Hawaii Beat

Sunday, August 22, 2004

Hawaii finishes third in Junior World Series

Nainoa Tampos belted a three-run homer and Ace Nago's two-run single highlighted a four-run sixth inning as Hawaii pulled away from Mexico to finish in third place at the Junior World Series in Taylor, Mich. with a 10-4 victory yesterday.

Nago pitched a scoreless fourth inning to earn the victory for Hawaii to go along with his two RBI's. David Lee added two hits. Leon Leon and Alan Avina each went 2-for-4 to lead Mexico.

Tickets on sale for Wahine volleyball

Individual tickets for the 2004 Rainbow Wahine volleyball season go on sale tomorrow. Tickets can be purchased at the Stan Sheriff Center box office, the UH Campus Center, Rainbowtique Ward Centre, Aloha Stadium, OCET at Windward Community College or online at Hawaiiathletics.com

Lower level seats are $14-16. Seats in the upper level are $11-13 for adults, $8-9 for senior citizens and $6 for students. Hawaii opens the season on Sept. 2 against Eastern Washington in the 17th annual Hawaiian Airlines Classic.

Willoughby to coach at Punahou

Former Hawaii standout Kim Willougby will be spending the fall imparting her vast volleyball knowledge to the Punahou junior varsity team. The AVCA Player of the Year is an assistant coach with the JV squad while she completes her degree at UH.

Shoji, McLachlin to speak at Quarterback Club

Hawaii women's volleyball coach Dave Shoji headlines the guest speakers at tomorrow's meeting of the Quarterback Club. Punahou alum Parker McLachlin, a pro golfer, and UH assistant soccer coach Derrick Kato are also slated to speak. The programs starts at noon.

Hawaii gets pair of national champions

Tony Pereira and Jonathan Dinong of the Waianae Boxing Club won national championships at the Ringside World Championship Tournament in Kansas City, Mo.

Pereira defeated Juan Rodrigues to win the 112-pound championship and was the only champion to win fights in four consecutive days.

Dinong took home the 85-pound championship with a unanimous decision over Isaah Wartman.

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in the [ Scoreboard ] section.



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