For Friday, October 1, 2010
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Oct 1, 2010
Hilo's Kimberly Kim soared into a tie for first in yesterday's third round of the LPGA Sectional Qualifier, in Venice, Fla. Kim shot a 1-under-par 71 and shares the lead at 212 with Plai Kongkraphan, from Thailand, and Futures Tour player Lucy Nunn, from Oklahoma.
Maui's Shayna Miyajima (74--221) is tied for 21st going into today's final round on the Bobcat Course at Plantation Golf & Country Club.
The top 30 and ties advance to the LPGA's Final Qualifying Tournament, a five-day event played in Florida in December.
University of Hawaii senior Dennis Lajola, No. 106 in the preseason ITA singles rankings, is in the qualifying draw of the D'Novo/ITA All-American Tennis Championships, which begin tomorrow in Tulsa, Okla.
Rainbow teammates Jeremy Tweedt, Dmytro Kovalyov, Jonathan Brooklyn and Jared Spiker are in pre-qualifying.
Brigham Young-Hawaii's Yuan Jia and Elwen Li both won their singles matches and teamed for a victory in doubles at the USTA/ITA West Regional tennis tournament in Los Angeles yesterday.
The top-seeded Jia defeated Paole Fe of Academy of Art 6-0, 6-0 in the second round after receiving a first-round bye. Li defeated Krystal Mizuguchi of UC San Diego 6-2, 6-0.
Chance Bukoski scored on a header just before halftime and the Hawaii Pacific men's soccer team edged Dixie State 1-0 yesterday in St. George, Utah.
The Sea Warriors (5-1, 4-0 PacWest) were awarded a free kick just outside the penalty area, with Nathan Scott connecting with Bukoski with 6 seconds remaining. The Red Storm dropped to 2-5-1 and 2-2-1.
» In yesterday's PacWest women's match, HPU was shut out by host Dixie State 2-0. Whitney Davis scored both goals late in the second half for the Red Storm (6-3, 3-2 PacWest).
The Sea Warriors dropped to 2-5 and 2-2.