PAUL MITCHELL SUPERGIRL PRO NARROWS FIELD TO 48
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Courtney Conlogue, Malia Manuel, Sage Erickson Among Pros Advancing to Friday’s Contest
OCEANSIDE, CA (August 9, 2012) – Day one of the three-day Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro —the largest all-women’s surf contest in the world — wrapped Thursday afternoon as 80 of the world’s top female surfers converged in Oceanside, Calif. Spectators lined the beach to watch the ASP 6-Star event as the field was narrowed to 48 competitors.
Courtney Conlogue (Santa Ana, CA), 19, posted the day’s highest heat total of 16.23 out of 20. The talented Californian was equally effective on both the lefts and rights today, unloading deadly combinations on both her forehand and backhand for a pair of 8-point scores.
“I was happy to have a strong start,” Conlogue said. “I was trying to just warm up for the rest of the event and I had to put a good show on because Ornella (Pellizzari) was having a good heat. It feels good to move on straight from the last event and I’m feeling good out there.”
The competition continues Friday (10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Saturday (11:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). The Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro is free and open to the public and features athlete meet and greets, giveaways and complimentary hair styling on-site by Paul Mitchell.
PAUL MITCHELL SUPERGIRL PRO ROUND OF 48 RESULTS:
Heat 1: Nikki Van Dijk (AUS) 12.16, Rosanne Hodge (ZAF) 11.10, Sofia Mulanovich (PER) 10.10, Nikki
Viesins (USA) 8.20
Heat 2: Rebecca Woods (AUS) 14.76, Dimity Stoyle (AUS) 10.50, Freya Prumm (AUS) 9.54, Lee Ann
Curren (FRA) 7.33
Heat 3: Sarah Baum (ZAF) 12.80, Bianca Buitendag (ZAF) 12.33, Claire Bevilacqua (AUS) 12.20,
Catherine Clark (USA) ns
Heat 4: Courtney Conlogue (USA) 16.23, Ornella Pellizzari (ARG) 13.76, Chandler Parr (USA) 8.64, Kirby
Wright (AUS) 7.10
Heat 5: Malia Manuel (HAW) 13.50, Nage Melamed (HAW) 9.20, Jess Grimwood (AUS) 6.73, Anne
Cecile Le Tallec (FRA) 3.61
Heat 6: Sage Erickson (USA), Felicity Palmateer (AUS), Anastasia Ashley (USA), Erica Hosseini (USA)
PAUL MITCHELL SUPERGIRL PRO ROUND OF 60 RESULTS:
Heat 1: Nikki Viesins (USA) 12.83, Freya Prumm (AUS) 10.93, Holly-Sue Coffey (AUS) 10.06, Haley
Watson (USA) 7.50
Heat 2: Claire Bevilacqua (AUS) 14.23, Chandler Parr (USA) 12.17, Frankie Harrer (USA) 7.77, Francisca
Santos (PRT) 6.03
Heat 3: Jess Grimwood (AUS) 8.77, Anastasia Ashley (USA) 7.66, Jordan Hundley (USA) 7.00, Baily Nagy
Heat 4: Kaleigh Gilchris (USA) 12.56, Nao Omura (JPN) 8.67, Dax McGill (HAW) 8.50, Bianca Valenti
Heat 5: Ellie-Jean Coffey (AUS) 14.93, Chelsea Tuach (USA) 10.53, Alisha Gonsalves (USA) 10.16,
Bronte Macaulay (AUS) 9.27
Heat 6: Mahina Maeda (HAW) 11.93, Miho Ihara (JPN) 10.50, Tatiana Weston-Webb (HAW) 5.84,
Sarah Beardmore (GBR) 3.46
PAUL MITCHELL SUPERGIRL PRO ROUND OF 72 RESULTS:
Heat 1: Nikki Viesins (USA) 13.40, Frankie Harrer (USA) 12.17, Taylor Pitz (USA) 9.50, Shelby Detmers
Heat 2: Chandler Parr (USA) 15.17, Haley Watson (USA) 8.90, Tia Blanco (USA) 8.00, Natalie Anzivino
Heat 3: Bailey Nagy (HAW) 10.10, Kaleigh Gilchrist (USA) 9.57, Quincy Davis (USA) 7.84, Chelsea Roett
Heat 4: Dax McGill (HAW) 10.30, Anastasia Ashley (USA) 8.23, Minami Takechi (JPN) 5.70, Sara
Marineau (USA) 4.50
Heat 5: Alisha Gonsalves (USA) 14.84, Mahina Maeda (HAW) 11.00, Elenna Ekreneff (USA) 9.74,
Danielle Ciminero (USA) 8.36
Heat 6: Miho Ihara (JPN) 12.80, Chelsea Tuach (USA) 9.84, Kahanu Delovio (HAW) 6.10, Sara Taylor
PAUL MITCHELL SUPERGIRL PRO ROUND OF 80 RESULTS:
Heat 1: Taylor Pitz (USA) 12.17, Haley Watson (USA) 10.10, Jasset Umbel (USA) 5.43, Ashley Benson
Heat 2: Quincy Davis (USA) 13.60, Tia Blanco (USA) 11.20, Kulia Doherty (USA) 11.00, Jenna Balester
Heat 3: Anastasia Ashley (USA) 12.57, Chelsea Tuach (USA) 10.17, Kylie Loveland (USA) 8.57, Lani
Doherty (USA) 8.03
Heat 4: Danielle Ciminero (USA) 9.36, Kahanu Delovio (HAW) 7.97, Leah Oke (CAN) 6.66, Kloee
Openshaw (USA) 4.00
PAUL MITCHELL SUPERGIRL PRO LIVE WEBCAST
Watch all the action at the pier, or via one of 10 live webcasts that will stream from the event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m PST.
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