Kerry Hendrickson scored 16 points, Brian Skinner added 14 and Lamont Young 11 to lead the Brigham Young-Hawaii Seasiders to a 68-44 Pacific West Conference basketball victory over Western New Mexico yesterday in Silver City, N.M.
The Seasiders led 31-25 at halftime, opened the second half with a 16-2 run and never looked back in beating the Mustangs for the second consecutive day.
BYUH improved to 9-4 overall and 3-1 in conference. Western New Mexico fell to 0-10 and 0-3.
The Seasiders travel to Billings, Mont., to play Montana State-Billings tomorrow night.
HPU loses again: Dan Carter scored 16 points to lead four teammates in double figures, powering Montana State-Billings over Hawaii Pacific, 99-76, last night in a PacWest game at Billings, Mont.
Jerett Skrifvars added 15, Danny Phillips 14, Dave Carse 11 and Kevin Morales 10 for the Yellowjackets (9-3, 2-2). The Sea Warriors, led by Nick Spajic with 20 points, fell to 7-6, 2-2.
HPU plays at Western New Mexico tomorrow night.
In other games involving Hawaii teams, Chaminade defeated Alaska-Fairbanks, 66-61, while Alaska-Anchorage defeated Hawaii-Hilo, 101-99, in overtime.
UHs Gowdy second twice: University of Hawaii diver Micheal Gowdy finished second in both the 3-meter and 1-meter platform diving competitions yesterday at the Hawaii Diving Invitational.
The freshman diver scored 298.15 points on the 3-meter and 302.55 points on the 1-meter.
University of Minnesotas Dan Croaston won the two events, with a score of 348.2 on the 3-meter and 345.55 on the 1-meter.
Sarah Shepard was the top Rainbow Wahine, finishing sixth (233.5) in the 3-meter event and 13th (193.1) in the 1-meter event.
University of Minnesotas Tracy La Voi won the 3-meter with 285.6 points, while Wisconsins Siobhan Kernan took the 1-meter with a score of 285.3.
Stars on Maui: The best of the collegiate football world will begin arriving at Mauis Kahului International Airport at 2:30 p.m. today in preparation for next Sundays 2001 Hula Bowl at War Memorial Stadium.
Players and coaches will hold an autograph session tomorrow at the Maui Mall from 1:45 to 4:15 p.m.
With only one week left before the game, there are only 500 sideline seats and 2,000 end zone seats available.
For ticket information call (808) 871-4141 ext. #5 or the Maui Mall Hula Bowl store.
Top seeds meet Challenge: Top-seeded Torrey Gambill, the younger brother of world ranked Jan Michael Gambill, defeated Randy Ring, 5-3, 7-5, yesterday to advance to the semifinals of the Hilton Waikoloa Village Challenge on the Big Island.
Also advancing were No. 2 seed Roger Hart, who beat Kris Jordan, 6-4, 6-4; No. 3 seed Gerard Dericks III, who ousted John Gerdsen, 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (3); and No. 4 seed Brad Joelson, who rallied past Jarold Dryer, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.
The semifinals will be held today starting at 9 a.m. at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Kohala Tennis Garden.
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