Hilo wins, ties soccer matches with CU
Jonathan Baba and Drew Geis scored as Hawai'i-Hilo defeated Chaminade, 2-0, yesterday in a Pacific West Conference men's soccer match at the Saint Louis School field.
Baba's goal, off an assist from Nick Shaffer, gave the Vulcans (5-3-1 overall, 2-1-1 PacWest) a 1-0 lead at the 30th minute.
Goalkeeper Darren Smith made six saves for the Silverswords (0-9, 0-4).
In the women's match, the teams played to a 2-2 tie.
Jessica Carvalho scored a goal and assisted on Kelly White's goal for the Vulcans (4-4-1, 2-1-1).
Kuulei Agbayani scored a goal and assisted on Alisan Altz's goal for the Silverswords (0-5-1, 0-3-1).
Notre Dame de Namur swept Brigham Young-Hawai'i in Pacific West Conference play at San Jose, Calif, with the women winning 1-0 and the men prevailing 3-0.
The Argo women (6-6-1 overall, 2-0-1 PacWest) scored in the 47th minute.
The Seasiders fell to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in the PacWest.
In a physical men's match, the Argos (7-4-2, 3-1-0) scored in the 13th, 48th and 51st minutes to overcome 29 fouls.
The Seasiders, who were tagged with seven yellow cards and one ejection, fell to 4-4 and 2-2.
HAWAI'I PACIFIC LOSES
David Hague scored four goals and assisted on another as Grand Canyon beat Hawai'i Pacific, 7-1, yesterday in a Pacific West Conference men's soccer match at Phoenix, Ariz.
Dusan Radisavljevic, Tyler Turner and Davon Jones also scored for the Antelopes (5-6, 3-1).
Andre Whitt's goal in the 13th minute gave the Sea Warriors (4-4-1, 1-2-1) a 1-0 lead.
HPU FALLS ON ROAD
Dana Edington had 17 kills and 16 digs as Grand Canyon defeated Hawai'i Pacific, 30-21, 26-30, 30-20, 30-28, last night in a Pacific West Conference women's volleyball match at Phoenix, Ariz.
Tonya Rooth added 12 kills for the Lady Lopes (10-10 overall, 5-5 PacWest).
Barbara Martin had 16 kills and seven digs for the Sea Warriors (3-13, 1-7).
ISLE SURFERS ADVANCE
Hawai'i surfers Andy Irons, Bruce Irons and Pancho Sullivan won first-round heats in the Billabong Pro Mundaka yesterday.
The first round and half of the second round were completed in 3- to 5-foot waves at Mundaka, Spain.
Sullivan had the best score of the day with a two-wave total of 17.33. Bruce Irons had a two-wave score of 16.0, including a near-perfect 9.67.
As first-round winners, the Irons brothers and Sullivan earned byes in the second round.
Hawai'i surfers Fred Patacchia Jr. and Roy Powers did not win first-round heats and will have to compete in the second round, where eliminations begin.
PORTER-KING IN EIGHTH
Mary Bea Porter-King, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, shot a 5-over-par 76 yesterday and was in a tie for eighth at the 2006 USGA Senior Women's Amateur Championship in St. Simons Island, Ga.
Ann Lahey, of Kentfield, Calif., leads with 72.
Other Hawai'i golfers in the field are: Bev Kim (84) of Wahiawa, Lily Yao (88) of Honolulu and Michiko Kimura (94) of Kapolei.