OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Courtney Conlogue of Santa Ana held off Sage Erickson of Ojai to win the Paul Mitchell Neon Supergirl Pro surfing contest Sunday at the Oceanside Pier.
Conlogue won the contest for the second time. She also won in 2009
Conlogue pulled the event's highest single-scoring wave during the final, earning a near-perfect 9.77 with a massive air-reverse.
More than 120 of the top pros made this the largest women's surf contest in the world and the lone women's WSL qualifying event scheduled in the U.S. for the 2017 season.
Conlogue earned 6,000 points and $10,000. Erickson earned 4,550 points and $5,000.
Erickson eliminated defending Supergirl Pro champion Coco Ho in the quarterfinals.
Tatiana Weston-Webb and Caroline Marks tied for third.