Rainbow Wahine rout Boise State in soccer
Natasha Kai scored her second career hat trick to lead the University of Hawai'i women's soccer team to a 5-1 victory over Boise State in a Western Athletic Conference match.
Kai, a freshman, scored in the 46th, 67th, and 87th minutes.
Senior Erin Quattromani netted the other two goals, one in the 16th minute and another on a penalty kick in the 76th minute after Pam Fong was taken down in the penalty box.
Junior Arlene Devitt assisted on Quattromani's and Kai's first goals, setting the career assist record with 15. Megan Lytle (1997-2000) held the record with 14.
Kai tied Devitt's single season goals record, set last season, with 12.
Abbe Roche scored the Broncos' goal at 45:52.
Hawai'i (7-7-2) takes on Nevada tomorrow at 5 p.m. at Waipi'o Peninsula Soccer Stadium.
In other WAC play, Tulsa upset Southern Methodist, 2-1, handing the Mustangs their first conference loss this season, and UTEP defeated Rice 2-0.
BYUH sweeps Hilo: Chun Yi Lin had 21 kills to lead Brigham Young-Hawai'i to a 30-18, 30-21, 30-23 Pacific West Conference women's volleyball victory over Hawai'i-Hilo last night at Cannon Activities Center in La'ie.
BYUH is 18-2 overall, 7-1 in the PacWest. Hilo is 7-14 and 3-5. The teams meet again tonight in a non-conference match.
Lin hit a match high .645 for BYUH, which hit .219 (54 kills, 22 errors). Leiau Meatoga and Yu Chuan Weng each added 12 kills for BYUH.
The Seasiders had eight service aces, including three by Weng.
Tiffanie Ollison led the Vulcans with six kills. The Vulcans hit .000 (23 kills, 23 errors).
Irons advances: Kaua'i's Andy Irons moved another step closer to a world championship by advancing to the fourth round of the Mundial Coca-Cola de Surf 2002 yesterday.
The second and third rounds of the contest were completed in 3- to 4-foot waves at Itauna Beach, Saquarema, Brazil.
Irons, who is ranked No. 1 on surfing's World Championship Tour, defeated Brazilian wildcard Leonardo Neves, 15.15-14.65, in the third round.
Irons opened the heat with rides that received scores of 8.15 and 7.0. His surfboard snapped in half midway through the heat, but Neves could not take advantage.
"Scary heat," Irons said. "My stomach was getting all twisted up in knots."
Irons could clinch his first world championship by winning this contest. The No. 2-ranked surfer, Luke Egan of Australia, also advanced yesterday, while No. 3 Michael Lowe was eliminated.
Shane Dorian of the Big Island was eliminated in the third round by Australian Taj Burrow, 16.5-14.65. Irons is now the only Hawai'i surfer remaining in the contest.
The event is the 10th of 12 on this year's world tour.
Carll trails: Honolulu's Kevin Carll shot a second round 74-149, and was 10 strokes behind leader Gus Ulrich of North Carolina at the 26th PGA of America's national championship for assistant and apprentice professionals at the PGA's Golf Club, South Course in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Kapolei wins OIA girls title: Kapolei defeated Waipahu, 1,549-1,467, for the O'ahu Interscholastic Association's girls team air riflery championship yesterday at Pearl City High School.
The winning team members and their scores were: Chelsey Villanuea 240, Shera Jules 231, Mika Takamure 220, Sharelle Cadiente 218, Nicole Enriquez 214, Laneika Tagavilla 214 and Alayna Schulle 212. Other Kapolei team members were Tricia Warashina, Savannah White, and Jaime San Jose.
Kapolei defeated Kalani, 1,593-1,502, and Waipahu defeated Kaimuki, 1,495-1,472, in semifinal matches earlier in the day.