Pearl City wins Junior World title
Pearl City captured the Junior Little League (ages 13-14) World Series championship yesterday by defeating the Philippines 6-2 at Taylor, Mich.
Kahana Neal struck out six batters in the complete-game win, despite giving up 11 hits.
Pearl City punched out eight hits, including Sumi Pruett and Chevas Numata with two each. Preutt also drove in three runs.
Pearl City scored runs in the sixth inning to break a 2-2 tie. Christian Perkins led the inning off with a double and was driven in by Chace Numata. Later, Pruett added a two-run single and scored on a wild pitch.
Story, Fink, Lewis to speak at QB Club
Michael Story, the manager of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, will speak at the weekly meeting of the Honolulu Quarterback Club tomorrow.
The luncheon starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Pagoda Hotel.
Story is in charge of generating awareness of high-profile sports events, according to the QB Club.
John Fink, a vice president and general manager of KHNL/KFVE, will also speak. He plans on presenting the two stations' sports programming schedule for the fall season.
Donovan Lewis, a college basketball official based in Hawaii, is also scheduled to speak at the meeting.
Hawaii in 10th place at Hogan Cup
Hawaii is in 10th place at the Hogan Cup junior golf tournament in Portland, Ore., 21 strokes behind three-time champion Southern California.
David Fink of Kailua is tied for eighth at 2-over 74. Alex Chu of Honolulu is tied for 31st at 7-over 79, while Pono Calip of Pahoa (80) is tied for 34th and Cory Oride of Honolulu (82) is tied for 42nd.