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Prep Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, May 26, 1999

Athletes of the Week

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IKAIKA LESTER
MOLOKAI BASEBALL

The freshman right-hander scattered four hits in the Farmers' 6-2 win over Mid-Pacific in the state baseball championship game Friday. It was Lester's first complete game and also his first start of the season. He earned the victory in relief Wednesday in Molokai's quarterfinal win over Iolani and was named the Most Outstanding Player of the tourney.

KEALANI KIMBALL
KAMEHAMEHA BASKETBALL

The junior swing was named the MVP of the state basketball championship Saturday after leading the Warriors to their sixth title. Kimball had 10 points and nine rebounds in the championship game against Punahou, finishing with 31 points and 21 rebounds in three tournament games.

HONORABLE MENTION

Baseball

Kainoa Fong, Iolani: Tossed a three-hitter, striking out four, as the Raiders opened their state title defense with a 9-1 win over Mililani.

Keahi Rawlins, Molokai: Lofted a two-run blast some 380 feet over the left-field wall to help the Farmers secure the title against Mid-Pacific.

Jerome Williams, Waipahu: Held Kailua to two hits while striking out eight in the Marauders' 5-0 opening-round win.

Girls' basketball

Sheila Azevedo, Waiakea: Had game highs in points (16), rebounds (10), assists (3) and steals (3) in the Warriors' quarterfinal win over Pearl City.

Mi-Suk Lee, Konawaena: Scored 28 points in the Wildcats' victory over Nanakuli in the consolation title game. She also had 23 points on 11 of 18 shooting from the floor in the Wildcats' consolation win over Kapaa.

Brandy Richardson, Kalaheo: Scored 14 points to lift the Mustangs over Waiakea for third place. She finished the tournament with 49 points and 32 rebounds in three games.

Kim Shiraishi, Konawaena: Scored 25 points with eight steals in the Wildcats' win over Kapaa.


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