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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Friday, March 23, 2001

High school surf meet
on tap at Turtle Bay

Campbell's Joel Centeio, the reigning national high school champion, headlines the field of more than 200 surfers from across the state who will compete in the NSSA Hawaii Regional Championships ing tomorrow at Turtle Bay.

The meet begins at 9 a.m. each day through April 1. The regional champions advance to the national competition.

Kern, Brooks compete for U.S. water polo team

Punahou graduates Sean Kern and Brandon Brooks will be competing for the U.S. men's national water polo team at the Pan American Qualification Tournament in the Dominican Republic beginning Sunday.

Kern is a national team veteran, who competed in the Sydney Olympics. This is Brooks' first major international tour.

The U.S. team must finish first or second in this event to qualify for the FINA World Championships this July in Japan.

Memorial fund set up for late Wahine swimmer

A memorial fund has been set up for University of Hawaii swimmer Tammy Tye, who was killed in a biking accident last Friday.

The fund already has more than $3,000 in it, due to the donations made during the UH-Brigham Young women's basketball game Monday night.

"I wanted to acknowledge the fans and let them know that they have had a real part in the healing process of the UH swim community," said UH head swimming coach Bruce Kennard.

Donations for the Tammy Tye Memorial Fund may be sent to any First Hawaiian Bank branch or the UH Athletic Department at 1337 Lower Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96789.

Silverswords gain split at Cal State Stanislaus

The Chaminade softball team split a doubleheader at Cal State Stanislaus on Wednesday.

Kelly Kaaihili took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of the first game before settling for a four-hit complete game in Chaminade's 2-1 win. Kaaihili struck out four and walked three to earn her first win of the season.

Shanelle Yamane and Melissa Marquez knocked in the Silverswords' runs in the fourth.

The Warriors' Jenny Brown and Stacy Duncan combined for a four-hit shutout to lift Cal State Stanislaus (22-6) to a 7-0 win in the second game.

Chaminade (13-9) began play in the three-day Hayward Tournament today.

Hawaii's Gowdy advances at NCAA diving tourney

Mike Gowdy, the University of Hawaii's only representative at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, finished yesterday's preliminary 1-meter event in 32nd place.

Gowdy advances to today's round as action continues in the championships being held in College Station, Texas.



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