Waipio gets first win of West regional
The Waipio Little League bounced back from an opening-round loss to beat Northridge, Calif., 6-5 yesterday at San Bernardino, Calif.
Waipio gets today off before taking on Santa Clara, Utah, in its third game of pool play tomorrow. Utah lost its first game of the tournament 9-1 to Northridge on Friday. The top four teams after pool play advance to the semifinals on Thursday.
» The Pearl City Junior and Senior Little League teams each earned a victory yesterday in Western Regional pool play, improving to 3-0 in their respective divisions.
The Juniors defeated Idaho, 4-0, in Beaverton, Ore., behind a two-hitter by Keanu Sato. The Seniors routed Arizona 16-7 in Salem, Ore., powered by Rory Nakayama's four hits, three runs scored and five RBIs. Both teams play Alaska tomorrow.
Stanford swimmer advances to Pan-Pacifics
Hongzhe Sun, of Ewa Beach, placed fourth in the 200-meter backstroke yesterday at the USA Nationals in Irvine, Calif., and advanced to the Pan-Pacific Championships when the event's third-place finisher withdrew.
Saturday Shootout has new winners
John Deveau, Frank Latinis, Pam Latinis and Harley Dixson claimed the Saturday Shootout at the Makalei Golf Club in Kailua-Kona with a low net score of 53.7. They earned a month of free golf at the club.
Hawaii surfers eliminated at Yumeya Tahara
All three remaining surfers from Hawaii were knocked out today in the round of 16 of the Yumeya Tahara Pro tournament in Japan. Australia's Kirk Flintoff eliminated Dustin Cuizon, 15.67-10.33, while Royden Bryson edged Roy Powers 13.67-13.26. In the sixth heat, Brazil's Leonardo Neves ousted TJ Barron 12.16-10.27.