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Posted on: Sunday, April 4, 2010

Saint Louis downs 'Iolani in ILH, 10-2


By Wes Nakama
Advertiser Staff Writer

Hawaii news photo - The Honolulu Advertiser

Saint Louis' Chris Chung pitched the final four innings in a 10-2 victory over 'Iolani at Ala Wai Field. Saint Louis, the ILH first-round champion, improved to 9-1 overall and 1-0 in the second round. 'Iolani is 5-5, 0-2.

NORMAN SHAPIRO | Associated Press

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Interscholastic League of Honolulu baseball first-round champion Saint Louis wasted no time in starting its quest to win the second round, routing 'Iolani, 10-2, yesterday at Ala Wai Field.

The Crusaders improved to 9-1 overall by winning their second-round opener. The Raiders fell to 5-5, 0-2.

By winning the first round, Saint Louis clinched a state tournament berth and at least a playoff for the ILH's overall title. But the Crusaders can also secure the overall crown by winning the second round.

"We're still going out to win every game," said Saint Louis senior second baseman Jordan Fukumoto, who went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and a stolen base yesterday, and was in on three double plays defensively.

The first twin killing in the top of the first inning helped Crusaders starter Noa Siegfried escape a base-loaded, one-out jam immediately after 'Iolani took a 1-0 lead on Tiras Koon's bases-loaded walk.

Fukumoto caught a line drive by Tanner Nishioka, then threw to shortstop Kini Enos at second base for the double play.

"Getting out of that first inning was huge," Saint Louis coach George Gusman said. "That was big for us, because Noa struggled a bit early on."

The Crusaders scored four runs in the second, including a rare two-RBI sacrifice fly to deep center field by Dallas Correa as Ka'ai Tom raced home from second base.

Saint Louis got five more in the fourth off six hits to make it 9-1.

Siegfried allowed only one hit through three innings, and Chris Chung earned the victory by pitching the final four innings.

"They can hit, run, pitch and play defense, they're well-coached and disciplined. They're the team to beat," 'Iolani coach Jason Arakaki said of the Crusaders.

'IOLANI (5-5, 0-2) 100 001 0 2 5 2

SAINT LOUIS (9-1, 1-0) 040 501 X 10 13 0

Mike Diebold, Carlos Rodriguez (4), Jarrett Arakawa (4) and Tiras Koon. Noa Siegfried, Chris Chung (4) and Dallas Correa. W Chung. L Diebold.

Leading hitters 'Iolani: Koon 2 RBIs; Jensen Park 2-3. Saint Louis: Correa triple, 2 RBIs; Jordan Fukumoto 3-4, 2 RBIs; Kaeo Aliviado 2-4, 2 RBIs; Kalei Contrades double, RBI; Kini Enos 2-2;

PUNAHOU 15, MARYKNOLL 5

Kainoa Crowell batted 2 for 3 with a triple, homer and three RBIs as the Buffanblu beat the Spartans at Ala Wai Field. Michael Suiter, Rick Nomura, Reece Toma and Crowell each scored twice for Punahou.

PUNAHOU (6-2-1) 222 6315 14 2

MARYKNOLL (1-8) 000 32 5 7 1

Zachery Muenster, Scott Peters (4), Micah Yoshino (5) and Reece Toma. Gavin Oyadomari, Aaron Tom (4) and Spencer Young. W Yoshino. L Oyadomari.

Leading hitters Punahou: Michael Suiter 2-2, 2 runs, 2 doubles; David Eldredge triple; Rick Nomura 2-3, double, triple, 2 runs; Toma 2 runs; Matthew Barrett-Wright double; Kainoa Crowell 2-3, triple, homer, 2 runs, 3 RBIs. Maryknoll: Kyle Hirata double; Oyadomari 2-2, 2 runs; Kaelen Hirashiki 3-3, double, 2 RBIs.

Reported by Wayne Liou

OIA RED EAST

KAILUA 8, KALANI 0

KAILUA 8, KALANI 0

Bryson Dymond and Kahaku Iaea combined on a three-hitter, and Alan Baldwin drove in three runs for the Surfriders in the first game at Kāhala Field.

In the second game, Jared Matsumoto, Kea Vierra and Elijah Davidann combined on a two-hitter, and Jared Iha drove in three runs for Kailua.

KAILUA (5-2) 014 000 38 8 2

KALANI (1-4) 000 000 00 3 4

Bryson Dymond, Kahaku Iaea (6) and Alan Baldwin. Cal Sumida, Devin Lee (3), Jarrin Nomura (5) and Kiel Odo. W Dymond. L Sumida.

Leading hitters Kailua: Ryan McMonigle 2-3, 2 doubles, 2 runs; Baldwin 2-4, double, 2 runs, 3 RBIs. Kalani: Joey Asuncion 2-3.

KALANI (1-5) 000 000 00 2 5

KAILUA (6-2) 122 021 X8 6 2

Bryson Shirashi, Kiel Odo (2), Joey Asuncion (6) and Chase Sumida, Ty Teruya. Jared Matsumoto, Kea Vierra (6), Elijah Davidann (7) and Alan Baldwin. W Matsumoto. L Shirashi.

Leading hitters Kailua: Ryan McMonigle 2-4, double, 2 runs; Baldwin 2 runs; Jared Iha 3 RBIs.

