Honu, CaneFires victorious in HWB
Chris Johnson had a pair of hits and Takashi Kamoshida threw three hitless innings as the North Shore Honu beat the Honolulu Sharks 3-1 in Hawaii Winter Baseball at Hans L'Orange Park in Waipahu yesterday.
Johnson drove in the winning run with a double in the top of the ninth inning off new pitcher Ryan Ouellette. He scored an insurance run later in the inning when Jeramy Laster doubled.
Kevin Roberts threw a hitless ninth inning to get the save.
» Brian Jeroloman hit a home run and drove in six runs as the West Oahu CaneFires beat the Waikiki BeachBoys 14-4 last night in the nightcap.
Russell Mitchell also went deep for West Oahu, driving in four runs. Anthony Hatch added three RBIs.
Erik Stiller earned the win for the CaneFires, giving up one earned run in four innings. Castle product Reid Santos made his first appearance in the league with two hitless innings with four strikeouts.
» Tomorrow's game between the BeachBoys and CaneFires will be streamed live on video over the Internet at www.HTSportsnet.com. The game begins at 6:30 p.m. and all youth baseball players in uniform will be admitted free.
Heinemann advances in Oklahoma
Hawaii junior Sascha Heinemann beat Hicham Laalej of Stenson 6-1, 6-2 to move on to the third round of qualifying for the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Tennis Championships yesterday at Tulsa, Okla.
Heinemann, No. 50 in the ITA, needs to beat No. 67 Ricardo Soriano of Tulsa today to make it into the main draw. Hawaii sophomore Andreas Weber is already in the tournament.
Rainbow Wahine fall in golf tournament
Hawaii's Xyra Suyetsugu tied for 14th overall, but the Rainbow Wahine finished eighth at the Heather Farr Memorial at Broomfield, Colo., yesterday.
Suyetsugu shot a 75 in the final round to add to her three-round score of 222.
Portland State's Kayla Morinaga won the individual title and host Colorado took the team crown.
The Wahine play in the San Diego State Aztec Fall Classic next week.
Hawaii surfers have rough time in Spain
All four Hawaii surfers lost their heats in the Billabong Pro Mundaka in Spain yesterday.
Pancho Sullivan was the first Hawaii surfer to be kicked into the second round, scoring 7.90 points to fall to Adrian Buchan (12.9) and Tim Reyes (11.67). Andy Irons (12.00) finished behind Ben Dunn (13.67) and Aritz Aranburu (13.67), while Fred Patacchia (10.14) lost to Kelly Slater (15.00) and Hodei Collazo (11.43). Bruce Irons (10.24) was dumped by Phillip MacDonald (14.73) and Bernardo Miranda (13.00).
Andy Irons takes on Collazo in today's second round, followed by Sullivan against Tiago Pires, Bruce Irons vs. Victor Ribas and Patacchia vs. Leonardo Neves.
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Seasiders notch win in Phoenix
The Brigham Young-Hawaii volleyball team needed five games to beat Grand Canyon 23-30, 30-19, 30-22, 22-30, 16-14 last night in Phoenix.
Noelle Filimoeatu led BYUH with 19 kills, while Agnes Tuilevuka had 18. The Seasiders improved to 7-5 overall and 3-1 in the PacWest, while the Antelopes fell to 3-11 and 0-3.
» Hawaii Pacific went five games in a 30-24, 27-30, 28-30, 30-16, 15-9 loss to Dixie State in St. George, Utah.
Antje Buskies (20), Leslie Schipper (16), Kelly Balanay (12) all hit double figures in kills for the Sea Warriors (6-10, 1-4 PacWest).
Vulcan golfers fall to fifth
UH-Hilo golfer Kiilani Matsuyoshi shot a 76-80--156 to tie for third at the Lady Otter Invitational at Seaside, Calif., yesterday.
Matsuyoshi finished 10 strokes behind medalist Malin Thornberg of Cal Baptist. the Vulcans finished tied with Notre Dame de Namur for fifth place, 23 strokes behind winner Chico State.
The Vulcans participate in the St. Martin's Invitational at Lacey, Wash., beginning tomorrow.