Makule Softball state tournaments get underway

(First photo) Ernest Hokoana of the Paninis releases a pitch during the fifth inning of his team’s 21-12 loss to the Golden Eagles on Tuesday at Keopuolani Park in Kahului as play began in the Makule Softball state tournament. The tournament runs through Thursday, and has 64 teams competing in eight divisions.

(Second photo) Larry Aldrich of the Dragons follows through on a two-run single during a 17-5 victory over West Kauai.

(Third photo) The Dragons’ Ron Cabatbat leaps but is unable to grab a third-inning line drive.