Senas lifts Hilo over BYU-Hawaii
Charity Senas opened the bottom of the seventh with a walk-off home run to center to lift Hawaii-Hilo over Brigham Young-Hawaii 5-4 in the first game of a Pacific West Conference softball doubleheader at the UHH field yesterday.
The Vulcans erupted for 14 runs in the bottom of the fourth on five hits, including three homers, to roll 17-3 in five innings and sweep the doubleheader.
In the opener, the Seasiders (15-19, 5-8 PWC) took a 4-1 lead on Holly Bjork's three-run homer in the fourth. The Vulcans (29-7, 12-1) rallied to tie with three runs in the sixth, highlighted by Leo Sing Chow's two-run single.
The teams meet again today at noon.
Rainbow Wahine fall in tennis
The Hawaii women's tennis team lost its fourth straight match yesterday, falling at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 5-2.
The Rainbow Wahine (4-14) conclude their road trip with a match today at UC Santa Barbara.
» On Thursday, the top-ranked Brigham Young-Hawaii women's tennis team defeated No. 21 Hawaii Pacific 8-1 at Central Oahu Regional Park. The Seasiders improved to 23-0 while the Sea Warriors fell to 14-4.
Also at CORP Thursday, No. 14 BYU-Hawaii edged No. 32 HPU in men's tennis 5-4. The Seasiders are 11-2, the Sea Warriors, 9-4.
Rainbow Wahine shut out Aggies
Kate Robinson scattered four hits to run her record to 12-0 as No. 21 Hawaii shut out New Mexico State 6-0 yesterday in a Western Athletic Conference softball game in Las Cruces, N.M..
Tanisha Milca's two-run homer to left in the third gave the Rainbow Wahine a 3-0 lead and Hawaii added three more runs in the seventh to pull away. Tyleen Tausaga drove in two runs for the Wahine (38-8, 9-1 WAC).
The Aggies fell to 22-18 and 4-3. The teams meet in a doubleheader today.
Fundraising canoe races for Tongg
"Paddle From The Heart," an outrigger canoe race fundraiser for waterman and attorney Mike Tongg, is scheduled for April 22.
The event is sponsored by Anuenue Canoe Club at its site at Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki. Registration is from 7 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.
Racing begins at 9 a.m. with men's, women's, mixed, masters and junior divisions. The requested donation is $125 per 6-person entry, which includes lunch and T-shirts.
T-shirts and lunch will be available for sale to spectators. Donations can be mailed to: Anuenue Canoe Club, 3334 Kauhana Place, Honolulu, 96816
For more information, call Jeff Apaka at 923-1802, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Registration and information is available through www.anuenuecanoeclub.org or by e-mailing Anona Napoleon at email@example.com.