Kona Coast rolls past Pearl City 11-1 in District 7 Hawaii 50/70 State Tourney

Jul 3, 2014 | PC Sports

 

Kona Coast eliminated Pearl City 11-1 from the 2014 District 7 Hawaii Little League 50/70 Intermediate State Championship Tournament on Wednesday at Pride Field in Kapolei and now moves on to today's tournament championship against Ewa Beach.

Yesterday's ball game between Kona Coast (1-1) and Pearl City (1-2) was called in the bottom of the 5th inning due to the 10-run rule. Kona Coast entered the bottom of the fifth inning leading Pearl City 8-1 before scoring three runs to end the game at 11-1.

Kona Coast will take on Ewa Beach today at 12:00pm at Pride Field. If Ewa Beach wins, they will be crowned state champions. If Kona Coast wins, they will force a winner-take-all second game for the state championship title at 3:00pm.

@ Pride Field in Kapolei

                                  1   2   3   4   5   6   7    R

Pearl City (1-2)          0   0   0   1   0   —  —    1

Kona Coast (1-1)      0   2   4   2   3   —  —   11

 

2014 District 7 Majors Hawaii Little League Championship

Waipio defeated Ewa Beach 5-1 to claim the tournament championship. Waipio advances to the state championship tournament at Pride Field from July 18 – July 22.

 

Congratulations Waipio!

 

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Kolu Alani got the start for Kona Coast.

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Pearl City starting pitcher Matthew Valencia is pictured making the throw to first

base after fielding a grounder near the mound in the bottom of the second inning.

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 Andrew Udac scores the first run of the ball game from third base on a balk in the bottom of the 2nd inning.

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Kona Coast's Tevin Canda is pictured at third base in scoring position after hitting a RBI triple

to centerfield that scored Preston Morales Jr. from third base in the bottom of the third inning.

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Kolu Alani followed Tevin Canda's RBI triple in the bottom of the third inning with a

RBI triple scoring Canda from third base that put Kona Coast up 5-0 over Pearl City.

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Tevin Canda is congratulated by teammate Steve Texiera Jr. after scoring

from third base on Kolu Alani's RBI triple in the bottom of the third inning.

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Brandon Nakata strokes a RBI single scoring Rayson Carriaga from third base in the top of the fourth inning.


Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Rayson Carriaga scores from third base on Brandon Nakata's RBI single in the top of the fourth inning.