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Hawaii Beat

For Wednesday, June 9, 2010

By Star-Advertiser staff

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Yoshikawa named to All-WCWS team

Hawaii senior Traci Yoshikawa was named to the Women's College World Series all-tournament team yesterday.

The Rainbow Wahine second baseman hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning of UH's 3-2 win over Missouri to open the WCWS last Thursday. She also hit a solo homer in a 5-1 loss to Arizona to close the season on Saturday. Yoshikawa hit .333 in UH's three games in its first WCWS appearance.

UCLA captured the WCWS title with a 15-9 win over Arizona to win the best-of-three championship series. UCLA's Megan Langenfeld was named the WCWS most outstanding player.

 

Marathon registration this weekend

The Honolulu Marathon will hold its early walk-up entry for Hawaii residents Saturday and Sunday at Sports Authority at the Waikele Shopping Center.

Registration for the Dec. 12 race will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Early entry fee this year is $45.

The fee for local residents after early registration will be $95 until Nov. 5. Then registration closes down until race week when it reopens at the expo at the Hawaii Convention Center on Dec. 8. The late fee will be $240.

 

Ho shares fifth place at Peru meet

Hawaii's Coco Ho lost her quarterfinal heat yesterday to finish tied for fifth at the ASP Movistar Peru Classic off San Bartolo, Lima.

Ho scored a 11.70 to the 15.27 by Australia's Sally Fitzgibbons in the third quarterfinal heat. Fitzgibbons lost to Brazil's Silvana Lima, 16.50 to 10.77 in the final.

 

Wahine basketball holding camp

Hawaii women's basketball coach Dana Takahara-Dias, her staff, and current and former players will host the Rainbow Wahine Basketball Summer Camp this Friday through Sunday at UH.

Morning sessions, running from 8 to noon, are for boys and girls ages 5-12. The afternoon sessions are from 1 to 5 p.m. for ages 13-18.

For more information, call assistant coach Serenda Valdez at 956-2710 or send an e-mail to uhwbskb@hawaii.edu.

 

Low hoops clinic coming up

Former 'Iolani and Washington State basketball standout Derrick Low is hosting the second annual Derrick Low-Hawaii Raiders basketball clinic, June 19-20 at 'Iolani School.

The clinic staff includes former all-state guard Ryan Hirata and former player of the year Kyle Pape.

For more information, call Hirata at 222-6795, Pape at 741-1255 or send an e-mail to dlowraiders10@yahoo.com.






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