The Trojans parlayed a pair of five run outbursts in the third and sixth innings to a big win in the first game and edged Na Alii 4-3 in the second game to earn the sweep.
The Trojans won the first game 10-5 behind Wade Taoka’s pair of RBIs.
At Aiea field
Wong, Arke (6), Davenport (6) and Racuya, Silva. Mikey Asamura, Javien Kahele (4) and Wade Taoka, Shawn Tanaka. WP–Kahele. LP–Wong.
Leading hitters–Aiea: Asher run; T. Agtang run, RBI; Taliulu 2-4, run, RBI; Wong 2-3, RBI; Racuya RBI; Carrancho 2b, run; Kim 2b. Mililani: Dustyn Cook 2-3, 2 runs; Troy Yoshizawa 1-3, run; Eric Carter 1-3, 2 runs; RBI; Justin Revilla run, 2 RBIs; Jameson Madrid run, RBI; Wade Taoka 2-2, 2b, 2 RBIs; Shawn Tanaka 2 runs.
Micah Kitaoka, James Madrid (4), Kanoa Hironaka (6) and Wade Taoka, Shawn Tanaka. Uyeda, Daguro (6) and Racuya. WP–Kitaoka. LP–Uyeda.
Leading hitters–Mililani: Dustyn Cook 3-4, 2b, run. Justin Revilla 1-3, run; Reid Uyehara 3-3, 3b, run, RBI. Aiea: Asher 1-3, run, T. Agtang 1-3, run, Racuya 1-3; Gabriel 2-3, 2b, run.
OIA Red West
Campbell 7, Leilehua 2
Leilehua 3, Campbell 2
Robert Kahana banged a double and went 2-for-2 as the Sabers plated three runs in the bottom of the second and third innings to take the first game. The Mules scored in their last at-bat of the second game to edge the Sabers and earn the split.
At Campbell field
Cyrus Ah Quin, Joshua Lorenzo (4) and Aaron Higa. Jaris Flora, Robert Kahana (5) and Chadwick Kaalekahi. WP–Flora. LP–Ah Quin.
Leading hitters–Leilehua: Guy Philips 2-3; Keenan Sadanaga 2b. Campbell: Don Gallano 1-2, 3 runs; Robert Kahana 2-2, 2b, RBI, run; Kaalekahi 1-2, 2 RBIs; Rayven Kahana 2 RBIs; Kaeo Kapana 1-2, 2 runs.
Chadwick Kaalekahi, Brannon Okinaka (5), Robert Kahana (7) and Kaeo Kapana. Keenan Sadanaga, Larry Paas (7) and Ian Kaopua. WP–Paas. LP–Kahana.
Leading hitters–Campbell: Robert Kahana 2-4; Kaalekahi 2-3, 2b, 2 RBIs. Leilehua: Aaron Higa 2-4; Paas 3b.
OIA Red East
Kailua 9, Kaiser 6
The Surfriders opened the regular season with a win, plating five runs in the top of the third inning. Senior catcher Alan Baldwin led Kailua, going 2-for-4 with a home run.
Jacob Cobb-Adams, Alika Ramseyer-Ho (5) and Alan Baldwin. Kaipo Oamilda-Scholtz, Tyler Lau (6) and Makana Lyman. WP–Cobb-Adams. LP–Oamilda-Scholtz.
Leading hitters–Kailua: Baldwin 2-4, HR, 3 RBIs; Ramseyer-Ho 3-4; Elijah Davidann 2-4. Kaiser: Oamilda-Scholtz 2-3; Austin Ortega 2-4, HR, 3 RBIs; Verke 2-3.
Castle 4, Kalani 2
Castle 6, Kalani 4
Brandon Higa lifted the Knights over the Falcons in the first game with a 2-for-2 performance at bat, including a double, RBI, and two stolen bases.
Castle’s Elika Jarret pitched six strikeouts and kept the Kalani hitters off balance. Kalani’s Wilkins Kato took the loss, but also struck out six batters.
Manoa Medrano launched a home run in the bottom of the first inning to kick-start Castle’s offense in the nightcap as the Knights finished off the Falcons.
At Kahala Park
WP–Elika Jarret and Robert Fram. LP–Wilkins Kato and Jase Furuya.
Leading hitters–Castle: Brandon Higa 2-2, double, 2 runs, RBI; Eric Akamine 2-4, double, 3 RBIs. Kalani: Bryson Shiraishi, double.
WP–Nick Oreta. LP–Bryson Shiraishi.
Leading hitters–Kalani: Chase Sumida double; Brandon Medeiros double; Jayson Okimoto 1-3, run, RBI. Castle: Brandon Higa 2-3, 2 triples, run; Manoa Medrano 2-2, HR, RBI, 2 runs; Chaz Kobayashi 2-3, RBI, 2 triples, 2 runs.
