Central East Maui wins state-tournament elimination game

Central East Maui avoided elimination at the Little League Junior Division state tournament by beating Kailua 11-1 in five innings on Saturday at Hans L’Orange Park on Oahu.

Makana Sakamoto pitched a one-hitter and had two doubles and three runs scored for Central, which will play Pearl City today in an elimination game.

Orion Miyasato-Farias had three hits and three RBIs, Damien Awai drove in three runs and Travis Delima had three hits, including a triple. Brent Yap was 2-for-3, with a double, run and RBI.


Joe Kahalewai and Renton White; Makana Sakamoto and Orion Miyasato-Farias. W-Sakamoto. L-Kahalewai. 2B-Central East Maui: Miyasato-Farias 2, Sakamoto, Damien Awai, Brent Yap. 3B-Central East Maui: Travis Delima, Nevin Watanabe, Awai.