Norhern California Teens Wins Yo-Yo Title

Tessa Piccillo, 17, of Castro Valley, was dubbed the top female yo-yo-er at the 2014 World Yo Yo Contest ending on Aug. 9. Gentry Stein of Chico won the men's division. Their combined No. 1 titles put not only the United States, but Northern California on the map in the tightknit yo-yo world.

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Castro Valley High student Tessa Piccillo was dubbed the top female yo-yo-er at the 2014 World Yo Yo Contest in Prague.
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Nowakowski Raphael
Castro Valley High student Tessa Piccillo was dubbed the top female yo-yo-er at the 2014 World Yo Yo Contest in Prague.
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Nowakowski Raphael
Castro Valley High student Tessa Piccillo was dubbed the top female yo-yo-er at the 2014 World Yo Yo Contest in Prague.
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Nowakowski Raphael
Castro Valley High student Tessa Piccillo was dubbed the top female yo-yo-er at the 2014 World Yo Yo Contest in Prague.
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Nowakowski Raphael
Castro Valley High student Tessa Piccillo was dubbed the top female yo-yo-er at the 2014 World Yo Yo Contest in Prague.
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Nowakowski Raphael
Gentry Stein, 18, of Chico came in first place at the 2014 World Yo Yo Contest ending on Aug. 9.
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Nowakowski Raphael
Gentry Stein, 18, of Chico came in first place at the 2014 World Yo Yo Contest ending on Aug. 9.
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Nowakowski Raphael
Gentry Stein, 18, of Chico came in first place at the 2014 World Yo Yo Contest ending on Aug. 9.
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