HAWAII GROWN: College baseball roundup

CSU Bakersfield pitcher Edgar Barclay (26) tossed a one-hit shutout to beat Hawaii on Sunday at Les Murakami Stadium. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

Hilo native and St. Joseph alum Edgar Barclay had a homecoming he’ll always remember, and one the team on the other side would like to forget.

The Cal State Bakersfield junior hurled a shutout against Hawaii on Sunday in a 2-0 win for the Roadrunners. Barclay took a perfect game into the sixth inning and finished with 10 strikeouts while surrendering just one hit and a walk.

“It felt good to be at home. Our team had a chance to win the series, with me being on the mound. I tried my best to help us win the series,” Barclay said to the Star-Advertiser’s Stephen Tsai.


CSU Bakersfield (12-10) took three out of four games in the series from Hawaii (9-11).

Here’s a roundup of other homegrown talent from Hawaii currently playing ball for mainland schools:

>> Stone Parker, Kailua ‘18: The Kansas freshman and 2018 Star-Advertiser All-State Pitcher of the Year has yet to give up a run this season in 5 2/3 innings out of the Jayhawks’ bullpen in seven appearances.

>> Wyatt Young, Mid-Pacific ’18: The Pepperdine freshman had a torrid weekend in a three-game series at San Diego. Young, who has started at second base and hit leadoff for the Waves in every game this season, went 4-for-5 with 5 RBIs and hit his first college home run against the Toreros in a 10-5 win on Sunday. In a 13-12 win over Minnesota on Tuesday, Young went 3-for-6 with a run and two RBIs, raising his season average to .361. He has also committed just one error this season.

>> Codie Paiva, Kamehameha ’15: The Loyola Marymount senior allowed one run on five hits with no walks and six strikeouts in eight innings in the Lions’ 2-1, 18-inning loss to Santa Clara on Friday.


>> Pikai Winchester, ‘Iolani 15: The Grand Canyon senior racked up nine hits in a four-game series against Xavier over the weekend. Winchester currently leads the Lopes with a .355 batting average to go with three home runs.

>> Keith Torres, Saint Louis ’17: The Sacramento State sophomore went 1-for-4 with two runs in a
7-2 win over San Jose State on Tuesday. Torres has started all 20 games for the Hornets this season, hitting .239.

>> Jacob Maekawa, Mid-Pacific ’16: The San Diego State junior went 3-for-9 in a sweep over Seattle last weekend, raising his average to .265 for the year.

>> Pono Anderson, Saint Louis ’15: The Texas-Arlington senior struck out four, walked two and gave up five runs in 4 2/3 innings in a 5-3 loss to Georgia Southern on Tuesday. It was his first loss of the year, dropping him to 3-1.

>> Cole Cabrera, Punahou ’17: The Cal Poly sophomore started all three games in left field against
Baylor this past weekend, including a 1-for-3 performance at the leadoff spot on Sunday in a 14-3 loss. Cabrera is hitting .245 for the season as of Tuesday.


>> Noah Sills, Mid-Pacific ’15: The Lamar senior left-hander allowed just three earned runs on five hits in six innings with no walks and three strikeouts, but took the loss in a 6-1 loss to McNeese on Friday. Sills has yet to win a game this season despite a solid 3.54 ERA in 28 innings.

>> Shion Matsushita, Mid-Pacific ’18: The William Jessup freshman pitched two innings of scoreless relief in the Warriors’ 12-4 loss to Benedictine (Ariz.). Matsushita has a 3.24 ERA in 8 1/3 innings this season.

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