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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Thursday, March 25, 1999

Arizona is Thompson
golf leader

The Arizona women's golf team took the lead going into today's final round of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Rainbow Tournament at the Kaneohe Klipper Course.

The Wildcats shot their second straight team score of 298 for a 596 total to take a four-shot lead over first-round leader San Jose State. Stanford and Texas Christian were next at 603.

Host Hawaii was tied for eighth with New Mexico.

TCU's Angela Stanford posted a 1-under-par 71 for a one-stroke lead with a 36-hole total of 143. Georgina Simpson of San Jose State was second at 144 and Southern Methodist's Jennifer Hubbard third at 145, with the day's best round of 69.

Kathy Cho led UH scorers with a 72--151.

Wahine swept by Lobos

The Hawaii softball team lost both ends of a WAC doubleheader to No. 24 New Mexico yesterday at Albuquerque, N.M., 3-2 and 7-5.

The Wahine (20-17, 7-5) trailed early in both games. In the opener, winning pitcher Kathy Moore drove in two runs, including what proved to be the game-winner in the third.

In the second game, Hawaii rallied to take a 5-3 lead in the top of the third but reliever Janelle Gonzales failed to work the magic that earned her a save on Monday. Tied at 5-5, Gonzales gave up two runs in the bottom of the sixth to give the Lobos (29-5, 2-1) the sweep.

Seasiders blank Pacific

The Brigham Young-Hawaii men's tennis team shut out Pacific (Ore.) for the second time in three days yesterday, winning 7-0 at the BYUH courts.

The Seasiders (15-1) shut out the Boxers 9-0 on Monday.

Kirk Banks soccer opens

The 17th Statewide AYSO Kirk Banks Soccer Tournament got under way today at Kapiolani Park with some 5,400 athletes from all islands competing.

Matches run from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The finals are Sunday.

The tournament is named for former Kailua High School goalie Banks, who was killed in a car accident in 1983.

Rainbows still No. 7

TheHawaii men's volleyball team remained in seventh place in the latest USA Today/AVCA Coaches Top 25 poll. The Rainbows (13-6 overall, 6-5 MPSF) resume league play tomorrow with a match against No. 9 Loyola Marymount (9-6, 8-5).



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