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Keonimana Gents undefeated

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    ‘Ohana’s Mike Perreira releases a ball with the ‘Ohana Motors Rebels’ Gordon Yee at second base Saturday during a Kaua‘i Senior Softball League game at Isenberg Park in Lihu‘e.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    ‘Ohana Motors Rebels’ first baseman Aaron Garcia takes the closer of a double-play to take out ‘Ohana hitter Neil Zaslow Saturday during a Kaua‘i Senior Softball League game at the Isenberg Park.

LIHU‘E — The Keonimana Gents are undefeated in Kaua‘i Senior Softball League play following its 9-7 victory over the Rookies Saturday at the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex in Kapa‘a.

With the win, the Gents are the only team to hold an undefeated record after giving the Rookies its first loss of the 2020 season.

This was the first game contested by the league following a period of park closures from the health and safety concerns centering around the COVID-19 pandemic.

League play continues Saturday with games slated at the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex and Puhi Park. The first pitches go off starting at 9 a.m. at both sites.

Play continues with observation and compliance of health and safety rules established by the county because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Saturday, June 27 results

Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex

Da Kruzers defeat West Kaua‘i, 13-1

Keonimana Gents defeat Rookies, 9-7

Islanders defeat East Kaua‘i Legends, 11-2

Isenberg Park

Aloha Kia/Lihu‘e As defeat Hanama‘ulu Hillsiders, 13-1

Barteks defeat Kawaihau, 13-5

‘Ohana Rebels defeat ‘Ohana, 18-7

Solid Steel win by forfeit over Kuku’s Aces, 1-0

July 4 schedule

Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex

9 a.m. — East Kaua‘i Legends v. Kawaihau

10:15 a.m. — ‘Ohana v. Keonimana Gents

11:30 a.m. — Barteks v. Da Kruzers

12:45 p.m. — Solid Steel v. Islanders

Puhi Park

9 a.m. — ‘Ohana Motors Rebels v. Aloha Kia Lihu‘e As

10:15 a.m. — Hanamaulu Hillsiders v. Kuku Aces

11:30 a.m. — West Kaua‘i v. Rookies

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Dennis Fujimoto, staff writer and photographer, can be reached at 245-0453 or dfujimoto@thegardenisland.com.

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