BeachBoys on verge of East title
Yutaka Tamaki allowed five hits and one earned run over seven innings to lead the Waikiki BeachBoys over the Honolulu Sharks 5-2 in Hawaii Winter Baseball at Hans L'Orange Field last night.
The win put the BeachBoys 1 1/2 games over the Sharks for the division title with two games to play. The winner of the division plays the North Shore Honu in the title game on Monday.
» The Honu improved to 24-12-1 with a 11-2 wipeout of the West Oahu CaneFires in the night game.
Wilson leads after first round
Hawaii born Dean Wilson shot an 8-under par 64 yesterday to lead the Open Division in the first round of the Prince Resorts Hawaii/Taylormade Hawaii State Open. In second place is 18-year-old Bradley Shigezawa of Punahou High School with a first-round, 3-under 69. David Ishii, Kevin Carll and Iolani eighth grader Lorens Chan are all tied for third at 2-under par 70.
In the Women's Division, junior amateur golfer 17-year-old Nicole Sakamoto of Kalani High School is in the lead with a 1-over par 73. She is followed by Moanalua High School junior Kristina Merkle who is one stroke back at par 74.
The tournament will continue today and tomorrow at the Hawaii Prince Golf Club.
Lajola and Lam advance
Chris Lam of Hawaii defeated HPU's Jan-Axel Tribler 4-6, 6-0, 6-2 while Dennis Lajola of Aiea defeated Marc-Andre Stratling 6-2, 6-0 yesterday at the Honolulu Futures at the Hawaii tennis complex.
Lam and Lajola will advance to the next round of the tournament. UH's Andreas Weber was defeated by Christoph Palmanshofer 4-6, 6-3, 7-5.
In doubles play, the local pair of Ikaika Jobe and Brad Lum-Tucker defeated Hubert Holzer and Christoph Palmanshofer to advance.
» Jing Jing Liu and Gurianna Smith defeated Loni Matsunaga and Fleurette Houser 6-1, 6-3 In yesterday's semifinal-round matches from the Lanikai Bath and Body Women's Night Doubles tournament.
Elwen Li and Maggie Deng defeated Kelly Little and Janalle Kalor 6-2, 6-0.
BYU Hawaii falls to Western Washington
The Western Washington Vikings hammered Brigham Young-Hawaii 69-39 in women's basketball yesterday.
The Seasiders were down 10 at the half and only scored 15 points in the second half. For the night the Seasiders shot 29.2 percent from the field. They were led by freshman Richelle Fenenbock's 18 points. The leading scorer for the Vikings was Sarah Schram, who had 14 points and was one of four Vikings in double figures.