Hayashi in winner's circle again
Kevin Hayashi shot a final-round 75 to win the Aloha Section PGA Stroke Play Championship at the Royal Kaanapali North Course yesterday.
It was the fourth Aloha Section title for Hayashi, who finished the 54-hole competition at 215, two better than Makena Golf Club's Kirk Nelson.
A day earlier, Hayashi won the Aloha Section PGA Professional Championship to qualify for the nationals.
Dugal Milne of Makena captured the senior division at 219, and AJ Molitor was the super senior champion.
Fabulous 5 headline golf classic
The fourth Hawaii Celebrity Golf Classic, featuring legends of the NBA and members of Hawaii's "Fabulous Five" basketball team, is scheduled for Monday at the Honolulu Country Club.
This year's tournament brings NBA Hall of Famers here to help raise funds for the Lokahi Giving Project, whose programs seek to have a positive impact on at-risk children, teen parents and the homeless.
Expected to participate are retired NBA stars such as James Worthy, Moses Malone. Lucius Allen, Artis Gilmore and Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, the father of Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant. Also participating will be UH Fab Five players Dwight Holiday, Al Davis, Jerome Freeman, John Penebacker and current Rainbows basketball head coach Bob Nash.
For entry or sponsor information, call Trudi Cannon at 551-9426.
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Noguera, Haar earn league honors
Brigham Young-Hawaii's Brian Noguera and Jill Haar were named as the Pacific West Conference's soccer players of the week.
Nogeura scored four goals and added four assists to lead the Seasiders men's team to a 3-1 record last week.
Haar scored three second-half goals for the Seasiders women's team to break open a close game in a 6-1 win over Northwood (Texas).
» BYU-Hawaii defeated San Francisco State 1-0 in a women's soccer match yesterday at San Francisco.
Ashley Hunter scored the only goal for the Seasiders (6-3-1) on a pass from Haar.
The Seasiders played five road matches in nine days and return home after a 4-1 showing.