DAY 1: Datahouse/HHSAA state softball

Waianae's Alohilani Napalapalai fired a pitch against 'Iolani in a first-round game in the Datahouse/HHSAA Softball State Championships. Photo by Jerry Campany/Star-Advertiser.

The Datahouse/HHSAA Softball State Championships are underway at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium with four first-round games in Division I.

Wednesday’s schedule
Game 1: Baldwin 10, Maryknoll 2
Game 2: ‘Iolani 11, Waianae 10
Game 3: Leilehua 11, Kapolei 9
Game 4: Roosevelt 10, Kaiser 0, 6 inn.

Roosevelt 10, Kaiser 0, 6 inn.

at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
Roosvelt (16-1) 101 404 0 — 10 13 2
Kaiser (10-6) 000 000 0 — 0 2 1
WP—Jaeda Cabunoc. LP—Primrose Aholelei.
Leading hitters—Roos: Maya Nakamura 2-4, 2b, HR, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Kylie Kawamura 2-2, 3b, 3 runs; Tiani Sniffen 3-4, 2 2b’s, run, 3 RBIs; Kenna Higa 2-4, HR, 4 RBIs; Kanilehua Pitoy 2-4, 2b; Angel-Leigh Ching 2-3, 2 runs.

Leilehua 11, Kapolei 9

at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
Kapolei (8-10) 520 110 0 — 9 11 2
Leilehua (10-6) 601 220 x — 11 9 2
WP—Alyssa Abe. LP—Jade Behic.
Leading hitters—Kapo: Puakea Milbourne 2-5, 2 HR’s, 3 RBIs; Behic 2-4, 2b, HR, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Madison Mihata 2-3, 2 2b’s, run, RBI. Lei: Alana Jarra-Parker 2b, run; Kylee Ancheta-Maeda 2 runs; Alyssa Asuncion HR, 2 RBIs; Jacelyn Kepaa 3-3, 3b, 2 HR’s, 5 RBIs; Abe 2-3, HR, 2 RBIs.

TOP 5: Milbourne with the RBI single to tie it.

BOTTOM 4: Alyssa Asuncion with a two-run homer to put the Mules ahead 9-8. Seventh home run of the game.

TOP 4: Puakea Milbourne, a freshman, with her second homer of the game and the Hurricanes are back in front 8-7.

BOT 3: Kepaa does it again. A solo homer this time and we’re tied 7-7.

TOP 2: Jade Behic, who came in to pitch to end the bottom of the first, follows a double in the first inning with a two-out, two-run homer and the Hurricanes are back in front.

BOT 1: Lovey Kepaa answers right back with a one-out grand slam to dead center. Alyssa Abe follows with a two-run homer two batters later, her first of the season, and the Mules are ahead in the first inning. A combined 11 runs scores in the first inning.

TOP 1: The Hurricanes explode for five runs against the defending state champions.

Kapolei Hurricanes (7-9)
OIA sixth place
15th state appearance
Record (winners bracket only): 16-13
State titles: 2004


Leilehua Mules (9-6)
OIA second place
19th state appearance
Record (winners bracket only): 24-17
State titles: 2018

‘Iolani 11, Waianae 10

at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
Waianae (9-8) 212 021 2 — 10 10 1
‘Iolani (16-5) 331 031 X — 11 11 3
WP—Ailana Agbayani. LP—Alohilani Napalapalai.
Leading hitters—Wain: Tyra Lynn Pai 1-3, 2 runs, RBI; Xailey Kamealoha 2-5, HR, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Paiaala Wilcox-Molina 2 RBIs; Lei Kapihe 1-3, 2 runs; Daylen Stephens 2-5, 2b, 2 runs; Vena Palenapa 1-2, 2b, RBI; Journey Rodrigues 2-3, 2 RBIs. ‘Iol: Ai. Agbayani 3-4, 3b, 3 runs; Aleia Agbayani 3-3, 3b, HR, 3 runs, 5 RBIs; Kailyn Barrett 2-3, HR, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Tori Maeda 2b, 2 RBIs.

TOP 7: CRUSHED. Xailey Kamealoha on an 0-2 pitch absolutely crushes a two-run homer to left field. Seariders cut the deficit to 11-10 with nobody out. Paiaala Wilcox-Molina draws a walk and the tying run is on first as Shaylin Lopes comes in to run for Wilcox-Molina. Ailana Agbayani gets a fly ball to center on a 3-2 pitch and then the strikeouts for the second out. Waianae down to its last batter. Tying run on first. An error keeps the inning alive for Lei Kapihe, who hits a blooper into right field that is JUST FOUL. So close. Agbayani wins the eight-pitch battle with her eighth strikeout to end it. Raiders hold on.

BOT 6: ‘Iolani adds an insurance run when Maya Ichimura singles up the middle with two outs to score Kaylee Matsuda. A two-out error by the shortstop puts runners at the corners for ‘Iolani’s No. 9 hitter. Big spot here to avoid the top of the order coming to bat again. Matsuda will now hit in the No. 9 spot. Napalapalai falls behind 3-0 but gets the strikeout looking — her sixth of the game — to get out of it.

