Sebastian Mendes, a thirdgrade student at Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills, has captured the Western Surfing Association’s Micro Grom under-9 shortboarding championship for the 2010-11 season.
Competing in 10 events throughout Southern California since August, Sebastian finished with 14,550 total points.
The second-place competitor, Kade Matson of San Clemente, had 10,745 points for the season.
Sebastian was featured in the March 3 edition of The Acorn.
Sean Woods, a sixth-gr...