Kihei earns spot in title game with win over Molokai

First photo: Kihei’s Trey Shimabukuro slides safely into third base as Molokai’s Dion Augustiro tries to handle a throw in the third inning of Kihei’s 5-3 victory in a Hawaii State Little League District III Majors (11-12) Division Tournament game Tuesday at Dorvin Leis Field in Kihei. Kihei faces Central East Maui in the championship game today — Kihei needs to beat Central twice to claim the title. Second photo: Justin Tolentino pitches for Kihei. Third photo: Kihei’s Xavier Shiffler follows through on a double. For a linescore from the game, see Valley Isle Scoreboard.

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