Sports Capsule for Sunday — May 11, 2003

  • Kane takes third place
  • Wise finishes second
  • Uohara sinks hole in one
  • Association to hold sign-ups

Kane takes third place

O’AHU — Kaua’i’s Eddie Kane lost a tight two-set match 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals of the 2003 Carslmith Ball/HHSAA State Tennis Championships on Saturday.

Kane, the No. 9 seed in the boys singles draw, fell to No. 6 seed Mark Ilagan of Farrington High School.

The Red Raiders’ player defeated two seeded players on Friday in advancing to the semifinals of the state tourney.

He ended up taking third place after a default win over Dillon Porter of Kahuku.

In the other semifinal, defending champion and No. 1 seeded Robert Lim of Punahou defeated No. 3 Dillon Porter of Kahuku 4-6, 7-5, 6-0.

Lim then went on to rout Ilagan 6-0, 6-0 for his second-straight championship.

Wise finishes second

Kaua’i’s Lehua Wise fired a 75 on Saturday in the final round of the 2003 David Ishii/HHSAA Girls Golf Championship on the Big Island.

Wise led the tournament after an even-par 70 on Friday but finished five strokes behind Hilo’s Kira-Ann Murashige who finished with a 1-under-par 69 on Saturday.

The Red Raiders finished second as a team (467 points) behind Hilo (444).

Jennie Pleas of Kaua’i finished with a 77 on Saturday while teammate Kimberly Yama had an 80 in the final round.

Uohara sinks hole in one

Lihu’e’s Linda Uohara made a hole in one at Wailua Golf Course.

She did it on the 7th hole going 142 yards with her Olimar No. 5 wood on April 7.

She has been golfing for 25 years and this is her 2nd hole in one.

Association to hold sign-ups

The Kapa’a Junior Olympics Softball Association is now taking applications for girls 14 and under play.

Sign-ups will be held Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Registration fee of $50, copy of Birth Certificate and medical card is required. For more info, call Herbie at 828-1362.


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