Sea Warriors beat Seasiders for third time
The Hawaii Pacific volleyball team outlasted Brigham Young-Hawaii in five games last night at St. Andrew's Priory.
HPU has handed BYUH three of its five losses this year.
The Sea Warriors (23-2, 11-1 PacWest) and Seasiders (19-5, 8-4) will learn today whether they will go to the NCAA Division II West Regional. HPU is No. 2 in the nation but No. 4 in the region while BYUH is No. 19 in the nation and tied for sixth in the region. The top eight teams are invited.
» Taina Savage had 16 kills and 20 digs and Rose Ramsey had eight blocks as Hawaii-Hilo defeated Chaminade 30-18, 30-26, 30-25.
Hawaii youngster wins at Pan American
David Terao of Honolulu won the gold medal and was named Outstanding U.S. Male Player of the Tournament at the Pan American Infantil Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Friday.
The 12-year-old, a member of the Shobukan Judo Club of Honolulu, took first in the 31 kg division. Meanwhile, teammate Ren Hirokawa of Wahiawa took fifth in the 11-12-year-olds 38 kg division.
Sceats, Faulk advance in USTA tournament
University of Hawaii senior Ryan Sceats and junior Chad Faulk each won their respective singles matches in yesterday's qualifying draw of the USTA's Honolulu Futures tournament held at the UH Tennis Complex.
Sceats upset 10th-seeded Holden Seguso, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, while Faulk defeated teammate Jarrod Diepraam, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5.
Four other Rainbow Warriors participated in yesterday's qualifying round. Derrick Lajola, Brent Hunter, Jeff Fitch and Bryon Weinberg each lost their matches in two sets.
The tournament continues today, with the main draw starting on Tuesday.
» Brigham Young University-Hawaii's Jing Jing Liu defeated teammate Julia Ustyezhanina in the finals of the Flight A division of the Rainbow Wahine Invitational played yesterday at the Central Oahu Regional Park.
Ustyezhanina retired with the score tied at 3-3 in the second set following a first-set loss to Liu, 6-4. Tina Razloznik of Arizona won the Flight B finals, while San Diego State's Eliska Krausova and Sisse Nielsen claimed the doubles championship.
Trio of basketball coaches headline QB Club
University of Hawaii men's basketball coach Riley Wallace, women's basketball coach Jim Bolla and Hawaii Pacific basketball coach Kelly Wells will speak at tomorrow's Honolulu Quarterback Club.
The program starts at noon following an 11:30 a.m. luncheon at the Pagoda Hotel Ballroom. The public is invited.