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Solomone Tongi carries the ball for Maui High School during the first quarter of a 32-21 victory over Baldwin on Saturday at War Memorial Stadium. -- The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Sabers win first-round title

WAILUKU — The Maui High School football team had a plan and executed it to near perfection on its homecoming night Saturday at War Memorial Stadium. The Sabers used a wildcat formation with several different running backs for the majority of the game and combined that with a defense that ...

Gavin Makekau of Molokai High School takes aim during Maui Interscholastic League shoot No. 4 on Saturday at Kaulaheanuio­kamoku Gym. -- The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photo

Julian, Cambra lead Warriors to team victory

Kamehameha Schools Maui teammates Jacob Julian and Kody Cambra tied for the best score of the day in Maui Interscholastic League air riflery shoot No. 4 on Saturday at Kaulaheanuiokamoku Gym in Pu­kalani, leading the Warriors to the boys team title. Kamehameha’s Kuualoha Bailey had the ...

The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Front Street events draw more than 700 runners

Run Forrest Run Front Street Mile girls 6-and-under competitors leave the starting line Saturday in Lahaina. Stella Pogni was the division winner, with a time of 8 minutes, 16 seconds. The event drew more than 600 competitors altogether, and took place in conjunction with the Front Street 5K ...

Farmers pull away to beat Pine Lads

Braiden Asunsion and Hauoli Caparida each ran for two touchdowns, and the Molokai High School eight-player football team ran away from Lanai 72-38 in a Maui Interscholastic League game Saturday in Hoolehua. A 43-yard touchdown catch by Naighel Calderon and the ensuing 2-point conversion gave ...

Veronica Winham runs ahead of Kallalei Ryden during the Seabury Hall teammates’ 1-2 finish in the Baldwin Invitational on Saturday at Keopuolani Park. -- The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photo

Winham leads Spartans to perfect score

A week after sending its top runners to an Oahu meet, the Seabury Hall girls cross country team made a triumphant return to Maui Interscholastic League competition Saturday, sweeping the top six spots in the Baldwin Invitational at Keopuolani Park in Kahului. Veronica Winham, who claimed last ...

Lanai sweeps St. Anthony for first victory of season

The Lanai High School girls volleyball team earned its first Maui Interscholastic League win of the season Saturday, sweeping St. Anthony 25-18, 25-22, 25-18 at War Memorial Gym in Wailuku. The Pine Lasses improved to 1-2. Ari Lopes-Martinez had seven kills for the Trojans (2-6), and Toa ...

KURT SUZUKI

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: 0-3, BB, run, 1-1 on SB attempt against. Walked, scored in ninth inning. SEASON: .266 batting avg. (64-241), 15 HR, 42 RBIs, 32 runs, 13 HPB, 12-49 on SB attempts against.

Lopez aces No. 14 at Pukalani

Chris Lopez of Pukalani had a hole-in-one Saturday at Pukalani Country Club. Lopez recorded his ace on the 14th hole, using a 5-hybrid for the 138-yard shot, which was witnessed by Jo Maldonado, John Powers and Sue Lacomb.

Golf event to benefit Hale Kau Kau

Mulligan’s on the Blue in Wailea will conduct a charity golf tournament to benefit Hale Kau Kau on Nov. 25 at the Wailea Old Blue Course. The entry fee for the four-person scramble is $500 per team or $150 for an individual. Sponsorships are also being sought, as are prize donations. For ...

Competitors in the Run Forrest Run Front Street Mile boys 6-and-under race take off from the starting line Saturday in Lahaina — Tristan Richard (bib No. 445) won in 7 minutes, 28 seconds. -- The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Valley Isle Scoreboard

RUNNING FRONT STREET RACES Saturday’s Results At Lahaina Run Forrest Run Mile Boys 6 and under—1. Tristan Richard 7:28, 2. Micah Mathison 7:44, 3. Noah Colt 7:45, 4. Keegan Sturman 7:51, 5. Manuel Tavares 7:51, 6. Shawn Phillips 7:51, 7. Bowan Kafka 8:14, 8. Jonah Aruch 8:21, 9. ...

