Central Maui goes to 2-0 at Majors tourney
Justin Vicente batted 2-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs as Central Maui beat Aiea 4-2 in the Little League Majors Division state tournament on Saturday at Kilauea District Park on Oahu.
Central Maui (2-0) scored four runs in the fourth and three more in the fifth.
In the fourth, Kainalu Kaililaau's RBI single cut Central Maui's deficit to 2-1. Vicente's two-run double put Central Maui ahead and Micah Saki capped the scoring with a run-scoring single.
Vicente had another two-run double and Cody Constantino drove in a run in the fifth inning.
Rayven Ruiz, Jacob Chong and Cody Constantino combined on a four-hitter for Central Maui, which will play Waipio (1-0) today at 1 p.m.
Central Maui battery: Rayven Ruiz, Jacob Chong (6), Cody Constantino (6) and Cade Kalehuawehe. W-Ruiz. 2B-Central Maui: Justin Vicente 2, Anthony Hoopii-Tuionetoa, Constantino. 3B-Central Maui: Hoopii-Tuionetoa.
Leading hitters-Central Maui: Hoopii-Tuionetoa 2-3, 2 RBIs; 2 runs; Vicente 2-3, 4 RBIs, 2 runs; Constantino RBI.
Maui United 2000 girls win twice at showcase
The Maui United 2000 Girls won both their matches in the U-14 division at the Albion Showcase soccer tournament on Saturday at San Diego.
In the first match, Maui United beat Los Angeles Premier 5-0. Dzana Alibegic scored twice and Makamae Aquino, Skyler Littlefield and Mia Daly each scored one goal. Goalkeepers Aquino and Kamea Drayer-Hoopii combined on the shutout.
In the second match, Kyanna Torres-Kaiwi scored and Aquino was in goal as Maui United beat North Huntington Beach, Calif., 1-0.
Maui United will play the Fullerton Rangers today.
Boys volleyball training program underway
A boys high school volleyball off-season training program is being held four days a week at Central Maui gyms.
The free program is held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
For more information, contact Philip Velasco at 446-6385.
Pookela '97 girls futsal team reaches final
The Pookela '97 U-16 girls team advanced to the final of the United States Futsal Federation National Championships by beating Liverpool of California 4-1 on Saturday at Long Beach, Calif.
Nikki Musto scored twice and Noe Reyes and Makena Robinson each scored one goal for Pookela.
Pookela will play the Slammers of California today for the title. The Slammers beat Pookela earlier in the tournament.