Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Thursday, February 11, 1999

Clutter leads Sea
Warriors to victory

Travis Clutter drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the top of the 10th inning to lead Hawaii Pacific to a 10-8 road victory over San Francisco State yesterday.

In the 10th, Kaina McCallum drew a walk, Shane Lyons was hit by a pitch and Matt Roman also walked, filling the bases for Clutter.

Jamie Surdock shut out the Gators in the bottom of the inning to earn his first win as the Sea Warriors improved to 9-4.

The Gators had tied the game in the seventh when HPU reliever Palani Nunes issued four straight walks.

VULCANS LOSE TO AZTECS: Hawaii-Hilo committed seven errors to hand San Diego State a 5-2 baseball victory at Hilo yesterday.

David Caron pitched a complete game for the win while Billy Rayl went five innings for Hilo and took the loss.

The Aztecs' Ryan Hurd broke a 1-1 tie with an RBI single in the fourth and homered in the sixth.

MCCULLY, PEARL CITY WIN: Kelly Konishi and Brian Okuhara hit home runs as McCully defeated Manoa, 7-1, behind the four-hit pitching of Rob Shimabuku and Scott Fujimori in Oahu Senior AJA baseball action at Ala Wai Field last night.

At Hans L'Orange Park, Pearl City rallied for an 11-10 victory over Waipahu. Kevin Fujioka, Kendall Yamatsuka and Colin Ching lead the way with three hits apiece.

UH SWIMMERS IN ACTION: The unbeaten Hawaii men's and women's swimming and diving teams will try to complete a marvelous turnabout under first-year coach Sam Freas this weekend when they take on Northern Arizona at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex on the UH lower campus.

The first event tomorrow is scheduled for 4 p.m.; the Saturday start is set for 10 a.m.

The UH men finished the 1998 season with a 1-7 record and the UH women were 0-8.

Both teams are 12-0 going into the regular-season finales, with the Western Athletic Conference championships still ahead.

HPU TEAM PERFECT, TOO: The Hawaii Pacific men's tennis team improved to 4-0 with a 5-2 win over previously unbeaten Azuza Pacific yesterday at Industry, Calif.

Sea Warriors Erik Sandblom, Filip Meijer, Johan Sandblom and Remy Cremers all won their singles matches.

Both teams will compete in the Cal Poly Pomona team tournament this weekend.

G-SHOCK TO SPONSOR SURF TOUR: The Association of Surfing Professionals announced yesterday that watch maker G-Shock will be the umbrella sponsor of the ASP World Tour this year.

The ASP and G-Shock signed a one-year deal with the option to extend for a second year in 2000.

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the [Scoreboard] section.

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