UH golfers place ninth at tournament
Hawaii carded a final round 297 yesterday to place ninth at the 60th Western Intercollegiate golf tournament at San Jose, Calif.
The Warriors (596) finished 19 strokes behind champion Duke (577) in the 16-team event.
Pierre-Henri Soero was the top UH finisher, tying for eighth with a 73--143, five strokes behind medalist Rob Grube of Stanford. Warrior Jarett Hamamoto tied for the low round of the day, shooting a 69 and finished in a tie for 25th at 148.
Wahine lose first home water polo match
Second-ranked Stanford scored five unanswered goals in the second quarter en route to handing No. 5 Hawaii its first home loss 12-6 yesterday at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex.
Sophomore Iefke Van Belkum scored three goals for the Rainbow Wahine, who fell to 10-7 overall and 5-3 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. The Cardinal improved to 14-3 and 7-1.
Also yesterday, Van Belkum was named the MPSF Player of the Week. The Dutch national scored eight goals in two conference wins last week, six against UC Santa Barbara and two in two quarters against San Jose State.
Kealoha leads Sea Warriors past Wildcats
Michael Kealoha singled in the top of the eighth inning to lead Hawaii Pacific to a 4-3 baseball victory over Central Washington at Ellensburg, Wash., in a game that was completed yesterday after it was suspended due to darkness on Monday.
HPU's win finished off a five-game sweep of the Wildcats.
Spencer Omalza went 8 2/3 innings for HPU and allowed just three hits as the Sea Warriors improved to 19-13.
Gators blank Vulcans in softball
San Francisco State stopped Hawaii-Hilo 5-0 in softball yesterday in California. The game was shortened to five innings due to poor conditions caused by rain.
The Vulcans dropped to 10-10. The Gators are 20-9.
HHSAA collecting donations for Waiakea girls
Donations to assist the Waiakea High girls golf team are being accepted.
Ten sets of golf clubs and bags belonging to the girls on the team were stolen from a rental van in Waikele last week. Other belongings were also stolen.
Donations can be made to the Hawaii High School Athletic Association at any First Hawaiian Bank location.
Argonauts hand Seasiders their first defeat
No. 4 West Florida defeated No. 12 Brigham Young-Hawaii 6-3 in Division II men's tennis yesterday at Pensacola, Fla.
Jacob Huza and Carlton Taylor won singles matches for the Seasiders, and Huza and Leon So'onalole won a doubles match.
» The second-ranked BYUH women's team improved to 17-0 with a 7-2 victory over No. 3 West Florida.
Ramona Husaru, Petra Teller and Gurianna Korinhona all won in singles and doubles for the Seasiders.