Santa Cruz residents Sebastian Villanueva and Julianna Lo each won their divisions in USA Climbing’s American Bouldering Series 14 Local regional event at Sanctuary Rock Gym in Sand City on Sept. 22.
Villanueva, 16, won the male junior division with 28,440 points. He was followed by Radu Mihai Popescu Stanesti [Planet Granite, San Jose] in second place with 27,330 points, and Aria Crabb [City Beach, Fremont] in third with 20,390 points. Villanueva climbs with the Pacific Edge team.
Lo, 10, won the female youth-D division with 10,540 points. She was followed by Phoebe Wong [Planet Granite, Sunnyvale] in second place with 9,550 points and Lauren Berry [Zero Gravity, Sacramento] in third with 7,590 points. Lo climbs with Team Edge.
The next ABS 14 Local event in California is scheduled for Oct. 13 at Pacific Edge in Santa Cruz.
Results included in this report are from the USA Climbing website.