Three-time All-American middle blocker Arlete Silva had 16 kills and five blocks to lead Brigham Young-Hawaii to a 15-11, 15-6, 15-4 win over Western Washington last night at Bellingham, Wash.
15-1 after road victory
The victory pushed the top-rated Seasiders' record to 15-1 overall, 5-0 in Pacific West play.
The Vikings fell to 6-7 and 3-4.
Silva had no hitting errors on 23 swings, hitting .696. Vanessa Valansi added 15 kills and six aces for BYUH.
Western Washington will next host No. 2 Hawaii Pacific tomorrow.
Kamehameha No. 1The two-time defending state champion Kamehameha girls' volleyball team is ranked No. 1 by Vball.com, a website devoted to junior volleyball.
The Warriors impressed the national voters with their preseason victory in the Maui Life-Durango Classic last month at Las Vegas. Behind Kamehameha are Assumption (Ky.) and Newport Harbor (Calif.), the latter the winner of the Iolani Classic in August.
HPU kickers lose on roadTaryn Geolina gave Hawaii Pacific an early lead with a goal in the 17th minute, but the Sea Warriors could not hold on, losing to Central Washington, 2-1, yesterday at Ellensburg, Wash.
The loss dropped HPU to 2-6-1 overall, 1-2 in PacWest play.
The Wildcats improved to 5-8 and 2-2.
Hawaii baseball campThe University of Hawaii baseball team will host its annual Winter Baseball Camp Dec. 20-22.
Registration fee is $100. Camp begins at 9 a.m. each day and ends at 3 p.m.
For more information, call 956-6247.
Na Koa football luncheonHawaii coach June Jones and assistant Dan Morrison will speak at Monday's Na Koa Football Club luncheon at Waialae Country Club.
Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m., the program at noon.
Cost is $11.