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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, July 29, 2000

Garrett Gabriel speaks
at Quarterback Club

Maryknoll basketball coach Garrett Gabriel, Kamehameha football coach Kanani Souza and Hawaii Sportstalk hosts Barry Villamil and Randy Miyamoto of KCCN radio will be the featured speakers at Monday's weekly luncheon meeting of the Honolulu Quarterback Club.

Gabriel is a former standout quarterback for the University of Hawaii football team.

Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Pagoda Restaurant.

All-Stars sock Movers

The Oahu All-Stars baseball team dropped the Hawaii Island Movers, 4-1, last night at Rainbow Stadium.

Wilt Grilho smacked a double and a single for the All-Stars, while Lee Anzai added a triple.

Winning pitcher Brendan Sagara went six innings and combined with three relievers to hold the Movers to four hits.

Ito shoots 239 in Florida

Merynn M.L. Ito, a 17-year-old Aiea High School student, competed in the recent Florida Junior Invitational golf tournament at Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., shooting a 54-hole total of 239.

Special to the Star-Bulletin
Alex Sugai, left, and Ryan Ideta begin defense of their Kailua
Racquet Club Men's Night Doubles Tennis Tournament
championship tomorrow at 6 p.m. in a main draw match
against Jim Murray and Mark Willman.

Pilot Tennis tourney

Pilot Club of Downtown Honolulu will hold its 12th annual Pilot Tennis Championship Tournament Aug. 11-13 at the Hickam Air Force Base Tennis Center.

There will be men's and women's singles and doubles competition in classes 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5, and in a wheelchair division.

Entry fee is $20 for singles, $30 for doubles. Entry forms are available at the Ala Moana, Diamond Head and Hickam courts or by calling 589-2777. The entry deadline is Aug. 2.

The tournament benefits the Pilot Foundation of Hawaii, a nonprofit community service organization that raises funds for local charities including Hawaii Special Olympics, Special Education Center of Hawaii, and Winners at Work Alzheimer's Association.

Ocean swim championships

More than 500 swimmers from as many as 80 countries are expected to compete in the 2000 Open Water World Championships Oct. 29-Nov. 4 off Oahu's south shores.

There will be 5K, 10K and 25K events in the rough-water competition, which will serve as a test for marathon swimming as a future Olympic sport.

Strong softball showing

Hawaii's Na Kolohe girls' fast-pitch 16-and-under softball team finished fourth in the recent ASA Region 14 Championship Tournament at Reno, Nev., earning an invitation to the Aug. 8-13 ASA Western National Tournament at Seattle.

The players have asked the community for donations to help defray travel expenses. Please send donations to Na Kolohe Parents, 1016 7th Avenue, Honolulu, HI, 96816.

New USTA/Hawaii directors

Brent Mukai is the new Executive Director of the United States Tennis Association/Hawaii Pacific Section and Christi Robell is its new Director of Recreational Tennis .

Hawaii surfers advance

Hawaii's Megan Abubo advanced to the semifinals of the Elleven U.S. Open of Surfing at Huntington Beach in California yesterday. Abubo will take on Australians Lynette Mackenzie and Kylie Webb and South African Heather Clark next.

Hawaii men Bruce Irons, Andy Irons, Kalani Robb, Sunny Garcia, Fred Patacchia Jr. and Shawn Sutton advanced to the Panasonic Shockwave U.S. Open's round of 32.

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

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