BIIF softball: ‘Coming along,’ Vikings beat Keaau in opener; HPA beats Honokaa

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Keaau second baseman Mika Kriener fouls off a pitch Thursday against Hilo at Walter Victor complex.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Hilo's Lei Soller rounds third base and scores a run Thursday against Keaau during the Vikings' 12-1 win at Walter Victor complex.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Hilo senior right-hander Hauoli Kalipi fired a one-hitter and struck out seven Thursday in a 12-1 win against Keaau at Walter Victor complex

Hilo sophomore shortstop Quinn Waiki’s powerful bat impressed Keaau, which intentionally walked her with the bases loaded in the fifth inning.