Prep Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, April 21, 1999

Athletes of the week


Waipahu baseball

The Marauders' senior right-hander blasted three home runs and come within one walk of a perfect game last Wednesday in a 13-0 shutout of Moanalua. Williams struck out 10 in facing 16 batters over five innings. His perfect game was spoiled by a walk in the fourth. He also drove in six runs. Williams now has 48 strikeouts over 27 innings.

Mililani track

The Trojan set two individual and one team record at Friday's OIA Western Division champions. She broke the mark in the 100 high and 300 low hurdles as well as ran the second leg of Mililani's record-setting 4x100 relay team. She also anchored the winning 4x400 team and was second in the 100 meter dash by two one-hundreths of a second.




Kaulana Kaapana, Kaiser: Drove in five runs on three homers to help the Cougars hand Kailua its first loss of the season Tuesday, 9-6. Also homered Saturday as Kaiser knocked Kalani from the unbeaten ranks, 7-3.

Kevin Kam, Iolani: Drove in four runs as the Raiders downed Kamehameha, 16-5, Saturday.

Aaron Kano, UHBA: Blasted a grand slam in University/Hawaii Baptist's 11-7 win over Damien Saturday.

Brandon League, St. Louis: Struck out 10 in the win over Mid-Pacific Saturday, upping his mark to 50 K's in 37 innings. He tossed a one-hitter against Iolani Tuesday.

Reid Santos, Castle: Struck out 13 and walked none as the Knights stayed unbeaten with a 2-1 win in 10 innings Saturday against Kalaheo.

Gerald Welch, St. Louis: Homered twice, including a grand slam, as the Crusaders outslugged Mid-Pacific, 11-9, Saturday.

Boys' basketball

Cord Anderson, Iolani: The senior post was selected as the Gatorade Circle of Champions Hawaii High School Basketball Player of the Year. A member of the Star-Bulletin's all-state team the past three years, Anderson is now eligible for regional and national honors. In Saturday's ILH track meet, he won the shot put, was second in the high jump and third in the discus.

Girls' basketball

Robynn Afe, Farrington: Scored 23 points, including six in the final quarter, to help the Governors rally past McKinley, 45-40, Wednesday.

Nabossa Basse, Maryknoll: Scored 19 points and finished with 16 rebounds and two blocks in the Spartans' win over University Friday.

Ashely DeSilva, Kamehameha: Hit three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points to help the Warriors stay unbeaten in a 66-38 win over Iolani Friday.

Darnell Domingo, Campbell: Hit three 3-pointers en route to 21 points in a losing overtime effort against Nanakuli Friday.

Jennifer Harding, La Pietra: The junior center scored 24 points and grabbed 22 rebounds in Division II wins over Maryknoll and Punahou last week.

Rosemarie Kelly, Na-nakuli: Scored four of the Golden Hawks' nine points in overtime for a 58-53 win over Campbell Friday.

Brandy Richardson, Kalaheo: Scored 30 points in the Mustangs' win over Kailua Wednesday and 17 in Saturday's win over Farrington.

Dawn Yonamine, La Pietra: The senior point guard scored 16 points with nine assists in two ILH Division II wins last week, including a career-high 11 points against Punahou Friday.

Girls' tennis

Erin Hoe, Mililani: The Trojans' No. 1 singles player won her match to help Mililani win the OIA Team championship Friday over Pearl City, 3-0. Later that day, she was the leadoff runner for the Trojans' record-setting 4x100 relay team.

Boys' track and field

Robert Naeole, Nanakuli: Won the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes at the OIA West championship.

Robby Philipp, Mililani: Won the 800-, 1,500- and 3,000-meter runs and anchored the Trojans' winning 4x400 team.

Girls' track and field

Victoria Chang, Punahou: Won the 800 and 1,500 runs at the ILH preseason meet Saturday.

Rajani Dhakhwa, McKinley: Won the 800 and 1,500 races and placed second in the 3,000.

Deeann Flores, McKinley: Anchored the Tigers' winning 4x100 relay team and ran the second leg of the winning 4x400 relay team. In the 4x100 she passed two other runners before hitting the tape.

Leila Hammonds, Mililani: Won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and anchored the winning 4x100 relay team. She finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump at the OIA West championships.

Lenore Harris, Kalaheo: Won the 100, 200 and 400 races and finished second in the 100 hurdles at the OIA East championships.

Hollis Hunter, Punahou: Continued her domination in the throwing events with wins in the discus and shot put.

Natasha Kai, Kahuku: Set meet records in the high jump and 300 hurdles, won the 100 hurdles and finished second in the 100-meter dash at the OIA East championships.

Eri Macdonald, Punahou: Won the 200 and 400 races Saturday.

Debrahlynn Nuusolia, Radford: Won both the discus and shot put at the OIA West championship.

Josephine Telani, McKinley: Continued her dominance in the shot put and discus, winning both events at the OIA East championships.



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