Reported by Shannon Hirai

CASTLE 4, MOANALUA 2

Seamus Yoneshige and Keola Jarrett combined on a three-hitter as the visiting Knights beat Nā Menehune. Yoneshige drove in three runs and Jarrett homered.

CASTLE (6-4) 100 003 04 6 2

MOANALUA (3-5) 100 100 02 3 2

Seamus Yoneshige, Keola Jarrett (6) and Brede Kochi. Zachary Manago, Jordan Deponte (6), Kamalu Kamoku (6), Bronson Shim (7) and Brandon Kong. W Yoneshige. L Deponte. SV Jarrett.

Leading hitters Castle: Jarrett solo homer; Yoneshige triple, 3 RBIs. Moanalua: Tim Arakawa double; Miles Higa double.

Reported by Scott Yamada

KAISER 3, KALāHEO 1

Kekoa Torres pitched a five-hitter with eight strikeouts for the visiting Cougars. Kalāheo's Chris Palmer pitched a complete game with six strikeouts.

KAISER (5-3) 200 100 03 8 3

KALĀHEO (0-8) 001 000 01 5 1

Kekoa Torres and Makana Lyman. Chris Palmer and Justin Pagan. W Torres. L Palmer.

Leading hitters Kaiser: Kaipo Oamilda-Scholtz double; Ryan Seabury double. Kalāheo: Palmer 2-2.

Reported by Alex Racoma

OIA RED WEST

PEARL CITY 14, WAI'ANAE 1

PEARL CITY 17, WAI'ANAE 3

Chevas Numata and Isaac Shim combined on a two-hitter, and Kahana Neal drove in three runs as the visiting Chargers beat the Seariders in the first game.

In the second game, Kawika Pruett, Neal and Royce Murai combined on a six-hitter, and Murai drove in four runs for Pearl City, which improved to 8-0.

PEARL CITY (7-0) 541 1314 12 0

WAI'ANAE (2-7) 001 00 1 2 6

Chevas Numata, Isaac Shim (4), Chevas Numata (5) and Royce Murai, Isaac Shim (5). Kalei Hensley, Jobe Cabral (2) and Bronson Barbosa. W Chevas Numata. L Hensley.

Leading hitters Pearl City: Jordon Oshiro triple, 2 runs; Tyler Tokunaga 2-4, double, 2 runs; Chace Numata double, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Chevas Numata 2-3, 2 doubles; Kahana Neal double, 3 RBIs; Reid Ramos 2 RBIs; Royce Murai 2-3, 2 RBIs.

WAI'ANAE (2-8) 000 30 3 6 1

PEARL CITY (8-0) 780 2X17 10 1

Daniel Medrano, Chrenston Kauwe (2) and Austin Reese. Kawika Pruett, Kahana Neal (4), Royce Murai (5) and Murai, Shim (5). W Pruett. L Medrano.

Leading hitters Wai'anae: Alan Ibanez 2-2; Eldridge Kanakuiee 2-2. Pearl City: Jordon Oshiro 2-2; Chevas Numata 2-2, 2 RBIs; Royce Murai 3-run double, 4 RBIs.

Reported by Gary Nakamoto

CAMPBELL 2, 'AIEA 1

'AIEA 3, CAMPBELL 2

Robert Kahana and Charles Kaalekahi combined on a five-hitter, and Donato Gallano drove in both runs in the host Sabers' eight-inning win in the first game.

In the second game, Travis Uyeda pitched a seven-hitter, and Chase Aquino and Chase Iwata both had two hits as 'Aiea earned the split.

'AIEA (2-5) 010 000 001 5 1

CAMPBELL (6-1) 000 000 112 7 1

Kaulana Wong, Kainoa Ahsing-Kaahanui (7) and Brett Tanonaka. Robert Kahana, Charles Kaalekahi (8) and Chadwick Kaalekahi. W Chad. Kaalekahui. L Ahsing-Kaahanui.

Leading hitters 'Aiea: Ahsing-Kaahanui 2-3, triple. Campbell: Donato Gallano 2-4, 2 RBIs.

CAMPBELL (6-2) 200 000 02 7 2

'AIEA (3-5) 110 001 X3 6 1

Chadwick Kaalekahi and Kaeo Kapana. Travis Uyeda and Chase Iwata. W Uyeda. L Chad. Kaalekahi.

Leading hitters Campbell: Kahana double; Benny Carino 2-3, double. 'Aiea: Chase Aquino 2-3; Iwata 2-2.

Reported by Rory Pico

MILILANI 6, LEILEHUA 1

Micah Kitaoka allowed one run on four hits over five innings, and Jared Ichimura and Troy Yoshizawa each drove in two runs as the host Trojans beat the Mules.

The second game was postponed because of rain. It will be played tomorrow at Fred Wright Field.

LEILEHUA (3-6) 000 010 01 6 4

MILILANI (4-3) 030 012 X6 8 2

Jake Baptista, Cyrus Ahquin (6) and Aaron Higa, Alfred Paas. Micah Kitaoka, Wade Taoka (6) and . W Kitaoka. L Baptista.

Leading hitters Leilehua: Higa 2-3. Mililani: Jared Ichimura 2 RBIs; Andrew Benitez 2-3, double; Chad Tanaka 2-3; Troy Yoshizawa 2-3, double, 2 RBIs.

Reported by Mark Hirayama

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