Central East Maui advances to final day of Junior tournament

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 to win two straight games to earn a berth in the state tournament, scheduled for July 14-18 at Maehara Stadium. Second photo: Upcountry’s Laa Holcomb tags out Tyson Teshima at second base as Jaxon Grossman looks on in the fourth inning.

The Maui News / BRAD SHERMAN photos