Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, August 28, 1999

McLachlin, Lee tied
for lead with 69s

Parker McLachlin and Regan Lee each shot 69 to share the championship flight lead going into today's second round of the 33rd annual Barbers Point Invitational golf tournament.

Mark Chun and Paul Kimura were two shots back and Tony Okano was next at 72.

David Kennedy led A flight golfers with a 76 and William Villareal topped the senior flight at 71.

The 54-hole event winds up tomorrow.

BYUH spikers win a pair

The nationally second-ranked Brigham Young-Hawaii women's volleyball team defeated Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, 15-4, 15-10, 15-8, and Westmont (Calif.) College, 15-10, 15-8, 15-8, yesterday in the BYUH Tournament at Laie.

In other opening-day matches, Regis beat Westmont in five games and lost to Indiana-Purdue in five.

Jones at QB Club

Hawaii football coach June Jones and assistant Dennis McKnight will be among the guest speakers at Monday's noon meeting of the Quarterback Club at the Pagoda restaurant.

Other speakers include Punahou assistant football coach Charles Ane and Tom Haynes, president of the Golf Media Association.

Karate kid takes title

Eight-year-old Jesse Placourakis of Honolulu became the youngest American ever to win a karate title in the All-Japan Junior Championship with a recent victory in the prestigious event that attracts more than 600 juniors from the best karate schools around the world.

Placourakis is a protege of U.S. Master Sensei Chizu Kotaka and his son George Kotaka at the International Karate Federation School in Hawaii.

The youngster has qualified for Pan-American Junior Games and also will compete in the All-Hawaii State Championships in November.

Polo at Waimanalo

Kuni Imai of Tokyo will celebrates his 10th year of play tomorrow in a polo match at the Honolulu Polo Club's Waimanalo field.

Gates open at 1 p.m. and play begins at 2.

Admission is $3, with children under 12 admitted free.

Great Canoe Race reset

The Great Canoe Race from Molokai to Oahu has been rescheduled from Oct. 17, 1999 to the fall of 2000 to accommodate out-of-state and foreign paddlers who asked for more lead time to prepare for the event, race director George Dowling announced.

See line scores and results in
the [Scoreboard] section.

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