Senior forward Kerry Hendrickson scored 23 points in the second half to lead Brigham Young-Hawaii to a 76-64 win at Western New Mexico (0-11, 0-3 Pacific West Conference) yesterday.
Seasiders win on the road
Staff & wire reports
Hendrickson, 0-for-4 from the field in the first half, made 8-of-13 in the second half to break open a tight game.
The Seasiders (8-4, 2-1) went on an 18-6 run early in the second half to take control.
Other local teamsMontana St.-Billings 97, HPU 79: At Montana St.-Billings, the Yellowjackets (8-3, 1-2) shot 45 percent to give the Sea Warriors their their first conference loss.
The Sea Warriors (7-5, 2-1) turned the ball over 26 times and made just 6-of-26 3-point attempts.
UH-Hilo 92, Alaska-Anchorage 85: At Anchorage, Alaska, Alan Thomas exploded for 33 points as the Vulcans (6-6, 1-2) beat the Seawolves (7-5, 1-2).
Tennis on tapThe Hilton Waikoloa Village USTA Challenger, Hawaii's only world-class men's professional tennis tournament, offers local players a chance to play with top pros in two events being held in conjunction with the Jan. 23-28 Challenger.
The first event, sanctioned by the USTA Hawaii Pacific Section, is the Hilton Waikoloa Village Challenge, from which one singles player will earn a wild card entry into the Jan. 21-22 qualifying rounds of the Challenger.
The second event, a Pro-Am tournament to benefit the Hawaii Pacific Tennis Foundation, is scheduled for Jan. 26. HPTF is a local nonprofit organization committed to community improvement through the growth of tennis.
For more information about the Challenger, call 808-886-1234 or visit: www.tesports.com.
For more information, call 808-955-6696 (Hilton Waikoloa Village Challenge) or 808-479-6727 (Pro-Am).
Castro making a markIssac Castro of Honolulu is averaging 7.5 points and 3.9 rebounds a game for the Lewis-Clark State men's basketball team.
Castro, a graduate of Moanalua High School, is a 6-foot-6 power forward for the Warriors.
USSSA adds three sportsThe United States Specialty Sports Association has added soccer, volleyball and flag football to its list of sanctioned sports and tournaments for 2001.
Leagues and national tournaments already are in existence in slow-pitch softball, fast-pitch softball, basketball, baseball and golf.
Team registration fees of $20-$30 will be standard for all sports.
Information on affordable team and league liability and medical insurance is available at USSSA.com.
For more information, contact Hawaii executive director Bob Straub by phone (808-877-5103), fax (808-871-8901) or e-mail email@example.com.