Semifinals set for state D-II tourney
FIRST PHOTO: Kapaa High School coaches look on during the second-seeded Warriors’ 11-1, six-inning victory over Aiea in a DataHouse/HHSAA Division II state softball tournament quarterfinal Thursday afternoon at Patsy Mink Field in Kahului. Kapaa, champion of the Kauai Interscholastic Federation, advanced to a semifinal against third-seeded Waipahu today at 4:30 p.m. at Mink Field. The Marauders advanced with a 13-3, six-inning win over Kamehameha Hawaii. SECOND PHOTO: Warriors pitcher Seijia Makanani delivers in the first inning Thursday. Makanani pitched a complete game, allowing one unearned run on two hits, a walk and a hit batter while striking out 13. She also tripled among her two hits at the plate, drove in two runs and scored two runs. THIRD PHOTO: Pac-Five players and coaches enjoy a meal after their 12-2, six-inning win over Waialua on Thursday. The fourth-seeded Wolfpack take on Waimea — a 11-1, five-inning winner over top-seeded Hawaii Prep — in tonight’s second semifinal at 7 p.m. FOUTH PHOTO: Aiea starting pitcher Taja Souza (from left), catcher Trinity Caporus-Santos and shortstop Kiki Chong prepare to take the field Thursday. For linescores from the quarterfinals, see Valley Isle Scoreboard.