Devault, Young into fourth round at Vans World Cup

The Maui News

Maui’s Imaikalani Devault and Cody Young advanced to the fourth round of the Vans World Cup, a World Surf League qualifying series event, on Friday at Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore.

Devault had rides of 9.17 and 6.83 to win his third-round heat, beating out Spain’s Aritz Aranburu (14.37), Australia’s Adrian Buchan (11.83) and Brazil’s Jesse Mendes (4.37).

Young finished with a two-wave total of 11.87 to place behind South Africa’s Michael February (12.36). Oahu’s Joshua Moniz (11.47) and Brazil’s Gabriel Medina (10.00) were eliminated in the heat.

Maui’s Logan Bediamol also bowed out in the third round, placing third in his heat with a 6.80.