Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Friday, March 12, 1999

Hammerheads to
scrimmage at Blaisdell

The Hawaii Hammerheads indoor pro football team will hold an intrasquad scrimmage on Sunday at the Blaisdell Arena. The 4 p.m. game will be free and open to the public.

There will be a free children's football clinic from 2-3 p.m. and fans will be able to meet the players, beginning at 3 p.m.

The Hammerheads begin their regular season on April 17 against the Mississippi Firedogs.

Season and single-game tickets are on sale at the Blaisdell box office. Season packages (eight games) range from $120-$160. Single-game tickets range from $8 to $20. For more information, call 591-2211.

VILORIA, RODRIGUEZ IN FINALS: Brian Viloria of Waipahu and Antonio Rodriguez of Wailuku will fight for national titles after scoring decisive semifinal victories yesterday in the U.S. Amateur Boxing Championships at Colorado Springs, Colo.

Viloria pounded out a 24-6 decision over Ronald Siler of Cincinnati in the 106-pound semifinals. He will meet Karoz Norman of St. Louis for the championship.

Rodriguez outpointed Jason Franco of Fort Carson, Colo., 18-3, at 119 pounds. He will fight Clarence Vinson of Washington, D.C. in the final.

STUBBLEFIELD, CHUN SHARE LEAD: Larry Stubblefield and Mark Chun shot 2-under-par 70s to share the first-round lead in the Hawaii State Amateur Golf Championship yesterday at the Pearl Country Club.

Defending champion Damien Jamila was a stroke back with a 71 going into today's second round.

RIEGER LEADS PRO FIELD: Johnny Rieger shot a 1-under-par 71 yesterday for a 54-hole total of 214 and a five-stroke lead after the third round of the Cascade Golf/Pro Tour Hawaii tournament at the Hawaii Prince course. Henry Sieradzki was second at 219 after a 70 yesterday.

ISLE WEIGHTLIFTERS SPARKLE: Hawaii's Catherine Sakamaki and Bryce Yamauchi won weight-class titles and Kyle Yamauchi took a silver medal in the recent Junior National Weightlifting Championships at Savannah, Ga.

Sakamaki, a Waiakea High School senior, took the gold medal in the 105-pound class. Bryce Yamauchi, an eighth grader at Punahou School, won the 103-pound boys' event and brother Kyle, a Punahou sophomore, was runner-up in the 123-pound class.

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