Sports Capsule for Wednesday — June 25, 2003

• Duo reign at competition • Garden Island R/C results • East Kauai takes 7-6 victory

Duo reign at competition

OAHU — Kainoa Lum of Kapaa High School took home first place in the Junior Men’s 15-17 bodyboarding competition held at the HASA State Championship meet held on June 10.

Cory Mira of Kauai High was third at the event. Kainoa won with a perfect score of 9.75. In the boys bodyboarding event, Kula School’s David Philips was fourth followed by Jeremy Ferguson of Kauai High in fifth place.

Garden Island R/C results

Arnold Morales took the top qualifier honor and battles hard with very good fellow racers and ended up with the victory on the Nitro Sedan A Division on Sunday at the Garden Island R/C event. Eleven year old Seth Morales battle hard with adult racers trading leads back and forth on the Nitro Sedan B division and ended with the win. As for the Nitro Truck class Cyle Damasco took top honors and TQ of the day.

Nitro Sedan A: Arnold Morales, Dennis Ginez, Dennis Morales, Roland Ruiz, Wendell Esposo

Nitro Sedan B: Seth Morales, Bart Garcia, Craig Arzadon, Rey Agcoaili, Bart Ovales

Nitro Truck: Cyle Damasco, Roy Higa, Richard Benedito, Quinton Perrera.

Next race will be at the Wailua off road track next to the motocross track on July 6. Race starts at 11 a.m. Free admission. For more info, call Arnold Morales 821-8132 or 639-9314.

East Kauai takes 7-6 victory

The Kauai Sr. Softball League played games on Saturday. In the opener, East Kauai needed eight innings to take a 7-6 win over West Kauai.

Walter Silva got the win. Joe Silva took the loss. Don Boro was East Kauai’s big bat with a homer on 3 hits. West Kauai’s Danny M, Ben Aranio and Boni Garma all paired hits.

In the second game, the K-Makule outscored East Kauai 19-10. Dado Piaste picked up the win handing Ronnie Holt the loss. Guy Ruiz went 4 for 4. East Kauai’s, Don Boro, Damien Victorino, Alex Youn, Sonny Waialeale and Norman Holt all smacked 2 hits.

The third game went eight innings with Kawaihau scoring 5 runs in the top of the 8th to take a 10-7 win. Teddy Daligdig went the distance for the win. Louis Nuseco led the Kawaihau bats with 4 hits. Cal Fujita with 3. Ben Pescador and Rico Morris chipped in with 3 hits for the Aces.

The Rookies took the Lihue “A”s 11-3 with Archi Fontanilla getting the win. Walter Souza laced 3 hits for the Rookies. Joe Brun got 3 hits with the bat for the “A”s. Next games will be the final games plated at Kawaihau Field. In the first game 9:15 a.m. Kawaihau 3-7 takes on the 11-0 Rookies, the second game West Kauai 6-5 meets Kawaihau. Game 3, East Kauai 4-7 gets the 6-5 Lihue “A”s, K-Makules 6-5 vs the 1-10 Kuku’s Aces.

The Rookies locked up both rounds. West Kauai was runner up in the first round. The Lihue “A”s with a win over the Kuku’s Aces and East Kauai will get the runner-up spot in the second round. Both West Kauai and K-Makules are 1/2 game back of the “A”s.


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