Softball season kicks off in Hilo

Pahoa’s Jaylynn Kaawaloa winds up a pitch during the Daggers’ season-opening rout of KS-Hawai‘i on Wednesday evening in Hilo. (Photo:CONNOR WHITT/Tribune-Herald).

The defending Big Island Interscholastic Association (BIIF) Division II champions started their season with a crushing loss, as the Kamehameha Schools - Hawai‘i softball team was dominated 25-8 by Pahoa High in a four-inning affair on Wednesday evening at Hilo’s Walter Victor Baseball Complex.