Co-ed Softball League
Three more fun South Maui Co-ed Softball League games were played on the Sunday, Feb. 19. Led by Ed Farias's three-run homerun, Nuts and Honeys defeated the 808 Grinders 16-7. The second game was a seesaw affair with Cove Park 'Ohana edging out Stella Blues 12-10. Chaz Sau had three RBIs for the 'Ohana. Fausto Allosado's two homeruns and five RBIs paced Pool Polo's 18-2 romp over Hobrahs.
Games are played at the South Maui Community Park field on Sunday evenings. It's very entertaining, everybody's having fun--and that's the most important thing.
Youth Basketball League - Midgets
Our Midgets Division (ages 11-13) teams took to the Kalama Park court on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Kihei Boys got nine points from Tristan Nichols and six points from Mark Ranchez, as they coasted past the KYC Bobcats 38-14. Kamahi Carter led the Bobcats with nine points. In the second game, Elite cruised over an outmanned Hawks team 46-8, with Jackson Naiditch and Dustan Suzuki each scoring 10 points. Mokihana Wong played a scrappy game for the Hawks, scoring seven of their eight points. The final game of the night was a close one. Brendan Geffe had nine points, and Nathan Reily six as the Jaguars held off the Blazers 24-18. Kealoha Silva had eight points and Benjamin Ned earned six for the Blazers.
Youth Basketball League - Fryers
The Fryers Division (ages 7 and 8) was back in action on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Kamali'i Elementary School. La'a Ponce and Samson Makoni scored 10 points each leading the Rebels to a convincing 36-12 win over the Ninjas, who were led by Koening Biegel and Brock Howze, each scoring four points. The other two games of the afternoon were much closer. The Titans got 14 points from Sylas Sablas and six from Raymond Steben as they edged the Bulls 30-26. Shane Taylor's 14 points led the Bulls, while Tyler Chaco chipped in six. Jermaine Baguyo and L.J. Renon had six points apiece, as the Aces squeezed past the Suns 18-14. Leading the Suns were Tyzon Buduan-Tagud and Vincent Thomson with six points each.
Youth Basketball League - Jr. Midgets
Wrapping up the South Maui Sports' week was the Jr. Midgets Division on the Thursday, Feb. 23. The Aces got four points each from Perdon Abner and Andre Padilla as the Aces nudged the Bulls 16-14. Elijah Mertens scored eight points and Kaimana Sabatini had four points leading the Bulls, who fought back after trailing by 10 points in the second half. The second game was between the division's top two teams so far this season. The Flames jumped out to a 20-6 lead, then held on for a 25-21 win over the Eagles. T-Jay Valle scored six points, and Rex Butihi scored five for the Flames, while the Eagles were led by Kevin Cacho's 14 points, and Dontae Myrick's three. The finale of the evening saw the Heat roll past the Kihei Sharks 26-5. Johnny Magana led the Heat with eight points; Sosefu Tau had four. For the Sharks, Aiden Vigneux scored three points.
Hope everybody had a great World Whale Day at Kalama Park last month!
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