No. 6 San Diego State tops No. 8 Wahine
Sixth-ranked San Diego State broke a 4-all halftime tie by outscoring Hawaii 5-1 in the third period en route to a 10-7 victory over the No. 8 Wahine in a Big West women’s water polo match Friday at Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex.
Monika Eggens scored three goals and Paula Chillida Esforzado two for the Wahine (12-8, 3-1). Amber Pezolla scored five goals for the Aztecs (20-7, 4-1).
UH track and field advances at Stanford Invite
The University of Hawaii women’s track and field team, including all seven 100-meter hurdlers, set seasonal bests at the Stanford Invitational on Friday.
Zhane Santiago ran 14.18 and Amanda Alvarez 14.38 to qualify for today’s finals. Both athletes also qualified for the long jump finals.
Senior Samantha Balentine placed third in the high jump, clearing 5 feet, 101⁄2 inches (1.79 meters), and sophomore Alex Porlier Langlois won the shot put with a personal best of 48-31⁄4 (14.71 meters).
The Rainbow Wahine were sixth in the javelin and 13th in the 400-meter hurdles. The meet continues today with the triple jump, pole vault, discus and hammer.
Cal Baptist sweeps Hawaii Hilo in baseball
Cal Baptist hammered six homers in a two-game sweep of the Hawaii Hilo baseball team in a PacWest doubleheader on Friday in Riverside, Calif.
The Lancers (19-9, 12-2) romped past the Vulcans 13-4 in the first game and 8-2 in the second.
John Abreu drove in two runs in the opener and went 3-for-9 on the day for the Vulcans (7-27, 7-21), and Samuel Kim was 4-for-6 overall, including 2-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored in the second game.
Chaminade softball sweeps Dominican
The Chaminade women’s softball team won its seventh in a row with a two-game sweep of Dominican on Friday in San Rafael, Calif.
The Silverswords (13-13, 9-7 PacWest) squeaked by the Penguins with a 6-4 win in 10 innings, and followed it up with a 5-2 victory.
Chaminade’s Kaitlyn Watanabe pitched five innings in relief, allowing five hits and recording a season-best five strikeouts in the opener. She also earned the win in the nightcap. Karly Harris and Ashlyn Moriarity pitched complete games for the Penguins (5-29, 0-16).