Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Friday, February 12, 1999

Hawaii’s Strongest?

By Craig T. Kojima, Star-Bulletin
Malcolm Lutu, one of the contestants in the Hawaii's Strongest
Man contest at the Blaisdell Exhibition Center, lifts a 600-pound tire
to demonstrate one of the contest's events. The competition is part of t
he Queen's Health and Fitness Expo and starts tonight at 7.
The final events will begin tomorrow at 11 a.m.

Wahine win
softball opener

Desiree Duran tossed a one-hitter as the Hawaii softball team opened its season with a 10-0 win over Loyola Marymount yesterday in the Paradise Softball Classic.

Joyce Lum delivered a three-run triple in the Wahine's eight-run fourth inning.

In other games, Cal State Fullerton beat Ohio State, 4-3, and Baylor beat Oregon State, 5-3.

The tournament runs through Sunday, with games beginning at 8 a.m. each day.

SEA WARRIORS WIN: The Hawaii Pacific baseball team beat San Francisco State, 7-3, yesterday at San Francisco to complete a two-game sweep of the Gators and improve its record to 10-4.

Kaina McCallum went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and, pitching in relief, shut down San Francisco State over the final two innings to earn the save. Ryan Evans pitched seven strong innings to get his first win.

DOWNTOWN AMATEUR BOUTS: There will be Olympic-style amateur boxing in downtown Honolulu tonight and tomorrow night when the LBC 50th State Championship Tournament is held at the Maunakea Market Place.

Winners advance to the U.S. National Championships March 5-13 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The first bout each night is set for 7. Admission is $10 (children 7 and under free).

YELLOW JACKETS LEAD: Georgia Tech shot an aggregate of 270 to lead the 23-team Taylor Made/Waikoloa Intercollegiate golf tournament by nine strokes over Arizona State and UCLA after yesterday's first round on the Big Island. Host Hawaii-Hilo was at 296 and Hawaii-Manoa at 305.

Carlton Forrester was the individual leader at 64 and Georgia Tech teammate Bryce Molder shot a 65.

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

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