Kamehamehas winning streak has followed a distinctive pattern: Brooke Baptiste enters the pitching circle and doesnt lose and someone from the deep lineup swings a mighty bat.
KEAAU – Kamau Makaike is a perfect example of Kamehamehas hit smart strategy. He can hit hard or take something off his fastball. And he was simply efficient against Waiakea, which often swung for the fences.
Brandyn Lee-Lehano has turned into UH-Hilos workhorse relief pitcher, throwing another three-inning stint in a sweep against Academy of Art, which also featured the return of the teams ace, boosting the staffs depth.
It looked like a mismatch on the volleyball court with Hilo in first place at 6-0 and Keaau in last at 0-6.
Jordan Tagawa went off to play baseball at Menlo College, where he graduated with an accounting degree. But, with a year of eligibility, he wasnt ready to sit behind a desk and walked on to the UH-Hilo baseball team.
History was made at the 62nd annual Haili Volleyball Tournament behind the right arm of Nani Spaar and the rest of her precocious Pilipaa teammates, who refused to bend against the will of their opponent, Legacy, older but blessed with collegiate experience.
Mahala Kaapuni was just enjoying the moment as her Piopio Bears Laukoa team took down her sisters, the Piopio Kilakila club, in three sets in the girls 18 division.
Pilipaa keeps rising to the occasion, producing another strong showing in the Moku O Keawe region girls 18 championship with a sweep over the Piopio Bears 25-16, 25-13 on Saturday at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.