Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, October 15, 1997

Wahine harriers
in Oregon meet

The University of Hawaii women's cross-country team will participate in the Jeff Drenth Memorial race Sunday in Eugene, Ore.

The UH traveling squad includes Lisa Davis, Rachel Leber, Kristina Liddell, Sadie Martin, Erin McNeil, Angela Rosa and Deborah Smuda.

ODKF ELECTIONS: Vik Watumull and Peter Ehrman were recently elected board members of the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation.

Re-elected to the board for another three-year term were Ben Cassiday Jr. and Martin Schiller. Other board members are Diane Stowell, Frances Mossman, Jeanne Anderson, Allan Dowsett, Robert Guild, Pat Roberti and Chatt Wright.

The board's officers for the upcoming year are Ben Cassiday, president; Stuart Ho and Ruth Ann Becker, vice presidents; Jeff Piper, secretary; and Earle M. Alexander III, treasurer.

VULCANS 18TH: At Reno, Nev., the University of Hawaii at Hilo golf team finished 18th in the Wolf Pack Classic yesterday.

Brandon Aoki led the Vulcans with an 18-over-par 234 and tied for 66th place.

Other UHH scores were Shane Hoshino (240, tie for 82nd); John Nakano (241, 83rd); Kevin Ginoza (244, tie for 86), and Shea Mitashiro (249, tie for 88th).

QUALIFYING ROUNDS: The Aloha Section PGA will hold qualifying rounds for the 1997 Callaway Hawaii State Open golf tournament Oct. 23, at the Poipu Resort Kauai, and Oct. 24, at the Hawaii Prince Golf Club on Oahu, the Hapuna Golf Course on the Big Island and the Makena Resort on Maui.

Rounds will begin at 7 a.m. Amateurs with a handicap of six or better and professionals who have not received an exemption to play in the finals are invited to qualify.

The finals will be held at the Big Island's Mauna Kea Resort, Nov. 15-17.

BENEFIT CAR WASH: The University of Hawaii at Hilo cross-country program will hold a benefit car wash from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the UHH Athletic Department parking lot.

Prices are $3 for cans and $5 for vans. Complete wash and wax jobs are $20 for cars and $25 for vans.

For further information, call coach Mike McFate at 974-7704.

PLAYERS SUSPENDED: Ed Ellis and Maceo Thomas, basketball players for the University of Hawaii at Hilo, have been suspended indefinitely for violation of team and athletic department regulations, UHH athletic director Bill Trumbo announced yesterday.

"Their suspension will remain in place until they each complete a required departmental educational program and follow specific program-mandated guidelines," Trumbo said.

It also was announced that assistant basketball coach Paul Alioto will not return to UHH because of financial considerations.

TOYS FOR TOTS BENEFIT: The 16th annual Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament will be held Dec. 6-7 at the Wentworth Courts, Pearl Harbor.

The benefit, sponsored by the Marine Corps Reserve, is to help Hawaii's less fortunate children. Since the event started, more than $75,000 has been raised.

The entry fee is $30 per team and the registration deadline is Nov. 8.

Competition will be held in the following divisions: Open, Senior, B, 3.5 and below.

For more information, call Tom Sugita at 455-4528.

W I N T E R _ B A S E B A L L

Stars go 11 for first victory,
Kawabata gets win

The Hilo Stars rallied from a 4-0 deficit after six innings to claim their first victory of the Hawaii Winter Baseball season in the 11th inning, 10-8, over the Honolulu Sharks at Rainbow Stadium last night.

The game-winning run came when Mark Budzinski tripled to right-center field leading off the 11th and scored on a one-out passed ball.

Kyle Kawabata, despite surrendering three runs in the bottom of the 10th, was credited with the victory.

Hilo's record is 1-3 while Honolulu dropped to 1-3.

Stingrays 5, CaneFires 4: At Wailuku, Jim Chamblee's wild throw with two outs on the bottom of the 11th inning allowed Jay Jones to score from second base with the winning run as Maui ran its record to 4-0.

Sean Bogle got the win with two-thirds on an inning of relief. Paul Ah Yat took the loss.

Hawaii Winter Baseball
1997 Roster & Schedule

See line scores and results in
the [Scoreboard] section.


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