Mililani is among the favorites in both the OIA boys' and girls' soccer tournaments that open this week at six sites.
The Trojan girls (9-0-1) are the top seed from the West while the Trojan boys (7-0-2) are the No. 2 seed from the West. Both teams have earned byes into their respective quarterfinals.
The other top seeds in the boys' tournament that begins Wednesday are East No. 1 Kaiser (8-1-0) and East No. 2 Castle (7-2-0), and West No. 1 Pearl City (8-0-1). Those teams will start play in Thursday's quarterfinals
The girls' tournament opens Friday. Also earning first-round byes into Saturday's quarterfinals are West No. 2 Moanalua (8-1-1), East No. 1 Kailua (6-0-2) and East No. 2 Kahuku (6-2-0).
Play continues through Feb. 5 at Pearl City. The boys' final is at 5:30 p.m. followed by the girls' final at 7:30 p.m.
The first-round schedules are:
Boys: Wednesday at Aiea High School -- Kalaheo vs. Moanalua, 5:15 p.m.; Aiea vs. Kahuku, 7 p.m. At Kailua High School -- Aiea vs. Kahuku, 5:15 p.m.; Kailua vs. Radford, 7 p.m.
Girls: Friday at Pearl City -- Kaiser vs. Waialua, 5:15 p.m.; Pearl City vs. Roosevelt, 7 p.m. At Castle -- Aiea vs. Kalaheo, 5:15 p.m.; Castle vs. Waianae, 7 p.m.
Vulcans sweep doubleheaderRyan Petersen had two doubles and two RBIs in each seven-inning game as Hawaii-Hilo swept a baseball doubleheader with the University of San Diego, 6-3 and 10-6, at Kailua-Kona yesterday. The Vulcans improved their record to 4-2. The Toreros dipped to 2-2.
Padaca first in surfing contestNorth Shore surfer Myles Padaca won the Vans Open, the first event of the inaugural Asahi Grand Slam of Surfing, in 6-to 8-foot sets at Sunset Beach yesterday.
Padaca shaded former world champ Derek Ho of Hawaii for the $2,500 top prize. Californian Aaron Fredette was third and Australian Tony Ray fifth.
Bodysurfing at PipelineThe 2000 Pipeline Bodysurfing Classic will be held at Ehukai Beach on the best day during a holding period of tomorrow though Feb. 3.
The event is hosted by the North Shore Bodysurfing Club and coordinated by Pipeline World Games, Inc.
Tae Kwon Do title meetThe U.S. Open Tae Kwon Do Championships will take place Feb. 3-6 at the Blaisdell Arena, with an international field of elite black belts competing from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.
The tournament is open to the public.