Hawaii Beat
Star-Bulletin staff and wire reports

UH's Gammie, USF's Shimozaka share title

University of Hawaii women's golfer Dale Gammie fired a two-over-par 74 in the second and final round of the 2005 Bay Area Classic to claim a share of medalist honors with San Francisco's Joan Shimozaki.

Shimozaki is a graduate of Seabury Hall on Maui.

Gammie and Shimozaki both finished with a 36-hole totals of two-over 150.

The Rainbow Wahine finished in a tie for fifth place with UC Irvine. San Francisco won the team title.

» LPGA player Jennifer Rosales will conduct a free golf clinic Sunday at the Ko Olina Golf club from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Rosales, who joined the tour in 2000, broke into the winner's circle with a victory in the 2004 Chick-fil-A Charity Classic.

The 5-foot-5 dynamo is a five-time champion of the Philippines Ladies Amateur Open and was a member of the USC women's golf team in 1998, when she won the NCAA Championship and the Golf World Invitational.

Call 676-5300 for more information.

Wahine host Nebraska in spring exhibition

The Hawaii women's volleyball team takes on Nebraska in a March 18 spring exhibition match at 7 p.m. at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Ticket prices are $10 for lower-level general admission. Upper-level prices range from $3 for UH students to $6 for adults. Tickets will go on sale March 8.

Season-ticket holders can buy their reserved seats through a form that will be mailed out.

The Rainbow Wahine return all seven starters from the team that went 30-1 and advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16. Nebraska was the top seed in the NCAA tournament, but fell in the regional final to Southern California to finish 30-2.

» The 2005 pre-determined regional sites for women's volleyball are Penn State, Stanford, Texas A&M and Omaha, Neb. (with Nebraska hosting). The four-team regionals are Dec. 8-9, 9-10 or 10-11.

This year's NCAA Championship is at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 15 and 17.

Vulcans clinch at least share of PacWest title

Hawaii-Hilo defeated Hawaii Pacific 89-81 in PacWest basketball last night in Hilo.

Alex Cabagnot led the Vulcans (22-3), who clinched a share of the PacWest title when Chaminade beat Brigham Young-Hawaii 90-80 last night at McCabe Gym, with 19 points, while Brian Graham chipped in 18. Dante Sykes led the Sea Warriors (10-14, 4-10) with 24 points.

Chaminade (15-10, 8-6) was led by Chris Reeves, who had 30 points. The Seasiders (15-8, 10-4) were led by Jake Chrisman's 25 points.

Hawaii-Hilo jumped back up to No. 13 from No. 14 in this week's NABC Division II men's basketball rankings.

Hawaii's team reaches USTA doubles final

Hawaii's Brooke Doane and Christie Pagatpatan advanced to today's USTA National Junior Open girls doubles final with an 8-2 victory over Ana Mungo and Jamie Nelson yesterday at Central Oahu Regional Park.

Doane is a Kamehameha student, while Pagatpatan goes to Waipahu High School.

In boys singles, second seed Wesley Miller of Anaheim, Calif., beat Tommy Hicks of Portland, Ore., 6-2, 7-6 (4) in yesterday's semifinal.

In today's final, he'll play fifth seed Alex Krueger-Wyman of Pasadena, Calif., who beat Stephen Stege 6-1, 6-4.

In girls singles, sixth seed Samantha Georgino and top seed Amanda Fisk of Calabasas, Calif., advanced to today's final with victories yesterday.

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

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