Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Monday, April 12, 1999

Itoman takes four awards

Senior guard BJ Itoman received four awards, including the first Ah Chew Goo Achievement Award, at the UH Wahine's basketball banquet last night.

The Ah Chew Goo Award is given to the player who attains basketball excellence through dedication, determination and perseverance.

Itoman also took the team's Scholar-Athlete, Most Inspirational Player and Most Outstanding Defensive Player awards.

Raylene Howard was named the Most Outstanding Offensive Player.

Friis, Wokasch win

Christian Friis and Jeannie Wokasch were the men's and women's winners in the 15-kilometer Norman Tamanaha Memorial Run yesterday at Kapiolani Park.

Friis, a 25-year-old Hawaii Pacific sophomore from Denmark, finished in 49 minutes, 57 seconds. Frank Curiel was second in 53:11 and Karl Honma third in 54:03.

Wokasch, who finished 10th overall, took the women's title for the fourth time. The 36-year-old finished in 59:57. Tomoko Magruder was second in 1:02:41, and Ann Baginski third in 1:03:17.

Colin Peters was first among male race walkers in 1:24:29, followed by Gary Harbottle, 1:38:25. Robyn McMullin was the women's race-walk winner in 1:54:53 and Darlene Ropp was second in 2:06:14.

Water polo Wahine sixth

Senior Michele Wong scored four goals but it wasn't enough as the Hawaii Wahine water polo team fell to San Diego State, 9-7, yesterday in the fifth-place game of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament at Los Angeles.

Fifth-ranked Hawaii never led in the contest and trailed, 5-2, at halftime. Wong scored two of her goals in the final quarter to keep the score close.

Katie Hill was the only Wahine named to the all-tournament team.

Griffin sets record

Punahou graduate Dominic Griffin set a school record for assists but his New York University team lost to Juniata, 15-9, 15-11, 8-15, 12-15, 17-15, in the EIVA Division III championship match Saturday at New York.

Griffin, a freshman setter, had 86 assists for the Violets.

Sea Warriors, Vulcans split

Kaina McCallum went 3-for-3 and drove in two runs to lead the Hawaii Pacific Sea Warriors to an 11-3 baseball win over Hawaii-Hilo yesterday at Kailua-Kona.

The Vulcans won the second game, 5-3, behind the six-hit pitching of freshman Fausto Allosada.

Hawaii Pacific is 32-12, and UH-Hilo 8-35.

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