Seasiders overwhelm Boll Weevils
Eric Boyce scored 17 points to lead six Seasiders in double figures as 19th-ranked Brigham Young-Hawaii routed Arkansas-Monticello 101-68 in the Hoop-N-Surf basketball tournament yesterday at Cannon Activities Center in Laie.
Also in double figures for the Seasiders (8-2) were Wu Tai-hao (14), Paul Peterson (11), Okesene Ale Jr. (11), Lucas Alves (10) and Jermaine Odjegba (10). The Boll Weevils (4-5) were led by Torre Doty's 25 points.
On Tuesday night, BYUH defeated Harding 75-72, rallying from a 15-point second-half deficit at Kaiser High gym. Odjegba scored 21 points in coach Ken Wagner's 500th career victory, including high school and college.
Chaminade falls to MSU-Moorhead
Jessica Fesenmaier scored 22 points and had 10 rebounds to lead Minnesota State-Moorhead to an 87-50 over Chaminade in the Hoop-N-Surf women's tournament yesterday at the McKinley High gym.
Simrin Cummins scored 18 points to lead the Silverswords (1-7). The Dragons (8-4) finished with a 54-27 rebound edge.
On Tuesday, BYUH fell to No. 12 Missouri Western 81-53. Latoya Wily led the Seasiders (2-7) in the loss to the Griffons (10-0).
Wahine finish ninth in final volleyball poll
For the second consecutive year, the Hawaii women's volleyball team finished ranked ninth in the final CSTV/AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25 released yesterday.
The Rainbow Wahine (29-6) lost in the regional final to UCLA. The No. 3 Bruins fell in the NCAA semifinal to eventual champion Nebraska; the Huskers (33-1) were ranked No. 1 for the entire season.
Runner-up Stanford finished at No. 2, followed by Washington, Penn State, Minnesota and Texas. Southern California, which lost to Hawaii in the regional semifinal, was ranked No. 8, a spot ahead of the Wahine.
Hawaii swim teams lose first meet of season
The Hawaii men's and women's swimming and diving teams lost for the first time this season, both falling to No. 8 Northwestern in nonconference dual meets that concluded yesterday at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatics Complex.
The Wildcat men defeated the Rainbow Warriors (8-1) 139-80, and the Rainbow Wahine (8-1) dropped a 133-93 decision.
UH's Magnus Frick won the 1-meter (394.85) and the 3-meter (380.90) springboard, both scores setting UH records and NCAA Zone E qualifying marks. Junior Mats Wiktorsson finished in second in both events with scores of 319.80 and 378.85, respectively.
On the women's side, UH's Nicole Mackey won both of her individual events (200 IM and 100 back) and Claudia Barsi won the 100 free. Megan Farrow won both the 1- and 3-meter diving events.
Manners signs with Bakersfield of af2
Former University of Hawaii defensive back Lono Manners signed with the Bakersfield Blitz of arenafootball2, according to scout Jon Nielsen. Nielsen also said former UH receiver Jeremiah Cockheran will play along with former UH running back Michael Brewster for the Billings Outlaws of the United Indoor Football Association.