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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Tuesday, May 9, 2000

Komine is Big 12
Pitcher of Week

Shane Komine, a sophomore right-hander for Nebraska, has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week.

The Kalani High School graduate shut out then No. 6 Texas, 4-0, last Saturday in Austin, Texas, and he increased his NCAA Division I-leading strikeout total to 131.

Komine was also named the Louisville Slugger Collegiate Baseball National Co-Player of the Week.

WAC honors for Ho

Randon Ho was selected Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for his performance last Saturday against the University of Hawaii-Hilo.

The Rainbows' left-hander pitched his third complete game of the season and his second career shutout.

Ho defeated the Vulcans, 2-0, striking out a career high 12 batters while walking three.

Anthony Acevedo, the Fresno State left fielder, was named WAC Player of the Week.

UH third baseman Patrick Scalabrini was one of the nominees for WAC Player of the Week. The junior was 6-for-10 with five RBIs in two games against the Vulcans.

ILH title game tonight

Iolani and Kamehameha meet at Aloha Stadium tonight at 7 for the Interscholastic League of Honolulu baseball championship.

The Raiders (14-4) won the ILH Tournament, and the Warriors (15-4) won the league regular-season title. Both teams have earned berths in next week's state tournament.

Degen is Player of Week

University of Hawaii catcher Dana Degen was named Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week.

Degen went 8-for-14 in four games last week, with a double, two homers and eight RBIs.

Degen finished her senior season leading the WAC in average (.401) and second in homers (nine) and RBIs (35).

Corianne Rogalsky was named WAC Pitcher of the Week.

Irons makes main event

Kauai's Andy Irons dominated the international field of surfers yesterday in perfect 6- to 10-foot waves to win the Gotcha Pro Tahiti trials and earn a spot in the main event.

Six-time world champion Kelly Slater of Florida and Vetea David of Tahiti also made the cut yesterday, placing second and third respectively behind Irons, to filling the final main event spots.

Hawaii's Tamao Perry finished fourth in the 45-minute final, and didn't make the main event.

Hayashi wins by three

Kevin Hayashi won the GTE Hawaiian Tel Hall of Fame golf championship by three strokes yesterday at the Kapalua Plantation Course on Maui.

The Hilo Municipal pro shot a 36-hole score of 145 with a final-round round of 1-over-par 74 yesterday to win the $2,500 top prize.

Kapalua's Doug Bohn was second at 148 with a 73 yesterday, while Makena's Brian Sasada, along with Michael Rich, and Brendan Moynahan of The Experience at Koele, were tied for third at 151.

Dennis Rose, former director of golf at Waikoloa, won the senior title with a 146, five strokes better than Larry Stubblefield.

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

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