(Wed) May 9, 2012
HHSAA Division II BASEBALL: Maryknoll 12, No. 3 Seabury Hall 2 (5 inn.)
by Kyle Sakamoto
Maryknoll scored four in the fourth inning and six in the fifth to rout Seabury Hall.
Ryan Nakamura, the Spartans’ No. 9 hitter, scored twice and drove in three runs, and Josh Muneno batted 3-for-3 and scored three times. Kaelen Hirashiki, Jed Andrade and Blaine Hokama each added two RBIs for Maryknoll.
The Spartans’ Aaron Tom scattered six hits in a complete-game performance. He walked none and struck out one. Both runs against him scored in the top of the first.
Maryknoll plays the winner of Waipahu/Konawaena in the semifinals Thursday at 1 p.m. at Les Murakami Stadium.
Seabury Hall plays the loser of Waipahu/Konawaena in a consolation game Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Hans L’Orange Park.
SEABURY HALL (7-2) 200 00 – 2 6 4
MARYKNOLL (8-8-1) 011 46 – 12 12 2
Kalei Hendershot, Brandon Crowe (5), Kaleb Palmer (5) and Palmer, Hendershot (5). Aaron Tom and Blaine Hokama. W–Tom. L–Hendershot.
Leading hitters–Seabury Hall: Tyler Gentile 2b; Cayde Omura 2-2. Maryknoll: Kaelen Hirashiki 2-2, 2 RBIs 2 runs; Jed Andrade 2-4, 2b, 2 RBIs; Blaine Hokama 2 RBIs; Josh Muneno 3-3, 3 runs; Neal Nakasone 2 runs; Darren Lau 2-2, 3b; Ryan Nakamura 2 runs, 3 RBIs.