South African Junior Team member Brad Scott of Kommetjie was the star on Day One of the Importers Coffee Junior Classic, posting an impressive 17,25 heat score in his U16 Quarter Final.

The 3A Rated SA Surf Tour event got under way in good 3 foot surf at Inner Pool, Mossel Bay this morning.

Scott advanced to the second semi-final where he will face Nate Spalding of Durban and Mossel Bay local, Wulf Erhardt.

The first semi-final includes Nathan Plomaritis of Cape St Francis, Luke Van Wyk of Kommetjie and Reilly Mare of East London. The semi-finals and final of this division will be held tomorrow (Sunday).

Sarah Scott, Brad’s sister and recently crowned South African U14 Girls Champion, advanced to the U16 Girls final where she meets SA team member Caroline Brown of Hout Bay and fellow Kommetjie surfers, Leila Steytler and Katie Winter.

The U14 Boys finalists are River Gericke of the Wilderness, Nathan Plomaritis, Wulf Erhardt and Joel Dace of Cape St Francis and the U12 final is made up of Kommetjie surfers Levi Kolnik and Ryan Schoon, Jesse Olivier of George and Rory Dace of Cape St Francis.

The 3A Rated SA Surf Tour (SAST) Importers Coffee Junior Classic will bring the 2019 Surfing South Africa contest season to a close in Mossel Bay with two semi-finals and five finals tomorrow (Sunday).

To access the wave and heat scores in real time during the final day of the event using mobile devices, PC’s or laptops go to www.liveheats.com/surfingsouthafrica

Photos of today’s surfing will be posted on the Surfing South Africa facebook page – Surfing SA.

Surfing South Africa is the recognised governing body for the sport in South Africa and is a member of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), the African Surfing Confederation (ASC) and the International Surfing Association (ISA).

Brad Scott – Photo Zane de Lange

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