Huang gets another title
Senior All-American diver QiongJie Huang claimed the 3-meter springboard title on the second day of the Indiana Collegiate Invitational at Indiana University's Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center yesterday.
Huang, who won the 1-meter springboard Friday, totaled a score of 344.35. She led throughout today's preliminaries and semifinals on her way to the gold among the 12 female divers.
Megan Farrow and All-American Rui Wang finished in third and fifth place for the Rainbow Wahine.
Sophomore Mats Wiktorsson finished in fifth place with a score of 305.05 in the men's 1-meter springboard.
Hamamoto in first heading into final round
Jarett Hamamoto of Hilo shot a 3-under 69 in yesterday's second round to move into first place in the Open Division of the 2005 Prince Resorts Hawaii State Open in Kohala.
Hamamoto, a senior at the University of Hawaii, leads UH-Hilo golfer Kevin Shimomura by two strokes heading into today's final round.
Leilehua senior Britney Choy continues to lead the Women's Division, shooting a 2-over 74 in the second round and leads the rest of the field by six strokes. In the Senior Division, Kirk Smith of Waikoloa and Dean Prince of Lahaina are tied for first at 145.
Vierra leads Linfield over Occidental
Josh Vierra caught two passes for 15 yards, returned two kickoffs for 30 yards and two punts for 9 yards as Linfield opened defense of its NCAA Division III football crown with a 63-21 win over Occidental at McMinnville, Ore., yesterday.
The sophomore wide receiver from Kamehameha also assisted on three tackles.
Brandon Tom, a senior defensive end from Kamehameha, had four solo and three assisted tackles for the Wildcats (9-0).
Derek Turbin, a senior safety from Punahou, led Occidental with eight solo tackles and three assisted.
Senior wide receiver Ric Fukushima (Moanalua) caught two passes for 29 yards for the Tigers (9-1).
HPU falls to Emporia State
Donnell Dobbins scored a game-high 30 points, but it wasn't enough as the Hawaii Pacific basketball team lost to Emporia State, 71-70 in the Seasider Division II Tournament yesterday in Laie.
Dobbins also added six assists. Emporia State's Anthony Joseph posted a team-high 21 points and 11 rebounds.
BYUH takes fifth at WWPA championships
The Brigham Young University-Hawaii water polo squad finished the season with a win yesterday, defeating Santa Clara 8-7 to claim fifth place at the Western Water Polo Association Tournament in Los Angeles.
Host Loyola Marymount won the tournament title with a 7-6 win over UC San Diego.
UH sailor finishes sixth
University of Hawaii sailor Tinja Anderson-Mitterling finished in sixth place at the ICSA Women's Singlehanded Nationals yesterday at Keehi Lagoon.
The sophomore, who won the 12th race of the day, ended the two-day event with 118 points. Yale's Molly Carapiet took first place with 54 points. On the men's side, Georgetown's Andrew Campbell took first with 64 points.
Jones makes QB Club appearance
University of Hawaii football head coach June Jones and defensive coordinator Jerry Glanville, and Little League World Champion West Oahu manager Layton Aliviado are the featured guest speakers at tomorrow's Honolulu Quarterback Club.
The program starts at noon following an 11:30 a.m. luncheon. The public is invited.