Senior tennis teams win sectionals
Seven teams won their respective divisions at the USTA League Hawaii Section Championships on Kauai to advance to the national senior competitions on the mainland in October.
Representing Hawaii in the women's tournaments will be (captains in parentheses): Na Ipo O Maui, 3.0 (Sally Soliven); Na Koa, 3.5 (Ruth Nihei); Stafford's, 4.0 (Kathi Graham); and Hawaii Hot Flashes, 4.5 (Lurline Fujii).
Advancing to the men's tournaments are: Tamura Super, 3.0 (Gaylord Nishmura); Baby Boomers, 3.5 (Dawin Abenoha); and Old A Seniors (Scott Woodman).
Vulcan softball finishes ranked 25th
The Hawaii-Hilo softball team concluded its record-setting season ranked No. 25 in the final National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division II poll.
The Vulcans (43-13) broke the 40-win mark for the first time in their history and broke an 0-4 drought in postseason play. UHH defeated Hawaii Pacific and Seattle in last month's regional before being eliminated with losses to Cal State Stanislaus and Seattle.
Woolley signs with UHH baseball
Leilehua High catcher Ehukai Woolley has signed to play baseball for Hawaii-Hilo next season.
Woolley batted .512 with a .958 slugging percentage for the Mules en route to being named All-Oahu Interscholastic Association.
Vulcans sign 2 in women's basketball
Nesha Ann Kimitete, who helped Konawaena to the 2004 state girls basketball title, will join the Hawaii-Hilo women's team for this coming season.
Kimitete, a 5-foot-3 guard, was an all-conference player at College of the Canyons the past two seasons. Also signing to play for the Vulcans is Kayce Kirihara, a 5-6 freshman guard out of Franklin High in Seattle.
Pair sign with HPU men's soccer
Thimo Langner and Adam Rieke have committed to play soccer for Hawaii Pacific next season.
Langner, a 5-foot-11 forward/midfielder from Germany, is a recent graduate of Birmingham Southern, where he was the 2005 Big South Player of the Year. He has one year of eligibility and will play as a graduate student.
Rieke, a 5-11 forward, is a true freshman from Blue Valley Northwest High in Kansas.