Pearl City, Hilo remain perfect
Chace Numata celebrated his birthday by picking up the win in Pearl City's 3-2 win over Middletown, N.J., yesterday at the Junior League World Series (ages 13-14) in Taylor, Mich.
Numata struck out eight and went 2-for-4 at the plate as Pearl City improved to 2-0 in pool play. Sumi Pruett closed out the win.
Pearl City was to play Laredo, Texas (2-0) today at 5 a.m. Hawaii time, and closes pool play tomorrow against Glendale, Wisc.
» Keaka Blaine Pilayo's three-run double highlighted a five-run rally in the top of the seventh inning in Hilo's 6-5 win over Canada at the Senior League World Series (ages 14-16) in Bangor, Maine.
Hilo trailed 5-1 with two out in the seventh. Pilayo's double tied the game and he was singled home by Jeremy Crivello for the winning run as Hilo improved to 3-0 in pool play.
Hilo closes pool play tomorrow against host Maine.
Seasiders 19th in D-II poll
The Brigham Young-Hawaii volleyball team was 19th in the CSTV/AVCA Division II preseason women's volleyball poll released yesterday.
The Seasiders, the defending Pacific West Conference champions, went 20-1 and finished the season ranked 15th in the poll.
BYUH opens this year on Aug. 24 with two matches in California.
Mayor hosts hoop clinic
Mayor Mufi Hannemann and the Department of Parks and Recreation will sponsor a free basketball clinic Friday at the Manoa Valley District Park gym.
Among the coaches scheduled to work at the clinic for youths ages 5 to 18 are University of Hawaii coach Bob Nash, former UH coach Bruce O'Neil, former San Francisco coach Bob Gaillard, former Chinese national team coach Wang Fei, and Sun Jun, a coach in the Chinese Basketball Association professional league.
Registration starts at 9:45 a.m., with the clinic set for 10 to noon. For more information, call the Department of Parks and Recreation at 692-5725.