Central beats North Hawaii in Senior elimination game

Central East Maui’s Konnor Palmeira (right) celebrates with Jyrah Lalim after scoring a run during Saturday’s 12-3 win over North Hawaii in a Little League Senior Division state tournament game in Hilo. Hawaii Tribune-Herald / IVY ASHE photo

The Maui News

Central East Maui earned its first win at this year’s Hawaii State Little League Senior (13-14) Division tournament Saturday, defeating North Hawaii 12-3 in an elimination game at Wong Stadium in Hilo.

Central, which improved to 4-1 overall in postseason games, will play today against Honolulu — the winner will face Pearl City for the title on Monday.

Honolulu forfeited to Pearl City on Saturday.