Santa Cruz, California's John Mel emerged victorious over a stacked field and moves into No. 2 on the rankings.
A massive day of competition only saw one upset, but breakthrough performances were in abundance at the RVCA Pro Junior.
Defending champion Tyler Gunter and fellow competitors ready to battle it out at Newport Beach tomorrow.
The RVCA Pro Junior presented by Jack's Surfboards provides big opportunities to shake up the North America Pro Junior ratings even more.
The third edition of RVCA's Pro Junior is set for action September 22 - 24 as the men's fifth event of 2017.