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Sparks Defeat Southside in Championship Games

August 16, 2012
Todd Richter - County of Maui Recreational Assistant , The Maui Weekly

Makule Softball League

In the 50-and-over Makule Softball League, Nestor Bio's two-run double in the top of the seventh inning proved to be the game-winner as Wasabi got by Kihei Sporting Goods 10-8 on July 30. Brian Vierra went three for four, knocking in three runs for Wasabi.

Da Braddah's jumped out to a 9-0 lead after two innings and went on to beat Fuego 16-2. Gordon Kruck went two for two with four RBIs for Wasabi, including a three-run homerun. Benito Alconcel led Fuego, going one for two with one RBI.

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South Maui Sports
Todd Richter
County of Maui Recreational Assistant

Who's On First scored four runs in the first inning, then held off Pizza Madness 10-5 to end the evening. Chris Coy and Mark Klaschka combined to go six for six and knock in four runs for "The Who." Johnson Agpoon topped Pizza Madness, going two for three with one RBI.

Makule games continue Monday nights at South Maui Community Park until the end of August.

Youth Basketball League

The girls took the Kalama Park court on the July 31 with four games.

Starting with the Jr. Midgets Division, Toon Squad defeated Mayhem 30-20, with Kayjan Pahukoa scoring a game-high 18 points. Little Reizel Yadao was next with four points. Sidney Tanaka and Brylee Carillo did all of Mayhem's scoring with 10 points each.

Southside got by the Sparks 15-10. Mackenzie Fakavai made all five of her shots to lead Southside with 10 points, and Jaiden Eldredge added four. Erin Hookano was top scorer for the Sparks with six points.

Next up was the Midgets Division. In a battle of Mayhems, Mayhem I defeated Mayhem II 43-36. Brooks Carillo scored 14 of her game-high 18 points in the second half for Mayhem I. The Tamura twins, Jamilyn and Jenicca, led Mayhem II with 15 and nine points respectively.

Lastly, the Sparks ran past Southside 22-5. Neil-Mae Bumanglag scored six points, and Lucy Jorju four to pace the Sparks. Rebecca Reiley's three points and Kristen Jones' two accounted for all Southside's points.

The Senior Division (14 and under) took the court on Wednesday, Aug. 1. The first game was a forfeit win for Elite over Lazy But Talented (LBT). The second game between Westside and No Idea looked like a track meet in the first half, with both teams flying up and down the court. No Idea was outmanned, and Westside took advantage, running away in the second half and winning 52-36. Emil Carriaga led Westside with 20 points, and Marvin Sidon added nine. Kai Rundle's nine points and B.J. Villon's eight topped No Idea.

On Thursday, Aug. 2, Elite II ran past an outsized but determined Blue Devils team made up of mostly 10- and 11-year-olds with a score of 59-16. Alika Delos Reyes scored a league-wide season-high 28 points. Scot Magno led the Blue Devils with eights points.

Next up, Elite II defeated the Kihei Jaguars 36-13. L.J. Lindsey's 12 points were tops for Elite II; Mark Ranchez was next with 11 points. Aaron Parker led the Jags with four points.

On Tuesday, Aug. 7, Westside played a doubleheader, starting with a 50-8 win over the Blue Devils. Jacob McCoy topped Westside with 18 points. Their second game was closer, edging Elite I 30-25 with Jeremi Lorenzo leading the way with 14 points. Topping Elite I was Darren Yadao with eight points.

On Thursday, Aug. 9, Elite I got 10 points each from Tristan Nichols and Darren Yadao, beating the Blue Devils 43-23. Efron Villon led the Blue Devils with nine points.

The second game of the night was probably the best game of the season so far. Neither Westside or Elite II led by more than six points the whole game, with Elite II coming out on top 46-44. Tristan Nichols scored 14 points and A.J. Baguyo 11 to lead Elite II. Matini Kahai's 12 points, and Sky Freeman's 10 paced Westside.

Friday, Aug. 3 brought the 17-and-under division to Kalama Park. Starting the evening, the top two teams, Westside and Elite, both undefeated going in, squared off. On this night, it was all Westside, winning 47-21. Josh Chapitol's 10 points led Westside. Chase Iwata-Bartolome top Elite with five points.

Wrapping up the night, Cody Marten's driving layup with three seconds remaining sent Alpha's game with LBT into overtime. Trailing by three points in the final seconds of overtime, Marten had another chance to tie the game as he was fouled shooting a three-pointer, but missed two of three free throws. LBT held on for a 55-53 win.

On Wednesday, Aug. 8, two more games were played, starting with Elite's 66-51 win over No Idea. Chase Iwata-Bartolome scored a game-high 25 points for Elite. Mark Prieto scored 16 points for No Idea. Westside took the final game by forfeit over Alpha.

Girls Basketball League

Our girls' season finished with a shortened playoff held at Pa'ia Gym. In the 11-and-under division, Southside got 14 points from Angel Pauole to defeat Toon Squad 22-11. Kayjan Pahukoa topped Toon Squad with nine points.

Then in the championship game, the Sparks defeated Southside 21-7, with Darlynn Dayaon scoring eight points and Erin Ho'okano five. Angel Pauole's five points and Ka'aina Kalanikau's four accounted for all of Southside's scoring.

In the 14-and-under division championship, the Sparks overcame Southside 18-10. Darlynn Dayaon was again tops for the older Sparks team with six points. Seles Malafu led Southside with four points.

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 Have a great weekend!



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