Friends of Joe "Dr. 360" Wolfson unveiled a plaque honoring the legendary body boarder at the Marine Street Lifeguard tower Sunday, following the Earth Day Surf Contest. Former roommate John Featherstone holds the plaque, which reads, "Joe Wolfson, a true waterman, married to the ocean — Aahooooooo.A permanent bronze plaque will be dedicated on Wolfson’s birthday, July 11. Photo by Kevin Cody

South Bay Sports

Club basketball tryouts Sunday

Boys and girls interested in joining an 8-and-under or a 10-and-under club basketball team are invited to tryouts being held Sunday, April 29, at Redondo Union High School from 1-3 p.m.

Tryouts will also be held for other age groups. Kids from age 8 to 16 are invited to attend the tryouts. For more information please contact Don Turner at 937-9945.


MB’s Fontana, Young win in Clearwater

Top-seeded Barbra Fontana of Manhattan Beach and Elaine Youngs of Encinitas overcame a first game loss in the best of three women's Gold Medal match to capture the $15,000 first-place prize on Sunday at the $150,000 Volleyhut Clearwater Beach Invitational. The two defeated third-seeded Holly McPeak of Manhattan and Rachel Wacholder of Hermosa Beach in the finals.

In the men's Gold Medal match, third-seeded Dax Holdren and Todd Rogers captured their second pro beach event in Florida in the past year by defeating fourth-seeded Stein Metzger and Kevin Wong 21-15 and 21-16 in 35 minutes to share the $15,000 first-place prize. Olympic gold medalist Eric Fonoimoana of Hermosa and Dane Blanton finished third.

Redondo High had the offense and the defense to defeat Santa Monica last week. Alex Merrell (left) pulls down a line drive) and designated hitter Erin Eubanks (right) beats the tag. Photos by Ray Vidal


Sports results

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Reports should include league, division, game location, scores, names of the game’s top players, and descriptions of their performances.