Kaimuki 9, Nanakuli 1
Austin Arakaki brought in four runners for the Bulldogs in a rout over the Golden Hawks. Kaimuki scored all nine runs in the first four innings, while Taku Cossey picked up the win on the mound. Louis Kalahiki led Nanakuli’s offense going 2-4 with an RBI.
Austin Lopes and Louis Kalahiki. Taku Cossey, Tevin Nishiyama (6) and Austin Arakaki. WP–Cossey. LP–Lopes.
Leading hitters–Nanakuli: Kalahiki 2-4, RBI; Clyton Atualevao double. Kaimuki: Arakaki 2-2, double, 4 RBIs; Keisuke Inayoshi 2-2, 2 runs; Chevas Takasaki 2 runs.
Mid-Pacific 6, Damien 2
Travis Garcia doubled down the right-field line and came home on a single by Justin Protacio as the Owls broke open a tight game with three runs on three hits and three Monarch errors in the top of the seventh inning.
Ivan Dilda, Brent Sakurai (4), Travis Garcia (6), Dane Fujinaka (6) and Dane Fujinaka, Marcus Doi (6). Riley Perry, Dean Okamura (5), Ryan Ozaki (7), Lyle Aloy-Glover (7) and Aalona Amimoto. WP–Sakurai. LP–Okamura.
Leading hitters–Mid-Pacific: Justin Protacio 3-4, 3 runs, 2 RBI; Nikolas Alarcio 2-4, RBI; Marcus Doi 2-3; Dane Fujinaka 2-4, 2 RBIs; Danile Fentriss 1-3, run; Travis Garcia 1-1, 2B, run. Damien: Jordan Murai 1-2, run; Jeremy Dela Cruz 1-3, RBI.
Pac-Five 4, Maryknoll 1
After scoring two unearned runs in the bottom of the second inning, the Wolfpack’s Royce Fujii drove in Jordan Morimoto with a single to right field in the third as Pac-Five downed Maryknoll in a Division II matchup.
Jordan Kurokawa and David Nishiki. Jordan Kumasaka, Landry Kiyabu (5) and Bryson Kihara. WP–Kumasaka. LP–Kurokawa.
Leading hitters–Maryknoll: Jedd Andrade 2-3, run. Pac-Five: Ryan Ueunten 2-3, RBI; Reyn Sugai 2-3, RBI, Jordan Morimoto 1-2, run; Royce Fujii 1-2, run, RBI; Daniel Bada 1-3, 2 runs.
Punahou 6, Sacred Hearts 2
Tai Manu-Olevao struck out nine Lancers and Reina Furuya and Mysha Sataracka each hit two-run doubles to lead Punahou over Sacred Hearts.
Jordyn Waracka and Victoria Simpson. Tai Manu-Olevao and Kayla Shimoda. WP–Manu-Olevao. LP–Waracka.
Leading hitters–Sacred Hearts: none. Punahou: Reina Furuya 2-4, 2b; Kaylin Okuma 3-4; Mysha Sataraka 2-2, 2b; Vanessa Va’a 2-3.
‘Iolani 15, St. Francis 1, 5 inn.
The Raiders scored six runs in the top of the second and did it again in the fifth to rout the Troubadours in a game shortened by the 10-run rule.
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Taylor Garcia Perreira, Ashlyn Yokohama (5) and Kirsten Namba. P. Trancham and K. Hee. WP–Garcia Perreira. LP–Trancham.
Leading hitters–‘Iolani: Lahela Usui 2-4, 2 RBIs; Kimberly Souza 3-5, 2 RBIs; Alex Masaquil 3-4, 3 RBIs; Kirsten Namba 2-3, RBI; Kayleen Terayama 2-3, 2 RBIs; Mari Fujimoto 3-3, 2 RBIs. St. Francis: none.
OIA Red East Softball
Castle 10, Kaiser 0, 5 inn.
Leisha Liilii struck out six to shut out the Cougars and batterymate Brooke Kaululaau hit a two-run double to right center to highlight a four-run outburst in the bottom of first inning as the Knights picked up their second straight win to open the regular season.
Shay Apla Moku and Sadie Karrati Abordo. Leisha Liilii and Brooke Kaululaau. WP–Liilii. LP–Apla Moku.
Leading hitters–Kaiser: none. Castle: Kalena Lessary 2-2; Kaululaau 1-3, 2b, 2 RBIs.
Kailua 6, Kalani 2
Kalani 5, Kailua 1
Haley Omiya reached based on an error, advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by Rayne Awaya, and scored on a double by Kristi Belshe to lead the Falcons to a split in the doubleheader.
