Baldwin is No. 16 in USA Today Super 25

Baldwin's Haku Dudoit celebrated after scoring in the Bears' 14-4 win over Waiakea for the Division I state championship this season at Les Murakami Stadium. Jay Metzger / Special to the Star-Advertiser.

The Baldwin Bears baseball team moved up eight spots to No. 16 in the USA Today Super 25.

The Bears wrapped up their sixth Division I state championship on Friday with a 14-4, five-inning mercy-rule victory over Waiakea.

Baldwin (16-1) also earned state titles in 1959, 1960, 1984, 1995 and 2016.

Neighbor Islands teams have now won the last three D-I state championships and four of the last seven.

Neighbor Islands D-I baseball champions through the years:

>> 2018: Baldwin
>> 2017: Maui
>> 2016: Baldwin
>> 2012: Waiakea
>> 2000: Molokai
>> 1999: Molokai
>> 1995: Baldwin
>> 1985: Hilo
>> 1984: Baldwin
>> 1960: Baldwin
>> 1959: Baldwin


  1. MauiBoyAlaska May 16, 2018 9:20 pm

    Didn’t Maui High also win the State title in 1982? Last year when they one I keep reading first title in 35 years.

  2. Mauian5 May 17, 2018 4:39 am

    Yes, Maui High won state title in 1982.

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