MAY 2, 1952: Waipahu sets itself up for baseball repeat

On this day in 1952, Wilfred Yahiro and Mel Hirano teamed up to shut out Leilehua and move a step away from another ROIA title.

Juanito Eltagenede drove in the go-ahead run with a single to plate Yukio Asato when the catcher dropped the ball in the eighth innning.

The Marauders got the job done with a win over Wailua four days later, rapping up their fifth straight championship.


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