Girls Basketball League
It's been another full week of sports in South Maui, starting with two games in our Girls Basketball divisions on July 20.
In the Jr. Midgets division, Southside and Sparks needed an overtime period, but still ended up in a 14-14 tie. Mackenzie Fakavai scored six points and Angel Pauole scored four points to lead Southside. Erin Hookano also scored six points for the Sparks, with Ashley Peralta adding four.
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Todd Richter · County of Maui Recreational Assistant
On July 24, the Sparks played another tight game, this time coming up with a 14-13 win over Mayhem. Darlynn Dayaon and Kaila Thornton led the way with four points each. Kealohi Real and Brylee Carillo did all of Mayhem's scoring with seven and six points respectively.
In the Midgets Division on July 20, the Sparks ran passed Southside 32-14, with Ashley Peralta scoring eight points, and Neil-Mae Bumanglag six.
Two more games were held on July 24, with Mayhem II playing a doubleheader. First, they defeated Southside 38-24. Alesha Casayuran scored eight points, and Tiare Real scored seven for Mayhem. Ana Malafu and Heleina Tau were tops for Southside with eight points each.
Led by Jenicca Tamura's eight points, Mayhem II ran past the Sparks 28-10 in the second game. Emma Hanlon also scored six points for Mayhem, while Ashley Peralta led the Sparks again with six points.
Results from the games played on July 27 will be in the next issue.
The girls' division playoffs will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Pa'ia Gym.
In 50-and-over softball, The Braddah's scored six runs in the first inning, then coasted to a 10-5 win over Blue Collar on July 23. Steve Parabicoli went two for two with one RBI for The Braddah's, while John Bruce was two for two with tow RBIs to lead Blue Collar.
Next, Pizza Madness got their first win of the season with a 7-4 win over Kihei Sporting Goods (KSG). Andrew Bayron was one for three with two RBI for Pizza Madness. Beau Anspach went three for three and had two RBIs for KSG.
Who's On First broke open a close game by scoring seven runs in the third inning and went on to beat Fuego 15-8. Larry Ragudo was two for three with two RBIs for "The Who," while Rick Racadio topped Fuego, going three for four with one RBI.
Seniors Divisions Basketball
Two games were played on July 25. In the 14-and-under division, Westside got a game-high nine points from Kalalani Ka'aikala and five points from Chris Kaniho, leading them to a 29-11 win over the Kihei Jaguars, who were led by Aaron Parker's six points.
In the 17-and-under division, No Idea came up with a lot of scoring ideas in their lopsided 68-38 win over Lazy But Talented (LBT). Kai Rundle had 15 points for No Idea, followed by Chaz Sau's 14 points. Jeth Bangco and Christian Sim scored nine points apiece to lead LBT. Coach Dennis Ramos' 8-year-old son, Tyler, playing in a 17-and-under league, scored four points for LBT.
Girls Softball, Mens Open Softball
Clinics on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for the Girls Softball League have been extended to the middle of August. Girls ages 8 to 15 interested in playing can still register by picking up a form at the South Maui Parks District Office on Lipoa Street in Kihei or at one of the clinics.
We are still accepting team entries for our upcoming Mens Open Softball League, tentatively set to start the third Tuesday, Aug. 21. Call for more information.
We welcome anyone who wants to help referee or keep score. Give us a call at 879-4533, or just come to the park on game days. For more South Maui Sports information, check Facebook at www.facebook.com/southmauiparks.