Sanae Nakoa pitched a three-hitter and had a bases-loaded triple as the Baldwin High School softball team defeated Kamehameha Maui 9-4 on Wednesday in a Maui Interscholastic League game at Eddie Tam Field in Makawao.
Nakoa finished 3-for-4 for the Bears (5-1), who scored six runs in the first inning on the way to winning a third consecutive game. Sky Ellazar had two hits, including a triple.
The Warriors fell to 2-4.
Baldwin ..... 600 ..... 010 ..... 2-9 ..... 11 ..... 5
KS Maui .... 013 ..... 000 ..... 0-4 ........ 3 ..... 2
Sanae Nakoa and Sarah Abe. Tiana Sakumoto and Kalei Kubota. W-Nakoa. L-Sakumoto. 3B-Baldwin: Nakoa, Sky Ellazar. Kamehameha Maui: Kubota.
Baldwin 9, Kamehameha Maui 4
Maui High at Lahainaluna, ppd., rain
St. Anthony vs. Hana at Keopuolani Park, 4 p.m.
Seabury Hall at Lanai, 4 p.m.
Baldwin vs. Lahainaluna at Patsy Mink Field, 10 a.m.
Lanai at Hana, 10 a.m.
St. Anthony at Molokai, 10 a.m.
King Kekaulike vs. Kamehameha at Patsy Mink Field, noon