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From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: TUESDAY: 1-4, 0-1 on SB attempt against. Singled to center in seventh. SEASON: .228 batting avg. (23-101), 4 HR, 18 RBIs, 11 runs, 6-22 on SB attempts against.

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Central wins Senior district title; Kihei claims Junior crown

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First photo: Konnor Palmeira pitches for Central East Maui in the second inning of a 10-0, six-inning victory over Upcountry on Monday at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku that clinched the Hawaii State Little League District III Senior (15-16) Division championship. Central went 3-0 in the ...

Kihei’s Aizeah Lakalaka follows through on an RBI fielder’s choice in the third inning of Monday’s Junior Division district final. The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photo

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Hawaii State Little League District III Monday’s Results At Maehara Stadium Junior (13-14) Division Kihei 11, Central East Maui 1, 5 innings Central East Maui 010 00 — 1 3 4 Kihei 105 05 — 11 12 0 Nathaniel Kerzienik, Tani Kaholoaa (3), Trion Singleton (5) and Elijah ...

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Maui wrestlers win six regional championships

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First photo: Kainalu Estrella heads to an 11-3 win over Alaska’s Gideon Hutchison on Monday in the folkstyle junior boys 126-pound division final of the West Kids and Cadet Regional Championships wrestling tournament in Pocatello, Idaho. Estrella was one of six Maui competitors to claim ...

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Altura claims state title in 200 freestyle

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The Maui News Kysha Altura of Hawaii Swim Club won the women’s 200-meter freestyle at the Hawaii Swimming Long-Course Senior State Championships that took place Friday to Sunday at Central Oahu Regional Park. Altura, a senior-to-be at Maui Preparatory Academy, also finished second in two ...

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From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: MONDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .227 batting avg. (22-97), 4 HR, 18 RBIs, 11 runs, 6-21 on SB attempts against.

T.J. Kua putts on the Royal Kaanapali Course’s 14th green Sunday during a win for him and Todd Rego in the Kaanapali Classic Pro-Pro Championship. Kaanapali Golf Courses / MELISSA DUPUIS photo

Kua, Rego win by one at Kaanapali Pro-Pro

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The Maui News T.J. Kua and Todd Rego of Oahu won the Kaanapali Classic Pro-Pro Championship by one shot on Sunday at the Royal Kaanapali Course, denying former Seabury Hall teammates Alex Chiarella and Alex Omer a second straight win in the Aloha Section PGA better-ball event. Kua and Rego ...

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Central East Maui advances to final day of Junior tournament

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First photo: Central East Maui’s Kaimana Benjamin pitches during the fifth inning of his team’s 2-0 win over Upcountry on Sunday in a Hawaii State Little League District III Junior (13-14) Division tournament game at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. Central will play Kihei today, and will need ...

Upcountry’s Spencer Holl heads out of the batter’s box on the way to a fourth-inning single during Sunday’s Hawaii State Little League District III Junior Division tournament game. The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photo

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Baseball Hawaii State Little League District III Tournaments Sunday’s Results At Maehara Stadium Junior (13-14) Division Central East Maui 2, Upcountry 0 Upcountry 000 000 0—0 6 4 Central East Maui 110 000 x—2 2 2 Ty Otani and Tai Kaahani-Po. Tyson Teshima, Kaimana ...

Atlanta catcher Kurt Suzuki loses his balance after fouling off a pitch in the fourth inning of the Braves’ 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. AP photo

From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: SUNDAY: 1-3, run, HBP, 1-2 on SB attempts against. Hit by pitch in second inning, singled and scored in seventh. SEASON: .227 batting avg. (22-97), 4 HR, 18 RBIs, 11 runs, 6-21 on SB attempts against.

