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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, May 27, 2010

Manumā was dual threat

Advertiser Staff

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Campbell senior pitcher Katie Manuma is the OIA West Player of the Year.

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After leading the way with consistency in the pitcher's circle and batter's box, Campbell's Katie Manumā was named Player of the Year for the second straight season in the O'ahu Interscholastic Association's Red Conference Western Division.

Manumā, a senior right-hander, tossed two one-hitters, a three-hitter, three four-hitters and a five-hitter to help the Sabers go 12-0 in the regular season and win the West title outright after sharing it with Mililani last year.

She also made a big impact on offense, especially in a pivotal two-game series against Mililani. Manumā went 2 for 4 with two RBIs in their first meeting, then hit a pair of solo home runs in the rematch.

She also went 3 for 3 with two home runs, five RBIs and four runs scored while pitching a one-hitter against Pearl City. She batted 3 for 4 with a double, home run and three RBIs while tossing a three-hitter against Kapolei and was 3 for 5 with a double and home run while throwing a four-hitter against Wai'anae.

Mililani led the way with five OIA Red West All-Star first-team selections: first baseman Andi Felise, second baseman Kristi Oshiro, shortstop Courtney Senas, outfielder Kacie Oshiro and catcher Rebecca Lee.

Campbell placed two others besides Manumā: third baseman Gerika Pantohan and outfielder Colette Black. Kapolei outfielder Mikela Manewa and Leilehua utility player Kaylen Ynigues round out the first team.

Manumā, Kristi Oshiro, Pantohan and Senas are repeat selections.

Campbell's David Perreira was named Coach of the Year for the second straight season.

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