Hokuala powers past Wi Kea Moa 20-6 in softball battle

Hokuala continued their winning streak with a 20-6 romp over Wi Kea Moa Saturday at the Waimea Canyon Park in a 14 Under girls softball contest shortened by the 10-run rule.

Jessica Iwata, starting on the mound, was relieved in the bottom of the first inning after allowing four runs with five walks, and fanning just one batter.

Wailana Borrero took over the chores for Hokuala and continued for the win, allowing two runs on just four hits, while hurling eight strikeouts, and walking five batters.

Hokuala committed one defensive error.

Randell Jim, going a perfect 4-for-4, came up with four singles with four scored runs while Shantell Wong, also 4-for-4, notched three runs that came on three singles and a homer.

Krystal Ijima rounded out the Hokuala hitters, ending 3-for-4 with two runs scored on a pair of singles and a homer.

Dale Ann Perreira suffered the loss for Wi Kea Moa, strapped with the 20 runs coming on 21 hits. Perreira finished with a pair of strikeouts while walking five.

Wi Kea Moa also committed a defensive error.

Kelsie Igne and Perreira each scored a pair of runs for Wi Kea Moa with Tatum and Syanne Sagawa each crossing the plate once in the loss.

Wi Kea Moa will host the Kraks today at the Waimea Canyon Park starting at 5:30 p.m.

Da Wahines 9, Kraks 2

Darci Murata threw three strikeouts, walked seven batters, and allowed just two run on four hits as she led Da Wahines to their 14 Under girls softball victory at the Waimea Canyon Park on Saturday.

Samantha Koga, going 2-for-3, chalked up a trio of stolen bags while scoring three runs in the win, notching a single and a home run in her outing.

Leslyn Ibara scored both runs for the Kraks while going 1-for-2 in the batter’s box.

Kanoe Carveiro suffered the loss for the Kraks, striking out three, walking four batters, and suffering the nine runs on six hits.

Da Wahines will host the Native Gurlz 14U squad today at Isenberg Park starting at 5:30 p.m.

Island Rebels, Native Gurlz split 12-7,7-8

After winning the first of a double-header 12-7 over the Native Gurlz of Kapaa, the Island Rebels suffered a blemish on their 18 Under girls softball win record as sixth and seventh inning rallies led the Kapaa girls to a 8-7 win over the Lihue team Saturday.

Cherisse Labuguen pitched the entire contest for the Native Gurlz, racking up four K’s, allowing eight walks, and allowed the seven runs that came on eight hits.

Defensively, the Gurlz committed three errors.

Cassie Wong and Cherisse Labuguen topped the Gurlz batters, Wong going 2-for-3 with a single and a triple, and Labuguen finishing 1-for-4 with a triple and a pair of scored runs.

Jackie Alapai and Stephanie Kawamura each scored a pair of runs with Chasare Labuguen and Jemi Sananitman coming across the plate once.

Jenna Mercado started pitching duties for the Rebels, and was later relieved by Kuulei Manintin in the loss, scattering a trio to strikeouts, walking four, and allowing the eight runs on five hits.

Defensively, the Rebels committed five miscues.

Angela Kirchner, Ulu Kelekoma, and Kainoa Dejos topped the Rebels’ hitting with Kirchner finishing 2-for-4 with a pair of scored runs, Kelekoma going 1-for-4 with a pair of scored runs, and Dejos finishing 2-for-3 with a stolen bag.

Mercado and Nikki Matsumura each scored runs in the loss.

Sherri Gebauer led the Rebels to their opening win with a pair of strikeouts, five walks, and allowed seven runs on 11 hits against four Rebels’ miscues.

Mercado and Kelekoma’s sticks led the Rebels’ opening win with Mercado perfect at 4-for-4 with a pair of scored runs and Kelekoma finishing 2-for-3 with a trio of runs and a stolen bag.

Chasare Labuguen suffered the loss for the Native Gurlz, adding a strikeout, walking six batters, and allowing 11 runs that came on eight hits before being relieved by Cherisse Labuguen who finished the contest.

The Native Gurlz will try to keep the win momentum rolling today as they host Na Wahine at the New Kapaa Ball Park starting at 7:30 p.m.


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