Raise your hand if you had Waiakea and Maui playing for the Division I title in the Wally Yonamine Foundation/HHSAA Baseball State Championships. If your hand is in the air, you probably should head to Las Vegas. The Warriors, with their pitching, and the Sabers, with their hitting, have vanquished the top teams in the […]

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Roughly 12 hours after the Mililani Trojans won their first OIA boys volleyball championship in 23 years, head coach Trenton Niino, senior outside hitter Sila Fuiava and sophomore setter Chance Guillermo were kind enough to do a Q&A with Hawaii Prep World. Fuiava had 17 kills in a five-set upset win over six-time defending league […]

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The way the Damien Monarchs are rolling at the plate right now, the wait for Saturday’s 4 p.m. Division II state title game will feel quite long. After beating St. Francis four consecutive times to steal the ILH title and berth in the state tournament, the Monarchs have kept it going over the last two […]

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This is not the year to have a number next to the team name in the Wally Yonamine Foundation/HHSAA Baseball State Championships. A day after all four seeded teams lost in the Division I quarterfinals, Division II top seed Kamehameha-Hawaii was upset by Kauai, 2-1 in 10 innings, in the semifinals on Friday at Les […]

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Nobody was surprised two years ago when Campbell and its stacked pitching staff claimed the state title as the No. 1 seed in Division I. Recent history suggests that more people probably should have been. That season is the only time in the last nine years that the No. 1 seed advanced to the semifinals […]

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Kamehameha’s plan to weather a hectic week has held up through the first two days of the Division I state tournament. Last week’s rain pushed the ILH Division I championship game to Monday and the Warriors’ loss to Saint Louis gave them one day to recharge for their tournament opener. Junior Blaise Pontes threw 63 […]

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A prideful baseball program, the Waiakea Warriors don’t go down easy. Other programs around the state may get more attention, but for year-in, year-out results, Waiakea is right there with anyone. You have to go back to 2010 the last time the Warriors didn’t make it into the state tournament. And the final finish each […]

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Free bases given up doomed second-seeded Kailua on Thursday in a 3-1 state quarterfinal baseball loss to Waiakea. More specifically, it was problems with the pitch-receive part of the game. In the scorebook, these types of miscues are called wild pitches or passed balls and there can be subtle differences between the two. They only […]

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The OIA champion Kailua Surfriders begin their Wally Yonamine Foundation/HHSAA Baseball State Championships against BIIF runner-up Waiakea. LINEUPS Waiakea Warriors (15-2) Casey Yamauchi, 3B Trayden Tamiya, SS Nathan Minami, RF Jacob Igawa, C David Nakamura, RF Makoa Andres, P Gehrig Octavio, CF Khaden Victorino, 1B Curren Inouye, DH >> Devin Midel, 2B Kailua Surfriders (13-2) […]

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Two one-run wins to advance to the semifinals is a pretty good snapshot of the 2017 baseball season for the Campbell Sabers. Senior Markus Ramos, who struggled on the mound, came through with the game-tying two-run single and Kekahi Reiny Aloy, the Sabers’ No. 9 hitter, hit the go-ahead RBI single in a three-run sixth […]

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