The Matagorda Open Presented by POCO PLAYA RESTAURANT was called on for November 14th/15th!

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Eagle Eye capturing beautiful Matagorda!

In spite of the cooler temperature, sunny skies made for a beautiful weekend for all the competitors and family.

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The groms taking a break between heats to hang out and enjoy the beautiful day.

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Everyone, young and old enjoyed the sunny skies.

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Bright colors against a blue sky.

The contest was held at the head of the beach access road, north of the pier. Surf was breaking in the waist to head high range, dumping hard on the sandbar, with a swift current moving south down the beach creating challenging but very fun conditions for the competitors

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Morgan Faulkner

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Brett Hopkins

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Nathan Floyd

1st place  finishers include:

Veda Pressley, Micro-groms

Robert Murphy, Menehune Boys

Carly Hudson in Menehune girls

Ian Appling,Boys

Maddie Garlow, in both Girls and Womens.

Kelly Scroggs, Junior Men

Aransas Blaha, Junior Women

Kris Hopkins, Men

Morgan Faulkner, Masters

Nathan Marney, Jr. Longboard

Olive Smith, Womens Longboard

Nathan Floyd,  Mens Longboard

Frank Floyd in both Senior Men and Senior Longboard

Brett Hopkins, Legends

Morgan Faulkner took home the money in Open Shortboard.

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Morgan Faulkner, 1st Place Open Shortboard

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Veda Pressley

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Aransas Blaha

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Olive Smith

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Nathan Marney

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Nathan Floyd

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Frank Floyd

Wind and Wave B took home 1st in Teams, with Dockide White and Boardhouse A taking 2nd and 3rd respectively.

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TGSA would like to thank Poco Playa Restaurant for sponsoring this event.  Competitors and their families enjoyed great food and music Saturday evening at Poco Playa as well as at the awards ceremony Sunday afternoon.

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Patio palapa at Poco Playa Restaurant

The city of Matagorda had a warm welcome for all our TGSA family as well.  Big thanks also to G Scott for being there to record it all for us!

You can go here for the full Matagorda Open Results