OIA softball playoffs begin on Wednesday

Campbell infielder Alesia Ranches was mobbed by teammates after her home run during the sixth inning of the OIA Division I championship softball game against Roosevelt in 2018. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

The Oahu Interscholastic Association Division I softball playoffs begin on Wednesday with four quarterfinal-round games.

Castle (6-6), the fourth-place team in the East, will host West 5 Kapolei (5-7). The winner will visit West 1 Campbell (12-0), the defending league champion, on Thursday in the quarterfinals.

Mililani (7-5), the West’s third-place team, will entertain Kalani (4-8), the East’s sixth-place team. The victor will play at East 2 Kaiser (8-4) on Thursday.

The sixth-place team from the West, Pearl City (4-8), will travel to East 3 Moanalua (6-6). The Pearl City-Moanalua winner will visit West 2 Leilehua (7-5) on Thursday.

Waianae (7-5), one of the West’s top two teams early in the regular season, finished fourth and will host East 5 Kailua (6-6). The Waianae-Kailua winner will meet East 1 Roosevelt (12-0) at Stevenson Intermediate School on Thursday.

Games on Wednesday and Thursday will begin at 3 p.m. The semifinals on Friday and final on Saturday will be played at McKinley Tiger Softball Stadium.

The OIA D-II playoffs will also begin on Wednesday. The six-team field has an opening-round bye for top seeds Nanakuli (7-3) and Waialua (7-3).

Fifth-place Kahuku (5-5) will visit fourth-place Radford (5-5), with the winner visiting Nanakuli on Thursday. Sixth-place Waipahu (5-5) will travel to third-place McKinley (7-3), with the winner going to Waialua on Thursday.

The championship game will be on Saturday at Tiger Stadium.

OIA Playoffs

Updated: Apr. 22
First round
4/17Castle (E4)Kapolei (W5)Kapo, 4-2
4/18Mililani (W3)Kalani (E6)Mil, 8-3
4/17Moanalua (E3)Pearl City (W6)Moan, 14-13
4/17Waianae (W4)Kailua (E5)Wain, 6-5 (8)
4/18Campbell (W1)KapoleiCamp, 7-6 (8)
4/18Kaiser (E2)MililaniKais, 3-2
4/18Leilehua (W2)MoanaluaLei, 18-2 (5)
4/18Roosevelt (E1)WaianaeWain, 7-4
Consolation semis
4/19KapoleiMililaniKapo, 4-2
4/19MoanaluaRooseveltRoos, 9-3
Semifinals—@ McKinley
4/19CampbellKaiserCamp, 9-3
4/19LeilehuaWaianaeLei, 12-8
Fifth place
4/20RooseveltKapoleiRoos, 8-7
Third place
4/20KaiserWaianaeKais, 7-5
Final—@ McKinley
4/20CampbellLeilehuaCamp, 12-3
4/17RadfordKahukuRad, 11-0 (5)
4/17McKinleyWaipahuWaip, 19-1 (5)
4/18NanakuliRadfordRad, 9-7
4/18WaialuaWaipahuWail, 13-1 (5)
Fifth place
4/22McKinleyKahukuMcK, 13-3 (5)
Third place
4/20NanakuliWaipahuNan, 15-14
Final—@ McKinley
4/20RadfordWaialuaWail, 22-12


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