Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, November 14, 1998

Four Hawaii men
advance in G-Shock
pro surf meet

Hawaii's Myles Padaca, Fred Panatchia, Larry Rios and Chris Peterson advanced yesterday through first-round heats and into the round of 96 in the $60,000 G-Shock Hawaiian Pro, first men's contest of the Vans G-Shock Triple Crown of Surfing.

The starting field of 136 wave riders was whittled down in 3- to 5-foot sets at Haleiwa's Ali'i Beach Park.

Also beginning yesterday was the $10,500 G-Shock Longboard Invitational.

Hawaii surfers advancing to the quarterfinals were Ronald Mili, Lee James Hao, Lance Hookano, Bonga Perkins, George Smith, Kanoa Dahlin, Russ Keaulana, Dino Miranda and Chris Vandorvoort.

AUSSIE WINS WINDSURFING TITLE: Defending World Wave champion Jason Polakow of Australia defeated Maui sailor Dave Kalama in yesterday's final of the Swatch Aloha Wave Classic at Ho'okipa Beach on Maui. Third place went to Californian Kevin Pritchard over Anders Bringdal of Sweden.

UH-MICHIGAN TIME CHANGE: The kickoff time for the Nov. 28 Hawaii-Michigan football game at Aloha Stadium has been moved up by ESPN to 4:30 p.m. The game had been scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

UH SWIM TEAMS 7-0: Hawaii's men's and women's swimming teams ran their records to 7-0 with victories over Cal State Northridge yesterday at Duke Kahanamoku pool.

SILVA, WANG AWARD WINNERS: Arlete Silva of BYU-Hawaii and Krista Radetich of Western Oregon were named the PacWest Conference volleyball players of the year yesterday and Hai Yan Wang of Hawaii Pacific was selected PWC Newcomer of the Year.

UH COACHES AT PODIUM: Monday's speakers at the Honolulu Quarterback Club 11:30 a.m. luncheon at the Pagoda Hotel will be University of Hawaii coaches Vince Goo (women's basketball), Riley Wallace (men's basketball) and Fred vonAppen (football).

They'll be joined by Chaminade athletic director and basketball coach Al Walker.

SIERADZKI TIES FOR 23RD: Hawaii's Henry Sieradzki shot a final-round 71 yesterday for a 296 total and a share of 23rd place in the Zevo-PGA Assistant Professional Golf Championship at Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Rick Gehr of Foley, Ala. (70--280) won the tournament.

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


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