Hawaii surfers won 11 national titles in their best showing ever at the National Scholastic Surfing Association's National Championships at San Clemente, Calif.
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Sena Seramur and Fred Patacchia led the way with two titles each.
Seramur successfully defended both her Explorer and Open Women's titles.
Patacchia won both the prestigious Open Men and the Explorer Juniors title.
Dustin Quizon also won two titles, the Explorer Boys and Open Juniors.
Other Hawaii winners were:
Hank Gaskell (Explorer Menehune), David Hubbard (Explorer Bodyboard), Kahekili Kaa (Explorer Longboard), Jesse Cooper (Open Bodyboard) and TJ Barron (Open Boys).
In addition to winning 11 of the 15 divisions, Hawaii surfers comprised 42 of the 90 finalists.
Hilo wins threeThe YMCA Na'Opio Girls (14 years) Volleyball Team from Hilo won its three games on the first day the Volleyball Festival in Sacramento, Calif., yesterday.
Hilo upset the highest seed in its pool. They had wins over Rouge Valley (Medford, Ore.), 15-4, 15-0); Kern River Blue (Bakersfield, Calif.), 15-13, 15-1), and section top seed Western County (Riverside, Calif.), 15-13, 15-12.
BYUH signs goalkeeperHoward "Brett" Hill, a goalie from Boise, Idaho, has signed a letter of intent to play soccer for Brigham Young-Hawaii this fall. Hill played last season at Cascade College in Portland, Ore., leading his team to six victories - six more than it had in each of the previous two years.