CaneFires beat BeachBoys in HWB
Jeffrey Corsaletti drove in Sean Kazmar with a single to left field, capping a two-run rally in the top of the ninth inning as the West Oahu CaneFires beat the Waikiki BeachBoys 4-3 last night at Les Murakami Stadium.
Kazmar had tied the score with a double to right that plated Tomtaka Sakaguchi.
Jarod Plummer retired the side in order in the ninth for his second save.
» Lorenzo Cain and Mike Carp drove in two runs apiece as the North Shore Honu defeated the Honolulu Sharks 5-2 at Hans L'Orange.
Hawaii-Oregon State game moved 1 hour
The Hawaii-Oregon State football game on Dec. 2 at Aloha Stadium will begin an hour later at 7:05 p.m.
UH officials also announced that the Warriors' last game of the regular season will be aired on ESPN, instead of ESPN2, as originally scheduled.
"Considering the fact that ESPN gets into 92 million households, we thought it was a better opportunity to showcase our football team," said UH athletic director Herman Frazier.
"We certainly hope everyone will come out and support the team and help celebrate our seniors on 'Senior Night.'"
Wolmarans beats Lam at Futures
Fritz Wolmarans of South Africa beat local professional Chris Lam 7-6 (7), 4-6, 6-4 in the 2006 Honolulu Futures singles draw yesterday at the UH tennis center.
Wolmarans, who is ranked 672 in the world and beat the second seed in the first round, meets Fred Hemmes of the Netherlands in the semifinals today.
Top seed Dudi Sela of Israel faces No. 4 Alberto Francis of UCLA in the other semifinal.
Wolmarans also made it to the doubles final with Aleksandar Vlaski. They will take on Vahid Mirzadeh and Brett Ross for the championship tomorrow.
Maekawa leads by 1 at state open
Honokaa senior Sean Maekawa fired a 4-under-par 68 to take the first-round lead in the open division at the Hawaii State Open at Hawaii Prince Golf Club yesterday.
Maekawa, who recently committed to Oregon, leads Donald Hildre of San Diego by a stroke.
Local professionals Leland Lindsay and Stan Souza lead the pro divison with even par 72s.