BIIF golf championships: Waiakea’s Park, Saludares claim titles with come-from-behind victories

  • Waiakea’s Kiersten Saludares is all smiles early on at Tuesday’s BIIF Championship at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Kealakehe’s Kevin Yamashita tracks his ball on the front nine at Tuesday’s BIIF Championship at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Waiakea’s Dysen Park watches a tee shot Tuesday morning at the second round of the BIIF Championship at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Waiakea’s Kiersten Saludares escapes from the bunker on the 15th hole at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Tuesday. Saludares posted a 36-hole score of 155 to take first place by 10 strokes. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Waiakea’s Dysen Park celebrates after sinking his final putt of the BIIF championship. Park’s 36-hole score of 146 bested Kealakehe’s Kevin Yamashita by one stroke. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

WAIMEA – Dysen Park and Kiersten Saludares did not have the odds on their side.