Kawaihau plates 2 in the 7th to win

LIHU‘E — Judge Mike Soong connected for a 2-RBI shot in the seventh inning to push Kawaihau to a 12-10 advantage over the Aloha Kia Lihu‘e A’s, Saturday during the Kaua‘i Senior Softball league games contested at the Isenberg Park.

Kato gets one for NYC Eric Wing Memorial Series

NAWILIWILI — Bonjolea II took line honors, but Kato corrected to take the Nawiliwili Yacht Club Eric Wing Memorial Series, Race No. 3 that was held under 10- to 15-knot winds blowing out of the north-northeast at the Nawiliwili Harbor.

Kaua‘i Youth Tennis hosts first tournament

PO‘IPU — Kaua‘i High School junior Kirra Carvalho outlasted Waimea’s Kamalani Goo, but Team A edged past Team B, 6-5 Saturday during the first of the Kaua‘i Youth Tennis Tournament Series at the Po‘ipu Kai Tennis Courts.

Rainbow Warriors end conference season ‘perfect’

HONOLULU — University of Hawai‘i senior Rado Parapunov marked 13 kills, five aces, and three blocks to lead the top-rated Rainbow Warriors to a 3-0 straight set — 25-17, 25-18, 25-13 — win over the University of California Irvine, Saturday night at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

Huaka‘i is undefeated in Boys Club play

PO‘IPU — Following a 23-25 opening set loss to Kule‘a, Huak‘i clawed back to take the second set, 25-15, Friday evening when the Boy’s Club league took over the Southside Sports Center in Po‘ipu.

Souza gets a hat trick during KSA week 7 matchups

LIHU‘E — Teagan Souza found a hat trick, or scoring three times, and Layson Turner found the net once to lead the Keahi Soccer Club 12 Under Girls to a 4-0 shutout over CAN 12 Under Girls who, despite a concerted second half comeback, could not find the net while holding Keahi scoreless.

PGA Junior League’s Honu edges Mano at Po‘ipu Bay

The 13-and-under Honu group, playing in the PGA Junior League, overcame the threat of rain, and playing one shy at the Po‘ipu Bay Golf Course to finish two points better than the Mano 13-and-under team. Participating golfers ranged from 8 to 11 years old.

‘Ohana Motors Rebels now solo second in senior softball

The ‘Ohana Rebels jumped to sole second place in the Kaua‘i Senior Softball League standings following its 20-1 win over Da Killas Saturday during the contests waged at the Bryan J. Baptiste Sports Complex that was crowded with ongoing matches from the community youth basketball league, tennis and pickleball, a birthday party in the main pavilion and the popular skate park.

Gents and Rebels share second place

LIHU‘E — With two outs in the ninth inning, the ‘Ohana’s tying run was tagged out at the plate to give Da Killas an 18-17 win at the ‘Ele‘ele field where the ‘Ohana Rebels were a 14-2 winner over the Islanders to end up in a tie for second place in the standings with the Keonimana Gents who soared past Da Kruzers, 17-3 at the Peter Rayno Park in Hanamaulu.

Fast Company tops NYC Eric Wing opener

NAWILIWILI — Fast Company slingshot past the mole and squeezed past the red can on a fast port tack at the start of the Nawiliwili Yacht Club Eric Wing Series, Race No. 1.

Hanapepe rain doesn’t dampen pickleballers

There were a lot of people indulging in pickleball Thursday at the courts where the Hawai‘i Foodbank Kaua‘i Branch was hosting Na Ho‘omaka Hou pop-up food distribution in the shadow of the Kekaha Neighborhood Center.

Ella Beck rowing off to Gonzaga

Ella Beck was the 2017 Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation cross country champion, said Jerry Jona, the Island School athletic director Thursday when Voyager senior Beck committed to Gonzaga University’s rowing team.

KSA enters fifth week

LIHU‘E — Coach Kevin Devitt of the Kaua‘i Soccer Association said at least the kids are playing.