Southern California went wire-to-wire to win the Dr. Donnis Thompson Rainbow Wahine Golf Invitational yesterday at a windy Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course.
USC wins golf tourney,
while UH places 11th
USC had a final round of 302 to close out the tournament with an 897, 14 shots ahead of Arizona (911).
Hawaii moved up a spot from Tuesday to finish in 11th place with a 326--987.
USC's Mikaela Parmlid overtook Arizona's Cassandra Kirkland to win the individual title. Parmlid shot a 3-over par 75 yesterday to finish with a 2-over 218. Kirkland struggled with a 77 and lost to Parmlid by one stroke.
Hawaii freshman Tara Chappell tied for 25th after carding an 80--237 yesterday. Junior Rene Krause tied for 47th (246) in the three-round event.
The Rainbow Wahine travel to Colorado to participate in the Mountain View Collegiate on Saturday and Sunday.
Vulcans pitchers shut out Sea WarriorsFreshman Leo Sing Chow and Kristine Kahoalii teamed up to help Hawaii-Hilo sweep a softball doubleheader from Hawaii Pacific in Kaneohe yesterday.
Sing Chow scattered six hits, striking out two and walking none, in Hilo's 4-0 win.
Kahoalii backed that up with an even better game, as she allowed just three hits in a 1-0 win.
The Vulcans scored three times in the first inning of the first game. Claresa Asuncion, Nancy Vega and Erin Castillo all had RBIs. Diana Kim had two hits and the game's only RBI in the second game.
Big Island Marathon slated for SundayThe Big Island International Marathon is Sunday, beginning at the Kulaimano Community Center at Pepeekeo at 6 a.m.
The 26.2-mile race ends at Hilo Bay Front.
There is also a 10.8-mile run that will start at 6 a.m. A 3.1-mile fitness run/walk starts promptly at 6:30 a.m.
Applications are available at www.runhawaii.com. The last day to register is Saturday at the Hawaii Naniloa Hotel from noon to 6 p.m.