Rookies Roll!

KAUMAKANI-The Rookies picked up their 4th consecutive win behind the pitching

of Archie Fontanilla by taking a 10-3 win over East Kaua`i in the Kaua`i

Senior Centers Softball League played at the Kaumakani Park.

Fontanilla, in

getting the win, threw a 7-hitter for his fourth victory.

Ronnie Holt

suffered the loss for East Kaua`i.

Dickie Sialana led the Rookies’ bats

with 3 hits on the day with Wally Sonoda, Nellie Mendonca, Archie Fontanilla,

and Doric Remata all pairing hits. Alex Youn banged a home on his 2-for-2


The Lihu`e A’s knocked K-Makules pitcher Daido Paiste out of the mound

in the first inning by scoring seven runs and went on to win 19-9.


Matsumura went five innings to pick up the win for Lihu`e with “Uncle” Louie

Almadova throwing the last two innings.

Tomo Hiranaka went 4-for-5 behind

the plate with Yuta Matsumura having a perfect 3-for-3 outing. Joe Brun was

3-for-4. Lefty Remata cracked a homerun on one of his 3 hits.


Taboniar and Dado Paiste paired hits for K-Makules.

Frank Bukoski picked up

the win on the mound for West Kaua`i by allowing 10 hits in a 28-9


Jose Yadao was strapped with 28 hits in the loss.


Rittmiestor had a perfect 5-for-5 outing behind the plate with Boni Garma

enjoying a 4-for-5 showing. Bobby Rita went 3-for-4 and Ken Tamashiro was able

to get 2 hits, one being a 2-run homerun.

This weekend’s games will be

staged at the Eleele Field with the K-Makules hosting West Kaua`i in the 9:15

opener. The Rookies meets Kawaihau in the second outing, and the Lihu`e A’s

take on East Kaua`i in the finale.

League standings after 4


Rookies 4-0

West Kaua`i 3-1

Lihu`e A’s 2-2

East Kaua`i


K-Makules 1-3

Kawaihau 0-4


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