TOP 6: Waianae gets one back on Journey Rodrigues‘ two-out RBI single to drive in Daelyn Stephens, who led off with a double over the head of Aleia Agbayani in center. Seariders though down to their last three outs.

BOT 5: Napalapalai gets two outs after a leadoff walk but ‘Iolani turns the order over and it becomes a problem. Ailana Agbayani with a single off the fielder’s glove and then Aleia Agbayani absolutely CRUSHES a three-run homer to center. Outdoes Barrett for longest home run of the tournament. 10-7 ‘Iolani after 5. Aleia Agbayani now 3-3, 3b, HR, bb, 3 runs, 5 RBIs.

TOP 5: Ailana Agbayani strikes out the first four batters she faces but gets into some trouble in the fifth inning. Two hit batters and a single have the bases loaded with two outs for Tyra Lynn Pai, who singles to right to drive in one run but the second runner is held at third. Paiaala Wilcox-Molina draws a bases-loaded walk with two outs and the game is tied 7-7. Agbayani falls behind 3-0 but battles back to get the inning-ending strikeout looking for her fifth strikeout in 2 2/3 innings. We’re tied up 7-7.

BOT 3: Napalapalai gets the first two outs in order but Ailana Agbayani singles and then Aleia Agbayani triples off the wall in right to score a run. Each team had scored in each of the first three innings it has come to the plate now.

TOP 3: We still haven’t gone a half-inning without a run as the wind is playing games with the outfielders so far in this tournament. Vena Palenapa with a fly ball to left-center that blows into left, but the outfielder slips trying to stop and come back to the ball and it falls for an RBI double to score Lei Kapihe, who ran for Napalapalai, who drew a walk. Aleia Agbayani with back-to-back walks to force in a run and ‘Iolani will make a pitching change. Ailana Agbayani in to pitch and he records back-to-back strikeouts to leave the bases loaded.

Final line for Aleia Agbayani: 2 1/3 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 1 K.

BOT 2: Ailana Agbayani leads off with a triple that gets to the wall in left and quickly scores on Aleia Agbayani‘s single to right. Kailyn Barrett with the longest blast of the day so far, a two-run bomb smoked out to center field that hits high up the fence protecting the courts behind the softball fence.

TOP 2: Tyra Lynn Pai evens the game up with a clutch two-out RBI single to score Mikayla Simpson, who drew a four-pitch walk. Xailey Kamealoha with a hard-hit line drive out to right but it’s snagged by Allie Capello to end the inning.

BOT 1: ‘Iolani answers as Kailyn Barrett doubles home a run on a hard ground ball that gets all the way to the wall in left-center after getting past the shortstop. Tori Maeda then with a two-out double to right that bounces just before the wall to drive in two more. Napalapalai with a strikeout with the bases loaded to prevent further damage.

TOP 1: Seariders take advantage of ‘Iolani errors on the first two batters. A passed ball leads to an RBI groundout and a wild pitch scores the second runner. 2-0 Waianae with ‘Iolani coming to bat.

Starting pitchers:
Waianae: Alohilani Napalapalai
‘Iolani: Aleia Agbayani

Waianae Seariders (9-7)
OIA fourth place
10th appearance
Record (winners bracket only): 10-9
State titles: None


‘Iolani Raiders (15-5)
ILH second place
14th appearance
Record (winners bracket only): 17-11
State titles: 1999, 2000


Baldwin 10, Maryknoll 2, FINAL

Baldwin will play No. 1 seed Campbell on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals.

at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
Baldwin (10-6) 007 102 0 — 10 17 1
Maryknoll (13-7) 000 020 0 — 2 3 1
WP—Aliya Harmon. LP—Aloha Akaka.
Leading hitters—Bald: Harmon 2-5, 2 2b’s, RBI; Saree-Ann Kekahuna 3-4, bb, 2b, HR, 3 RBIs; Avei Silifaiva 2-4, run; Kayla Tuaoa 2-3, bb, run, RBI; Jessica Ai 2-3, 2b, run; Alyssa Ferreira 3-4, 2b, run, 2 RBIs; Raquel Palmeira 2 runs. Mryk: Liliana Thomas 2-3.

TOP 6: Kekahuna with a two-run blast to left to make it 10-2. Nice day for the Baldwin catcher who is 3-for-3 with a walk, double, homer and three RBIs.

BOT 5: A single and a walk put runners on first and second when Carys Murakami hits a bouncer right back to the pitcher. Harmon goes to third for the second out but the throw to second for the double play is high and goes rolling all the way into right field. The runner from first scores and Murakami comes all the way around to score on a close play at the plate. Spartans get two back but that’s it. 8-2.

TOP 4: Bears add a run on a wild pitch after a walk and two singles load the bases. 8-0 Baldwin.

