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Hawaii Beat

For Friday, July 23, 2010

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services

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Mahe tips scales at 264 pounds

Maui's Lolohea Mahe (4-1-1) weighed in at 264 pounds for his mixed martial arts fight against undefeated Shane del Rosario (9-0) in the featured bout of tonight's StrikeForce Challengers event in Everett, Wash.

The event will be shown at 8 p.m. in Hawaii on Showtime (Dig. 633).

Mahe is coming off his first professional loss, a TKO defeat to Lavar Johnson in his StrikeForce debut in March. Rosario's last fight was a submission victory over Brandon Cash last November. He also owns a TKO victory over local fighter Analu Brash.

Wong named Cape Cod All-Star

Hawaii baseball player Kolten Wong has been named to the Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star game.

Wong, who plays for the Orleans Firebrands, will play for the East Division All-Stars in the game next Wednesday at Fenway Park.

Wong is currently second in the league in batting (.342), third in on-base percentage (.425) and fourth with 17 stolen bases. His three home runs is one off the league lead.

Hasiak won't play for UCLA this year

Offensive guard Stanley Hasiak, a former Kapolei standout, won't play for the UCLA football team this season because he failed to meet NCAA academic eligibility requirements.

Coach Rick Neuheisel says Hasiak will help on the scout team this season.

Hasiak will have three seasons of eligibility remaining, and can count this year as a redshirt season.

Sullivan places second in Mexico

Lahaina's Kevin Sullivan finished second in the Quiksilver Pro Puerto Escondido surf contest yesterday in Mexico.

Sullivan two-wave total of 14.25 fell short of event winner David Rutherford of Mexico (18.45) in the four-man final.

Fellow Hawaii surfer Casey Brown of Kona took third place with a 13.35 in the Association of Surfing Professionals World Qualifying Series event.

"Words can't even describe how I feel right now," Sullivan said. "To make the final ... it's the best day of my life."

Agcaoili leads Hawaii Select

Ashley Agcaoili's defense sparked a second-half run as Hawaii Select defeated Clutch Players (Ore.) 65-38 in the adidas Super 64 tournament in Las Vegas yesterday.

Agcaoili, a Maryknoll senior, led with 15 points. Shana Kawakami (Roosevelt) added 15 points and Brydgette Tatupu-Leopoldo chipped in with 12. Hawaii Select led 23-20 at halftime, then surged on a steal and bucket by Agcaoili, followed by a 3-point bomb by Kawakami.

Hailey-Ann Maeda (Punahou), Kirsten Liana (Farrington), Alex Masaquel ('Iolani) and Quynne Eharis (University) anchored the squad on the boards. Their next game is against Cedar Park (Texas) today.

Softball leagues need umpires

Girls fastpitch softball umpires for various leagues are needed.

An umpire clinic is scheduled for Aug. 1 from 8 to 10 a.m. at Manana Neighborhood Park on Kuahaka St. in Pearl City.

For information, call Walt Yamatsuka at 295-5707 or Warren Okinaka at 927-1360.

Speed and Quickness finale

This is the final weekend of the Hawaii Speed and Quickness summer session.

Sessions are from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. tomorrow and Sunday at UH's Klum Gym. Each session is $10. There are scholarships available. For details, call 228-7447.






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