Hilo tops Manoa 1-0 in battle of UH baseball teams
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Hilo tops Manoa 1-0 in battle of UH baseball teams


HILO >> Jordan Kurokawa tossed a two-hit shutout and Hawaii Hilo stunned Hawaii 1-0 tonight in the season opener for both teams at Wong Stadium.

Kurokawa struck out seven and retired the final 12 batters to get the win for the Vulcans (1-0), who have won fewer than 15 games in each of the past four seasons.

Jonathan Segovia broke a scoreless tie with a two-out single in the bottom of the seventh inning to score Edison Sakata, who led off with a single.

Hawaii starter Brendan Hornung allowed eight hits in 6 2/3 innings with two walks and three strikeouts.

Hawaii lost its fourth straight opener, while UH Hilo beat Hawaii for only the 21st time in 129 all-time meetings.

The two teams played against each other for the first time since 2008. They will face off again at 1 p.m. Sunday.


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