SOUP BOWL, Bathsheba, Barbados (Saturday, November 10, 2018) – Finals day at the World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Qualifying Series (QS) Thomo QS 1,000 In Memory of Bill Thomson and Women’s Live Like Zander Junior Pro In Memory of Zander Venezia have been called ON at Soup Bowl. The forecasted swell began to show at first light and pristine, four-to-five foot building conditions are on offer to crown the 2018 event winner. Men’s Pro Junior Quarterfinal action will start the day before moving into a big finals day affair from the other divisions.
“It’s great to Soup Bowl turn back on and we’re on with the men’s Pro Juniors Quarterfinals at 9:00 a.m.,” North America Tour Manager Brian Robbins said. “Following that we’ll get into finals day for both the women’s Pro Juniors and Thomo QS 1,000. It should be a great day of competition with a lot on the line for the QS event and finish for the women. Good luck to all the competitors.”
Max Beach (USA), Jett Schilling (USA), Alan Cleland (MEX), and Sebastian Mendes (USA) kick off Quarterfinal action in Heat 1.
A massive Quarterfinal Heat 2 has World Junior Championship repercussions as Cole Houshmand (USA) and Eithan Osborne (USA) look to stay in the hunt for a Top 4 spot against 2018 North America Regional Champ Tyler Gunter (USA) and an in-form Tommy Coleman (USA).
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Men’s Live Like Zander Junior Pro Quarterfinal Matchups:
QF 1: Max Beach (USA), Jett Schilling (USA), Alan Cleland (MEX), Sebastian Mendes (USA)
QF 2: Cole Houshmand (USA), Tyler Gunter (USA), Eithan Osborne (USA), Tommy Coleman (USA)
QF 3: Crosby Colapinto (USA), Bo Raynor (USA), Taro Watanabe (USA), Dylan Hord (USA)
QF 4: Jackson Butler (USA), Thomas Debierre (FRA), Kade Matson (USA), Stevie Pittman (USA)
Men’s Thomo QS 1,000 Quarterfinal Matchups:
QF 1: Josh Burke (BRB) vs. Chase Modelski (USA)
QF 2: Che Allan (BRB) vs. Chauncey Robinson (USA)
QF 3: Eithan Osborne (USA) vs. Kevin Schulz (USA)
QF 4: Dane Mackie (BRB) vs. Stevie Pittman (USA)
Women’s Live Like Zander Junior Pro Semifinal Matchups:
SF 1: Samantha Sibley (USA), Serena Nava (USA), Molly Kirk (USA), Audrey Presti (DEU)
SF 2: Ava McGowan (USA), Rachel Presti (DE), Tiare Thompson (USA), Eva Woodland (CRI)