Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Friday, April 6, 2001

Refunds for UH sporting
events being offered

Due to potential traffic problems created by strike picket lines, the University of Hawaii is offering refunds for all ticket holders for the five athletic events scheduled on campus the next four days.

The events are men's volleyball games against Alberta tonight and tomorrow, and the men's baseball games against Fresno State tomorrow, Sunday and Monday. Ticket holders will be refunded either the actual or pro-rated value of their tickets, depending on whether they are individual or season tickets.

Refunds will be given on a mail-in basis only. Mail unused tickets by April 14 to: UH Athletics Department, 1337 Lower Campus Road, Honolulu, HI, 96822-2370, attention Ticket Office. For more information, call 956-4482.

State AJA senior baseball

The state AJA senior baseball tournament is schedule for this weekend at Aloha Stadium.

Tomorrow, Kauai faces the Big Island at 9:30 a.m., followed by Oahu taking on Maui at 1:30 p.m.

Sunday's consolation game is at 10 a.m., followed by the championship game at 12:30 p.m.

Admission is free. There is a 50-cent parking charge.

Seasiders win in tennis

The Brigham Young-Hawaii men's and women's teams each won their opening matches in the West Florida Classic yesterday at Pensacola, Fla.

The top-ranked Seasider women cruised to a 9-0 win over 19th-ranked Ouachita Baptist to move to 28-0 on the season with their 95th consecutive victory.

The third-ranked Seasider men rallied from a 2-1 deficit against No. 2 Valdosta State and improved to 24-1 on the year with a 5-2 victory.

BYUH meets defending NCAA II champion Lander today.

Hemmings gives clinic

Former world champion surfer and longtime paddler Fred Hemmings will conduct a steering and paddling clinic at Kaiona Beach Park in Waimanalo tomorrow from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The Waimanalo Canoe Club will host the free event. For information, call 259-7701.

Gymnasts to Jr. Olympics

Twenty gymnasts from Hawaiian Island Twisters and Aloha Gymnastics World will be competing at this weekend's USA Gymnastics Junior Olympics Region 1 Championship at Sonoma State in California.

Among the Hawaii representatives is Kaiser High's Geary Udagawa, the highest-ranked male gymnast in the state (Class 3). Also competing are, in Class 4, Jeremy Campos, David Carter, Austin Fowler, Michael Galloway, Joshua Lee, Jonathan Wakida and Mark Yee.

Class 5 competitors are: Warren and Charles Carter, Jeremy Eleazar, Dean Henze, Anthony Johnson, Matthew Leong, Christopher Ono, Justin Ricafort, Ryan Saratoga, Cole Strona, and Michael and Joshua Yee.


A look at how major-leaguers from Hawaii fared in yesterday's games:

Benny Agbayani, Mets: The outfielder, who played for St. Louis School and Hawaii Pacific University, went 1-for-3, walked and scored a run. He also stole his first base of the season.

Mike Fetters, Dodgers: The relief pitcher, a former Iolani standout, did not play yesterday.

Chris Truby, Astros: The Damien alumnus started at third base and continued his hot hitting, homering in his third straight game, a 2-run shot, and walking in his other three plate appearances

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

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