yacht Club/Texas Corinthian Yacht Club).
1. Tanner Probst/Maya Weber/Jenna Probst, Buffalo Canoe Club, 1-2-2-3- ; 8
2. Dane Byerly/Carson Shields/Laura Masterson, Lakewood Yacht Club, 4-5-5-1- ; 15
3. Cameron Feves/Soenke Jordan/Sean Tallman, Cabrillo Beach YC, 6-1-1-8- ; 16T
4. Porter Kavle/Jake Vickers/Will Comerford, Annapolis Yacht Club, 2-3-6-5- ; 16T
5. Parker Colantuono/Larry Hennessy/Caroline Healy, NBYC, 3-7-3-4- ; 17
The top two Youth Champs eligible single- and doublehanded teams will receive early acceptance to the 2017 U.S. Youth Championships in a boat of their choice.
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