Flori Leon (left, facing camera), hugs Kihei Canoe Club teammate Ellen Federoff as Susan Ramos (right, facing camera) celebrates with Jeanine Masaki after their crew won the women’s 50 masters race Saturday in the Moki Kalanikau Regatta at Kahului Harbor. -- The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo

Kihei masters earn five Kalanikau wins

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KAHULUI — It’s been a back-and-forth duel between Kihei Canoe Club and Lae‘ula O Kai in the women’s masters races this Maui County Hawaiian Canoe Association season — and things won’t be cooling off anytime soon. “We’ve been battling them big time,” Kihei’s Ellen Federoff ...

Alex Chiarella hit off the Royal Kaanapali Course’s 12th tee Saturday during the first round of the Kaanapali Classic Pro-Pro. -- Kaanapali Golf Courses / MELISSA DUPUIS photo

Chiarella, Omer hold share of Pro-Pro lead

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The Maui News Defending champions Alex Chiarella and Alex Omer held a share of the lead after Saturday’s first round of the Kaanapali Classic Pro-Pro at the Royal Kaanapali Course, shooting 8-under-par 63 in the Aloha Section PGA better-ball event that left the Maui duo tied with Oahu’s ...

Mateus Isaac leads Laurence Carey across the finish of a Bluesmiths Slalom Classic pro division morning heat Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park. -- HARRY WIEWEL photo

Isaac, Sunaga take two divisions

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Mateus Isaac and Yuki Sunaga were double winners at the Bluesmiths Slalom Classic on Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park in Kahului. Wind ranged from 25 to 30 mph for the 65 entries in the first event of the 33rd annual Maui Race Series. Isaac won three of four heats in both the morning and ...

Central East Maui’s Coby Wakayama heads out of the batter’s box on the way to reaching base on an error in the fourth inning of a 17-4, five-inning win over Lanai on Saturday in a Hawaii State Little League District III Junior (13-14) Division tournament game at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. -- The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photo

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BEACH VOLLEYBALL ALOHA VOLLEYBALL Saturday’s Results At Kula 11 and under—1. Christina Naish and Keala Giblin, 2. Emily Coflin and Jamie Nees, 3. Collin Phelps and Cooper Obenauf, 4. Hayden Phelps and Michael Giblin, 5. Maile Freeland and Giulia Quinsaat, 6. Aubrey Blanchette and Malie ...

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From Maui to the Majors

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: _______________ KURT SUZUKI SATURDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .223 batting avg. (21-94), 4 HR, 18 RBIs, 10 runs, 5-19 on SB attempts against.

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Roller Girls smash past Wranglers

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FIRST PHOTO: The Maui Roller Girls’ Sarassassin (Sarah Gray) tries to get past the Waimea Wranglers’ Agony XT (Anne Leetag, left) and Brooklyn BasHer (Brooke Akina) during the Roller Girls’ 295-67 win at “The Longest Derby Day” on Saturday at the Maui Boys & Girls Club in Kahului. ...

Tyler Munetake hits from a bunker on Oahu Country Club’s fourth hole during his 1-up win over Tyler Ota in a Manoa Cup quarterfinal match Friday. -- KYLE SAKAMOTO photo

Munetake’s run at Manoa Cup ends in semifinal round

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The Maui News Tyler Munetake of Wailuku was eliminated from the Manoa Cup in the semifinal round Friday, losing 3 and 1 to Honolulu’s Evan Kawai at Oahu Country Club. The sixth-seeded Munetake never led in the match, and bowed out when the 10th-seeded Kawai birdied the 17th hole. Kawai ...

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District III postseason gets underway

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FIRST PHOTO: Molokai’s Lassen Bush slides into home plate underneath the tag of Lanai’s Kian Tubera during the third inning of Molokai’s 28-1, five-inning win Friday in a Hawaii State Little League District III Junior (13-14) Division tournament game at Maehara Stadium in Wailuku. Friday ...

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BASEBALL HAWAII STATE LITTLE LEAGUE DISTRICT III TOURNAMENTS Friday’s Results At Maehara Stadium JUNIOR (13-14) DIVISION KIHEI 4, CENTRAL EAST MAUI 0 Central East Maui 000 000 0—0 4 2 Kihei 100 201 x—4 5 2 Tyson Takeishi, Nathaniel Kerzicnik (2), Trion ...