Payne fails to advance in Fiji

Dusty Payne of Lahaina was eliminated by Australia’s Joel Parkinson in the second round of the Volcom Fiji Pro today at Cloudbreak Beach.

Parkinson had a two-wave total of 18.47, while Payne finished with 15.53 in the Association of Surfing Profesionals event.

Parkinson’s score was the second-highest among the 24 competitors in today’s second round, behind only John John Florence (19.80) of Oahu’s North Shore.

Wave-face heights were listed at 6-8 feet on the Volcom Fiji Pro website.