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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, November 10, 1999

Iolani ends Punahou’s
ILH water polo reign

Paul Helfer and David Graner each scored two goals, leading Iolani past Punahou, 6-3, at the Kamehameha Schools pool last night for its first Interscholastic League of Honolulu water polo championship in six years.

The archrivals split four previous meetings this fall before the Raiders took the rubber match, ending a five-year title reign for the Buffanblu.

Sea Warriors win in OT

DeWayne Allen hit two free throws with 44 seconds left in overtime to give Hawaii Pacific a four-point lead and the Sea Warriors hung on for an 83-81 exhibition victory over the Northwest All-Stars that opened their season last night at Blaisdell Arena.

Joshua Newburn, who had 23 points for HPU, sank a 3-pointer in the last minute of regulation play to give the home team a 71-70 edge. Northwest's Travis DeCuir made one of two free throws with five seconds left, forcing the OT.

UH's Matsumura one back

Hawaii's Melanie Matsumura skied to a 6-over 78, losing a share of the individual lead but staying within one shot of first place after yesterday's second round of the Rainbow Wahine Classic at Kapolei Golf Course.

Kristy Kortuem of Arkansas led the way at 149 after a 75 yesterday. Matsumura, BYU's Carrie Summerhays (77) and Cal State Northridge's Kimberly Kelly (73) were at 150.

UCLA led the team standings with a 611 total. UH was tied for sixth at 634 in the 14-team field.

Windsurfing champions

Britain's Nik Baker won the men's title and American Kelly Moore took the women's prize in yesterday's finals of the Swatch Aloha Windsurfing Classic at Ho'okipa Beach on Maui.

BYUH women are No. 1

Two-time national champion BYU-Hawaii is ranked No. 1 in the NCAA Division II preseason women's volleyball poll released yesterday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

The Seasiders won the NAIA championship in 1998 and the NCAA Division II title this year.

BYUH sophomore Petra Gaspar is No. 1 in singles and, with Karin Ptaszek, No. 1 in doubles.

Aiwohi wins gold medal

Nathan Aiwohi of Honolulu won a pole vault gold medal in the recent Huntsman World Senior Games at St. George, Utah, setting a record of 10 feet for his 55-59 age group.



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