State Senior Softball opens in Kapa`a

KAPA`A-Kaua`i’s teams got off to a good start in the 25th State Senior Softball

Tournament being hosted at the New Kapa`a Ball Park as the champion Rookies

surged past the highly-rated Bell Atlantic 17-8 in the Division “A”

contest.

West Kaua`i, playing in Division “B” got past Hui Ohana 16-11, and

Kawaihau in “D” Division took a 20-8 win over Hui O Kolohe before falling to

Harley’s Davidson’s 10-14 in the afternoon contest.

The K-Makules, sporting

new purple jersies for the occasion, roared past Maui’s RME 16-3 in “D”

Division before falling to Kona Gold 17-12 in the afternoon.

East Kaua`i,

playing in the “C” Division, dropped their opener 20-7 to the Golden

Eagles.

The Lihu`e A’s, competing in “C” Division didn’t fare as well,

losing a 9-10 opener to the Maui Ohana and then dropping the afternoon contest

2-11 to Paipaikou.

Following the first day of competition, the Yankees

remain undefeated in “B” Division with 2 wins, 11-6 over Cami’s Lounge, and

19-6 over the Mustangs.

The Golden Eagles remain undefeated in “C” Division

with wins over East Kaua`i 20-7, and taking a 15-14 squeaker over Car

Quest.

Kona Gold is undefeated in “D” Division with wins over the Vikings,

16-13, and the K-Makules of Kaua`i 17-12.

The tournament features 33 teams

converging from all across the state to the New Kapa`a Ball Park where title

games will be played on Friday starting at 8:30 a.m.

Pat and Lana Rosa of

the Kaua`i Senior Centers’ Softball Association are serving as tournament

coordinators with support from the County’s Public Works Department and the

Fire Department as well a numerous other community volunteers.

August

9

“A” Division

Maui Raiders 7, Nakoa 22

Rookies 17, Bell Atlantic

8

Hawaiians 23, Kohala Seniors 11

Aikane Foundation 12, Hilo Pomaikai

8

Kohala Seniors 8, Maui Raiders 6

Bell Atlantic 14, Aikane Foundation

6

“B” Division

Pu`uwai Opio 7, T. Matsumoto 13

Yankees 11, Cami’s

Lounge 6

West Kaua`i 16, Hui Ohana 11

Waimea Paniolos 20, Mustangs

9

Hui Ohana 19, Pu`uwai Opio 6

Yankees 19, Mustangs 6

“C”

Division

Car Quest 3, Honomu Gilroy 9

Lihu`e A’s 9, Maui Ohana

10

Golden Eagles 20, East Kaua`i 7

Paipaikou 17, Lokahi 18

Car

Quest 14, Golden Eagles 15

Lihu`e A’s 2, Paipaikou 11

“D”

Division

Kawaihau 20, Hui O Kolohe 8

RME 3, K-Makule 16

Hamakua 12,

First Hawaiian MF 11

Vikings 13, Kona Gold 16

Harley’s Davidson’s 14,

Kawaihau 10

K-Makule 12, Kona Gold 17

Hamakua/Hui O Kolohe (in

progress)

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