Pearl City opens OIA regular season with 4-1 win over Waianae

Mar 3, 2016 | PC Sports

Pearl City opened the 2016 OIA Western Division Varsity Baseball regular season with a 4-1 victory over Waianae on Wednesday at Waianae High School.

Sam Prentice earned the win for Pearl City. Prentice allowed no runs, 4 hits with 7 strikeouts and 7 walks.
Matt Yokota and Carson Okada pitched 2/3 of an inning each in relief for the Chargers.

Thomas Kaauwai took the loss for Waianae allowing 3 runs on 4 hits with 2 strikeouts and 2 walks. Quinn Searle  pitched 1 2/3 innings in relief for the Seariders.

Colby Hirano had a hot bat at the plate for the Chargers hitting 2-3 with a RBI and 1 run scored. Matt Yokota, 2-4, 2 RBI, Kaleb Nishijo 1-3, 2B, Sam Prentice 1-1, Chase Yoshida 1-1, run, also contributed at the plate for the Chargers.

Waianae's Kaleo Chun went 2-2 with a double and one run scored. Drayden Coyaso 2-3, Colttin Nash-Santiago 1-3, run, Austin Keliinoi Westbrook 1-2,  rounded out the Seariders production at the plate.

Pearl City (1-0) gets back on the diamond on Saturday,  March 5 against Campbell (0-1) at Hans L "Orange Park in Waipahu. First pitch is scheduled for around 6:00pm following the first game of an OIA doubleheader at Hans L 'Orange Park.

@ Waianae High School

                               1   2   3   4   5   6   7   H  R 

Pearl City (1-0)       1   2   0   0   0   1   0   7   4

Waianae (0-1)        0   0   0   0   0   0   1   6   1


Photo by Barry Villamil |

Waianae starting pitcher Thomas Kaauwai pitched well for the Seariders

but took the loss allowing 3 runs on 4 hits with 2 strikeouts and 2 walks

Photo by Barry Villamil |

Carson Okada closed it out for Chargers on Wednesday.

Okada shut down the Seariders recording the final two outs of

the ball game in the bottom of the seventh nning to earn the save.

Photo by Barry Villamil |

Colby Hirano had a very productive day at the platefor

the Chargers hitting 2-3 with a RBI and 1 run scored