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Australia's Mark Mathews scored a perfect 10 in a round-three heat and he also won his fourth-round heat at the Monster Energy Pipeline Pro surf contest yesterday. CLICK FOR LARGE
Big waves highlight Monster Energy Pro
Hawaii surfers Kai Barger, Mikala Jones, Raymond Reichle, Flyn Novak, Gavin Gillette and Tory Barron advanced through heat four of the Monster Energy Pro yesterday at the Banzai Pipeline.
With waves in the 12- to 15-foot range, Australian Mark Mathews scored a perfect 10-point tube ride in round three that already is being labeled as one of the all-time great rides at Pipeline, earning him the Makita Wave of the Day award.
Only six of the 16 fourth-round heats were completed. The contest continues this morning, waves permitting.
13 golfers qualify for Pearl Open
Taeksoo Kim, Patrick Duty and Ai Ogawa all shot 1-under-par 71s yesterday at the Pearl Country Club to lead a field of 13 qualifiers for the 29th Hawaii Pearl Open that begins Friday.
Players who shot 74 or better qualified. Eleven-year-old Masamichi Ito failed in her attempt to qualify for the event, shooting a 5-over 77 to miss the cut by four strokes.
Seasiders split doubleheader with Boll Weevils
Brigham-Hawaii's Crystal De La Cruz tossed a four-hit shutout and added a solo home run in the first game of a doubleheader against Arkansas-Monticello yesterday as the Seasiders won 6-0.
The Boll Weevils handed BYUH (3-1) its first loss of the season in the second game as Terri Rodgers and Jenny Dunn each homered in the 11-7 win. Arkansas-Monticello scored all 11 of its runs in the first three innings.