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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Tuesday, March 12, 2002



Hayashi and Taketa
team up for Aloha
Section 4-ball title


Kevin Hayashi and Lance Taketa came from four shots back to capture the 2002 Big Island Candies Aloha Section PGA Scotch 4-Ball Championship and the top prize of $2,500.

In an alternate shot format, Hayashi and Taketa shot the low round of the day with a 2-under-par 70 and finished with a two-day total of 6-under 138. They edged out the second- place team of Brian Sasada and Kirk Nelson by one shot.

Hawaii's Hisaka earns national officials award

Lloyd Hisaka was recognized with an award by the National Federation Officials Association for his efforts as a high school basketball official in Hawaii.

In addition to Hisaka's national award, the NFOA recognized 12 officials as among the best in Hawaii.

Warriors sweep Butler for third straight win

The Hawaii men's tennis team skunked Butler 7-0 yesterday at the UH Tennis Complex.

It was the Warriors' second sweep of the season and third win in a row. They won all but one match by straight sets.

Hawaii takes on Whitman College at home today at noon.

Parkinson surfs to Quiksilver victory

Australia's Joel Parkinson defeated Florida's Cory Lopez in the Quiksilver Pro yesterday at Snapper Rocks, Australia.

The contest was the 2002 opener of the Association of Surfing Professionals World Championship Tour.

Parkinson pocketed $30,000 for the victory.

Dahlberg named player of the week

Hawaii right fielder Denise Dahlberg was named the WAC Player of the Week for leading the Rainbow Wahine to a 6-2 record.

Dahlberg hit .500, going 11-for-22 with three doubles and a triple with five RBIs.

San Jose State's Carol Forbes was named the pitcher of the week over Hawaii's Sheri Oronoz, who was nominated.

Omori loses out to Sinisi for WAC honor

Hawaii first baseman Gregg Omori was nominated for the WAC Player of the Week award, but lost to Rice's Vincent Sinisi.

Sinisi went 9-for-15 with two homers in a weekend sweep of Hawaii, while Omori went 5-for-10 with three RBIs.

Fresno State right-hander Ben Fritz was the pitcher of the week.



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