Georgia Tech leads UH-Hilo golf event
Georgia Tech's Cameron Tringale shot a second-round 4-under-par 67 yesterday to take over the lead and keep the Yellow Jackets in first place at the UH-Hilo Intercollegiate golf tournament.
Tringale stands at 10-under 132 at the Waikoloa Village course. Oklahoma State's Pablo Martin relinquished the lead after shooting 70—134.
Travis Toyama, a University of Hawai'i sophomore, is tied for sixth at 69—138. Teammate Jarett Hamamoto, who was tied for second at 65 entering the day, shot 78 to fall into a tie for 28th.
Georgia Tech, with an aggregate score of 21-under 547, will take a commanding 14-stroke lead into today's final round. Oklahoma State is second at 7-under 561 and Southern California third at 3-under 565 in the 21-school field.
HILO HALTS HPU, 76-64
Justin Griffin scored 18 points to lead four teammates in double figures as Hawai'i-Hilo defeated Hawai'i Pacific, 76-64, last night in a Pacific West Conference basketball game at Hilo civic.
Terrance Troupe added 15 points, and Justin Dobson, Joe Travis and reserve Darryl Harris each scored 12 points for the Vulcans (13-7 overall, 3-4 PacWest). Travis added nine rebounds and four assists.
Hilo hit 14 of 24 shots in taking a 42-29 lead at the half. The Vulcans finished the game with a 50-percent shooting percentage, making 24 of 48 shots.
Donnell Dobbins scored 26 points and Adam Reinking 10 for the Sea Warriors, who shot 35 percent (19 of 54) from the field to drop to 5-15 and 1-5.
UH ROUTS PACIFIC, 19-3
The fourth-ranked University of Hawai'i women's water polo team opened its season with a resounding 19-3 victory over host Pacific yesterday in Stockton, Calif.
Amy Logan and Sabrina Cook each scored three goals, and All-America goalie Meike De Nooy had three saves and two assists for Hawai'i in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match.
Kellie Fletcher scored three goals for UOP (0-2, 0-2).
HAWAI'I PACIFIC SPLITS
Hawai'i Pacific scored a run in the bottom of the seventh without the benefit of a hit to beat North Georgia College and State, 8-7, in the opener of a non-conference doubleheader yesterday at Hans L'Orange Park.
North Georgia withstood another seventh-inning rally by HPU to win the second game, 9-6.
Dillon Guzman scored the game-winner for HPU (3-5). He led off the seventh by getting hit by a pitch and took second when Ryson Mauricio walked. Michael Kealoha hit a fielder's choice grounder and Guzman scored on an error by relief pitcher Eric Williams.
In the nightcap, Justin Rickett homered and Kyle Potts drove in three runs for North Georgia (3-1).
HILO BEATEN, 13-2
Brandon Hall, Damon Sublett and Matt Brown homered to power Wichita State to a 13-2 victory over Hawai'i-Hilo yesterday at Wong Stadium.
Rob Musgrave (1-0) pitched five shutout innings, yielding one hit while striking out five.
Hall and Brown had three RBIs for the Shockers (2-0).
Mark Veneri hit an RBI double for the Vulcans (1-6).