Stars defeat Na Koa with rally in late innings
The Hawaii Stars scored seven runs in the final two innings – the fifth and the sixth – and defeated Na Koa Ikaika Maui 9-7 on Friday in a Pacific Association game at Wong Stadium in Hilo.
The Stars won the game with four runs in the bottom of the sixth. Reggie Taylor’s single drove in the final two.
Aaron Correa (1-0) earned the win with three scoreless innings of relief.
Zach Foster (1-2) entered in the sixth and permitted four runs while getting two outs. Foster allowed just two hits, but hit two batters with pitches, walked one and was hurt by a passed ball.
Josh Larson, Zach Foster (6), T.J. Macy (6) and Nick Valdez; Onan Masaoka, Aaron Correa (4) and Tyler Krobetzky. W-Correa 1-0. L- Foster 1-2. 2B-Maui: Jeremy Williams 2 (16). Hawaii: Anthony Williams (6), Matt Hibbert (8). 3B-Hawaii: Felix Brown (2).