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UH women’s tennis victorious

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The 65th-ranked University of Hawaii women’s tennis team won their second Big West Conference road match of the season with a 4-1 win at UC Riverside on Sunday in Riverside, Calif.

The Rainbow Wahine (4-3 overall, 2-0 Big West Conference) took the doubles point as Marina Hruba and Paulina Petriskova won 6-1 and then Sarah Gealer and Klara Pribylova sealed the point with a 6-2 win.

Hruba, Sarah Gealer, Kassie Truong and Pribylova each won their singles matches to give UH the win. The Rainbow Wahine head to Southern California to take on San Diego State on Tuesday and San Diego on Thursday.

For complete results, refer to the tennis section in scoreboard.

Hawaii Pacific sweeps baseball series

Christian Kapeliela homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the Hawaii Pacific University Sharks defeated Saint Leo (Fla.) University 10-2 on Sunday at Hans L’Orange Park.

Tyler Tokunaga tripled and drove in three runs to give the Sharks (5-0) the five-game sweep in the series. HPU returns to the diamond on Friday to take on Felician University, which will be the first of another five-game series.

Sharks softball team falls twice

Saint Martin’s (Wash.) University handed Hawaii Pacific a pair of losses on the softball diamond, 6-1 and 6-5 on Sunday at Howard A. Okita Field in Kaneohe.

In game 1, Saint Martin’s scored three runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back. In the loss, Mari Kajiwara recorded two of the team’s nine hits. Game 2 saw HPU take a 3-1 lead after three innings but couldn’t hold on as the Saints came from behind to edge the Sharks (2-4).

Hawaii Pacific returns to action on Saturday for a nonconference doubleheader against Chaminade, beginning at 10 a.m. at Howard A. Okita Field.

Vulcans win a pair in softball

Hawaii Hilo wrapped up the final day of the Dixie State Softball Tournament with two wins, a 4-1 victory over Montana State University-Billings and an 8-3 win over Western Washington on Sunday in St. George, Utah.

Danielle Wilson scattered four hits over 61⁄3 innings, while Cyanne Fernandez came on in relief to earn the save in the first game.

Danielle Pulido knocked a two-run homer to help the Vulcans (8-5) emerge victorious for the second time on the day.

Hawaii Hilo returns home to host BYU-Hawaii in a doubleheader on Friday, beginning at 1 p.m.

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