Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, October 16, 1999

Sasada five back
in club pro tourney

Brian Sasada shot a1-over-par 72 for a 36-hole total of 145, five strokes off the pace and the best score among three Hawaii golfers who made the halfway cut in the Western PGA Club Professional Championship yesterday at Bernalillo, N.M.

Tracy Stansberry of San Jose, Calif., led the way at 140 after a second-round 71.

Hawaii's Brendan Moynahan (76-147) and Brian Stock (76-152) still were in the title hunt along with Sasada.

Five other isle club pros - Beau Yokomoto, Ben Hongo, Mark Chapleski, Brad Davis and John B. Freitas - missed the cut.

QB Club lineup

Football coaches scheduled to speak at Monday's Honolulu Quarterback Club meeting are: Nanakuli High School's Shea Pila, Kamehameha Schools' Kanani Souza and Hawaii's June Jones and Vantz Singletary.

Lunch at the Pagoda restaurant is served at 11:30 a.m. The program begins at noon.

HPU spikes Seattle

Debbie Sant'Anna, Kristi Lezchuk and Flavia Gabinio had seven, six and five kills, respectively, to lead Hawaii Pacific past Seattle, 15-4, 15-5, 15-1, in a Pacific West Conference women's volleyball match last night at the St. Andrew's Priory gym.

The victory was the fifth in a row for the Sea Warriors (16-2 overall, 5-2 PacWest). Seattle dropped to 2-10, 0-8.

Hawaii seniors to compete

Sixty seniors who qualified through the inaugural Hawaii Senior Olympics last November are preparing for competition in the seventh National Senior Olympics in Orlando, Fla., next week.

The Hawaii delegation will join more than 12,000 seniors from around the U.S. and two dozen foreign countries at the national senior games.

The games take place Oct. 19-29 at the Disney Sports Center outside Orlando, with competition in more than 100 events. Competition is organized in five-year age brackets, beginning at age 50.

In the Oct. 24 parade of athletes, the Hawaii banner will be carried by 79-year-old Kenneth Wheeler, who will compete in track and field.The oldest member of the Hawaii delegation is 88-year-old Edith Hebblethwaite from Virginia, who qualified in Hawaii's cycling time trials last November.

Putting for a good cause

Longs Drug Stores in Hawaii will host the Gillette Putting Challenge as part of its annual benefit golf tournament Tuesday from 2:30 to 3 p.m. at the 18th hole on Maui's Kaanapali North Course.

Kaimuki store manager Bob Skaggs was randomly selected from Longs' 32 locations statewide to make the putt. If the 10-foot putt is successful, Gillette will award $25,000 to the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii.

If the putt is unsuccessful, Gillette, Duracell, Oral-B and Longs will still donate $3,000 to the cause.

To add to the event, Foodland Director of Real Estate Buzz Wo also will attempt a putt. Another $25,000 will be awarded to the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii if he is successful, and $3,000 will be donated if he is not.

Pro tennis at Waikoloa

The Hilton Waikoloa Village USTA Challenger Tennis Tournament will be played Jan. 25-30 at the Big Island resort, with 32 pro singles players and 16 doubles teams competing for $50,000 in prize money and ATP world ranking points.

The qualifying round is set for Jan. 23-24, also on the hotel courts.

Ticket sales and hotel room packages for the tournament will be available in November.

For more information, call Vicky Kometani (808-886-2860) or Bernie Caalim (808-947-7817) at the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

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