Sugar Mill Classic in 12th year
The 12th annual Sugar Mill Baseball Classic senior all-star game is set for 1 p.m. tomorrow at Hans L'Orange Park.
The game features recent high school graduates or seniors from each league in the state.
The game was founded in 1999 by then-Kansas City Royals scout Eric Tokunaga. The first game featured future big leaguers Shane Victorino, Jerome Williams and Chad Santos. The game has since been carried on the last four years by Tampa Bay Rays scout Casey Onaga.
A home run derby is scheduled for after the nine-inning game.
The game is sponsored by Hawaii Athletic Consultants, CUSO of Hawaii Services, Aloha Pacific FCU, Hawaii Winter Baseball, Trinity Bats Hawaii, Hawaiian Island Tropical Sports, Reid Matsushima, Top of Waikiki and Head Arts Inc.
SUGAR MILL CLASSIC ROSTERS
C—Cameron Fuchigami (Roosevelt), Travis Shishido (Waiākea), Bryson Aoki (Waiākea). INF—Jordan Fukumoto (Saint Louis), Jared Iha (Kailua), Kainoa Inafuku (Kamehameha), Kainoa Ahsing-Ka'ahanui ('Aiea), Brett Watanabe ('Iolani), Jordan Negrini (Baldwin), Alaka'i Aglipay (Punahou), Chad Bolibol (Mililani). OF—Jacob Meyer (Kamehameha), Michael Filio (Kapolei), T.C. Campbell (Kamehameha). RHP—Harley Holt (Kamehameha), Joshua Nakamura (Saint Louis), Royce Murai (Pearl City), Kale Ka'alehahi (Campbell), Craig Shoji (Maryknoll), Dorian Rivera (Konawaena). LHP—Joshua Kaiwi (Makua Lani), Noa Siegfried (Saint Louis). Note: Murai also plays infield. Coaches: Shay Hirota, Matt Roman.
C—Lanan Rice-Kashima (Kaua'i), Ka'iana Eldredge (Punahou), Kash Kalohelani (Kamehameha). INF—Brent Fukushima (Punahou), Tyler Yoshizawa (Mid-Pacific), Kini Enos (Saint Louis), Andrew Benitez (Mililani), Kalei Hensley (Wai'anae), Moses Samia (Saint Louis). OF—Sean Nada ('Iolani), Jordan Oshiro (Pearl City), Michael Memea (Campbell), Kainoa Crowell (Punahou). RHP—Kahana Neal (Pearl City), Zach Manago (Moanalua), Billy Kamau (Roosevelt), Chris Chung (Saint Louis), Matt Loeffler (Waiākea), Chace Numata (Pearl City). LHP—Jarrett Arakawa ('Iolani), Sheldon Lee ('Iolani), Chase Tokunaga (Baldwin). Note: Arakawa, Neal and Numata also play infield positions. Coaches: Travis Teshima, Mike Kim.