UH soccer loses to UC Riverside
Sophomores Natalie Groenewoud and Krystalynn Ontai netted goals, but the University of Hawai'i Wahine soccer team could not overcome three second-half goals by the UC Riverside Highlanders as it dropped its second straight road game, 3-2, yesterday in Riverside, Calif.
Groenewoud's goal, off an assist by junior Arlene Devitt, came in the fifth minute. Ontai's goal came when her corner kick deflected off a Highlander defender in the 76th minute.
Hawai'i dropped to 1-2-1.
Garcia advances: Sunny Garcia was the only Hawai'i surfer to advance to the fourth round of the Billabong/Boost Mobile Pro yesterday at Lower Trestles off San Clemente, Calif.
The third round was completed yesterday in 3- to 5-foot waves. Garcia received scores of 8.25 and 8.0 in his third-round victory over Brazil's Fabio Gouveia.
Sutton wins: Shawn Sutton of 'Ewa Beach won the Pantin Surf Classic yesterday at Pantin, Spain. Sutton received scores of 8.5 and 7.33 to edge Australian Kai Otton in the final. Sutton received $4,000 for the victory.
Top seeds earn titles: The top-seeded teams of Eric Fonoimoana and Dax Holdren and Holly McPeak and Elaine Youngs won beach volleyball titles at the $150,000 AVP Paul Mitchell Shootout in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Fonoimoana and Holdren beat No. 2 seeds Canyon Ceman and Mike Whitmarsh, 26-24, 21-18, in the 52-minute men's finale.
In the women's finale, McPeak and Youngs defeated second-seeded Annett Davis and Jenny Johnson Jordan, 21-15, 21-11.
In an earlier men's semifinal, Ceman and Whitmarsh defeated Hawai'i's Mike Lambert and Lee LeGrande, 21-16, 18-21 and 15-12.
Chaminade wins: Valasi Se-pulona had 19 kills and Kahala Kabalis added 17 kills and 10 digs as Chaminade beat Cal State Los Angeles last night at McCabe Gym.
The scores were 27-30, 30-23, 30-22, 33-31.
HPU falls: Hawai'i Pacific middle blocker Susy Bartoletto Garbelotti had 21 kills and 10 digs, but the Sea Warriors fell to Cal State Los Angeles Saturday night at St. Andrew's Priory Gym.
The scores were 17-30, 30-14, 19-30, 30-21, 15-11.