Sports Capsule for Thursday — June 12, 2003

• Swimmers gear up for event • Regatta begins June 28 • Father’s Day fishing tournament • Lawrence finishes first


Swimmers gear up for event

Three competitors from the Mokihana Aquatics swim club will take part in the Long Course Championships in Kihei, Maui this weekend.

Kesia Anaya, Keenan Anaya and Kelsey Tanaka will represent the club in the event.

Kesia Anaya competes in the 100 fly, 50 free, 200 free, 50 fly, 50 backstroke and 200 IM events. Keenan Anaya will take part in the 100 free, 100 fly, 400 free, 200 free, 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, 200 fly and 400 IM while Tanaka swims in the 100 breastroke, 50 free, 100 fly, 200 free, 50 fly, 50 breastroke, 100 free and 200 IM races.

Mokihana Aquatics also will not hold swim practice until June 19. On June 19, all swim classes are scheduled to run. A few spaces are available for those interested in swim classes. Call 821-0587 for more information.


Regatta begins June 28

Tai Hook Regatta will be held on June 28 at the Hanalei Pavilion. All canoe clubs are invited. Spectators are also welcome. Tahiti Fete Business Men’s Race will be held on July 5 at the Hanalei Pier. All Businesses are invited to enter a crew. For more info, call Skip at 822-5018.


Father’s Day fishing tournament

On Sunday at the Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor, a Father’s Day fishing tournament willtake place. Registration is from 11:30 a.m. to noon at the Nawiliwili Yacht Club tent. There is a $5 entry fee (includes hot dot and soda) for ages 2-13 years old. Youngsters must bring an adult.

Bring your bucket, pole and bait (gear not provided). Contest ends at 2 p.m. Prizes will be awarded at 2:30 p.m.

This is a community event sponsored by Nawiliwili Yacht Club. For more info, call Sharon 742-2512 or Becky 245-6000.


Lawrence finishes first

MANA — Manny Lawrence earned first place in the Pro ET class in Sunday’s Garden Island Racing Association event in Mana.

Lawrence of Kapaa drove a 1970 Chevy Vega Wagon sponsored by Manny’s Repair. He finished with a 10.156 ET at a 10.09 dial in. He raced at 130.06 MPH with a reaction time of .662.

Other results from Sunday:

Pro ET: 2nd place: Joshua Peralta of Kalaheo, white Camaro (no year/info), 12.172 ET, 12.14 dial in, 110.29 MPH, reaction time .702

Super Street: 1st place: Riley Takayama of Kalaheo, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28, sponsored by Matsuda Bros. & Taba/Auto Value Parts, 13.017 ET, 12.90 dial in, 103.21 MPH, .642 reaction time.

2nd place: Joseph Koerte of Lihue, 1990 Honda CRX, 13.817 ET, 13.85 dial in (broke out), 90.54 MPH, .587 reaction time.

Street:1st place: My Paden of Kilauea, 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, sponsored by Speedie Lube, 15.587 ET, 15.51 dial in, 85.55 MPH, .792 reaction time.

2nd place: Lance Jardin of Kalaheo, 1972 Dodge Dart, sponsored by OPHOC Racing, 15.776 ET, 15.40 dial in, 88.24 MPH, .686 reaction time.

Jr’s: 1st place: Calvin Costa, 14 yrs. of Kalaheo, Jr. dragster sponsored by D&W Services Auto Maintenance & Repair, 7.699 ET, 7.60 dial in, 80.07 MPH, .506 reaction time.

2nd place: Sheldon Costa, 12 yrs. of Kalaheo, Jr. dragster sponsored by D&W Services Auto Maintenance & Repair, 8.123 ET, 8.00 dial in, 78.95 MPH, .553 reaction.

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