Godinez-Stewart earn ‘AAA’ rating

The local team of Mike Stewart, left, and Jared Godinez won the CBVA Santa Barbara Men's AA at East Beach.

The local team of Mike Stewart, left, and Jared Godinez won the CBVA Santa Barbara Men’s AA at East Beach.

Former UCSB player Jared Godinez and Mike Stewart captured the California Beach Volleyball Association Santa Barbara Men’s “AA” Tournament in a thrilling final match on Saturday at East Beach.

Godinez-Stewart rallied from a 27-21 deficit and defeated Jesse Webster and Tanner Smith, 30-28, to earn a “AAA” rating on the beach.  Sharing third place were the teams of Owen and Matt Yoshimoto and Benjamin Hunt-Julian Lopez.

In the Women’s Unrated Tournament final,  Krista Nightingale and Leah Russell of Goleta defeated the Santa Barbara team of Kelsey Mollick and Jessie Hernandez to earn a “B” rating.

Krista Nightengale, left and Leah Russell won the Women's Unrated tourney over Jessie Hernanez and Kelsey Mollick.

Krista Nightengale, left and Leah Russell won the Women’s Unrated tourney over Jessie Hernanez and Kelsey Mollick.

Speak Your Mind

*