Sharks, CaneFires notch wins in HWB
Ryan Finan hit a three-run homer and Kazumasa Kikuchi gave up only one run in five innings as the Honolulu Sharks beat the Waikiki BeachBoys 10-2 last night at Les Murakami Stadium.
Yoshiyuki Kamei, and Atsushi Ugumori each contributed a pair of RBIs to Honolulu's cause.
Takashi Maruyama limited the North Shore Honu to two hits over five innings to lead the West Oahu CaneFires to a 4-0 win in seven innings over the North Shore Honu last night at Hans L 'Orange Field.
Michael Dunn pitched a pair of hitless innings in relief to get his first save. Chris Rahl drove in two of West Oahu's runs with a pair of solo home runs.
Hawaii challenges No. 10 Stanford
Sascha Heinemann, Andreas Weber and Matt Seeberger won singles matches for Hawaii against Stanford yesterday, but the Warriors lost two of three doubles matches to fall 4-3 on Maui.
Heinemann beat Richard Wire 6-4, 7-5, Weber took out James Wan 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 and Seeberger defeated Blake Muller 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Hawaii players Jeff Fitch, Chad Faulk and Derrick Lajola lost their singles matches.
» The Hawaii women's team was not so fortunate, being shut out by Stanford 7-0 yesterday on Maui.
Jacqui Williams came close to winning her match for Hawaii, losing to Lindsay Burdette 6-2, 7-5.
Frash named to baseball foundation's watch list
Hawaii utility player Justin Frash was named to the College Baseball Foundation's watch list for its Brooks Wallace award yesterday.
Frash was one of 148 players eligible to win the organization's player of the year award next season.
The Wallace watch is trimmed to 12 in May then gets down to three during the super regionals before the winner is announced.
Brad Lincoln of Houston won the award last year.
Peters named All-American for BYUH
Brigham Young-Hawaii junior Tuli Peters was named to the AVCA All-America team yesterday, one of 12 players in the nation to be so honored.
Peters averaged 5.56 kills and 3.89 digs per game this season, leading the Seasiders to an undefeated regular season before being ousted in the first round of the Division II NCAA tournament. BYUH sophomore setter LeeAnn Mapu earned honorable mention.
Hawaii Pacific middle blocker Barbara Martin made the second team after being on the first team last year.
Yates to teach at baseball clinic
Atlanta Braves pitcher Tyler Yates will join fellow major leaguers at a baseball clinic to benefit West Oahu Baseball December 21-23 at Central Oahu Regional Park.
Jason Bartlett of the Minnesota Twins and Tagg Bozied of the Mets are among the professional players who will be instructors at the camp. For more information, call Victor Yamasaki at 623-5768.
Ching, Hashimoto to appear at camp
Early discount registration is being accepted for the 2006 ProXtreme Soccer Camp at Waialae Iki Park, Dec. 26-29.
The registration price through Dec. 25 is $200 and the walk-in cost is $225.
Professional players committed to attend the camp include players from the men's national team. Hawaii's Brian Ching (Houston Dynamo) and Ted Eck (Dallas Burn). Also coming are Major League Soccer players Jeff Casser (Dallas Burn) and Hawaii's Duke Hashimoto (Real Salt Lake).
Registration is available on line at www.hawaiisoccercamps.com/ProXtreme.htm. The camp will be held rain or shine. There are no refunds.