Hawaii beach volleyball team knocks off 3 teams
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Hawaii beach volleyball team knocks off 3 teams

The No. 6 Hawaii beach volleyball team went 3-0 today, including a 3-2 victory over No. 11 Cal, in the Heineken Hawaii Invitational at Queen’s Beach.

The SandBows (7-4) are the top seed in Sunday’s semifinal and will play Nebraska (10-4) at 9 a.m. The Golden Bears (9-2) are seeded second and face Boise State (5-4) in the 10:30 a.m. semifinal.

Sunday’s losers meet for third place at noon. The winners meet in the 1:30 p.m. championship.

Hawaii swept the Broncos and Cornhuskers 5-0 in its afternoon matches.

Against Cal, Hawaii trailed 2-1 before the new pairing of Julia Scoles and Hi‘ilawe Huddleton defeated Grace Campbell-Madi Micheletti, 14-21, 21-11, 18-16 at Flight 3 to tie it at 2-2.

The clinching point came at Flight 4 when Kylin Loker-Pani Napoleon outlasted Alexia Inman-Madison Dueck, 21-18, 17-21, 18-16.

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