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Posted on: Monday, February 5, 2001

Isle File
Pearl City, Mililani swim champs

Advertiser Staff

Pearl City’s boys and Mililani’s girls won Oahu Interscholastic Association Western Division Championships in swimming and diving by large margins Friday at Kalani High School.

Pearl City beat runner-up Radford, 114-59, while Mililani outdistanced second-place finisher Aiea, 134-93.

Edward Afualo won the first two divisional championships in the history of new Kapolei High, in the boys 200-yard individual medley and 100 backstroke. Radford’s Jared Rodriguez and Mililani’s Nathan Lee were also double winners in the boys meet.

State champion Stella Brinich of Radford, a sophomore, and Mililani’s Faye Sha-Peyer each won two girls races.


Wahine second: Northwestern defeated the University of Hawaii Wahine, 4-1, yesterday at the South Florida Louisville Slugger Tournament in Tampa, Fla.

Details of the game were not available.

Hawaii finished second in the tournament with a 3-1 record. Arizona finished 4-0, but the teams did not meet because of an earlier rainout.


Vulcans beaten: Mark Carroll and Mario Cordero had two hits apiece as Loyola Marymount University defeated Hawaii-Hilo, 3-1, yesterday at Wong Stadium.

Loyola improved to 5-0 while UH-Hilo tumbled to 1-7.

Loyola scored twice in the fourth on three errors, a single and sacrifice fly to take a 3-0 lead.

UH-Hilo pitchers Zeb Watts and Sergio Reyes performed well, with Watts spacing seven hits over six innings and Reyes pitching perfect ball over the final three innings.


Hilo triumphs: Hilo High won its second straight Big Island Interscholastic Federation boys soccer championship Saturday, defeating Hawaii Prep, 1-0, in a one-game playoff at Hilo.

Brian Shinjo scored on a penalty kick in the 35th minute of the second half and all-state goalie Eddie Ruhland shut out Ka Makani.

Hilo (12-2) advances to the state tournament, Feb. 14-17, at Aloha Stadium. Hawaii Prep (13-3) and Kealakehe (12-3) also go to states.

In another playoff game, Waiakea won the Big Island’s third girls state tournament berth by defeating Kealakehe, 1-0, on Jobette Nabarro’s 20-yard indirect free kick in the 35th minute.

Waiakea (10-3), Hawaii Prep (11-1) and Hilo (10-2) will play in the state tournament, which starts Wednesday at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Park.


Jayvees open: The Oahu Interscholastic Association junior varsity championship tournament opens tomorrow.

At Leilehua High, Kalaheo plays Waipahu at 6 p.m. and Leilehua meets Kahuku at 7:30. At Roosevelt High, Radford plays McKinley at 6 and Roosevelt meets Kapolei at 7:30.

Tomorrow’s winners will play the four seeded teams in quarterfinal games on Wednesday. Mililani won the Western Division championship and Castle won the East, earning No. 1 seeds.

Semifinals will be Feb. 14 and the championship game Feb. 15.

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