Bruce Irons outduels Patacchia
Kauai's Bruce Irons defeated fellow Hawaii surfer Fred Patacchia in the Rip Curl Pro Search surf contest final in fast 4-foot left-handers in Indonesia yesterday.
Irons came from behind in the last 10 minutes with wave scores of 8.33 and 9.33 to win his first Association of Surfing Professionals World Tour event.
Irons defeated Patacchia 17.66 to 11.16.
» Hawaii's Dustin Cuizon defeated Pedro Henrique of Brazil in the final of the Yumeya Billabong Pro Tahara surf contest in Japan yesterday.
Cuizon won two other heats yesterday, beating Nathaniel Curran in the quarterfinals and Greg Emlie in the semifinals in the ASP World Qualifying Series event.
Mililani captures West Zone tourney
Mililani defeated Victoria, Calif., 8-3 yesterday in the PONY Baseball Pony (ages 13-14) West Zone tournament in Fullerton, Calif.
Taylor Tokunaga pitched a four-hitter to lead Mililani. Jake Baptista led the way at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a triple and three RBIs. Soobin Kang, Lawrence Paas and Travis Shaw all drove in two runs.
Today, Mililani plays the winner of the Sacramento vs. Victoria, Calif., game.