Sports Bulletin Board

• EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published Sundays. Mail or bring material to The Maui News, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku, 96793; fax (808) 242-9087; call (808) 249-6845; or email sports@mauinews.com. _______________ Upcoming events • RUNNING Oct. 21—The Stomp Out Hunger ...

Lahainaluna High School’s William-Kai Bookland pins the ball against his helmet on a touchdown reception as Tiliti Adams of Kamehameha Maui defends during the first quarter of the Lunas’ 39-19 win over the Warriors on Friday at Kanaiaupuni Stadium. -- The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Lunas finish perfect round

PUKALANI — The Lahainaluna High School football team has been at or near the top of the Maui Interscholastic League for several years, but the Lunas methodically finished off an undefeated round in the MIL for the first time in three seasons Friday night. Lahainaluna ran for 398 yards and ...

Dragons down Farmers for third straight win

The Maui News The Hana High School girls volleyball team won its third Maui Interscholastic League match in a row Friday, getting double-digit kill totals from three players in a 25-13, 17-25, 25-19, 25-22 win over Molokai in Hoolehua. Noho Lind had 15 kills, four digs and two blocks for ...

Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Maldonado aces No. 16 at Pukalani Josephine Maldonado of Haiku recorded a hole-in-one Wednesday at Pukalani Country Club. Maldonado aced the 16th hole, using a 7-wood for the 138-yard shot, which was witnessed by Judy Faulkner, Terri Secor and Mayumi Roggow. _______________ Cahill joins ...

KURT SUZUKI

From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI FRIDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .269 batting avg. (64-238), 15 HR, 42 RBIs, 31 runs, 13 HPB, 11-48 on SB attempts against.

Kimani Fernandez-Roy of Kamehameha Schools Maui tries to get a shot past King Kekaulike’s Lyric Love (left) and Brooklynne Albrecht during the second set of the Warriors’ 23-25, 19-25, 25-14, 27-25, 15-8 win over Na Alii on Thursday at Kaulaheanuiokamoku Gym. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

Warriors rally past Na Alii

PUKALANI — Talia Leauanae wasn’t about to let her Kamehameha Schools Maui girls volleyball team walk away quietly Thursday night. Leauanae smacked a match-high 26 kills, leading the Warriors to a 23-25, 19-25, 25-14, 27-25, 15-8 win over King Kekaulike at Kaulaheanuiokamoku Gym. The ...

Aliksa Pihda has helped Lahainaluna High School average 300.3 rushing yards per game, best in the Maui Interscholastic League. The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

This week in MIL Football

Lahainaluna at Kamehameha Maui Today, Kanaiaupuni Stadium, 7 p.m. Overview The Maui Interscholastic League Division II first-round championship is at stake on Kamehameha Maui’s homecoming night. Lahainaluna ranks third in the league on offense, and second on defense. The Warriors are ...

Kuehu helps lead Bears past Sabers in 5

The Maui News The Baldwin High School girls volleyball team earned its second straight five-set win Thursday, defeating Maui High 13-25, 25-23, 25-14, 26-24, 15-10 at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku to take sole possession of fourth place in the Maui Interscholastic League Division I ...

Kathryn Shields carries the American flag in for the national anthem during Maui Polo Club’s opening day Sunday at Kaonoulu Ranch. Coral DeCoite photo

Valley Isle Scoreboard

Polo MAUI POLO CLUB Opening Day Sunday’s Results At Kaonoulu Ranch Walk trot—Maui Keiki White 5, Maui Keiki Black 1 First Responders Cup (club match)—Maui Polo Black 7, Maui Polo White 4 Bowling VALLEY ISLE BOWLING LEAGUE Wednesday’s Results At Maui Bowling ...

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From Maui to the Majors

Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: THURSDAY: 2-4. Singled to right in seventh inning; singled to right center in ninth. SEASON: .269 batting avg. (64-238), 15 HR, 42 RBIs, 31 runs, 13 HPB, 11-48 on SB attempts against.