BIIF softball playoffs: Hilo squeezes past Waiakea, earns spot in D-I final

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Waiakea shortstop Jhayda Rose Turner prepares to tag Hilo's Kira Alameda during Thursday's BIIF Division I semifinal.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Until the bottom of the seventh, Waiakea High had plenty to cheer about during Thursday's BIIF Division I softball semifinal.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Waiakea pitcher Brianne Felipe grabs a bunt while Hilo High’s Hauoli Kalipi runs to first Thursday at Walter Victor complex. The Vikings won 10-9, advancing to face Kealakehe at 1 p.m. Saturday in the BIIF Division I championship game.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Hilo’s Hilo’s Kiana Agpalza was 2 for 5 with two RBIs Thursday as the Vikings beat Waiakea 10-9, advancing to face Kealakehe at 1 p.m. Saturday in the BIIF Division I championship game.

There was never a dull moment between Hilo and Waiakea in the BIIF softball semifinals.