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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Tuesday, August 1, 2000

Mililani ballclub
in a zone

Mililani won the PONY Baseball West Zone Mustang Tournament (ages 9-10) by sweeping two games from Pacific Grove (Calif.), 12-0 and 10-3, yesterday at Moreno Valley, Calif.

The Mililani squad, coached by Terry Derby, advanced to the Mustang World Series in Irving, Tex., Aug. 2-5.

Kevin Curd went 3-for-3 with a double for Mililani in the championship game, while Waylen Sing Chow was the winning pitcher.

In the earlier shutout win, Dustin Antolin hurled a three-hitter and Travis Derby drove in four runs.

Knights storm Movers

The Aloha Knights punched out 11 hits on the way to a 12-9 victory over the Hawaii Island Movers at Rainbow Stadium last night.

Cory Lunde smacked three hits for the Knights, while Michael Stewart, Brian Barnett and Greg Elliot all chipped in with two hits. One of Barnett's hits was a triple.

Bryce Uegawachi roped a triple for the Movers and finished with three hits. Duke Sardinha and Simon Ferrer also collected three hits apiece.

Takata on national team

Taylor Takata of Wahiawa has been named to the U.S. Junior World Team judo roster.

Takata, who competes in the 66-kilogram weight class, is a member of Shobukan Judo Club. His first competition will be the Junior World Championships, Oct. 26-29, in Tunisia.

Billfish event under way

The 41st Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament kicked off without a whimper from Hurricane Daniel yesterday.

Clear skies and calm seas welcomed anglers at the start as 25 teams from five countries set out in search of the elusive grander.

At the end of Day 1, the Pajara Valley Game Fish Club holds first place, followed by Absolute Kamakura Billfish Club in second and Nautigal Fishing Club in third.

The Hilo Yacht Club and Team Excellence round out the top five.

Aloha soccer champs

Nine teams won titles in various divisions in the Aloha International Tournament Cup last weekend at Kapiolani Park.

The championship teams were the Volcanoes (under-10 boys), PVSC Raiders (U-12 boys), Mililani Jammers (U-12 girls), HSC Bulls (U-14 boys), Leahi '87 (U-14 girls), Maui United (U-16 boys), Na Koa (U-16 girls), Unified (U-19 boys) and Pa'a (U-19 girls).

Kool Blue won the U-12 girls' consolation championship.

Kenwood practice halted

The practice race for the 12th biennial Kenwood Cup 2000 Yacht Race was called off yesterday due to a lack of wind.

With barely a breath of wind to speak of, teams on board the 29 entries retreated to the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor to continue preparations for today's first official day of racing.

The start time is 11 a.m.

Iolani volleyball tourney

Twenty varsity girls' high school volleyball teams from Hawaii and California will compete in the 18th annual Iolani Invitational Volleyball Tournament Aug. 16-19 at Iolani School.

Aiea, Roosevelt, Pearl City, Farrington, McKinley, St. Francis, Punahou, Waianae, Kaimuki, Waiakea and host Iolani are the Hawaii schools competing, and Newport Harbor, Harvard-Westlake, Buena, Mira Costa, La Reina, San Luis Obispo, Redlands East Valley and Temecula Valley are the California schools.

During the four-day tourney, matches will be held mornings, afternoons and evenings with the championship game scheduled for Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.

Daily admission is $4 for adults and $1 for students. A four-day pass is $12 and a three-day pass is $9.

For more information, call tournament director Ann Kang at 943-2245 or 455-5745.

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

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