Waimea sweeps in Hanalei

The Menehune swept its weekend tennis series for boys and girls in Hanalei Saturday.

Both teams boarded the buses back to Menehuneland with 5-0 records over Kula.

Harold Shimono Jr. recovered from his ankle injury in last weekend’s matchup against Kaua‘i to take the No. 1 boys singles 6-0, 6-1 over Matt Vinsko while Darrel Nonaka, playing on the No. 2 singles court, defeated Marcus Rose 6-1, 6-1.

The No. 1 boys doubles team of Jordan Sato and Michael Haack downed the Kula duo of Kyle Scherrer and Andrew Chase while on the No. 2 courts, Waimea’s Ruben Nonaka and Kekoa Masuda downed Rebop Rundgren and Nicholas Giarman 6-0, 6-1.

The No. 3 team of Geoffrey Tran and Craig Ponting won by default.

On the girls’ side, Ceci Sun played on the No. 1 singles court, earning her match by default as did No. 2 Menehune singles player Beverly Grande.

Jade Cano took on a new role, teaming with LeeAnn Sagucio in the No. 1 Doubles court to defeat Elli Scherrer and Emily Rider 6-0, 6-1.

The No. 2 doubles team of Rachel Wright and Candice Klein downed Kula’s Summer Ryll and Taylor Reid 6-0, 6-0 while the No. 3 team of Leslie Gudoy and Keri Souza won by default.

With just two more weekends in the KIF tennis season, Waimea hosts Island School in Hanapepe Saturday while Kapa‘a plays Kaua‘i at the Kiahuna Tennis Courts. Both matches start at noon.

Cowgirl leaving island

to serve in Gulf

Summer Malina will be celebrating her last rodeo for a while this Sunday.

Malina will be leaving Kaua‘i to serve in the Persian Gulf with her National Guard unit. It will be her second deployment.

Malina is just one of the many cowgirls who will be in action Sunday at the CJM Country Stables in Po‘ipu starting at 10 a.m.

Hosted by the Kaua‘i All Girl Rodeo Association, Sunday’s event is the third event this year.

On tap are six events — barrel racing, steer undecorating, pole bending, goat tying, dally team and breakaway roping.

There is no admission to the event.

Habitat registering golfers for April 28 event

Applications for the Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament are currently being accepted said Annette Creamer, director for the Kaua‘i Habitat for Humanity.

Forms are available at all golf courses and the habitat office in Hanapepe for the tournament that will take place April 28 at the Kaua‘i Lagoons.

Golfers have an opportunity to win the ultimate in hole-in-one prizes, a new car courtesy of King Auto Center.

Registration fee is $100 which includes green fees, a tee gift, cart and lunch which will feature music and prize contests.

Mulligans are available at $5 each to a maximum of three, and if registration is received by April 15, golfers get two free mulligans.

Tournament format is a 2-person scramble (low net score) with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

Tee sponsorships are also available at $250.

For more information, call 335-0296.


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