Pearl City’s Kristin Frost shuts out Leilehua 6-0 to open regular season

Mar 1, 2013 | PC Sports


Pearl City overpowered Leilehua 6-0 behind the arm of Kristin Frost to open the Oahu Interscholastic Association Red Western Division varsity softball regular season on Thursday, February 28 in Wahiawa.

It was Frost's first varsity start for the Lady Chargers and the freshman hurler came through like a seasoned veteran. Frost tossed seven complete innings in her shutout victory holding the Lady Mules to five hits with two strikeouts.

Taezha Cordero took the loss for the Lady Mules pitching seven complete innings, allowing six runs on eleven hits, with four walks and five strikeouts.

Pearl City picked up their six runs with two in the third inning and four runs in fifth inning highlighted by Naomi Hernandez-Hama's two-run homerun.

The Lady Chargers were productive at the plate pounding out eleven hits in the ball game. Pearl City leading hitters: Naomi Hernandez-Hama 2-4 HR, Joe-Ann Rapoza 2-4, Robi Kami 2-4, Taylor Kawakami 2-2, Hope Casarez 2-3.

Tiffany Abear led Leilehua at the plate with a 2-3 performance.

The Lady Chargers return to action to face Kapolei, at home, on Saturday, March 2 with first pitch set for 10:00am.

Go Lady Chargers!


in Wahiawa            1   2   3   4   5   6   7    F         R   H    E

Pearl City (1-0)      0   0   2   0   5   0   0    6         6   11   2

Leilehua (0-1)       0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0         0    5    0

                                                              Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Leilehua starting pitcher Taezha Cordero pictured on the mound against Pearl City in the top of the sixth inning.

                                                              Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Pearl City's Naomi Hernandez-Hama belts a homerun to right-centerfield that drove in Taylor Kawakami from second base in the top of the fifth inning.

                                                              Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Hernandez-Hama rounds third base while being waved home in the top of the fifth inning. Hernandez-Hama beat the throw to record a homerun that contributed to the Lady Chargers four runs scored in the inning.

                                                              Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Pearl City shortstop Robi Kami stopped everything that came her way on Thursday against Leilehua. Kami pictured here throwing out a Leilehua baserunner in the top of the seventh inning. Kami was also productive at the plate hitting 2-4 with two singles.