Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, June 9, 2001

Junior boxers to get
an Olympic education

Star-Bulletin staff

The 2001 Hawaii Junior Olympic Boxing Team is scheduled to compete at the United States Olympic Education Center in Marquette Michigan from June 16-23.

The squad is led by Waianae boxers Glenn Miyose and Ronald Cordeiro.

The two are cousins and ranked third and fourth in the nation, respectively.

Gold medalists will attend training camp from June 23 to July 1 and then compete in an international tournament with five countries on July 2-9.

Other Hawaii members include Glenn Dunnings, Kini Sofa, Rance Okano, Jeffery Pelen Jr., Brian Holbron, Sheldon Sarcedo and Keenyn Pahio.

The team manager is Bruce Kawano, the head coach is Doug Westbrook and the assistant is Wiliam Sarcedo. Past winners include ex-Olympian Brian Viloria and Waianae's Samson Guillermo.

Pan Pacific Festival adds racing to its slate

The Pan-Pacific Festival-Matsuri has added two sporting events to its usual weekend of international entertainment. The Honolulu International Triathlon and the Hawaiian Half-Marathon will be featured along with a block party, parade, bon dance and other cultural performances.

The triathlon begins tomorrow at 9 a.m. and consists of a 1.5-kilometer swim, 55-kilometer bike ride and 15-kilometer run. The half-marathon is scheduled for Monday at 5 a.m.

Proceeds from the event benefit non-profit organizations such as Hawaii Youth Challenge, which is the Hawaii National Guard's program for at-risk teens. Entry fees begin at $25 for U.S. residents.

For information, call the Running Room at 737-2422.

St. Louis pair to attend USA volleyball camp

St. Louis' Brian Zodrow and Max deWolff will attend a USA volleyball camp this summer at Long Beach State.

Zodrow and deWolff participated in regional tryouts for the Youth National team and High Performance camp in January.

Though they didn't make the roster for the final 18, they demonstrated enough potential to be invited back to the development camp held July 20-24 at the Pyramid.

Honolulu Polo Club performs on Sundays

The Honolulu Polo Club will host games this Sunday and every one thereafter through July 1.

Gates open at 1 p.m. with start time scheduled for 2:30 p.m. General admission is $3 per person with free admittance for those under 12.

For information, call 396-0494.

Hawaii's own

Benny Agbayani, Mets: The St. Louis and Hawaii Pacific alumnus went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI in New York's 7-5 loss to Tampa Bay, raising his average from .274 to .288.

Mike Fetters, Dodgers: The Iolani graduate did not pitch in Los Angeles' 1-0 loss to Anaheim.

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

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