Brad Chambers and Tony Graf allowed just five hits and Fehlandt Lentini went 2-for-4 with a run batted in as Sonoma State beat Hawaii Pacific, 7-1, to complete a doubleheader sweep last night at Hans LOrange Park in Waipahu.
Sonoma State (3-1) jumped out early in the nightcap with two runs in the first inning. The Cossacks collected 12 hits in the game.
Jeremiah Yacap went 2-for-4 with an RBI for HPU (1-3).
In the opener, Sonoma State erupted for nine runs in the first inning en route to a 12-7 win. Lentini went 4-for-5 with a triple and three singles. The Cossacks collected 15 hits off three Sea Warrior pitchers.
Arizona sweeps UH-Hilo: Arizona first baseman Ernie Durazo went 5-for-9 with five RBIs and Wildcat pitchers allowed just seven hits in two games at Hilo.
Erik Torres and Shelley Duncan homered as Arizona won the nightcap, 12-1. Torres had three hits, two RBIs and scored three runs in the second-game rout.
Arizona won the opener, 3-2.
Arizona improved to 3-0; UH-Hilo dropped to 0-3.
Ex-big leaguer to give clinic: Chicago White Sox minor league hitting coordinator Mike Lum will conduct a free batting clinic Monday at 5 p.m. at Kahuku community field.
The clinic is open to youth league and high school coaches and players. Videotaping of the clinic is allowed.
Lum, a graduate of Roosevelt High, played 15 seasons in the major leagues with Atlanta (1967-75 and 1979-81), Cincinnati (1976-78) and the Chicago Cubs (1981). He has been a hitting coach and instructor for San Francisco, Kansas City and the White Sox since 1984.
For information, call Syd Kawahakui Sr. at 637-2534.
Chaminade 109, HPU 105: Guard C.J. Cowgill scored 36 points, including a jumper with 10 seconds left in regulation to tie the score at 93, as Chaminade went on to beat Hawaii Pacific, 109-105, in overtime in a Pacific West Conference game last night at Blaisdell Center.
Chaminades David Toya added 18 points and 12 rebounds, Albert Powell had 17 points, Bobby Brand 13 and Jaborri Thomas 10.
Nash Subotic led HPU with 28 points. Nick Spajic and Michael Paul each had 18 points and Larz Stewart 17 for the Sea Warriors, who were outrebounded, 48-39.
Chaminade improved to 9-6, 3-3; HPU fell to 7-8, 2-4.
Gatorade Player of Year named: Punahou School senior setter Milia Macfarlane has been selected as the Gatorade High School Player of the Year for Hawaii.
Macfarlane, who has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Hawaii, had 635 assists, 134 digs, 57 kills, 17 blocks and 25 aces last season.
UH first: University of Hawaii diver Michael Gowdy won the mens one-meter springboard event yesterday at the UCLA Bruin Diving Invitational. Gowdy scored 350.55 points, his highest tally of the season. Teammate Jon Coyle placed third in the event with 267.45 points, also a season high. University of Southern Californias Raymond Vincent took second with 293.65 points.
UH places third: The University of Hawaii cheerleaders finished third, the schools highest placing ever, at the Universal Cheerleaders Association National College Cheerleading Championships Sunday in Orlando, Fla.
Hawaii earned a spot in the nationals after winning the West Regional competition in November. UHs routine will be shown on ESPN throughout the year.
Kentucky was first in the nationals, followed by Ohio State. North Carolina was fourth and Alabama fifth.
Challenger champ to defend title: Tennis professional Paul Goldstein, who reached the third round of last years Wimbledon, plans to defend his Hilton Waikoloa Village USTA Challenger title at the Hilton Waikoloa tennis courts Tuesday through Jan. 28.
Goldstein, of Rockville, Md., finished 77th in Association of Tennis Professionals rankings last year and is 60th this season.
The qualifying rounds of the Challenger are tomorrow and Monday.
For more information, call (808) 886-2222 or (808) 886-5474.
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