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Payne moves on at U.S. Open of Surfing Lahaina’s Dusty Payne advanced to the third round of the U.S. Open of Surfing on Wednesday in Huntington Beach, Calif. Surfing in the 19th of 24 second-round heats in the World Surf League qualifying series event, Payne posted a score of 13.03, ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: WEDNESDAY: 0-3, K, walk, 0-1 on SB attempt against. SEASON: .261 batting avg. (42-161), 12 HR, 33 RBIs, 22 runs, 9 PB, 8-35 on SB attempts against.

Central Seniors fall in nine innings

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The Maui News Central East Maui Little League saw its 10-game winning streak snapped in a 1-0, nine-inning loss to Coral Springs, Fla., on Tuesday at the Senior (15-16) League World Series in Easley, S.C. Central now faces an elimination game Thursday against the winner of today’s game ...

Valley Isle Sports/In Brief

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Sign-ups begin for Maui Flag Football Registration for the Maui Flag Football League, open to boys and girls up to the 12th grade, are underway. Age groups are pre-K and under, K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade, 6th-8th grade and 9th-12th grade. Games are Saturdays from Sept. 2 to Oct. 28. The ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: TUESDAY: Did not play. SEASON: .266 batting avg. (42-158), 12 HR, 33 RBIs, 22 runs, 9 PB, 8-34 on SB attempts against.

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• Fishing: Rainbow Runner captain Armelio Cabatingan, Nohealani Cabanting, B.J. Cabanting and Tyler Prepose caught the 219-pound ahi that won the 33rd annual Maui Trailer Boat Club Hana Pa‘a tournament on Saturday at Kahului Harbor. Cabatingan’s and Prepose’s last names were misspelled ...

Kai Lenny of Spreckelsville rides through a barrel during the final of the Puerto Escondido Challenge on Monday. Lenny scored an 8.60 on the wave to win the title. World Surf League / Mariana Villela photo

Lenny wins big in Mexico

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The Maui News Kai Lenny of Spreckelsville escaped out of massive barrel near the end of the finals heat to win the Puerto Escondido Challenge on Monday in Oaxaca, Mexico. In surf of 20 to 25 feet, Lenny bested the field of 24 in the first event of the World Surf League Big Wave Tour. In ...

Jayke Cantero of Central East Maui hits a home run during Central’s 13-1 win over Highlander (Ind.) in the Intermediate World Series on Monday. elivermore.com / BILL NALE photo

Central Intermediates improve to 2-0

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Central East Maui is three wins away from a second straight Little League Intermediate (12-13) Division world championship. The Valley Isle team got there with a 13-1, five-inning win over Highlander Youth Recreation of Georgetown, Ind., on Monday at the Intermediate 50/70 World Series in ...

The Phillies’ Freddy Galvis scores past Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki in the fourth inning of Atlanta’s 7-6 loss Monday. AP photo

Suzuki finishes hot July with homer in Braves’ loss

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kurt Suzuki hit a two-run homer — his eighth long ball of the month — but the Atlanta Braves lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 on Monday for a four-game sweep. Suzuki completed a red-hot July with his shot off reliever Jesen Therrien to left field in the seventh ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: MONDAY: 1-5, HR, 2 RBIs, run, 0-1 on SB attempt against. Hit two-run homer to left in seventh inning. SEASON: .266 batting avg. (42-158), 12 HR, 33 RBIs, 22 runs, 9 PB, 8-34 on SB attempts against.

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Anglers hit jackpot

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First photo: Rainbow Runner captain Armelio Cabatingan, Nohealani Cabanting, B.J. Cabanting, Tyler Prepose and family pose with their 219-pound ahi that won the 33rd annual Maui Trailer Boat Club Hana Pa‘a tournament in Kahului on Saturday. Second photo: Top finishers from the third annual ...

Tanner Hendrickson competes in the first round of the U.S. Open of Surfing qualifying series event Monday. World Surf League / Kenneth Morris photo

Valley Isle Sports/In Brief

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Hendrickson bows out at U.S. Open of Surfing Tanner Hendrickson of Haiku advanced out of the first round before bowing out in the second round of the U.S. Open of Surfing on Monday at Huntington Beach, Calif. Hendrickson had a two-wave score of 11.80 to finish second in his first-round heat ...

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Softball Maui Senior Softball League Sunday’s Results At War Memorial Little League fields Da Mix Breeds 12, Toros 5 Ka Newa 12, Toros 4 Ka Newa 10, Po‘okela 9 Guavas 15, Po‘okela 11 Gomes Trucking 21, Maui Raiders 15 Oloz 7, Pono Seniors 0 Kolohe 7, Pono Seniors ...

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Records fall in Molokai2Oahu races

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First photo: Australia’s Travis Grant paddles ahead of Maui’s Connor Baxter on the way to a record-setting win in the Molokai2Oahu Paddleboard World Championships on Sunday. Grant covered the approximately 32 miles across Kaiwi Channel from Kalua Koi to Maunalua Bay Beach Park in 3 hours, ...

Danelle Daniels triples for Central East Maui in the seventh inning of an 11-9 win over North Palm Beach, Fla., on Sunday in a Little League Intermediate (12-13) Division World Series game. elivermore.com / BILL NALE photo

Central teams rally for wins in Series openers

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Two World Series openers, two final-inning comebacks for Central East Maui Little League on Sunday. Central scored three times in the bottom of the seventh for a 6-5 walkoff win over West University of Houston at the Senior (15-16) League World Series in Easley, S.C. — Jacob Chong scored ...

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MOLOKAI2OAHU WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday’s Results Kalua Koi to Maunalua Bay Beach Park Solo Stand-Up Paddling Male Unlimited Overall—1. Travis Grant 3:59:52, 2. Connor Baxter 4:03:46, 3. Titouan Puyo 4:14:05. 29 and under—1. James Casey 4:16:06, 2. Vinnicius Martins ...

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Statistics for Baldwin graduate Kurt Suzuki of the Atlanta Braves: SUNDAY: 1-4, 2 PB. Singled in second inning. JULY: 10 games, .375 batting avg. (15-40), 7 HR, 12 RBIs, 9 runs. SEASON: .268 batting avg. (41-153), 11 HR, 31 RBIs, 21 runs, 9 PB, 8-33 on SB attempts against.

Mark Boersma competes in the Neil Pryde Hawaii State Championship on Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park on the way to claiming the pro title in the final event of this year’s Maui Race Series. -- HARRY WIEWEL photo

Boersma collects first state pro title

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It took Mark Boersma 19 years, but he’s now the King of Kanaha after winning his first pro title at the Neil Pryde Hawaii State Championship on Saturday at Kanaha Beach Park in Kahului. The event was the last of the 33rd annual Maui Race Series. Competitors were treated to a steady diet of ...

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Kennedy earns Iao Valley women’s crown

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Cami Kennedy of Colorado nears the halfway point of the Iao Valley 10K en route to winning Saturday’s race with a time of 46 minutes, 37 seconds. Kennedy, who runs for the University of Northern Colorado, said the second half of the race was easier than the first. “It was hard, but it was a ...