Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Hayashi-Ishii take lead

Kevin Hayashi and David Ishii teamed up to take a four-stroke lead after the first round of the Aloha Section PGA Pro-Pro championship at Ko Olina Golf Club yesterday.

They led from the outset, shooting a 31 on the first nine, one shot better than Steve Hookano and Jay Taise.

But Hayashi and Ishii took off after that, matching their 31 on the back nine while Hookano/ Taise dropped to a 35.

Jerry Mullen and Mark Takahama are in second, four shots behind the leaders with a 66. They matched the leaders on the back nine.

They will be in the same group for tomorrow's final round, teeing off at 8:20 a.m.

Hawaii comes in last: Norman Ganin-Asao tied for 20th but didn't get any support as the Hawaii golf team finished in 17th at the Western Intercollegiate at Santa Cruz, Calif. ,yesterday.

Ganin Asao shot a 72, followed by Matt Kodama with a 77 and Kellen-Floyd Asao and Kramer Aoki with 80s.

Vulcans sweep Silverswords

The Hawaii-Hilo tennis teams swept Chaminade three times each Sunday and yesterday.

The women's team (10-7) won 9-0, 5-0 and 9-0 while the men (8-10) prevailed 9-0, 6-0 and 9-0.

Both teams will play each other Thursday in the first round of the PacWest Tournament in Laie.

Before that, Hilo will host Western New Mexico and Montana State-Billings while Chaminade hosts BYUH tomorrow.

Hawaii Pacific's comeback not complete

Jose Montes hit a walk-off home run off Brandon Kahale in the bottom of the ninth to help Cal State Dominguez Hills down Hawaii Pacific 16-15 yesterday.

The Toros exploded for 10 runs in the first inning but HPU clawed back to tie it in the top of the ninth. Wade Taguchi and Travis Covey each drove in three runs for the Sea Warriors.

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

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