At Aina Haina field
K. Shealee and L. Lastimosa. R. Awaya and K. Belshe. WP–Shealee. LP–Awaya.
Leading hitters–Kailua: T. Damo-Agcaoili 2-3; L. Lastimosa 3-4, 2b; D. Chang 2-4; J. Hanawahine 2-4. Kalani: R. Awaya 2-2; K. Belshe 3b.
L. Yamauchi and Kristi Belshe. C. Chang and L. Lastimosa. WP–Yamauchi. LP–Chang.
Leading hitters–Kalani: C. Yamamoto 2-3; K. Belshe 2-4, 3b. Kailua: J. Hanawahine 2-4.
Roosevelt 9, Moanalua 4
Roosevelt 4, Moanalua 2
Hayley Luke and Breyana Dutro-Solomua both hit solo home runs in the bottom of the seventh to help the Rough Riders down Na Menehune in the first game, and Maho Wada hit a two-run single to left-center field in the bottom of the second inning of the second game as Roosevelt swept the doubleheader.
At Stevenson Middle School field
Leani Berinobis and Krystle Chung. Peyton Buen and Kylie Oshiro. WP–Berinobis. LP–Buen. Leading hitters–Roosevelt: Maho Wada 2 RBIs; Brianne Leong 2-4; Hayley Luke HR; Amber Chung 3-4; Breyana Dutro-Solomua 3-3, HR, 2 RBIs. Moanalua: none.
Ariel Ajimura and Kylie Oshiro. Leani Berinobis and Krystle Chung. WP–Berinobis. LP–Ajimura. Leading hitters–Roosevelt: Wada 2-4 2 RBIs; Kamalei Pitoy 2-4; Jennerra Maemori 2-3. Moanalua: none.
OIA Red West Softball
Leilehua 11, Campbell 10
Campbell 11, Leilehua 6
Kayla Larson hit a grand slam to center field in the bottom of the third inning as the Mules outslugged the Sabers in the first game, and Kawehi Kawana and Summer Palipti hit back-to-back home runs to lead the Sabers past the Mules in the second game of the slugfest.
At Kaala Elementary School field
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Brandee Ho, Kayce Konohia (3), Summer Palipti (4) and Daylene Antonio, Kawehi Kahana (5). Maegan Tupinio and Kelina Nakai. WP–Tupinio. LP–Ho. Leading hitters–Campbell: Sharae Esprecion 2-4, HR, 2 RBIs; Summer Palipti 3-4; Kahana HR; Taylor Hoohuli 2-3; Brenda Gonsalves 2-3, 3 runs, 3b, 3 RBIs. Leilehua: Tupinio 2-3, 3 runs; Jasmine Villegas 3-4, 3b, RBI; Tiffany Abear 2-3, 3b, 3 RBIs; Kayla Larson HR, 4 RBIs; Ashley McKeown 3b.
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Tiffany Abear, Taezha Cordero (4) and Kelina Nakai. Summer Palipti and Kawehi Kahana. WP–Palipti. LP–Abear. Leading hitters–Leilehua: Tupinio 2-3; Jazmyn Dangaran 2-4, 2b; Abear 2-3; Kayla Larson 2-4, 2b. Campbell: Sharae Esprecion 3-4, 2b, HR; Sharae Esprecion 3 runs; Collette Black 2-3, 2 runs; Kahana 2-4, 3b, HR, 5 RBIs; Palipti 2-3, HR, 2 RBIs; Breanne Silva 2b; Brenda Gonsalves 2-3, 2b, HR.
Mililani 24, Aiea 2, 5 inn.
Mililani 6, Aiea 0
The Trojans pounded Na Alii pitching in the first game, which was shortended by the 10-run rule. Tiari-Jay Fernandez struck out four over five innings.
The Trojans matched their first-game output with 13 hits to sweep the doubleheader. Kacie Oshiro went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs batted in for Mililani.
At Mililani field
Kelcie Takeuchi, Tanu Tauanuu (3) and Kendra Chong, Ashlei Liilii (3). Tiari-Jay Fernandez and Amelia Arilola. WP–Fernandez. LP–Takeuchi.
Leading hitters–Aiea: none. Mililani: Toni Baysa 1-4, 3b, 3 runs; Kacie Oshiro 1-2, 2b, 3 runs; Candice Matsuda 3-4, 2b, 3 runs, RBI; Cheyenne Koki 4-4, 3 runs; Alysia Maddison 1-4, 3b, 2 runs.
Joen Baker and Amelia Arilola, Ariel Beaudoin (3). Kelcie Takeuchi and Kendra Chong. WP–Baker. LP–Takeuchi.
Leading hitters–Mililani: Jade Yadao-Valdez 2-4, run; Toni Baysa 2-4, 3b, 2b, 2 runs; Kacie Oshiro 3-4, 2b, 2 RBIs; Cheyenne Koki 2-4; Jordan Schmerbauch 3-4, run. Aiea: none.
Waianae 4, Kapolei 3