Molokai wins in five innings
Winning pitcher David Rapanot had two RBIs while Brayden Willing-McCutcheon drove in three runs as the Molokai High School baseball team defeated Pac-5 12-2 in five innings Thursday in a Molokai Tournament game at Duke Maliu Field in Kaunakakai.
Rapanot allowed one run in four innings. He hit a run-scoring triple in the first inning, and added an RBI single during the Farmers’ eight-run third.
Willing-McCutcheon finished 2-for-4 and scored twice, and Ena Victorino was 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.
Keoni Umeda, Scott Esam (4) and K.B. Palsis. Kaeo Castaneda, Brennan Bactista (5) and Gavin Ariola, Chase Higashi (5). W-Castaneda. L-Umeda. HR-Damien: Tristan Florentin, Myles Okamura. 3B-Damien: Castaneda. 2B-Kaimuki: Austin Inouye. Damien: Zachary Navas, Kody Tamashiro, Trevor Caspillo.
Leading hitters-Kaimuki: Inouye 2-2, 2 runs, RBI. Damien-Okamura grand slam; Castaneda 1-2, 2 runs, 2 RBI; Tamashiro 2-3, run; Florentin 1-3, 2 runs, 2 SB, RBI; Caspillo 1-2, 2 runs, RBI.