The top lifeguards in the state will compete in the 2014 California Surf Life Saving Championships and California Junior Lifeguard Championships Friday and Saturday in Huntington Beach.

The event, which will showcase competition between Junior Lifeguards from across the state Friday and adult Ocean Lifeguards Saturday, will be held at Huntington State Beach at Newland Street, between lifeguard towers 13 and 14.

Youth Football Camp at HB High

The Huntington Beach Youth Football Camp opens Monday at Huntington Beach High.

The camp, run by the Huntington Beach High football staff, is open to youth grades K-through-eighth and will run daily from 9 a.m. to noon through July 31. Campers will learn various skill sets and work on speed and agility training. The cost is $100 per camper.

For registration information, email Huntington Beach High football Coach Eric Lo at

Edison girls' soccer camp

The Edison High Girls' Soccer Youth Camp starts Monday at the school's turf soccer field.

The camp will run daily from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through Aug. 1 and is open to girls ages 7 to 12. The cost is $80 per camper and includes an Edison soccer bag.

The camp will focus on speed, coordination, technical skills and tactical awareness, and will be led by Edison girls' varsity Coach Kerry "Mac" Crooks, Edison assistant coach Kaitlin Thulin plus current members of the Edison varsity soccer team.

To register, send a check (made payable to "Edison Girls' Soccer") to Kaitlin Thulin, 21182 Greenboro Lane, Huntington Beach, CA, 92626.

Local pair lead USA to gold medal

Jordan Raney of Huntington Beach Water Polo tied for match-high scoring honors with three goals July 15, and the USA Women's Youth National Water Polo Team won the gold medal at the UANA Junior Pan American Championship by defeating Brazil, 11-6, in the championship final at the Riverside Aquatics Complex.

The tournament featured teams from the U.S., Brazil, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Raney and teammate Aria Fischer (Laguna Beach High) tied for scoring honors with three goals each.

Team USA twice defeated Brazil (11-6, 19-4) and Puerto Rico (21-1, 21-1), and also topped Canada (10-4) and Mexico (25-4).

In the men's youth final of the UANA Junior Pan American Championship at Riverside July 15, Team USA rallied from a three-goal deficit in the second half and went on to edge Brazil, 10-9, to win the gold medal. Alex Wolf (Huntington Beach Water Polo Club) had eight saves in the final.