Bunch, Macedo win national surfing titles

Jackson Bunch (first photo) of Paia and Summer Macedo (second photo) of Lahaina celebrate after winning titles Thursday in the USA Surfing national championships at Lower Trestles in California’s San Diego County. Bunch won the boys under-14 crown, advancing through three heats before winning the final in the four-day event. Macedo, who earlier this month won a World Surf League junior contest in Mexico, was one of two Maui finalists in the girls under-18 division — Savanna Stone of Paia finished fourth. Cody Young of Makawao was second in boys under-18.

CHAD WELLS photo (first); RONALDO MACEDO photo (second)