Florida St. gets past UH-Hilo in 12 innings
Jack Rye's pinch-hit single scored Bryan Henry from second base in the 12th inning as Florida State went on to beat Hawai'i-Hilo, 6-4, yesterday at Francis Wong Stadium.
Florida State (17-1) added an insurance run when Ryne Jernigan scored on a double steal.
Michael Higa batted 4 for 6 for Hilo (1-24), which had 18 hits.
Hawai'i Pacific sweeps BYU-Hawai'i
Hawai'i Pacific scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to beat Brigham Young-Hawai'i, 7-6, in the second game of a Pacific West Conference doubleheader yesterday at HPU Windward Field.
Kara Wedemeyer batted 3 for 4 with two runs scored and Brandi Peiler went 2 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs for HPU, which trailed 6-2.
HPU improved to 10-2 and 2-0, and BYUH dropped to 4-8 and 0-4.
In the first game, Clerissa Lemke pitched a five hitter as HPU beat BYUH, 7-1.
Peiler and Lia Pedrina each had three RBIs for the Sea Warriors.
Kennesaw State sweeps Chaminade
Keri McKee batted 3 for 4 with three doubles and three RBIs as Kennesaw State (Ga.) rallied past Chaminade, 4-3, yesterday to complete a doubleheader sweep at Palolo Field.
The Fighting Owls scored single runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings after falling behind 3-1 after four.
In the first game, Kennesaw State's Brittany Matthews and Kelley Cowart combined on a two-hitter in an 8-0 victory.
Chaminade's Pua Reis had both hits.
Hilo sweeps Notre Dame de Namur
Britni Rodriguez pitched a three-hitter and struck out eight as Hawai'i-Hilo routed Notre Dame de Namur, 11-0, yesterday at Central O'ahu Regional Park.
In the second game, Miki Asamura tossed a four-hitter as the Vulcans (10-2) won, 9-1.
Both games ended after five innings because of the mercy rule.
Hilo's Laura Kimborowicz batted 4 for 5 with seven RBIs in the doubleheader and Lisa Jackson went 5 for 8.
Hawai'i-Manoa splits at Malihini tourney
Hawai'i defeated Portland State, 2-1, but lost to Alabama, 3-1, yesterday at the Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium.
Hawai'i 2, Portland State 1
Alabama 3, Hawai'i 1
California 3, Alabama 2
Portland State 11, Delaware State 0
California 12, Mount St. Mary's 0
Mount St. Mary's 1, Delaware State 0
9 a.m.Mount St. Mary's vs. Delaware State. 11Hawai'i vs. Portland State. 1 p.m.California vs. Mount St. Mary's-Delaware State winner. 3Alabama vs. Hawai'i-Portland State winner. 5winners of game 4 and 5.
Hawai'i Prince pro Estrada honored
Ron Estrada, Tennis Director at Hawai'i Prince Hotel and Golf Club, was named Peter Burwash International (PBI) Professional of the Year for 2004. Estrada has been with PBI for 23 years.
PBI was started in Hawai'i by longtime resident Peter Burwash and celebrated its 30th anniversary last month.
Estrada's student, Brooke Doane of 'Ewa Beach, reached the doubles final of the National Girls 18s last month with partner Christie Pagatpatan, of Waipahu.