Hawaii Beat


POSTED: Sunday, October 25, 2009

Tadd flunks Q-School exam

Honolulu's Tadd Fujikawa shot a 4-over 76 yesterday in the final round of the PGA Tour Qualifying's first stage in St. Augustine, Fla., and failed to move on.

For the tournament, the Moanalua High graduate tied for 44th at 1-over 289. Only the top 22 and ties advanced to the second stage. The medalist was Russell Knox (66), who finished at 15-under 273 on the St. John's Golf and Country Club course.

After opening with a 68 on Wednesday, the 18-year-old Fujikawa got steadily worse over the course of the four-day event. He carded one birdie at the first and five bogeys, including one at the last hole.


Vulcans sweep Urban Knights

Fabiane Seben had 14 kills and Josimara Pinheiro added 12 to lead Hawaii-Hilo to a 25-17, 25-15, 25-21 women's volleyball victory over Academy of Art yesterday in Hilo.

The Vulcans improved to 22-1 overall and 12-1 in the PacWest.

The Urban Knights dropped 16-10 and 4-6.

» Hawaii Pacific routed Dixie State in straight sets, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20, despite being blocked 12 times in women's volleyball yesterday in Honolulu.

Kelly Balanay led the way for the Sea Warriors (12-10, 9-4 PacWest) with 17 kills and an ace.

The Red Storm drop to 13-7 and 7-4 after the loss.


Hawaii-Hilo routs Dixie State

Jeremy Adams, Gabe Kallen-Brown, Vincent Muscarella and Gary Diego scored for host Hawaii-Hilo in a 4-0 men's soccer romp over Dixie State in men's soccer yesterday.

Luis Segovia had two assists for the Vulcans (7-8, 6-3 PacWest).

The Red Storm dropped to 5-8-1 and 3-7.

» Pedro Guevara booted in a penalty kick in overtime, leading Dominican to a 2-1 victory over host Chaminade yesterday in soccer contest in Honolulu.

Matthew Carlson helped preserve the victory for Dominican (7-9-1) with six saves.

Jonathan Fukumoto was the lone goal scorer for Chaminade (2-11).

» Hawaii Pacific and Grand Canyon played to a 1-1 tie yesterday in men's soccer at Kaneohe.

Grand Canyon (11-2-2, 8-0-1 PacWest) struck first when Kyle Ciliento scored on a penalty kick early in the second half.

Max Anton brought the Sea Warriors (9-2-2, 6-2-2) right back with the tying goal later in the half.

» Brigham Young-Hawaii fell behind early and came up just short in the second half in a 2-1 men's soccer loss to Notre Dame yesterday at Laie.

The Argonauts improved to 8-8-1 overall and 8-1-1 in the PacWest.

The Seasiders fell to 5-8-1 and 4-5-1.

» Dyanne Anderson scored the only goal in Hawaii Pacific's 1-0 victory over Grand Canyon in women's soccer yesterday in Kaneohe.

The Sea Warriors improved to 8-6-1 and 6-4 in the PacWest. Grand Canyon dropped to 6-7-2 and 3-4-2.

» Mary Wheeler put Dominican up in the first minute and the Penguins never looked back, defeating Chaminade 2-0 yesterday in women's soccer.

Dominican improved to 6-8-3. The Silverswords fell to 0-13.

» Emily Mearns scored all of Brigham Young-Hawaii's goals as the Seasiders took out Notre Dame de Namur 2-0 in women's soccer.

The Seasiders improved to 11-3 overall and 8-2 in the conference.

The Argonauts dropped to 5-9-1 and 5-4-1.


Powers loses in Portugal event

Jody Smith defeated Hawaii's Roy Powers in the second round of the Rip Curl Pro Search surf contest at Supertubes in Portugal.

Powers' loss leaves one Hawaii surfer remaining in the ASP World Tour event. Fred Patacchia awaits his second-round heat today, surf permitting.


Na Koa club hosts McMackin

Na Koa Football Club will host its weekly luncheon at The Willows restaurant tomorrow at 11 a.m.

Hawaii football coach Greg McMackin will be there to discuss the 54-9 loss to Boise State last night.

The Honolulu Quarterback Club members will also be attending, and the public is invited.