Valley Isle Sports / In Brief

Dudoit earns PacWest Defensive POY honors

Haloa Dudoit, a junior for the Concordia University Irvine baseball team, was named Defensive Player of the Year in the PacWest Conference on Tuesday.

Dudoit, a 2016 graduate of Baldwin High School and co-Maui Interscholastic League Player of the Year for the Bears’ state championship team that season, was named to the all-PacWest team for the third time in his collegiate career, earning first-team honors for the second straight season.

Dudoit started all 47 games for the Eagles (23-24) at shortstop this season while batting leadoff, totaling 194 at-bats. He compiled a .335 batting average, scored 32 runs and had 12 RBIs and 16 walks.

Dudoit also had a .966 percent fielding average, compiling 86 put-outs and 140 assists, and was involved in 23 double plays.


Pietsch has strong showing at ACCs

Daniel Pietsch, a senior at Georgia Tech University, ran anchor legs on two point-scoring relays and finished fourth in the 400 meters at the Atlantic Coast Conference track and field championships on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.

Pietsch, a former state champion for Seabury Hall and NCAA Division III national champion for Emory University, ran the 400 in 47.12 seconds.

He anchored the Yellow Jackets’ 400 relay team to sixth place in 40.66 seconds and anchored the 1,600 relay to second place in 3:13.06.

Pietsch’s season best of 46.45 is currently 35th in the Eastern Region of the NCAA 400 rankings. He’ll next compete in the NCAA Eastern Regional, set for May 23-25 in Jacksonville, Fla.


All-Comers meets set for coming weeks

The Summer All-Comers Track and Field meets will be held on three Fridays — May 24 and 31, and June 7 — at the Yamamoto Track & Field Facility.

Races will begin at 4:30 p.m. and end around 7.

Admission is free. Sign-ups are also free on the day of the race. Events are open to all ages, with participants grouped in each event accordingly.

Running events will include the 100-meter dash, the mile, 400, 800, 200 and finish with the 400 relay.

The long jump will be the only field event offered.

For more information, contact Rudy Huber at 280-5801.


Basketball clinic set for this weekend

The Steve Sir Basketball Shooting Clinic, presented by the Maui Youth Basketball League and Top Notch Basketball, starts Friday at Seabury Hall’s Erdman Athletic Center in Olinda.

The three-day basketball clinic is open to middle school and high school players. The registration fee is $60.

The schedule for middle school participants is 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, and 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday and Sunday.

The high school schedule is 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, and 1-3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Sir played collegiately at San Diego State and Northern Arizona, finishing his career as the NCAA all-time leader in career 3-point percentage (46.8 percent).

To sign up, contact Mel Johnson at 757-4232 or focusinchi@gmail.com.


Tennis classes offered throughout summer

The USTA Play to Learn Tennis program will have two summer sessions, the first starting the week of June 3 and the second on July 22.

On Tuesdays at Kahului Community Center, there will be youth intermediate classes (preparation for high school team play for ages 12-16) from 3:30-4:30 p.m., followed by youth beginner ages 6-8 and then ages 9-11.

On Thursdays at KCC, there will be youth advanced beginner classes for ages 9-11 from 4-5 p.m. That will be followed by youth beginner classes for ages 9-11 and then 6-8.

On Wednesdays at Eddie Tam courts in Makawao, there will be youth advanced beginner classes for ages 9-11 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. That will be followed by youth beginner classes for ages 6-8 and then 9-11.

The cost is $30. Racquets and balls will be provided.

To register, visit trytennishawaii.com. For more information, call the USTA Hawaii Pacific Section at (808) 585-9530.