Hawaii Beat
Star-Bulletin staff and wire reports

Vulcans close out home sweep of Chaminade

Hawaii-Hilo shot 64 percent in the first half to blitz Chaminade 72-66 yesterday at Afook-Chinen Civic Arena in Hilo.

The Vulcans had eight players score in the half and ran out to a 39-19 lead. Corey Campbell scored 18 of his 27 points in the second half to help the Silverswords (11-7, 5-3 PacWest) narrow the gap to five points before time ran out. Skip Esene led the Vulcans (18-2, 6-2) with 21 points and nine rebounds.

Montana St.-Billings 112, Hawaii Pacific 89: At Billings, Mont., Cameron Munoz and Justin Hassell scored 27 points each to lead the Yellow Jackets over the Sea Warriors.

Audrius Peciukas led Hawaii Pacific (7-10, 1-6 PacWest) with 24 points and 14 rebounds.

MSUB improved to 19-6 overall and 2-4 in the PacWest.

BYU-Hawaii 88, W. New Mexico 64: At Silver City, N.M., Thomas Watkins scored a game-high 27 points to lead the Seasiders over the Mustangs.

Watkins hit seven of his 10 3-point attempts and was 4-for-4 from the free-throw line. Jake Chrisman added 17 points.

BYU-Hawaii (10-4, 5-0) used consistent shooting from the free-throw line and 3-point range to stretch a 32-20 halftime lead in the second half against Western New Mexico (6-11, 1-5).

UH swimmers go 1-1 in dual meets

The University of Hawaii swimming and diving teams split a pair of dual meets at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex yesterday.

The men's squad dropped its first meet of the season, losing 150-149 to Brigham Young. The Rainbow Warriors hold a 9-1-1 record. However, the women's team routed San Diego State 173-103 to improve to 12-4.

Rainbow sailors open strong

After the first day of the Rainbow Invitational at Keehi Lagoon, the University of Hawaii sailing squad placed three teams in the top five. The UH Red team sits in first place with a 24-point lead over the second place UH Green and Navy1 teams.

UH coaches to speak at QB Club

University of Hawaii women's volleyball coach Dave Shoji, baseball coach Mike Trapasso and softball coach Bob Coolen are the scheduled guest speakers at the Honolulu Quarterback Club tomorrow. The program starts at noon following an 11:30 a.m. luncheon at the Pagoda Hotel Ballroom. The public is invited.

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

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