Major win for Central East Maui
Central East Maui’s Isaac Imamura slides into third with a stolen base as Lanai third baseman Jake Barcena applies the tag in the first inning of Central East Maui’s 22-0, three-inning win in the opening game of the Hawaii State Little League District 3 Majors (11-12) Tournament on Friday at Eddie Tam Park in Makawao. The winner of the tournament advances to the state tournament next month on the Big Island, with the ultimate goal being to make it to the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa.
SECOND PHOTO: Central East Maui’s Jaren Pascual releases a pitch — Pascual pitched two no-hit innings, while Nick Nashiwa finished off the game with a no-hit inning of his own for Central.
THIRD PHOTO: Central East Maui’s Kamole Gilliland follows through on an RBI single.
For scores from Friday’s games, see “Valley Isle Scoreboard”
The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos