Honu improve to 5-1 in young HWB season
The North Shore Honu won their fifth Hawaii Winter Baseball game with only one loss yesterday by stopping the Waikiki Beach Boys 7-1 at Les Murakami Stadium.
Rodney Choy Foo homered for the Honu to lead a 15-hit attack. They used five pitchers to limit the Beach Boys to seven hits.
Nate Schierholtz had three hits for Waikiki (2-4).
» The Honolulu Sharks evened their record at 3-3 with a 9-2 win over the West Oahu CaneFires at Hans L'Orange Field.
Clint Sammons had three hits, including two doubles, for Honolulu.
Peter Ciofrone homered for the CaneFires (2-4).
Patacchia, Powers eliminated in Spain
Hawaii's Fred Patacchia Jr. and Roy Powers lost their heats and were eliminated yesterday in the Billabong Pro Mundaka surf contest in Spain.
Three Hawaii surfers -- Andy Irons, Bruce Irons and Pancho Sullivan -- are still in contention and will surf in the third round of the World Championship Tour event.
Andy Irons, ranked third in the ASP ratings behind No. 1 Kelly Slater and No. 2 Taj Burrow, is still in contention for his fourth world title.
Hawaii's coed sailors fourth in San Francisco
The University of Hawaii coed sailing team placed fourth yesterday in the Stoney Burke Intersectional, and the UH women's team finished ninth among 22 teams in San Francisco.
Mike Scott, Mark Spector and Becky Mabardy competed in the A division for the UH coed squad, which finished behind winning Stanford, second-place USC and third-place UC Irvine.
Loo wins national PAL boxing tournament
Mililani's Colleen Loo beat Adri Harding of San Diego by a 28-10 decision in the 101-pound division at the Police Athletic League national championship boxing tournament in Oxnard, Calif.
Loo, who is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. in her division, also won the outstanding female boxer award at the event.