Local youth spikers earn California Cup bids

More than 70 teams invaded the sands of East Beach for the California Beach Volleyball Association Youth Tour stop in Santa Barbara Tuesday.

Players of all ages competed for spots in their division of the California Cup State Championship held annually in Manhattan Beach on Labor Day weekend. Complete results are below.

Dane Miller dives to keep alive a dig from teammate Alexis Rottman, left, during a Girls 14s semifinal.


[nggallery id=45]In the 12 and Under Boys Division, Kip Lawrence and Barron Mainz of Santa Barbara defeated Niko Forbes and Sebastian Rodriguez to reserve their spot in the Cal Cup.

The Boys 14 and Under Division title went to Quinn Denkensohn and Jonah Iwanaga of Santa Barbara after they defeated Connor and Scott Everman.

The local team of Sam Maas from Santa Ynez and Dos Pueblos High star Katie Spieler of Santa Barbara dominated the 18 and Under Girls Division. They defeated Hallie Amaro and Lindsay Lawmaster of Los Alamitos for the championship.

Complete Results from the CBVA Premier Youth Tour Santa Barbara Open

Matt Hilling and Eric Barber captured the Boys 18s title.

Boys 12 and Under

Kip Lawrence/Barron Mainz def. Niko Forbes/Sebastian Rodriguez

Girls 12 and Under

Natalie Anselmo/Olivia Zelon def. Kylie Miller/Sedona Hansen

Boys 14 and Under

Quinn Denkensohn/Jonah Iwanaga def. Connor Everman/Scott Everman

Girls 14 and Under

Sarah Stahl/Cristina Ozzimo def. Adlee Van Winden/Taylor Nelson

Boys 16 and Under

Jacob Delson/Bradley Sakaida def. Eric Ensing/Alec Schlossman

Girls 16 and Under

Ella Roberts/Sevana Dvorak def.  Alyssa Walton/Amber Hawthorne

Boys 18 and Under

Matt Hilling/Eric Barber def. Kyle Stevenson/Skyler McCoy

Girls 18 and Under

Sam Maas/Katie Spieler def. Hallie Amaro/Lindsay Lawmaster