Surfing America Prime Scores Upper Trestles

Kanoa Igarashi also doubled up this weekend, taking the Boys U14 and U16 divisions. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Kanoa Igarashi also doubled up this weekend, taking the Boys U14 and U16 divisions. Photo: Jack McDaniel
In case you haven't noticed, Conner Coffin has added a dynamic fins free assault to his already powerful surfing. Photo: Jack McDaniel
In case you haven't noticed, Conner Coffin has added a dynamic fins free assault to his already powerful surfing. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Kulia Doherty doubles up once again in this year's Surfing America Prime events, taking out both of the girls divisions. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Kulia Doherty doubles up once again in this year's Surfing America Prime events, taking out both of the girls divisions. Photo: Jack McDaniel

Last weekend the Surfing America Prime Series hit Upper Trestles and got some pristine conditions for the kids to unload in. Kanoa Igarashi and Kulia Doherty both took two division victories, with Kulia looking to win both the Girls U18 and U16 division titles with one event left this season. Conner Coffin beat out a stacked Boys U18 final to come away with his second victory in as many tries this year. For more info head to SurfingAmerica.org and for the complete rankings head to Surfing America Prime rankings.

Results:

Boys U18
1. Conner Coffin
2. Kolohe Andino
3. Derek Peters
4. Trevor Thornton

Girls U18
1. Kulia Doherty
2. Jasset Umbel
3. Lani Doherty
4. Nikki Viesens

Boys U16
1. Kanoa Igarashi
2. Jake Davis
3. Parker Coffin
4. Nic Hdez

Girls U16
1. Kulia Doherty
2. Lulu Erkeneff
3. Tia Blanco
4. Nikki Viesens

Boys U14
1. Kanoa Igarashi
2. Jake Davis
3. Colt Ward
4. Jake Marshall

The Mels (Pete and John) making the walk in. Photo: Jack McDaniel
The Mels (Pete and John) making the walk in. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Jake Davis just playing around in his backyard. No wonder he took two second places. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Jake Davis just playing around in his backyard. No wonder he took two second places. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Parker setting up to crack this Uppers lip. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Parker setting up to crack this Uppers lip. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Gotta keep those suits dry for later heats. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Gotta keep those suits dry for later heats. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Encinitas' Taylor Clark is sitting atop the Boys U16 rankings with one event. left. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Encinitas' Taylor Clark is sitting atop the Boys U16 rankings with one event. left. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Fellow Encinitas grom Jake Marshall going big for a little guy. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Fellow Encinitas grom Jake Marshall going big for a little guy. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Florida's Jasset Umbel put up a good showing with a second place finish in the Girls U18. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Florida's Jasset Umbel put up a good showing with a second place finish in the Girls U18. Photo: Jack McDaniel

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Santa Cruz's John Mel cracking on his backhand. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Santa Cruz's John Mel cracking on his backhand. Photo: Jack McDaniel
San Clemente's Kolohe Andino taking second just a few miles from his house. Photo: Jack McDaniel
San Clemente's Kolohe Andino taking second just a few miles from his house. Photo: Jack McDaniel
With her fourth victory in the Girls U16 and second victory in the Girls U18, Kulia looks to have both division titles wrapped up. Photo: Jack McDaniel
With her fourth victory in the Girls U16 and second victory in the Girls U18, Kulia looks to have both division titles wrapped up. Photo: Jack McDaniel
PacSun USA Surf Team head coach Ian "Kanga" Cairns scouting for the 2011 team. Photo: Jack McDaniel
PacSun USA Surf Team head coach Ian "Kanga" Cairns scouting for the 2011 team. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Another San Clemente local Griffin Colapinto busting the fins out. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Another San Clemente local Griffin Colapinto busting the fins out. Photo: Jack McDaniel
HB's Derek Peters headed back north with a third place finish and still holds the lead in the Boys U18 rankings. Photo: Jack McDaniel
HB's Derek Peters headed back north with a third place finish and still holds the lead in the Boys U18 rankings. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Don't get those boots wet! Corey Colapinto. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Don't get those boots wet! Corey Colapinto. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Boys U16 fourth place finisher Nic Hdez loving the comp at Trestles. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Boys U16 fourth place finisher Nic Hdez loving the comp at Trestles. Photo: Jack McDaniel
San Clemente's Luke Davis laying down this nonchalant carve in his backyard. Photo: Jack McDaniel
San Clemente's Luke Davis laying down this nonchalant carve in his backyard. Photo: Jack McDaniel
The San O boobies. Photo: Jack McDaniel
The San O boobies. Photo: Jack McDaniel
"We get to surf Uppers with just a few guys?" Jake Davis. Photo: Jack McDaniel
"We get to surf Uppers with just a few guys?" Jake Davis. Photo: Jack McDaniel

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La Jolla's Jake Halstead. Photo: Jack McDaniel
La Jolla's Jake Halstead. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Frankie Harrer. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Frankie Harrer. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Colin Moran laying one down. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Colin Moran laying one down. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Early morning at Trestles for the Surfing America Prime event. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Early morning at Trestles for the Surfing America Prime event. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Parker Coffin having some fun going switch. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Parker Coffin having some fun going switch. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Floridian Nikkie Viesens will head back east with a 4th place in the Girls U18 division. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Floridian Nikkie Viesens will head back east with a 4th place in the Girls U18 division. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Lani Doherty slashed her way to a third place finish in the Girls U18. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Lani Doherty slashed her way to a third place finish in the Girls U18. Photo: Jack McDaniel

Boys U18

Boys U18 finalists. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Boys U18 finalists. Photo: Jack McDaniel

1. Conner Coffin
2. Kolohe Andino
3. Derek Peters
4. Trevor Thornton

Girls U18

Girls U18 finalists. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Girls U18 finalists. Photo: Jack McDaniel

1. Kulia Doherty
2. Jasset Umbel
3. Lani Doherty
4. Nikki Viesens

Boys U16

Boys U16 finalists. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Boys U16 finalists. Photo: Jack McDaniel

1. Kanoa Igarashi
2. Jake Davis
3. Parker Coffin
4. Nic Hdez

Girls U16

Girls U16 finalists. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Girls U16 finalists. Photo: Jack McDaniel

1. Kulia Doherty
2. Lulu Erkeneff
3. Tia Blanco
4. Nikki Viesens

Boys U14

Boys U14 finalists. Photo: Jack McDaniel
Boys U14 finalists. Photo: Jack McDaniel

1. Kanoa Igarashi
2. Jake Davis
3. Colt Ward
4. Jake Marshall