Hawaii Beat


POSTED: Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Patacchia advances

Fred Patacchia was the lone Hawaii surfer to advance to the fourth round of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast in Australia today.

Patacchia defeated Hawaii's Kekoa Bacalso 14.17 to 12.64 in today's third round at Snapper Rocks. Hawaii's Andy Irons lost to Bobby Martinez 14.16 to 11.26 and Hawaii's Dusty Payne lost to Australia's Joel Parkinson 16.63 to 12.20.


BYUH defeats Dominican

Lucas Alves scored 18 of his 28 points in the first half to lead the Seasiders in a 90-81 men's basketball victory over Domincan last night in San Rafael, Calif.

Alves also led the team in rebounds with seven, while J.R. Buensuceso racked up 19 points for Brigham Young-Hawaii (11-2). Jet Chang added 13 points for the Seasiders.

Alex Ward finished with 21 points for the Penguins (6-9), who are now sixth in the conference.

Brigham Young-Hawaii is now tied for second place with Hawaii Pacific, and leads the nation in field-goal percentage.

» Matt Cousins scored 20 points to lead Chaminade to a 74-39 win over Academy of Art yesterday in San Francisco.

Shane Hanson and Steven Bennett added 12 points each for the Silverswords (8-14, 5-8 PacWest).


Dominican beats BYUH women

Richelle Fenenbock scored 13 points in the Brigham Young-Hawaii women's basketball team's 74-58 loss at Dominican yesterday in San Rafael, Calif.

The Seasiders fell to 9-14 and 5-8 in league play.


Grand Canyon sweeps UH-Hilo

Joey Jacobson's two-out RBI single in the top of the seventh inning lifted Grand Canyon to a 6-5 baseball win over Hawaii-Hilo yesterday at Wong Stadium.

The Antelopes then beat the Vulcans 6-2 in the second game of the doubleheader. UH-Hilo's Keoni Manago drove in two runs in both games.


HPU splits doubleheader

The Hawaii Pacific softball team suffered its first loss yesterday against Grand Canyon, then came back to earn a split of the doubleheader at Howard Okita Field in Kaneohe.

Amy Searcy held the Sea Warriors (11-1, 3-1 PacWest) to five hits in GCU's 2-0 win in the opener. Nicole Morrow's RBI single in the bottom of the sixth gave HPU a 3-2 win in the second game.


UH-Hilo 16th in golf tourney

The Hawaii-Hilo women's golfers shot a 351 as a team yesterday to finish 16th in the St. Edward's Invitational in Austin, Texas.

Nicole Aoki led the Vulcans at 25-over 167 to tie for 35th place in the individual standings.