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• Wahine upset Wake Forest
• Kawaihau Little League meeting
• Heat 117, Magic 107
Wahine upset Wake Forest
HONOLULU— Hawaii handed Wake Forest its first defeat of the season Saturday with a 68-64 overtime victory over the Demon Deacons.
The score was tied 64-64 with 54 seconds left in overtime when Amy Sanders sank a shot for the Rainbow Wahine (4-3). Teammate Alofa Toiaivao hit two free throws with one second to go to account for the final score.
Wake Forest (8-1) was coming off a 65-57 upset victory over No. 19 Houston on Friday night in the round-robin Paradise Classic.
Janevia Taylor, who was named the tournament’s most valuable player, led Hawaii with 20 points. Toiaivao had 17 points, followed by Jade Abele with 12 and Milia Macfarlane with 10. Taylor and Toiaivao had a game-high 11 rebounds apiece.
Cotelia Bond-Young had 22 points for Wake Forest. Liz Strunk had 14 and Kelia Evans added 11.
Koloa’s Tardiff gets an ace
Grant Tardiff of Koloa carded his first hole-in-one on Thursday, Dec. 16 at the Kaua‘i Lagoons Golf Course. Tardiff used a 4-iron on the blue tees on hole #11 (194 yards). Witnesses were Steve Smith and Howard Marks.
Kawaihau Little League meeting
There will be a general membership meeting for the Kawaihau Little League on January 5, 2005, 6:30 p.m. at the Kapa‘a New Town Park Pavilion. For more information, contact Charlene Bukoski at 821-4424 (work) or 822-3807 (home).
“El Hombre” comes to Kaua‘i
For the second time in his life, Alamiro Abanto Garcia or “El Hombre” as most people know him, is coming to Kaua‘i.
The famous Peruvian surfer will be on Kaua‘i for six weeks, starting on February 14, 2005.
He will be visiting his daughter and son-in-law David and Estella Jones in Moloa‘a.
“He’s such a great person, he never raised his voice once,” David Jones said.
“El Hombre” ran his own restaurant and hotel in Peru, which were exclusively for surfers around the area.
The 78-year-old Peruvian has been in surf magazines all around the world, especially in South America.
For more information about “El Hombre” call David and Estella Jones at 822-0543 or 634-7252.
“El Hombre” translates in English as “The Man!”
Heat 117, Magic 107
MIAMI — With their winning streak in jeopardy, the Miami Heat wisely turned to Shaquille O’Neal.
Mixing finesse and muscle, Shaq sparked a 13-point run late in the fourth quarter and the Heat won their eighth game in a row, beating the Orlando Magic 117-107 Sunday night.
The winning streak is Miami’s longest since March 1998, and the past four victories have come against teams above .500.
The Heat trailed for much of the game and were down 103-102 with five minutes left before O’Neal helped them surge ahead.
On consecutive possessions O’Neal hit a dunk, fed Eddie Jones for a 3-pointer that put Miami ahead to stay, then passed to Christian Laettner for a layup to make it 107-103.O’Neal finished with 27 points. Jones went 8-for-10 and scored 25 points.
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