The Miss Escondido pageant was held Saturday night at the Ritz Theater. Hannia Hernandez was crowned Miss Escondido 2023; Sienna DePonte was crowned Miss Teen Escondido 2023 and Scarlett DePonte was crowned Jr. Miss Escondido 2023. They are, in order (from left), Sienna, Hannia and Scarlett.
The courts this year are Jr. Miss Escondido court, 1st Princess; MacKenzie Hough, 2nd Princess; Addison Schuster, Miss Teen; 1st Princess, Jocelyn Gutierrez; 2nd Princess, McKenna Freitas; Miss Court, 1st Princess; Katie Mullin, 2nd Princess, Brady Ronquillo.
Photo by David Zumaya of My San Diego North County