Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Hawaii-Hilo’s Prather,
Kahoalii are school’s
athletes of the year

Scott Prather and Kristine Kahoalii were picked as the Hawaii-Hilo athletes of the year yesterday.

Prather, a senior from Kula, Maui, was a first-team Pacific West Conference men's basketball selection. He was second in the conference in scoring (16.6 points per game), fifth in assists (3.9) and first in steals (2.04).

Kahoalii, a junior from Fremont, Calif., a first-team PacWest softball selection, was 18-8 with a conference-leading nine shutouts. She also had a 1.19 ERA and 92 strikeouts.

Prather and tennis player Lara Hornbuckle are the school's academic athletes of the year.

Komine throws crowd-pleasing victory

Shane Komine threw five scoreless innings yesterday in his first start since April 5 to lead No. 13 Nebraska to a 9-1 baseball victory over Creighton at Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Neb.

According to Nebraska officials, the 18,758 fans made up the third largest crowd in NCAA regular-season history.

Komine, a former Kalani High School standout, combined with freshman Phil Shirek on a four-hitter as the Huskers improved to 36-17. He allowed two singles and struck out seven.

The two-time All-American has allowed just three hits lowered his ERA to 1.84. He missed over a month with elbow tendinitis.

"It felt pretty good tonight and I didn't have any problems," said Komine, who improved to 6-0. "The crowd and the atmosphere really got me going, and I went out there and threw strikes. The defense did a great job and we got some timely hitting late to close the door."

Komine was named to the Big 12 All-Academic Team yesterday along with six teammates.

Golden Gloves tonight and Saturday

The HawaiiState Golden Gloves Boxing Championships are tonight and Saturday at Wahiawa District Park from 6 to 10 p.m.

Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 8-12, and free for ages 7 and under.

5 Hawaii athletes honored at N.C. college

Athletes from Hawaii are making their mark at St. Andrew's Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, N.C.

Five were honored at the Knights' awards banquet recently.

Stacy Makahilahila of Kailua, who graduated from Kamehameha, won the school's Robert Renfrow "Peanut"Doak Award given to the outstanding senior athlete.Makahilahila was a two-sport athlete in softball and volleyball, and she also won the softball team's MVP award.

Tina Gonsalves of Kailua, a Sacred Hearts alumnus, won the softball team's Knight Award.

Jarrett Razon, who went to Mililani High School, was the men's soccer team's MVP, while Tim Liu, another Mililani alum, took the team's Knight Award.

Natalie AhSam, also from Mililani, won the women's soccer team's Knight Award.

Miano camp has openings

Registrations are still being taken for the Rich Miano Speed and Quickness Camp at St. Louis School this weekend.

The former NFL defensive back leads the all-sports instruction for athletes ages 9 and up. For more information, call Pacific Sports Care at 621-2220.

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