Hawai'i duo falls in beach title match
Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers beat Hawai'i's Mike Lambert and Stein Metzger, 19-21, 21-12, 17-5, to win the Hermosa Beach (Calif.) Open professional beach volleyball tournament yesterday.
The winners split $19,000, while Lambert and Metzger, Punahou School alums, split $13,400.
Lambert and Metzger beat Brad Keenan and John Mayer, 21-12, 21-15, to reach the final of the Association of Volleyball Professionals Tour stop.
This was the second final for Lambert and Metzger, beach volleyball veterans who teamed up as regular partners this season. They finished second at Fort Lauderdale in April.
Dalhausser and Rogers have won four tournaments in a row.
In the women's final, Rachel Wacholder and Elaine Youngs defeated Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, 21-19, 24-22, for their first win this season.
ATHLETES, CELEBRITIES TO PLAY FOR CHARITY
Athletes from the NFL and NBA and celebrities will team for charity at Celebrity Paintball Hawai'i, a fundraiser for the M.A.D.E Foundation and the Hawai'i Food Bank on June 24 at Paintball All-Star Hawai'i near Sand Island.
Among those scheduled to participate are Atlanta Falcons defensive back DeAngelo Hall, Philadelphia Eagles running back Brian Westbrook, San Diego Chargers linebacker Donnie Edwards, Jacksonville Jaguars defensive lineman Marcellus Wiley, Denver Broncos wide receiver Javon Walker; Luke Walton and Brian Cook of the Los Angeles Lakers and Indiana Pacers guard Fred Jones.
Actresses Regina King and Tichina Arnold also are scheduled to participate.
A welcome party is scheduled for June 22, followed by a lu'au and party June 23. The paintball tournament is open to the public and tickets are available for $10.
For more information, call (866) 436-2217 or visit www.celebritypaintballhawaii.com.