Maui surfers in third round of junior worlds
Imaikalani Devault of Makawao and Kain Daly of Kuau, Maui's two competitors on Team Hawaii in the International Surfing Association's world junior championships, advanced to the third round on Monday by winning first-round heats and placing second in the second round at Nicaragua's Jiquiliste Beach.
Devault had a score of 14.00 in the first round, tied for the 10th-best heat score in the boys 16 division. He had a single wave worth 8.00, sixth-best in his division. DeVault's 7.66 in the second round left him behind Jackson Obando (7.80) of Nicaragua.
In the third round, DeVault will be grouped with the U.S. team's Colt Ward, from California, as well as Peru's Adrian Garcia and France's Gatien Delahaye.
Daly, surfing in the boys 18 division, had a first-round score of 11.00. In the second round, Daly had a 13.67, finishing six hundredths of a point behind the U.S. team's Kevin Schulz of California.
Daly will face Tomas King of Costa Rica, O'Neill Massin of Tahiti and Matt King of Australia in the third round.
Quartet of Maui golfers going to Callaway event
Lana Calibuso-Kwee of Wailuku finished first in the girls 9-10 division of the Callaway Junior World Qualifier on Thursday and Friday at Wailua Golf Course on Kauai, and was one of four Maui competitors to earn spots in the championship event, scheduled for July 16-18 in California.
Calibuso-Kwee had rounds of 76 and 78 for an 8-over-par total of 154. Summer Malia Wong finished second, closing with a 78 for a 157 total.
Reese Guzman of Kahului tied for second in the girls 11-12 division, finishing at 145 after a second-round 71.
Justin Ngan of Wailuku was third in the boys 13-14 division, closing with an 80 for a 150 total.
The girls 9-10 championship will be at the Lomas Santa Fe Executive Course in Solana Beach, the girls 11-12 championship will be at Rancho Bernardo in San Diego and the boys 13-14 event will be at Morgan Run Resort in Rancho Santa Fe.