Sabers lose to Cougars
Maui High School was sent to the consolation bracket of the Wally Yonamine Foundation Division I State Baseball Championship with an 8-3 loss to Kaiser on Tuesday at Les Murakami Stadium in Honolulu.
The Sabers (11-5) will play Thursday against Roosevelt for a berth in the seventh place game.
Fourth-seeded Baldwin received a bye to today’s quarterfinal round, and will face Kailua, which beat Aiea 5-4 on Tuesday.
Maui High scored all its runs in the bottom of the seventh inning – Callen Beeson hit an RBI single, and two runs scored on errors.
Beeson also pitched the final 5 1/3 innings for the Sabers, allowing two runs.
Maui High’s Jordan Yagi-Kawaha had two hits.
Noah Sakatani pitched a complete game for the Cougars (12-5), and Curt Clivio drove in two runs.
Molokai, the No. 2 seed in the eight-team Division II tournament, will face Kauai today at Hans L’Orange Field.
Noah Sakatani and Chase Hisatake, Kelan Yoshioka (2). Jacob Tiu, Callen Beeson (2) and Bryant Nakagawa, Tiu (2), Nakagawa (4). W-Sakatani. L-Tiu, 2B-Kaiser: Jeshua Bitanga 2.