Sharks unload on CaneFires
Austin Jackson drove in three runs with a home run in the eighth inning and the Honolulu Sharks routed the West Oahu CaneFires 8-1 in Hawaii Winter Baseball last night at Hans L'Orange Field.
Ryohei Tanaka limited West Oahu to one run on three hits over five innings for the Sharks. Honolulu's bullpen of Ryan Ouellette, Chad Thall and Kris Medlen held the Cane Fires hitless the rest of the way.
» Jonathan Lucroy went 2-for-2 with a pair of walks to lead the North Shore Honu over the Waikiki BeachBoys 5-4 at Wong Stadium in Hilo.
Warriors split with Thunderbirds
Rory Brandt had 13 kills and the Hawaii men's volleyball team swept British Columbia 30-26, 30-21, 30-25 in an exhibition last night at the Stan Sheriff Center.
The Thunderbirds took the second match 30-28, 20-30, 31-29, 30-22.
Jim Clar and Nemanja Komar each added eight kills in the win for the Warriors and Sean Carney dished out 39 assists.
Kaheaku-Enhada injured in loss to Wake Forest
ANNAPOLIS, Md. » Riley Skinner passed for 213 yards and two touchdowns to Kenny Moore, who caught 15 passes for 181 yards yesterday as Wake Forest beat Navy 44-24.
The victory was the fifth straight for Wake Forest (5-2), which snapped a three-game winning streak for the Midshipmen (4-3).
Navy fell behind for good after quarterback Kaipo-Noa Kaheaku-Enhada was knocked out of the game with a neck injury late in the first half with the scored tied at 17. Jarod Bryant replaced the Kapolei graduate and fumbled on his first play. Matt Robinson scooped the ball up for Wake and returned it 7 yards for a touchdown and a 24-17 lead with 2:19 left in the half.
Skinner completed 22 of 28 passes, with Moore catching two of them
Eric Kettani had 75 yards and Shun White added 61 yards and scored on runs of 1 and 7 yards for the Midshipmen. Bryant added 56 yards including a 43-yard run that set up White's second score, which cut Wake Forest's lead to 27-24.
Wake Forest countered with a 2-yard run by Micah Andrews for a 34-24 lead with 11:15 left in the third.
Navy's Reggie Campbell looked for room as he carried the ball against Wake Forest.
Heinemann eliminated in round of 16
Hawaii's Sascha Heinemann was eliminated by Dean Jackson of San Diego during the ITA West Region Championships yesterday. Heinemann was seeded No. 8 in the tournament and lost 6-1, 6-4 to the unseeded Jackson in the round of 16.
Heinemann ranked 50 in the ITA singles rankings was the last of the five Rainbow Warriors competing in the tournament and the only one to receive a first-round bye.
Miano among speakers at QB Club
Hawaii defensive backs coach Rich Miano will be a guest speaker at tomorrow's meeting at the Honolulu Quarterback Club.
Aiea football coach Wendell Say and quarterback Keenan Naole will join Iolani outside hitter Leilani Keanini at the podium. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. at the Pagoda Hotel with the program beginning at noon.
Hunter, Haar score for BYUH
Ashley Hunter and Jill Haar scored goals as the Brigham Young-Hawaii women's soccer team silenced Chaminade 2-0 last night in Laie.
The Seasiders improved to 9-5-1 overall and 6-1 in the PacWest. The Silverswords dropped to 0-12 and 0-8.
Seasiders sweep through Argos
Noelle Filimoeatu and Agnes Tuilevuka each had 14 kills, and Faylynn Merrick added 10 as the Brigham Young-Hawaii volleyball team swept Notre Dame de Namur 30-22, 30-22, 30-22 last night in Laie.
The Seasiders improved to 11-8 for the season, 7-4 in the PacWest. Notre Dame de Namur fell to 8-16 and 5-6.
Kapolei advances in OIA playoffs
Cyril Ontai scored the go-ahead touchdown with 56 seconds left and Lyle Santiago had two key fourth-quarter interceptions as Kapolei defeated Kailua 14-7 last night in the first round of the OIA Red division playoffs.
Both Hurricanes touchdowns came in the final minute of each half off of crucial Kailua turnovers.
Kapolei will meet Kahuku for the third consecutive year in the quarterfinals. The Red Raiders won the first two games by a combined score of 80-22.