Pitz earns runner-up honors
Taylor Pitz of Laguna Beach finished second in the Open Women's division of the third contest of the National Scholastic Surfing Assn. 2010-11 Open Season on Wednesday at the Del Mar Jetty at Camp Pendleton.
Pitz scored 10.5 points.
The next NSSA Open Season contest is Nov. 6 and 7 at the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier.
Van Alphen wins three matches
Sydney Van Alphen of Laguna Beach won all three matches she competed in Sunday at the Orange County Junior Open Tennis Tournament. The 11-year-old, who had a first-round bye, defeated Danielle Wilson (Newport Beach), 6-1, 6-0, in the round of 64, then swept Amy Gaal (Hermosa Beach), 6-0, 6-0, in the round of 32. She teamed with Emily Maxfield of Murrieta in doubles play and the duo defeated Hannah Anzo (Temecula) and Jessica Anzo (Temecula), 6-4, 6-4.