Na Koa drop close one at Vallejo, fall to 18-9 on year

Na Koa Ikaika Maui wasted a solid pitching effort by Chad Blackwell on Friday, losing 3-2 to the Vallejo Admirals in a Pacific Association game at Vallejo, Calif.

Erik Gonsalves (2-2) pitched a seven-hitter for the Admirals (8-14). He walked three and struck out two.

Blackwell (2-4) allowed three runs in 7 2/3 innings. He walked one and struck out eight.

Jeremy Williams homered in the seventh for Na Koa (18-9). In the second, he doubled and scored.


Erik Gonsalves and Joshua Riley; Chad Blackwell, T.J. Macy (8) and Josh Larson. W-Gonsalves, 2-2. L-Blackwell. 2-4. 2B-Maui: Waylan Sing-Chow (5), Ray Serrano (5), Jeremy Williams (7), Larson (1). Vallejo: Justin James (5), Lito Roman (6), Scott Underwood (4). HR-Maui: Williams (4).