Prep baseball gets underway with Maui High tourney

First photo: Kalai Rosario of Waiakea High School slides into second base ahead of a tag by Kamehameha Maui shortstop Nathan Facuri for a stolen base during the fourth inning of Kamehameha’s 8-6 victory in a Maui High Tournament game Thursday at Maehara Stadium — the game was called in the fifth inning due to a two-hour time limit. The tournament, the first of the preseason on the Valley Isle, continues through Saturday. Also in the field are host Maui High, Baldwin, Maryknoll, Kamehameha Hawaii and Aiea. Second photo: Kamehameha’s Jarin Correa beats out a throw to Waiakea first baseman Reese Mondina in the fifth inning. Third photo: Kamehameha’s Micah Kele pitches in the fourth inning.

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos