UH's Hamamoto fourth at Wolf Pack Classic
Hawaii senior Jerrett Hamamoto shot a 69-70-70 7-under 209 this week to finish in a tie for fourth at the Wolf Pack Classic golf tournament in Reno, Nev.
Hawaii finished 16th in the team standings, as host Nevada edged New Mexico State by two strokes.
Ryan Perez was runner-up on the UH team with a tie for 75th in the individual standings.
» At Albuquerque, N.M., the Rainbow Wahine shot 86 over as a team to finish 18th at New Mexico's Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational.
UH teammates Lisa Kajihara and Dale Gammie tied for the Hawaii lead at 70th place at 15 over.
UH shot 30 over as a team on the final day yesterday.
» At Bellingham, Wash., Hawaii-Hilo stood tied at ninth place yesterday after the first day of play at the Western Washington University Invitational.
Kevin Shimomura leads the Vulcans after shooting 71-75--146, good for 18th in the individual standings.
Host Western Washington leads the team standings.
Hawaii to compete in USA League Tennis
A Hawaii team joins recreational league tennis teams from around the country tomorrow through Sunday at the USA League Tennis 2.5 Adult National Championships in Palm Springs, Calif.
Hawaii's team consists of Charis Fujimoto, Marjorie Solano, Sydney Solano, Frances Smith and Sandra Luana Alapa of Honolulu and Rachelle Soohoo, Aileen Geronimo and Charlyn Manuel of Waipahu.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the USA League Tennis program.
» The first annual ITF Hawaii Pacific Wheel Chair Championships is set for Oct. 12-16 at the Central Oahu Regional Tennis Complex. The event is part of the ITF Professional Wheelchair circuit, and is accepting volunteers. Call Mark Beede at 677-1334 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Vercruyssen wins world trampoline title
Thirteen-year-old Kaimuki Middle School student Nani Vercruyssen became world double mini-trampoline champion last week at the International Age Group Competitions in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
She also finished 17th in synchronized trampoline.
Other Hawaii entrants included Aiea's Matt Moniz, who finished seventh in boys 17-18 double mini-trampoline, and Roosevelt's Spencer Dupio, who was 43rd in the same event in the 14 age group.
Noseriding Classic to be PACT fundraiser
The eighth annual Hawaiian Noseriding Classic is set for Oct. 8-9 at Queens Beach.
The surf contest, two days of classic-style longboarding will serve as a benefit for Parents and Children Together of Kuhio Park Terrace.
Categories include youth, men, women, legends, classic boards and Duke's paddle race. Entry is $35 for the first division, $25 for entry into each additional division. Late entry is $50, entry for pros is $100.
The event will include a surfboards display.
For information call 554-5988.
» Ocean Pacific (OP) has signed on for the next three years as title sponsor of the first leg of the North Shore's Vans Triple Crown of Surfing.
The OP Pro Hawaii will run at Haleiwa's Alii Beach Park, during the holding period of Nov. 12-23.