Central East Maui takes district title

First photo: Central East Maui pitcher Haiden San-chez covers home plate and tags out Molokai’s Saven Kaahanui during the fourth inning of Central’s 12-7 victory Tuesday in the Little League District III 9-10 championship game at Dorvin Leis Field in Kihei. Central went 3-0 in the tournament, and will begin a best-of-three sectional against Hilo on Saturday at Dorvin Leis. Second photo: Molokai’s Dion Augustiro heads out of the batter’s box in the second inning. Third photo: Central’s Maliko Vargas throws to third base during a third-inning rundown. For statistics from the game, see Valley Isle Scoreboard.