Gymnast makes junior national team
Honolulu artistic gymnast Randi Lau finished in eighth place in the all-around at the Visa Championships in Boston yesterday.
Lau's performance earned her a spot on the junior national team, which accepted the top 12 of 27 finishers.
Lau finished 11th in the vault, ninth in the uneven bars, fifth on the balance beam and 19th in the floor exercise.
Watabu advances to Public Links
Kapaa native Kellen Watabu shot a morning round 75 and afternoon round 74 yesterday at the Wailua Golf Course to advance to the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship next month in Colorado.
Lihue's Jonathan Ota is the first alternate, posting scores of 76 and 74 on the par-72 course.
The U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship will be played at the Murphy Creek Golf Course in Aurora, Colo., starting July 14.
Prep Speakers at Quarterback Club
Iolani boys volleyball head coach Mike Among, Iolani senior outside hitter Brad Lawson, Kamehameha girls track and field head coach Gail Murakami and Kamehameha high jumper Kanani Herring are scheduled to speak tomorrow at the Honolulu Quarterback Club weekly luncheon at the Pagoda Hotel International Ballroom.
Among will speak about his team's state championship victory against Punahou alongside Lawson, touted as one of the best high school players in the nation this past season.
Murakami will discuss Kamehameha's track and field state championship and Herring's accomplishments both as a high jumper and in volleyball. Herring has signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for the University of Hawaii next season.
The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program starts at noon.