Hawaii Beat


POSTED: Thursday, October 16, 2008

Bascom pitches CaneFires to win

Tim Bascom didn't give up a hit or a run and struck out two in five innings to lead the West Oahu CaneFires to a 7-2 victory over the Honolulu Sharks in Hawaii Winter Baseball yesterday at Hans L'Orange Park.

West Oahu (7-7-1) punched out 11 hits, led by Miles Durham, who went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs.

Ryo Hijirisawa hit an RBI triple in the sixth inning for the Sharks (10-4-1).

Last night's scheduled North Shore Honu vs. Waikiki BeachBoys game at Hans L'Orange Park was not played because of a power outage.


Warriors' 50th season starts Saturday

The Hawaii men's volleyball program kicks off its 50th anniversary celebration Saturday with Alumni Night at the Stan Sheriff Center.

The first of two alumni vs. alumni matches starts at 4:30 p.m. The featured varsity vs. alumni match begins at 7 p.m.

The 1958-59 Rainbows competed as a club team, going undefeated in winning the Armed Services YMCA Class B League title. Among those honored Saturday will be Manny Relator, a member of that inaugural team.

Admission is free.


Costa on under-17 World Cup team

Kalani High senior Tani Costa has been named to the U.S. roster for the FIFA under-17 World Cup.

Costa, a two-time All-State first-team selection, has committed to play soccer next year at Penn State. She is part of a 21-player roster that will compete in New Zealand from Oct. 28 to Nov. 16.

The U.S. is in Group C, which includes Japan, France and Paraguay.


Rieke's goal lifts Sea Warriors

Adam Rieke scored in the 71st minute to give Hawaii Pacific a 2-1 victory over Dixie State in men's soccer at St. George, Utah, yesterday.

The Rebels took a 1-0 first-half lead on a goal by Juan Diaz de Leon, but Chance Bukoski tied it for the Sea Warriors in the 49th minute.

HPU improved to 6-3-1 overall and 4-0 in the PacWest, and Dixie State dropped to 1-6-1 and 1-3-1.

» Five different players scored goals for Dixie State in a 5-1 women's soccer victory over Hawaii Pacific at St. George, Utah.

Robyn Wall, Shannon Larsen, Mikala Wilkes, Wendy Stratford and Lataya Shaffer all scored for the Rebels (8-4-1, 4-1).

Katrina Torres had the lone goal for the Sea Warriors (3-8, 1-3).

» Shanna Brown scored the only goal of the match as Hawaii-Hilo shut out Notre Dame de Namur 1-0 in women's soccer at Belmont California.

Megan Pachecano assisted on Brown's goal as the Vulcans improved to 9-3 overall and 3-0 in the conference.

The Argonauts dropped to 4-8 and 2-3.

» Cristobal Montes, Jacob Zavala and Juan Barajas scored goals to lead Notre Dame de Namur to a 3-0 victory over Hawaii-Hilo in men's soccer yesterday at Belmont, Calif.

The Argonauts improved to 8-2-2 overall and 4-0-1 in the conference, and the Vulcans dropped to 6-3-1 and 1-2-1.


Hawaii Pacific tips BYUH in golf

Led by medalist Matt De Moraes, the Hawaii Pacific men's golf team beat Brigham Young-Hawaii in a dual match by three strokes yesterday.

De Moraes carded a 4-over-par 76 and the Sea Warriors (3-1-1) defeated the Seasiders 311 to 314 at the Ewa Beach Golf Club. Connor Rumpf and Adam Istvan were at 78, with Charlie Renfro at 79.

Doug Bishchoff and Derek Hall shot 78s to lead BYUH (1-3-1). Kyle Kunioka and Matthew Hunt followed with 79s.

The teams meet in their final dual match of the fall season Monday at the Turtle Bay Palmer Course. Tee-time is 12:30 p.m.