Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, July 25, 2001

Arceneaux signs
with IPFL team
in Tennessee

Former St. Louis and Utah quarterback Darnell Arceneaux has signed with the Tennessee Thundercats of the Indoor Professional Football League.

Arceneaux was recently released by the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. According to his agent, Allan Cunanan, Arceneaux was signed as a backup to former NFL quarterback Heath Shuler.

The ThunderCats host the Boise Stallions Saturday in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee is 9-4 with four games remaining. The ThunderCats have already clinched a berth in the league championship game against the Omaha Beef on Sept. 1.

Hamamoto off pace at junior amateur golf

Hilo's Jarett Hamamoto carded a 6-over-par 77 yesterday to tie for 81st place going into today's final stroke-play round of the 54th annual Junior Amateur Boys Golf Championship at San Antonio.

Hamamoto was 12 strokes behind Scotty Campbell of Arkansas and Florida's James Vargas, who opened with 65s at the Oak Hills Country Club.

The top 64 golfers will advance to match play beginning tomorrow. The semifinal and final are scheduled for Saturday.

Hamamoto was the only Hawaii competitor entered in the event.

Kyono lone isle qualifier for junior match play

Kauai's Rachel Kyono shot a final round 73--147 to make the cut at the 53rd Girls Junior Amateur Golf Championship at Mission Hills, Kan.

Kyono finished 15 strokes behind medalist Christina Kim of San Jose, Calif. Kim shot an event record 62 yesterday to finish at 133.

Only five players have shot lower than 63 at a USGA event: Helen Alfredsson, Johnny Miller, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf and Jim Wilson.

Not advancing to match play from Hawaii were: Ayumi Hori (156), Dale Gammie (157), Lisa Kajihara (158) and Rie Ganir (158).

Robb finishes fifth at Billabong Pro meet

Kalani Robb, the last remaining Hawaii surfer, lost his quarterfinal heat 22.1-20.25 to Damien Hobgood yesterday at the Billabong Pro at Jeffreys Bay, South Africa.

4-person volleyball event this weekend in Kona

The 1st Summer Jam 4-Person Beach Volleyball Tournament is scheduled for July 28-29 at the Coconut Grove Marketplace in Kailua-Kona.

Winnings will be $1,000 for the top three places in the open division and $600 in novice divisions. For more information, contact Mia Dorr at 808-334-3450.

Hawaii's own

Benny Agbayani, Mets: The St. Louis School and Hawaii Pacific alumnus went 0-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts in his teams' 4-3 loss to the Marlins. He hasn't had a hit in his last seven at-bats after a 6-for-11 streak.

Mike Fetters, Dodgers: The Iolani School product closed out Los Angeles' 7-2 win over Milwaukee. Fetters got into a bases-loaded jam, but got out of it unscathed when he forced Raul Casanova to pop out and Ron Belliard to strike out swinging.

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the [Scoreboard] section.

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