Mililani is top seed for state girls soccer
Mililani High School, the O'ahu Interscholastic Association champion, received the top seed for the Meadow Gold Girls State Soccer Championships, which starts Wednesday at Waipi'o Peninsula Soccer Park.
Along with the undefeated Trojans, other seeded teams are No. 2 Punahou, the Interscholastic League of Honolulu champion; No. 3 Baldwin, the Maui Interscholastic League champ; and No. 4 Hilo, the Big Island Interscholastic Federation champ.
Baldwin is the two-time defending champion.
Other teams in the tournament include Kalaheo, 'Aiea, Pearl City and Kailua of the OIA; Kealakehe and Hawai'i Prep of the BIIF, King Kekaulike of the MIL and Kapa'a of the KIF.
The championship game is at 7 p.m. Saturday. It will be televised at 4 p.m. Sunday on K5 (channel 5, cable 5).
Girls State High School Soccer Championships
At Waipi'o Peninsula Soccer Park
1 p.m.Kalaheo (10-2-1) vs. Hawai'i Prep (12-4)
3 p.m.Kapa'a (4-0-1) vs. Kailua (9-2-2)
1 p.m.King Kekaulike (9-2-2) vs. 'Aiea (9-1-2)
3 p.m.Pearl City (9-3-1) vs. Kealakehe (12-4)
1 p.m.Kapa'a-Kailua loser vs. King Kekaulike-'Aiea loser
3 p.m.Kalaheo-Hawai'i Prep loser vs. Pearl City-Kealakehe loser
1 p.m.Hilo (15-0) vs. King Kekaulike-'Aiea winner
3 p.m.Baldwin (10-1-2) vs. Kalaheo-Hawai'i Prep winner
5 p.m.Punahou (7-1-2) vs. Pearl City-Kealakehe winner
7 p.m.Mililani (11-0-1) vs. Kapa'a-Kailua winner
Fields 2 and 3
3 p.m.Consolation games
Semifinals at 5 and 7 p.m.
3 p.m.Consolation final at Field 2
3 p.m.Fifth-place game at Field 3
5 p.m.Third-place game
Ticket prices are $7 adults, $5 students (K-12). No admission charged for games on fields 2 and 3.
Pearl City's Calpo to UH: Carmen Calpo, a senior at Pearl City High School, has signed to play soccer for the University of Hawai'i.
Calpo is the Rainbow Wahine's first recruit to sign for next season.
Randy Welch, of Maui, catches some air as he rides a wave on his way to winning the Quiksilver Airshow World Championship title at Manly Beach in Sydney, Australia.
The contest, which features surfers launching aerial moves on their boards, was held in 3-foot waves.
Welch defeated Australians Kirk Flintoff, Josh Kerr, Dave Neilson, Dave Reardon-Smith and Hawai'i's Gavin Sutherland in the finals for the $20,000 first prize.
Welch, 25, scored 26.5 out of a possible 30 points. Flintoff was second with 24.8 points and won $10,000. Sutherland finished sixth with 11.6 points and won $3,000.
USTA juniors on Maui: Kapalua's Tennis Garden and The Village Tennis Center will be the host sites for the United States Tennis Association's Boys and Girls National Open starting Friday.
The top-ranked juniors in the nation will compete for spots in the Super Nationals in April at the Riviera Resort in Palm Springs, Calif. The top six singles finishers and the two doubles finalists on Maui will be automatically accepted into the main draw of the USTA Super National Championships.
The final matches are next Monday.
Admission is free. For more information call (808) 669-5677 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oral Roberts sweeps UH-Hilo: Oral Roberts pounded 18 hits en route to a 20-6 victory in the second game of a doubleheader sweep over the University of Hawai'i-Hilo yesterday at Wong Stadium.
The Golden Eagles won the first game, 6-1.
In the first inning of the second game, Oral Roberts sent 14 batters to the plate, scoring nine runs on eight hits and two Hilo errors.
In the first game, Rene Recio pitched a four-hitter and struck out seven in six innings for the victory.
Oral Roberts is 5-2; Hilo 1-18-1.
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Rene Recio, Layle Devilbiss (7) and David Castillo. Jeremiah Wolske, Clay Daugherty (5), Bruce Nagata (6), Kelii Correa (7) and Bryce Watanabe and Jeremy Loque. WPRecio. LPWolske.
Leading Hitters: ORWilton Reynolds 2-3, 3 runs; Dennis Bigley 2-3, double; Kevin Lamb 2-2, 2 RBIs; Eric Thornton 2-2, double, 2 runs. UHHJohnny Dudoit 2-3.
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Dennis Bigley, Stockton Davis (4), Trey Stephens (5), Andy Brown (7) and David Castillo. Robert Shimabuku, Clay Daugherty (1), Joel Zimmerman (2), Brandon Arakawa (3), Chad Agustin (5) and Nalei Sooto and Jeremy Loque. WPBigley. LPShimabuku.
Leading Hitters: ORErick Donaldson 2 runs; Danny Boyle 2-5, 3 RBIs; Eric Thornton double, 4 RBIs; Wilton Reynolds 3-6, double, homer, 3 runs ; Billy Joe Richardson 3-5, 3 runs. Tommy Pratt 2-3, 3 runs; Kevin Lamb 4 runs; Doug Bernier 3-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs. UHHKaliko Oligo 3-3, 2 RBIs; Darren Chu double; Keola Park 2-2, homer, 2 runs, 4 RBIs.
UH-Hilo splits: Tara Martinez pitched a five-hit shutout to lift the University of Hawai'i-Hilo to a 2-0 victory over Cal State-Stanislaus in a doubleheader at UHH Softball Field yesterday.
Stanislaus won the second game, 5-4.
In the first game, Leilani Hashida doubled in Diana Kim, and Hashida stole home for the Vulcans' runs in the first inning.
In the second game, Kim Thurman hit a single driving in Janelle Barrie with the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth. Barrie was running for Maile Laban, who had singled.
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WPTara Martinez. LPJamie Harkins. Leading Hitters: UHHDiana Kim double; Leinani Hashida double.
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WPLisa Spencer. LPTaysha Anderson. Leading Hitters: CSUJosette Belarmino 3-4; Jamie Harkins 2-4; Maile Laban 2-4; Rachelle Verhoeven double. UHHTrisha Holley 2 runs; Wendy Layton double.
At Palolo District Park
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WPKelly Kaaihili. LPTammy Nielsen. Leading Hitters: ChamShanelle Yamane 2-3.
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WPAmy Klyse. LPMelissa Marquez. Leading Hitters: AugKelsey Rossow double. ChamGenevie Tsukiyama 2-3, double; Kimberly Balles double.
UH loses two: Loyola Marymount defeated Hawai'i 8-3 yesterday to win the UC San Diego Arena No Grip Invitational.
Earlier in the day, the Rainbow Wahine (5-3) lost to Long Beach State, 6-3, and finished third in the tournament.
In the loss to Loyola Marymount, Karin Van Hoff, Erin Kocher and Beth Novick scored goals for UH.
Van Hoff, Chelsea Garner-Prohs and Makana Whitford scored in the loss to Long Beach State.