Kapaa girls escape to beat Island School in 5

After surrendering a two-set lead, the Warrior wahine won in crunch time to escape with a win on the road. Kapaa High School’s varsity girls volleyball defeated Island School, 3-2, at the Wilcox Gymnasium in Puhi — 25-17, 25-12, 22-25, 17-25 and 15-12.

Kato claims Wells opener

Kato, an Olson 30, stayed clear of a protest that changed the order of finish Thursday during the opening race of the Nawiliwili Yacht Club Gene Wells shoreline series.

Seabass into finals with clean slate at Surf Ranch Pro

Eight remain after Saturday’s third run for the men’s division of the Surf Ranch Pro. Sebastian Zietz was able to get a strong score going left on his final attempt, replacing a 4.00 with a 6.83 to back up his 8.67 right from Friday. That 15.50 total was just enough as he sneaks into the final in eighth place with a star-studded crew that will certainly make for an exciting conclusion today.

Kauai Jr. Golfers in inaugural Kauai Junior Classic

LIHUE — Nine of Kauai’s Junior Golfers ranging in the Girls 7-10 division through the Girls 15-18 division will be on the tee Saturday at the Ocean Course at Hokuala when the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association conducts the inaugural Kauai Junior Classic this Saturday and Sunday.

Waimea boys beat Island on tiebreaker

LIHUE — Individual boys’ scores in the kneeling position determined the outcome Wednesday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation air rifle matches at the Island School range and at the Kapaa High School range.

Waimea gets 1st straight-set win

WAIMEA — Waimea senior Keana Silva served up a string of 15 unanswered points to drive the Menehune to a straight set win — 25-21, 25-22, and 25-8 — over Kapaa High School on Wednesday before a strong home crowd showing at the Clem Gomes Gym.