1 949 18 Black
The skinny: Ran the table at Junior Nationals with a perfect 11-0 mark. Lucas Yoder named tournament MVP. Won Boys’ Invitational title.
2 Balboa Bay 18 Hurley
The skinny: Kent Kawaguchi, Jason Willahan, and Jimmy Webb were all-tournament selections in Reno.
3 SCVC 18 Quiksilver
The skinny: Team won its first eight matches at Junior Nationals. Cole Fiers named all-tournament. Won Holiday Classic and Boys’ Classic titles.
4 MB Surf Nike 18s
The skinny: Hagen Smith and Casey White named to Junior Nationals’ all-tournament team.
5 Coast 18 Quiksilver
The skinny: Squad went 9-1 at Junior Nationals. Miles Johnson earned all-tournament honors.
6 The HBC 18 Tyler
The skinny: Won its first five matches at Junior Nationals. Riley Mallon and Zach Gates named all-tournament. Placed third at Holiday Classic.
7 Ku’Ikahi 18 Roshambo
The skinny: Finished with an 8-3 record and a top 10 finish at nationals. Took third at Boys’ Invitational.
8 Diablo Truth 18-1
The skinny: Finished strong in Reno with wins in their final two matches. Placed third at Boys’ Classic.
9 Ultimate 18 Gold
The skinny: Tied for fifth at nationals and scored win over fellow Chicago-area entrant Adversity. Mitch Weiler named to all-tournament team.
10 Adversity 18 Purple
The skinny: A 6-3 finish to the season gives the Chicago area two top-ten 18s teams. Carlos Zambrano named to all-tournament team in Reno.
1 Ka Ulukoa M17 Mizuno
The skinny: Hawaiian team went 11-0 en route to 17 Open crown in Reno. Larry Tuileta named tournament MVP.
2 SCVC 17 Quiksilver
The skinny: Won nine matches at an extremely competitive Junior Nationals that saw three teams from Puerto Rico finish in the top 17. Vincent Pizzuti, Ian Schwan, and Chase Corbett grabbed all-tournament honors. Placed second in 18s at Holiday Classic.
3 Club Red 17
The skinny: Arizona-based squad won its first seven matches at Junior Nationals. Billy Andrew named all-tournament.
4 MB Surf Nike 17s
The skinny: Won six of its first seven matches at Junior Nationals and landed Jacob Tuioti-Mariner on all-tournament team.
5 Coast 17 Quiksilver
The skinny: Outlasted No. 5 HLVBC in three at nationals, but then lost to them in sudden-death, one-set rematch. Won Junior Boys’ Classic.
6 Balboa Bay 17 Hurley
The skinny: Won five of first six contests at Junior Nationals. Also won Boys’ Invitational title and took second at Boys’ Classic.
7 HLVBC 17 Nike
The skinny: Won first five matches in Reno. Chandler Gibb named all-tournament.
8 MVVC 17 Red
The skinny: Finished strong with five wins in Reno.
9 Yorktowne 17 Blue
The skinny: Pennsylvania club went 7-3 at Junior Nationals.
10 LIVBC 17 National
The skinny: Played six three-set matches in Reno.
1 The HBC 16 KC
The skinny: Went 11-0 in matches and 22-1 in sets en route to Junior Nationals 16 Open title. T.J. DeFalco named tournament MVP. Also swept three key SCVA tournaments.
2 Balboa Bay 16 Hurley
The skinny: Junior Nationals runner-up team placed Grant Friedman, Ryan Moss, and Matt Ctvrtlik on all-tournament team.
3 SMBC 16 Black
The skinny: Finished 7-3 and in third place at nationals. Matt Douglas and Kyle Jasuta tabbed all-tournament.
4 Coastal B16 Navy
The skinny: Virginia-based entrant went 9-1 in Reno and placed Brett Rosenmeier and Collin Scott on all-tournament team. Took third at Boys’ Invitational.
5 Bones 16 Black SC
The skinny: Fourth Southern California team in Top 5. Went 6-3 at nationals.
6 Pacific Rim 16-1
The skinny: Northern California entrant finished 7-2 in Reno. Joe Worsley named to all-tournament team.
7 Ultimate B16 Gold
The skinny: Chicago-area squad went 6-3 at nationals with Paul Chmura being named all-tournament.
8 SCVC 16 Quiksilver
The skinny: Overcame a slow start in Reno to win five of six matches. Nolan Sharp earned all-tournament honors.
9 Pace Bootlegger 161
The skinny: Squad from Rochester, N.Y. Won seven matches at Junior Nationals.
10 Legacy 16 Elite
The skinny: Started strong with wins in five of first six matches in Reno.
1 SCVC 15 Quiksilver
The skinny: Won 10 matches and the 15 Open title in Reno. Casey McGarry named tournament MVP.
2 Balboa Bay 15 Hurley
The skinny: Went 8-3 in Reno with Colin McAllister, Noah Dyer, and Tanner Woods earning all-tournament accolades. Also placed third in 16s division at Holiday Classic.
3 West Allis Lightning B15
The skinny: Tied for third at nationals and landed Mitchell Pralle and Scott Stadick on all-tournament squad.
4 Pali 15 Nike
The skinny: Solid 8-2 mark at nationals.
Scott Stoeckinger and Quentin Haarpainter named all-tournament.
5 949 15 Black
The skinny: Posted eight wins at Junior Nationals. James Thomas named all-tournament.
6 Pacific Rim 15-1
The skinny: Won five matches at nationals. Took fifth at Boys’ Invitational and Boys’ Classic.
7 MB Surf Nike 15s
The skinny: Placed eighth at both Boys’ Invitational and Boys’ Classic.
8 The HBC 15 Adam
The skinny: Went 8-4 in Reno and placed seventh at Boys’ Invitational.
9 NVVA 15 National
The skinny: Virginia-based team tied for ninth at nationals.
10 Bay to Bay 15-1
The skinny: Kyle Bugee named all-tournament at Junior Nationals.
Originally published in November 2013