Castle’s Leisha Li’ili’i went 4 for 5 with two home runs and six RBIs, including a two-run shot over the left-field fence with no outs in the top of the eighth inning, to lead the Knights over the defending state champion Campbell Sabers.
The Knights will play for the title against Mid-Pacific, which defeated Leilehua 12-1 in the other semifinal of the state softball championship.
At Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium, unless noted
Baldwin 11, Waiakea 3
Kapolei 4, Lahainaluna 4; Kapolei advances on tiebreaker (hits minus errors).
Punahou 19, Kealakehe 0
Castle 9. Campbell 7, 8 innings
Mid-Pacific 12, Leilehua 1
Consolation—Punahou vs. Kailua, 9 a.m.
Fifth place—Kapolei vs. Baldwin, 11 a.m.
Third place—Campbell vs. Leilehua, 3 p.m.
Championship—Castle vs. Mid-Pacific, 7 p.m.
At Central Oahu Regional Park, unless noted
St. Francis vs. Waialua, canceled, rain
Kalaheo vs. Konawaena, canceled, rain
Molokai vs. Honokaa, canceled, rain
Pac-Five 2, Waipahu 0
Kahuku 5, Waimea 0
Third place—Waipahu vs. Waimea, 1 p.m., Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium
Championship—Pac-Five vs. Kahuku, 5 p.m., RWSS