Brandan Kop shot a 1-over-par 73 to weather Parker McLachlin's closing 68 storm and edge the UCLA golfer for the Army Invitational championship yesterday at Leilehua Golf Corse.
Kop holds off McLachlin
for Army golf title
Kop finished the 54-hole tournament at 6-under 210, McLachlin at 211.
Regan Lee was another two shots back after a closing 73
George Yamamoto beat Daryl Wilkins on the first hole of a playoff for Senior Flight honors after they tied at 223 in regulation play.
Owen Fujikawa topped A Flight at 77-228.
Wilson wins Utah tourneyHawaii pro golfer Dean Wilson shot a 69 yesterday for a 54-hole total of 207 and a two-stroke victory worth $22,500 in the Ganter Utah State Open at Draper, Utah.
Hawaii rules in CanadaShaun Sasaki allowed four hits over the first six innings and Keven Whalen finished up on the mound and also hit a key home run as the Hawaii 13-14's beat the Kennedy-Surrey Braves, 9-4, yesterday in the championship game of the U.S.-Canada Invitational baseball tournament at Chilliwack, Canada.
Other Hawaii team members were Kaulana Chang, Ranson DeCosta, Michael Hayasaka, Noah Kon, Ryan Murakawa, Dayne Ogawa, Brandon Ogimi, Chad Tamashiro, Bronson Wailehua and Kale Whalen.
Manager Carlton Hayasaka was assisted by Craig Hayasaka, Darryl Ogawa and Terry Ogimi.
Isle hockey team excelsThe Ho'okahi Ikaika hockey team took runner-up honors in the 17-and-under division of the USA InLine National Championships at Darien Ill., losing to Team Louisiana, 7-3, in yesterday's title game.
Ho'okahi Ikaika, which finished the tournament with a 5-2 record, won the Team Sportsmanship award in its division and Andy Oda was named to the five-player all-tournament team.
UH's Rojas takes bronzeUniversity of Hawaii swimmer Luis Rojas, helpedVenezuela's 400-meter relay team to a third-place finish and earned a Pan American Games bronze medal at Winnipeg, Canada, last week.
Castro select tennis camperMicah Castro, 14 of Kaneohe is one of 28 youngsters from across the nation attending the 15th annual USA Tennis League Invitational Tennis Camp this week at Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif.
The select group of boys and girls 12-15 years old earned the all-expenses-paid week of top-notch instruction and activities by impressing Junior Tennis League chapter leaders throughout the country with exemplary tennis skills and positive attitude.
HPU women's tennis coachHenry Somerville, who has coached the Hawaii Pacific men's tennis team for three seasons, also will coach the Sea Warriors' women's team, it was announced last week by HPU athletic director Tony Sellitto.
Carolyn Katayama recently resigned the women's coaching position.