Pearl City wins Little League State Championship

Jun 26, 2010 | PC Sports


Pearl City powered their way past Kihei 16-4 to capture the 2010 Hawaii State Little League Baseball Minors 9-10 year old Championship at the Aiea Annex field on Saturday.

                                                            Photo by Barry Villamil  | [email protected]

Pearl City players celebrating after final out of the Championship.

Kihei, the District III Champions representing Maui took an early 2-0 lead after one inning. Pearl City came back in the top of the second inning with 6 runs on 5 hits to take a 6-2 lead. Kihei scored 2 runs in the bottom of the third to cut into the Pearl City lead  6-4. Pearl City exploded in the top of the fourth inning scoring 10 runs to put the game away. Pearl City pitcher, Kanoa Meredith earned the victory in relief.

It was second meeting between the two teams. On Thursday, Pearl City defeated Kihei 17-4 in their first meeting of the double elimination tournament. Pearl City opened the tournament on Tuesday with a 17-0 victory Kauai. The Champions outscored their opponents 50-8 in three tournament games.

                                                           Photo by Barry Villamil  | [email protected]

Cheyne Obara keeping her eye on the pitch on Saturday against Kihei.

                                                            Photo by Barry Villamil  | [email protected]

Pearl City pitcher Kanoa Meredith shut down Kihei in relief for the win and Championship.

                                                            Photo by Barry Villamil  | [email protected]


Congratulations to the

2010 Hawaii State Little League Baseball 9-10 year old Champions!


Kahiau Anderson – Cello Casarez – Mason Cordero – Nohealani Hee – Davin Kapuras – Brannon Liu – Kanoa Meredith – Cheyne Obara – Darian Obara – Christian Onomura – Nathan Paige – Sam Prentice – Alihikaua Rodrigues – Michael Yamamoto 

Coaches: Obara, Onomura & Casarez