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Star-Bulletin Sports

Wednesday, April 19, 2000

P R E P _ B A S E B A L L

Punahou puts squeeze
on eighth-ranked
St. Louis

Star-Bulletin staff


Punahou scored three times in the top of the fourth inning and withstood a late rally to upset No. 8 ranked St. Louis, 6-4, in an Interscholastic League of Honolulu baseball game yesterday at the Ala Wai Field.

Ryan Kitamura's squeeze bunt scored a run in the fourth for Punahou (8-5) and Ryan Komagome capped the inning with a two-out, two-run single.

The Crusaders (8-5) scored four times in the bottom of the sixth, aided by three Punahou errors.

Complete-game winner Reid Matsushima scattered six hits and struck out three.

St. Louis ace Brandon League went the distance in the loss, striking out 10 and walking two.

Brent Chock put Punahou up 2-0 in the second with a two-run triple.

Punahou 020 300 1--6 6 3
St. Louis 000 004 0--4 6 0

Reid Matsushima and Todd Lafountaine; Brandon League and Nick Tudisco. W-Matsushima. L-League.

Leading hitters--Punahou: Brent Chock, 2-2, 3b, 2 RBIs; Ryan Komagome, 2-4, 2 RBIs; Reid Matsushima, 2-4, 3b. St. Louis: Jovaustin Murray-Thornton, 2-3; Sean Paiva, 2-4.

No. 1 Kamehameha 5, Damien 1:

At Ala Wai Field, Kelii Correia's two-run triple highlighted a four-run sixth inning as the top-ranked Warriors (11-2) maintained their one-game lead in the Interscholastic League of Honolulu standings with a win over the Monarchs (2-11).

Kamehameha trailed Damien, 1-0, going into the fourth but scored five runs in the final three innings.

Tyler Perkins added a solo homer in the sixth for the Warriors.

Winning pitcher Brandon Kahale tossed a three-hitter through six innings, striking out three and walking one.

Damien 010 000 0 --1 4 4
Kamehameha 000 104 x -- 5 6 2

Matthew Higa and Marshall Febay; Brandon Kahale, Alika Kuraoka (7) and Bryce Amoy. W-Kahale. L-Higa.

Leading hitters--Damien: Matthew DeRego. Kamehameha: Tyler Perkins 2-3, solo HR; Kelii Correia 3b, 2 RBIs; Bryce Amoy RBI.


The host Owls (10-3) kept up a steady barrage, scoring in every inning but the first.

University/Hawaii Baptist (2-11) took a 2-1 lead in the third on Ryan Monico's two-run homer in the third.

But Mid-Pacific fired back with homers by Bryan Tanabe and Dane Marcouiller.

Keric Chang struck out six and walked none in going the distance for Mid-Pacific.

University/Hawaii Baptist 002 000 0--2
5 1
Mid-Pacific 013 132 x--10 12 1

Jeff Soranaka, Scott Batula (5), Russell Ching (6) and Troy Okada. Keric Chang and Bryan Tanabe, Vincent Farkas (7). W--Chang. L--Soronaka.

Leading hitters--UHBA: Ryan Monico, HR, 2 RBIS; Aaron Kano, 2-3. MPI: Isaac Omura, 2-4, RBI; Bryan Tanabe, 2-4, HR, RBI; Dane Marcouiller, 2-4, HR, 2b, 3 RBIs; Troy Kanemura, 2-2, RBI.

No. 6 Iolani 13, Maryknoll 1:

At Moiliili Field, the Raiders (9-4) rolled past the Spartans (2-11).

Ryan Ishizu rapped three hits, and Kila Ka'aihue drove in three runs.

Iolani 530 011 3--13 12 0
Maryknoll 010 000 0--1
6 2

Travis McGaughy, Rick Olson (4), Kila Ka'aihue and Travis Mitsuda. Reily Maeda, Jared Tsukamoto (2), Cruz Hatanaka (7) and Reid Okaneku. W--McGaughy. L--Maeda.

Leading hitters--Iolani: Brad Takamori, 2-3, RBI, 3b; Tyler Kimura, 2-3, RBI; Ryan Ishizu, 3-3, RBI; Kila Ka'aihue, 2-4, 3 RBIs. Maryknoll: Sean Ortiz, 2b.

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