Gerringong junior clinches victory at NSW Grommet State Titles

Gerringong's Lucy Darragh in action at the NSW Grommet Titles on Sunday. Picture: Ethan Smith/Surfing NSW
Gerringong's Lucy Darragh in action at the NSW Grommet Titles on Sunday. Picture: Ethan Smith/Surfing NSW

Gerringong junior Lucy Darragh has become a state champion after clinching victory at the NSW Grommet State Titles on Sunday.

In a low-scoring final, Darragh was able to claim a 7.47 two-wave heat total to secure the win in the under-12 girls category.

Under-12 girls winner, Gerringong's Lucy Darragh (right), with the other placegetters in her category. Picture: Ethan Smith/Surfing NSW

Under-12 girls winner, Gerringong's Lucy Darragh (right), with the other placegetters in her category. Picture: Ethan Smith/Surfing NSW

The South Coast was well represented by surfers on the final day of action at Maroubra Beach. The under-14 girls final line-up included Port Kembla's Bodhi Simon and Austinmer surfer Shyla Short.

Victory was claimed by Lennox Head's Juniper Harper from fellow Lennox Head competitor Ocea Curtis, while Simon and Short finished third and four respectively.

After a strong showing on Saturday, Port Kembla teen Samuel Lowe backed up to finish third in the under-14 boys category.

The under-14 boys winner was Freshwater surfer Sol Gruendling from Max McGillvray, of Evans Head.

Dee Why's Ben Zanatta Creagh claimed the win in the under-12 boys category from Freshwater's Sullivan Tucker.

Port Kembla's Samuel Lowe finished third overall in the under-14 boys category. Picture: Ethan Smith/Surfing NSW

Port Kembla's Samuel Lowe finished third overall in the under-14 boys category. Picture: Ethan Smith/Surfing NSW

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