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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, June 15, 2002

Carll holds two-shot lead at Rainbow Open

Advertiser Staff

Professional Kevin Carll shot 6-under-par 66 yesterday to take the opening-round lead in the 29th annual Mililani Rainbow Open.

Carll is two ahead of Regan Lee, the 2002 Mid-Pacific Open champion, and recent Iolani graduate Matthew Ma, runnerup in this year's state high school championship. Pros Kevin Hayashi and Beau Yokomoto, and amateur Norman-Ganin Asao are tied for fourth, at 69.

The professional and championship flights go out at 11:15 this morning, with the A and B flights starting at 6:30 a.m. The field will be cut to the low 40 percent and ties tonight.

The final round is tomorrow, with the leaders expected to tee off at approximately 10 a.m.


Youth meet on July 6: Boys and girls, ages 9 to 14, will participate in the Hawai'i State Hershey Youth Program Track and Field Competition July 6 at Kaiser High School.

Events include 50-, 100- and 200-meter dashes; 400-, 800- and 1600-meter runs; 4x100-meter relay; standing long jump and softball throw.

Top competitors are eligible for selection to the Pacific Southwest Regional Team, which will compete at the national meet in Hershey, Pa., on Aug. 10.

Registration forms are available at Parks and Recreation playgrounds, military welfare and recreation centers and local track clubs. For details, call Dennis Arakaki at 586-6050 or Michael Ho at 833-5924 or e-mail mkho@hawaii.rr.com.


Soccer instruction: Professional soccer coaches from England will conduct a soccer clinic for Hawai'i players and coaches July 8-12 at Hickam.

Some of the programs offered are fundamental skill development for players from ages 5-7, progressive for 8-12, and advanced for 13-18.

Cost is $60 (4-7 years) and $90 (8-older). Two free clinics will be held for coaches and parents.

For details, call Deanna Honecker 293-2676 or contact ProExcel (888) 551-4366 or www.ProExcel.com.

Wahine camp Monday: Walk-ups will be accepted for Rainbow Wahine Camp 1, which runs Monday-Thursday at the University of Hawai'i's Stan Sheriff Center. Those that have not registered must sign up before the 1 p.m. start.

The camp is directed by Rainbow Wahine coach Dave Shoji, his staff and players. Girls and boys entering grades 4-12 are eligible to participate. It is designed for all skill levels.

Cost is $135. For details, call assistant coach Kari Anderson (956-2496).


Academic honors: Tennis player Petra Gaspar, who helped Brigham Young-Hawai'i to the Division II national championship, was named to the Verizon College Division At-Large Academic All-American Second Team.

Gaspar, a senior from Budapest, Hungary, had a 3.42 GPA in travel management.