Manasquan High School Surf Team at NSSA Northeast High School Championships

Written by  Donna Fortney
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Manasquan High School Surf Team at NSSA Northeast High School Championships
This event was originally scheduled for the weekend of Hurricane Sandy - Oct 28th - six months later we were blessed with beautiful weather and waves. Ocean City High School captured the title for the 19th consecutive year on Sunday at First Street Beach. Finishing in second place were the Manasquan Warriors thanks in part to Liam Mahoney taking the top prize in the longboard.

Manasquan has a roster of 40 surfers coached by Kris Buss and JD LaCarrubba. The A Team was Liam Mahoney, John Campo, Cooper Fortney, Dennis Crowley, Pat Pompilio, Paul Salgado, Women Jessie Duerr and Caroline Duerr. Manasquan HS had 4 surfers from their A Team in the final:

Liam Mahoney - 1st place in Long Board
Cooper Fortney- 6th place in Mens short board
Caroline Duerr - 5th in Womens
Jessie Duerr - 6th in Womens

B & C Team Members surfing in the event were - Conor DeCastro, Shane Finn, Brad Schambach, Chris Cichielo, Dennis Roe, Kevin Maldjian, Spencer Kurten, Greg VanSchoick.

Manasquan HS surf team at the NSSA Northeast High School Championships.
Manasquan HS surf team at the NSSA Northeast High School Championships.


Partial results are as follows:
 
Overall Team -
First - Ocean City HS
2nd - Manasquan 
3rd - St. Augustine Prep
 
Longboard:
First: Liam Mahoney, Manasquan
Second: Spencer Bridges, Morristown
Third: Jimmy Naplacic, Ocean City
Fourth: Jake Kreiser, Ocean City
Fifth: Jackson Baylinson, St. Augustine
Sixth: Herb Godfrey, Ocean City
 
Women:
First: Cassidy McClain, Atlantic City
Second: Abby Lyons, Ocean City
Third: Caroline Bowman, Ocean City
Fourth:  ??
Fifth: Caroline Duerr - Manasquan 
Sixth - Jessie Duerr - Manasquan
 
Men:
First: Zach Greaser, Ocean City
Second: Jimmy Naplacic, Ocean City
Third: Sean Taylor, St. Augustine
Fourth: Perry Siganos, St. Augustine
Fifth :   ??
Sixth : Cooper Fortney, Manasquan
 
Manasquan has a roster of 40 surfers.

The A Team was Liam Mahoney, John Campo, Cooper Fortney, Dennis Crowley, Pat Pompilio, Paul Salgado, Women Jessie Duerr and Caroline Duerr.

Manasquan HS had had 4 surfers from their A Team in the final: 

Liam Mahoney - 1st place in Long Board
Cooper Fortney- 6th place in Mens short board
Caroline Duerr - 5th in Womens
Jessie Duerr - 6th in Womens

B & C Team Members surfing in the event were - Conor DeCastro, Shane Finn, Brad Schambach, Chris Cichielo, Dennis Roe, Kevin Maldjian, Spencer Kurten, Greg VanSchoick.

Coaches are Kris Buss and JD LaCarrubba.