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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Tuesday, November 30, 1999

Pros lead amateurs
in Burns Challenge

The pros lead the amateurs, 6-1/2 to 5-1/2, after the first day of the Gov. John A. Burns Challenge Cup golf tournament at the Koolau Golf Course yesterday.

The tournament matches six two-man teams of amateurs against six teams of pros in various formats of play.

The amateurs grabbed a 4-2 lead after yesterday's opening round of bestball play. Michael Ukauka and Van wright led the way with a 6 and 5 win over Tommy Hines and Henry Sieradzki.

The pros came back to take the alternate ball portion, 4-1/2 to 1-1/2. Hines and Sieradzki regrouped for a 6 and 5 win over Brandan Kop and Jonathan Ota.

The tournament was to end today with 12 individual matches.

Chaminade 101, Christian Heritage 70:

Deionta Hagwood and Marcus Murphy scored 18 points each and Kenzie Weir added 17 as the NCAA Division II Silverswords (1-3) beat the Hawks at McCabe Gym.

Christian Heritage is an NAIA school from El Cajon, Calif.

Christian Heritage: Reinebach 3-10 4-5 10, Warner 1-2 2-3 4, Layton 7-14 1-4 15, Watson 3-5 0-1 7, Nicholson 2-10 5-7 11, Cesar 1-1 0-0 3, Krause 2-2 1-5 5, Cravens 1-2 0-0 2, Fellows 4-11 3-4 13. Totals 24-57 16-29 70.

Chaminade: Hagwood 6-14 4-8 18, Toya 3-6 3-4 10, Krafels 5-11 1-3 11, Feeney 3-6 2-2 9, Murphy 7-11 2-2 18, Weir 6-9 2-4 17, Robinson 3-8 1-3 8, Cole 4-5 0-0 10. Totals 37-70 15-26 101.

Halftime score - Chaminade 42, Christian Heritahe 43. Rebounds - Christian Heritage 33 (Watson 7), Chaminade 52 (Krafels 12); Assists - Christian Heritage: 12 (Watson 3), Chaminade: 23 (Feeney 12).

Wahine banquet tickets

Tickets for the Hawaii women's volleyball team banquet this Sunday are still available.

The banquet will be held at the Hawaii Regent Hotel. No host-cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner.

The cost is $35 for adults, $15 for children under 12.

For information and reservations, contact JW Ellsworth at 988-1954 or by e-mail at jbear@hawaii.rr.com

St. Louis moves up

The St. Louis School football team moved up seven spots to No. 15 in the latest Fox Fab 50 rankings, released yesterday.

The Interscholastic League of Honolulu champion Crusaders play the Oahu Interscholastic Association champion Kahuku Red Raiders Saturday at Aloha Stadium in the title game of the first Hawaii High School Athletic Association state football tournament.

UH softball signs two

Justina Kahaku, from Canyon High School in Canyon Country, Calif., and Felicity Witt, from Mount Colah, New South Wales, Australia, have signed letters of intent with the Hawaii women's softball team for the 2001 season.

Kahaku hit .394 last season a junior. She will be an outfielder for the Wahine.

Witt, a right-handed pitcher, went 3-2 with a 2.02 ERA, striking out 48 in 41 innings during the recent club season.

Moanalua Soccer Classic

The Moanalua High School Men's Soccer Classic will be held Thursday through Saturday at the school field.

Joining the host Menehunes will be Punahou, Kamehameha and Iolani of the Interscholastic League of Honolulu, and Castle and Mililani of the Oahu Interscholastic Association.

Three games will be played Thursday and Friday, starting at 4 p.m. Action gets under way at 8 a.m. Saturday, with the championship game scheduled for 8 p.m.

Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for students. For information, call Spencer Machado at 623-8444.

Nothing fishy about Fever winner

Ask Reno Ramiro to pick out a prime cut of fish for you and he'll do it without a problem, but by his own admission, picking out winners in football games has never been his forte.

That changed last week for the professional fish cutter for Nobu of Hawaii, when he picked nine out of 10 correctly on his Football Fever ballot.

His 9-1 record vaulted him into contention and his ballot was selected in the weekly drawing as this week's Football Fever winner, taking the $500 prize and two Hula Bowl tickets .

"I never follow the games closely so I don't know how I do each week," he said. "I just pick what I think and put in my paper each week. This is a total surprise for me."

Ramiro, who's luck has been riding high recently, just had his wedding reception last week so he plans to use his winnings to pay a few bills and to buy something nice for his new family.



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