Pearl City defeats Waipio 7-3 in the Hawaii District 7 Little League Minors Championship Tournament

Jun 14, 2015 | PC Sports

Pearl City defeated Waipio 7-3 on Saturday, June 13 at the Hawaii District 7 Little League Minors Championship Tournament played at Puuloa Field in Ewa Beach.

Drew Boyles pitched four complete innings to earn the win for Pearl City.  Eli Oshiro pitched the fifth and sixth innings in relief of Boyles to earn the save.

With the win, Pearl City advances to Tuesday's championship rounds via the winner’s bracket. Waipio dropped into the loser’s bracket of the double elimination formatted tournament.

Saturday's match-up was a well-played ball game with both teams showing off their power and speed.

Pearl City's Bishop Foumai and Caleb Lauifi both left the yard with Foumai launching a 2-run homer in the bottom of the second inning that tied the game at 2-2, and Lauifi powered a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth inning that put Pearl City up 6-3.

 

@ Puuloa Field in Ewa Beach

                 1   2   3    4   5   6   F

Waipio        0   2   0   1   0   0   3

Pearl City   0   2   3   2   0   X   7

 

SCORING

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Ethan Nakamura got the start for Waipio. Nakamura is

pictured on the mound in the bottom of the first inning.

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Pearl City's Eli Oshiro earned the save in two innings of relief.

Oshiro is pictured on the mound in the top of the fifth inning.

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Waipio's Tyler Young crushes a pitch for a RBI triple in the top of the

second inning that scored Ethan Waikiki for the first run of the ball game.

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Ethan Waikiki beats the throw at the plate to score on Tyler Young's RBI triple.

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Young scored the second run of the inning on a RBI by Ethan Nakamura.

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Bishop Foumai blasted a 2-Run HR to left-center field in

the bottom of the second inning to tie the game at 2-2.

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Trent Nagamine rounds third base and heads home to score Pearl City's

first run on Bishop Foumai's 2-run shot in the bottom of the second inning.

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Foumai makes the turn at third base after hitting a home run that tied the game at 2-2.

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Foumai and Nakamura congratulate one another after crossing home plate.

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Shaine Fujii stroked a RBI single scoring Drew Boyles in the bottom of the third inning.

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Drew Boyles scored on Shaine Fujii's RBI single. Pearl City scored three

runs in the bottom of the third inning to take a 5-2 lead over Waipio.


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Spencer Rego scored Waipio's third run of the ball game in the

top of the fourth inning to close within two runs of the lead at 5-3.

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Caleb Lauifi launched a solo home run over the center field fence

in the bottom of the fourth inning that put Pearl City up 6-3.

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Lauifi is congratulated by his coach as he heads home.

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Lauifi touches home plate.

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You Da Man!

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Pearl City's Gavin Ainoa scored the final run of the ball game

on a pass ball at the plate in the bottom of the fourth inning.

 

BISH at the DISH, as TOUGH as it GETS!

 

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Bishop Foumai took a direct hit to the face on foul tip in the bottom of the fifth inning.

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OUCH!

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Bish lets his coach know that he's ready to go!

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Bish steps back up to the plate and smacks a single into right field. Now that's tough!

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Good Game!