Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Monday, May 7, 2001

Salud, Viloria fights
blacked out on Oahu

The May 15 pro boxing card featuring Hawaii's Jesus Salud and Brian Viloria, televised nationally on ESPN2, will be blacked out on Oahu.

The card is scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Hawaii Convention Center. Salud will fight Fernando "Bobby Boy" Velardez in a 10-rounder while Viloria will make his pro debut in a four-rounder against an opponent still to be named.

The ESPN2 broadcast will be shown on the neighbor islands.

Tickets, ranging from $25-$100, are available at the Blaisdell box office, and state-wide at all Ticket Plus outlets, including Foodland, Sack 'N Save and Tempo Music. Tickets can also be charged by phone at 526-4400 or purchased online at www.ticketplushawaii.

About 3,000 tickets remain.

Boxers out in semifinals

Hawaii's two entrants in the National Golden Gloves Tournament lost their semifinal bouts Saturday night at Reno, Nev.

Jesse Rodrigues of Waianae lost his 106-pound fight to Aaron Alafa of California, 5-0. In the 156-pound division, Waianae's Walter Salas was defeated by Andre Perto, 5-0.

UH qualifies for nationals

The University of Hawaii coed sailing team secured a berth in the National Dinghy Championships by winning the Pacific Coast Dinghy Championships at Treasure Island Harbor in San Francisco for the fourth time yesterday.

The national championships are hosted by University of Rhode Island on June 6-8.

Senior Brent Harrill and freshman Jennifer Warnock dominated the B division. Josh Heinrich, Sarah Hitchcock and Molly O'Bryan combined to win the A division.

Wahine finish third

Mandy Crawford-Foster scored the game-winner to give the University of Hawaii a 6-5 win over UC Davis in the third-place game of the National Collegiate Select Women's Water Polo Tournament yesterday at Stockton, Calif.

The top-seeded Wahine were upset in the semifinals Saturday by UC Santa Barbara. The Gauchos defeated San Diego State, 8-6, for the title.

Hawaii led, 4-1, at halftime but the Aggies opened the third period with three consecutive goals to tie it at 4. The teams traded goals before Crawford-Foster scored her second goal of the game with 2:02 left.

Hawaii's Christi Bardecki was named to the all-tournament first team while teammate Eko Lapp was named to the second team.

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

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