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Sunset Beach’s Maeda surfs to Round 1 win in WSL event

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    Mahina Maeda won her first-round heat at the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing on Saturday.
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MANLY BEACH, Sydney » Sunset Beach’s Mahina Maeda won her opening heat on Saturday in 2- to 3-foot surf at the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing.

Maeda, the reigning world junior champion, put up a 12.25 two-wave score in the first heat of the World Surf League Junior Qualifying Series’ Women’s Pro Junior division. She narrowly edged Isabella Nichols of Austrlia, who scored a 12.20.

Maeda is set to surf Round 2 against Australians Bodhi Leigh-Jones, Lucy Callister and Rubie Reents.

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