Prep Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Sunday, April 1, 2001

Kalani's Grant Arakaki goes flying as Farrington's Micah
Alexander slides safely into second base. He was stranded
at second. Kalani won yesterday's game, 14-5.

Castle rallies
to beat Roosevelt

Star-Bulletin staff

Jason Taniguchi's two-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning lifted Castle to an 8-6 comeback victory over Roosevelt yesterday at Castle field. The Knights, who trailed 5-1 at one point, tied the game in the sixth on Jordan Tom's sacrifice fly.

Taniguchi followed with his double to give Castle the lead. Ryan Lum survived a shaky start to pick up the complete-game win.

At Castle

Roosevelt (3-1)3002001--663
Castle (3-0-1)100124x--874

Chris Mols, Matthew Terukina (6) and Joey Shimabuku; Ryan Lum and Jason Taniguchi. WP -- Lum. LP -- Mols.
Leading hitters -- Roosevelt: Corey Higa 2-4; Ryan Tanaka 2-4, RBI. Castle: Taniguchi 2-4, 2B, 3 RBI.

Kaiser 16, Moanalua 10: Chris Gallego drove in seven runs for Kaiser as the Cougars outslugged the Menehunes. Gallego went 4-for-5 with two doubles and a home run.

Steven Green and James Strombach hit home runs for Moanalua.

At Moanalua

Kaiser (2-0-1)0002554--16163
Moanalua (2-2)0020503--1081

Jason Peters and Chris Gallego; Devin Kitashiro, Nathan Mansberger (5), Mike Miyagi (6), Geoff Say (6), James Strombach (7) and Lorin Nakagawa. WP -- Peters. LP -- Mansberger.
Leading Hitters -- Kaiser: David Chu 3-5, 2B, 3B; Eric Ching 4-5; Gallego 4-5, 2 2B, HR, 7 RBI; john Uehara 2B, Ian Matsuda 2-4, 2B. Moanalua: Steven Green HR; Tony Reid 2-4, 2B; Nakagawa 2B, 2 RBI; Strombach HR, 2 RBI.

Kalaheo 9, Kailua 8: Mike Garcia drove in two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift the Mustangs over the Surfriders.

With the score tied at seven, Jeremy Garcia and Shane Harada led off the sixth with singles and advanced to second and third on an error. Mike Garcia then stroked a single to left field to score both runners and break the tie.

At Kailua Recreation Center

Kailua (2-1)0007001--883
Kalaheo (2-1)601002x--9153

Yoshida, Santos (2) and Vickery; Ikaika Hollinger, Chase Woods (4) and Ryan Tucker. WP -- Woods. LP -- Santos
Leading hitters -- Kailua: Travis Hayashida 2-3; Jory Pearce 2-3. Kalaheo: Jeremy Garcia 2-4, 2 runs; Shane Harada 2-4, 3B, 2 runs; Mike Garcia 2-4, 2 RBI; Chris Rego 3B, 2 RBI; Alex Zapata 3-4; Chase Woods 2-3, 2 RBI.

Kahuku 5, Kaimuki 0: Kahuku pitcher Daniel Kawahaku fanned 14 batters and yielded no walks to lead the Red Raiders over the Bulldogs. Kawahaku also went 3-for-3 at the plate and drove in two runs.

At Kaimuki

Kahuku (2-2)0100400--561
Kaimuki (1-3)0000000--032

Daniel Kawahaku and Alex Tohciano; Jeff Yee and Melan Ohelo. WP -- Kawahaku. LP -- Yee.
Leading hitters -- Kahuku: Daniel Kawahaku 3-3, 2B, 2 RBIs. Kaimuki: Daniel Swearingen 3-3, 2 2b.
Junior Varsity -- Kahuku 11, Kaimuki 11

Kalani 14, Farrington 5: Sean Kaku's three-run homer in the third inning propelled the Falcons to a rout of the Governors.

At Kahala Field

Farrington (0-4)2000300--542
Kalani (2-2)407021x--14110

Paul Allen Dela Cruz, Criston Barba (3), Shaun Tabil (3) and Shaun Tabil and Criston Barba; Gert Koenigs, Emrick Hirokawa (5), Asher Tamanaha (7) and Sean Kaku. W--Koenigs. L--Dela Cruz.
Leading hitters--Farrington: Micha Alexander 2-3; Barba 1-4, 3B, 2 RBIs. Kalani: Sean Kaku 2-4, 3-run homer, 5 RBIs; Rodney Roque 2-4; Matt Yamada 2B; Dane Young 3B.

OIA West

Radford 7, Waialua 4: Kori Wade's two-run double in the sixth inning broke a 4-4 tie to carry the host Rams past the Bulldogs.

Tyler Ferguson added an insurance run with another run-scoring double.

At Radford

Waialua (0-3)0201100--473
Radford (1-2)0100330--762

Jonathan Carrano, Keone Peiler (6) and Jason Vasconcellos; David Streett, Tyler Ferguson (4) and Richard Killen. WP -- Ferguson. LP -- Peiler.
Leading hitters -- Waialua: Lee Matsuura 2-3; Peiler 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI; Radford: Brant Onaga 2-4; Ferguson 2B, RBI; Kori Wade 2B, 2 RBI.