BOT 3: The Spartans load the bases with one out on two walks and a single and Harmon falls behind 3-0 to Aloha Akaka before fighting to get to 3-2 and then starts a 1-2-3 double play on a ball back to the pitcher to end the inning.

TOP 3: Bears have something going in the third. Alyssa Ferreira, the no. 9 hitter, beats out an infield single to third and then swipes second. LB Kahahawai-Kekona falls behind in the count but manages to single to left field and takes second on the throw to third. Harmon blasts a double off the wall in left-center to score one but Kahahawai-Kekona is thrown out at the plate on a strong throw from Mahalo Akaka in center. Kekahuna with an RBI single and after an Avei Silifaiva single, Kayla Tuaoa rips a single through the right side to drive in courtesy runner Rocky Palmeira for a 4-0 lead. The first eight batters end up reaching base for Baldwin until an RBI groundout makes it 5-0. Ferreira lifts what looks like a routine fly ball to left to end the inning but the ball keeps carrying and goes over the head of the left-fielder to drive in two more runs. It’s 7-0 Bears.

BOT 2: Maryknoll’s Liliana Thomas singles back up the middle under the diving glove of the shortstop for the Spartans’ first hit to lead off the bottom of the inning. A bunt moves the runner to second. Spartans put runners on the corners and the runner from third tries to score on a ball that got away from the catcher, but Sarae-Ann Kekahuna gets to it in time and Aliya Harmon covers at the plate to get the runner out to end the inning.

Starting pitchers:
Baldwin: Aliya Harmon
Maryknoll: Aloha Akaka

Baldwin Bears (9-6)
MIL runner-up
33rd state appearance
Record (winners bracket only): 18-30
State titles: 2001, 2007


Maryknoll Spartans (13-6)
ILH third place
Sixth state appearance
Record (winners bracket only): 6-5
State titles: None

Division I

Game #DateMatchupTime/ScoresSite
1May 1Baldwin vs. MaryknollBald, 10-2Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
2May 1'Iolani vs. WaianaeIol, 11-10Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
3May 1Leilehua vs. KapoleiLei, 11-9Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
4May 1Roosevelt vs. KaiserRoos, 10-0 (6)Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
5*May 2Maryknoll vs. WaianaeWain, 7-6McKinley
6*May 2Kapolei vs. KaiserKais, 9-6McKinley
7May 2(4) Kealakehe vs. 'IolaniIol, 11-0 (5)Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
8May 2(3) Lahainaluna vs. LeilehuaLei, 21-10 (6)Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
9May 2(2) Punahou vs. RooseveltPun, 11-4Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
10May 2(1) Campbell vs. BaldwinBald, 11-2Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
15*May 3Waianae vs. KaiserWain, 6-2Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
11*May 3Lahainaluna vs. RooseveltRoos, 11-6McKinley
12*May 3Kealakehe vs. CampbellCamp, 15-0 (5)McKinley
13May 3Leilehua vs. PunahouLei, 12-4Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
14May 3'Iolani vs. BaldwinIol, 11-8Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
16*May 4Roosevelt vs. CampbellTie, 7-7Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
17*May 4Punahou vs. BaldwinPun, 7-6 (6)Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
18May 4Leilehua vs. 'Iolani7 p.m.Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
* — consolation

Division II

Game #DateMatchupTime/ScoresSite
1May 1Waimea vs. NanakuliWaim, 7-5Patsy Mink Field
2May 1Honokaa vs. McKinleyHon, 11-3Patsy Mink Field
3May 1Kohala vs. WaipahuKoh, 12-3Patsy Mink Field
4May 1Molokai vs. RadfordRad, 18-17Patsy Mink Field
5*May 2McKinley vs. WaipahuMcK, 7-5Patsy Mink Field
6May 2(3) Kapaa vs. KohalaKoh, 7-6Patsy Mink Field
7May 2(2) Waialua vs. HonokaaWail, 12-6Patsy Mink Field
8May 2St. Francis vs. RadfordStF, 12-1 (5)Patsy Mink Field
9May 2(1) KS-Hawaii vs. WaimeaKSH, 9-2Patsy Mink Field
10*May 3Nanakuli vs. MolokaiMol, 11-0 (4)Patsy Mink Field
11*May 3Honokaa vs. KapaaHon, 4-0 (6)Patsy Mink Field
12*May 3Waimea vs. RadfordWaim, 14-3 (5)Patsy Mink Field
13May 3Waialua vs. KohalaKoh, 6-5Patsy Mink Field
14May 3KS-Hawaii vs. St. FrancisStF, 7-1Patsy Mink Field
15*May 4Molokai vs. McKinleyMcK, 7-6 (6)Patsy Mink Field
16*May 4Waimea vs. HonokaaHon, 9-4 (4)Patsy Mink Field
17*May 4Waialua vs. KS-HawaiiCCL.Patsy Mink Field
18May 4Kohala vs. St. FrancisStF, 4-1Patsy Mink Field
* — consolation


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