St. Louis knocks Pearl City out of state championship contention with 3 hit, 4-0 shut-out

St. Louis cut short Pearl City’s hopes of capturing a state baseball title on Maui this weekend after the ILH Champions beat the OIA runner-up Chargers 4-0 on Thursday at the Wally Yonamine Foundation Baseball State Championship Tournament played at Iron Maehara Stadium in Wailuku, Maui.

Crusader ace hurler Spencer Rego pitched a gem holding the potent Charger battery to three hits in seven complete innings to earn the quarterfinal shut-out win.

Pearl City’s Eli Oshiro took the loss pitching four innings while allowing 3 runs, 5 hits, with 2 strikeouts.

Drew Boyles pitched two innings in relief of Oshiro allowing 1 run, 2 hits with 4 strikeouts.

St. Louis moves on to today’s semifinals to face Waiakea at 4:30pm. Kailua will take on Baldwin in the semifinal doubleheader night cap at 7:00pm. Winners move on to the championship on Saturday at 6:00pm.

Pearl City will play in the consolation 5th place semifinals today against Kalani at 11:15am. Hilo will face Mililani at 1:15pm in the other consolation semifinal. Winners move on to the 5th place consolation game on Saturday at 12:30pm.

GO CHARGERS!

 

@ Iron Maehara Stadium – Wailuku, Maui

                  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   R   H  E

Pearl City    0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   3  0

St. Louis      0   1   0   1   1   1   X   4   7  1

Leading Hitters:

Pearl City – Devin Hayashi 1-3; Dacoda Agoto 1-3, double; Logan Honma 1-2

St. Louis – Ryder Okimoto 1-3, run; Blayne Nuu Contrades 2-2, RBI, run; Alva Arquette 2-3; Sean Yamaguchi 1-2; Ezekiel Ribuca 1-2, R