Waipio eliminated in Little League regional
Waipio's run at reaching the Little League World Series ended yesterday with an 8-3 loss to Arizona in the Western Regional tournament in San Bernardino, Calif.
A year after West Oahu captured the world title, Waipio advanced out of pool play in the regional before falling to Ahwatukee American of Phoenix for the second time in the tournament. Arizona defeated Waipio 1-0 in the opening game of the regional.
» Meanwhile, Pearl City defeated Red Mountain National Mesa of Arizona, 8-3, in the championship game of the Junior League Western Regional in Beaverton, Ore.
With the win, Pearl City advanced into the Junior Little League World Series in Taylor, Mich. Pearl City starts play in the United States Pool on Sunday, facing El Campo (Texas) out of the Southwest region at 3:15 p.m. Hawaii time.
Kala Neal went 3-for-4, while Chace Numata drove in two runs in the championship game.
Pearl City reached the final with a 13-0 rout of Nevada in the semifinals yesterday morning.
Aikawa named ITA scholar-athlete
University of Hawaii's Kana Aikawa was named to the Interscholastic Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete team yesterday.
The senior-to-be, who was earlier named to the academic All-Western Athletic Conference team, maintains a 3.62 grade point average in international business.
HPU tennis camp set
Hawaii Pacific University coach Stefan Pampulov will conduct his 2006 summer tennis camp starting tomorrow and running through Monday at the Hawaii Loa Campus.
Players of all abilities are welcome to attend. Cost for the camp is $30 a day, $85 for all three days. For more information, contact Coach Pampulov by e-mail at email@example.com, or by phone at 230-1049.