14 Kauai T Ball teams converge in Waimea

  • Photos by Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    LEFT: A Lihue Dodger batter swings away against the Kekaha Angels in one of the games at the Tournament of Champions T Ball tournament presented by the Hanapepe Youth Baseball Association at the Waimea Athletic Field. RIGHT: Continuing the family legacy, Divian Chiba shows off the bat he used to win Saturday’s home run derby, with his dad Bradly Chiba, Sunday at the tournament.

    ing the field Sunday.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island Ayven Arruda of the Lihue Braves makes contact during hitting practice Sunday at the Tournament of Champions T Ball tournament at the Waimea Athletic Field.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island Kalena Correa of the Lihue Braves takes her swing during hitting practice Sunday before their match with the Hanapepe Cubs at the Tournament of Champions T Ball tournament at the Waimea Athletic Field.
  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Continuing the family legacy, Divian Chiba shows off the bat he used to win Saturday’s home run derby, with his dad Bradly Chiba, Sunday at the Tournament of Champions T Ball tournament at the Waimea Athletic Field.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island The Kalawai Blue Jays get together for a team cheer before taking the field Sunday during the Tournament of Champions T Ball tournament presented by the Hanapepe Youth Baseball League at the Waimea Athletic Field.

WAIMEA — “You’ve got to love this,” Bradley Chiba, president of the Lihue Baseball League, said Sunday. “We (the Lihue Dodgers) weren’t here last year, but we made it this year.”

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