King Kekaulike tournament gets underway

First photo: King Kekaulike High School’s Kai Gumtang puts a ball in play — he would reach base on an error — in the first inning of Na Alii’s 6-3 loss to Hawaii Prep on Thursday, the first day of the King Kekaulike Preseason Tournament at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. The event runs through Saturday. Second photo: Baldwin’s Nainoa Keahi follows through on a two-run double in the sixth inning of a 4-2 victory over Konawaena. Third photo: Na Alii’s Matthew Hackett pitches in the first inning.

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