Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, August 18, 1999

Cipro wins Aloha Section
PGA Senior Championship

Fran Cipro shot the day's only subpar round - a 1-under 71 - to win the Aloha Section PGA Senior Championship yesterday at the Hickam Mamala Bay Course.

The head pro at Maui's Sandalwood Golf Club, Cipro posted a 36-hole score of 145 to win by seven strokes.

Rodney Acia of Hilo Municipal was second at 152 following his second straight round of 76. Kalakaua's Larry Ordonio, who shot a 69 for the first-round lead, skied to an 84 yesterday for a 153 total.

The three will represent the Aloha Section in the National PGA Club Professional Championship in Palm Beach Garden, Fla., in October.

Lewis extends Laser lead in youth sailing nationals

Hawaii's Andy Lewis won three out of four races yesterday to widen his lead over 19 other sailors at the Laser National Youth Championships on Kaneohe Bay.

Lewis, a student at Academy of the Pacific, has 11 points going into today's third and final day of singlehanded competition. Steve Brown of La Jolla, Calif., was second with 16 points in the race for the Smythe Trophy.

In the Bemis Trophy standings for doublehanded 420s, the Kaneohe team of Mike Cervantes and Ethan Crips moved up to fourth in their division after winning one race and finishing second in another.

Cervantes-Crips had 57 points. Evan Thompson and Pat Hitchins of Oak Park, Ill., were in the lead with 19 points.

Pearl City tops Reno in Little League Major play

Hoku Tampos drove in two runs and pitched three-hit ball over four innings as Pearl City beat Reno, 4-0, yesterday in the consolation bracket of the Little League Major (ages 11-12) Division Western Regional at San Bernardino, Calif.

St. Louis ranked No. 17 in national football yearbook

The St. Louis Schools football team is ranked 17th in the Gridiron Greats national football yearbook.

The Crusaders (13-1), ranked third by Fox SportsNet, is No. 4 win the West region.

Evangel Christian Academy (Shreveport, La.) begins the season as the top-rated team, followed by De La Salle (Concord, Calif.), which is riding an 88-game winning streak.

The entire rankings are online at The poll is updated every Tuesday.

Kamehameha dedicates renovated swimming pool

With several of the school's swimming greats in attendance, Kamehameha rededicated its renovated swimming pool complex last night at the Kapalama Heights campus.

The Kalani'opu'u Swimming Complex is named for Chief Kalani'opu'u, uncle of Kamehameha I and ruler of the Island of Hawaii from 1754-1782.

The pool meets Olympic and ILH standards with bleacher seating for approximately 1,000 spectators.

Shortstop from Australia signs with Wahine

Kate Judd, a member of the Australian Under-19 national team, has signed to play shortstop this season for the University of Hawaii.

Judd, a 5-foot-8 incoming freshman, is the only player to compete in both the Open and Under-19 Australian national/Olympic selection tournaments.

Judd is the fourth recruit to join the Wahine for the 2000 season.

Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame golf tournament scheduled

The second Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame golf tournament will be held Sept. 13 at the Waikele Golf Club.

The entry fee is $450 per team, $150 per individual player. The format is a modified team scramble.Deadline is Sept. 1.

For more information, telephone 841-8300, ext. 330.

Lady Tiger Luau on Aug. 28

The second Lady Tiger Luau, a benefit for the McKinley High School girls' basketball team, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 28, at the McKinley cafeteria.

Tickets are $15 with proceeds going toward the Tigers' preseason trip to Seattle and Vancouver.

The event includes a complete Hawaiian luau with entertainment. Food will be served from 4-7 p.m. with takeout orders available from 5-6 p.m.

For information, contact Jesse Victorino at 255-7484.

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