Postponed: Leilehua at Mililani and Waipahu at Pearl City were rained out. The games will be played at 4 p.m. Monday.


Kamehameha 8, Damien 2: Four Kamehameha pitchers combined for six strikeouts as the Warriors won their fourth consecutive game. Kelii Correa drove in two runs for Kamehameha, while Bronson Sardinha went 2-for-3 at the plate.

At Joey Desa Field

Kamehameha (4-3)1003004--8120
Damien (1-5)0000200--261

Hubert Pruett, Kainoa Yoshida (3), Robert Aiwohi (5), Shannon Kahale (6) and Danny Nitahara. Matthew Higa, David Doles (5), Austen Ito (6) and Cheyne Kawamoto.
Leading hitters -- Kam: Bronson Sardinha 2-3, 2b, RBI; Kelii Correa 2 RBI. Damien -- Jared Chun 2-3, RBI.

Mid-Pac 12, Iolani 2: Isaac Omura blasted a three-run home run and Kyle Yanabu added a two-run homer as the host Owls defeated the Raiders in a game called after five innings due to the 10-run rule.

At Mid-Pacific Field

Iolani (5-2)00110--243
Mid-Pacific (5-2) 43401--12121

Travis McGaughy, Ivan Ing (3) Tyler McCready (3) and Travis Mitsuda; Kerick Chang, Bobby Kumasaki (3) and Matt Inouye.
WP--Chang. LP--McGaughy.
Leading hitters--Iol: Kila Kaaihue 2-3, RBI. MPI: Kyle Yanabu 3-4, 2b, 2-RBI; Matt Inouye 2-3, 2b, RBI; Kevin Kahn 2-3, RBI; Isaac Omura 2-3, 3-run HR; Dane Mercouillier 2b, 2 RBI.


Ryan Hanohano's hot bat helped Waiakea maintain its perfect record as the Warriors toppled Kealakehe 7-2 in a Big Island Interscholastic Federation baseball game yesterday in Kailua-Kona.

Hanohano went 2-for-4 with two RBIs to lead the Warriors, who are the only unbeaten team in the BIIF.

On Tuesday, Hanohano had the game-winning hit in Waiakea's 10-9 victory over crosstown rival Hilo.

Daniel Leite tossed four shutout innings for the victory.

Morgan Kruger-Burgess went the distance in the loss, and had two RBIs to lead Kealakehe.

In other games:

St. Joseph 6, Kohala 1: The Cardinals put back-to-back three-run rallies together in the fourth and fifth to down the Cowboys at Kamehameha Park in Kapaau.

Hilo 13, Hawaii Prep 0: The Vikings erupted for 12 runs in the third to top the Ka Makani at Wong Stadium.

Brett Kimura and Kaimana Aiwohi combined on a five-inning four-hitter.

Konawaena 6, Pahoa 4: Adam Tabieros pitched 613 innings to earn the win in a battle of title contenders at Gabby Inaba field in Kealakekua.

The Wildcats improved to 2-1 while the Daggers fell to 2-2.

Honokaa 12, Kau 8: Dexter Alpiche pitched a six-inning complete-game and Kaneala Abalo went 3-for-4 to lift the Dragons to their first victory.

Honokaa rallied for eight runs in the sixth.

Girls basketball


Iolani 70, University 23: The Raiders sprinted to a 27-6 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in a rout of the Junior 'Bows.

Iolani's Trisha Nishimoto led all scorers with 19 points.

Monica Tokoro scored 17 and Fabriann Gin added 12 for the Raiders.

Mid-Pacific 57, Maryknoll 52: The Owls finished with a 9-0 run to edge the Spartans at Mid-Pacific's gym. Caroline Beddow scored a game-high 14 points, and hit a pair of free throws with four seconds remaining to clinch the win for the Owls.


Kaiser 56, Kailua 46: Nanea Kamauoha and Samantha Ching both hit for 13 points and the Cougars held off the Surfriders.

McKinley 44, Roosevelt 36: Tracy Torralva scored 14 points as the Tigers remained unbeaten in the OIA East.

Jodi Nakashima nailed four three-point shots and finished with 16 points for Roosevelt.

Kalaheo 65, Moanalua 34: Freshman Bre Carson hit six three-point shots to lead the Mustangs to a rout of the Menehunes.

Carson finished the game with 18 points, while Heather Gonsalves added 15 for Kalaheo.

Leilehua 59, Campbell 46: Sisters Heidi and Charlotte Garcia combined for 31 points to lead the Sabers past the visiting Mules.

Heidi Garcia led Campbell with 18 points, while Charlotte scored 13. Campbell's Renette Fajardo led all scorers with 19 points.

Kahuku 54, Kaimuki 52: Natasha Kai hit a lay-up with three seconds left to seal it for the visiting Red Raiders.

Kai led all scorers with 19 points. Dalia Solia led Kaimuki with 17 points.

Girls basketball box scores
will appear in Monday's editions.

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