Pearl City sweeps MKH to capture D7 Seniors Little League Championship

Jun 27, 2016 | PC Sports

Pearl City swept MKH 13-4, 3-1 on Sunday at Pride Field in Kapolei to capture the 2016 Hawaii Little League District 7 Seniors Championship Tournament Crown. Pearl City battled back from Saturday's 6-5 extra inning loss to MKH in the championship tournament opener. Pearl City's doubleheader sweep brought home the D7 Crown in the best of three championship series.

Brannon Liu picked up the win in game 2 of the championship series on Sunday, while Marcus Boyles earned the game 3 championship win for Pearl City.

Pearl City moves on to the state championship tournament scheduled for July 1-3 at Ala Wai Field. Pearl City (D7) will play D1 on Friday, July 1 at 2:00pm.



Congratulations Champs!

2016 Seniors Tournament Team

Marcus Boyles * Rayson Carriaga * Joey Casarez * Chaesten Chon * Cade Halemanu *
Carter Hirano * Shawn Iwane * Dillon Kaneshiro * Davin Kapuras * Brannon Liu *
 Norman Maldonado III * Kendric Nakamura * Kulia Neal * Christian Pacrem *
Alihikaua Rodrigues * Jansen Shigeta *
Manager – Keith Nakamura


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Pearl City's Brannon Liu picked up the 13-4 game 2 win over MKH in the

D7 championship series on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Pride Field in Kapolei.


D7 Championship – Game 3

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Marcus Boyles earned the 3-1 D7 championship win on Sunday, June 26, 2016.

Chaesten Chon closed out the game for Pearl City in the top of the seventh inning.

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MKH starting pitcher Jacob Filio drove in the first run of the ball game with a RBI ground

rule double to centerfield in the bottom of the first inning that scored Shaden Ramello.

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Chaesten Chon ties the game at 1-1 in the top of the fifth inning with a

RBI sac-fly that scored pinch runner Shawn Iwane from third base.

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Shawn Iwane scores from third base to tie the score at 1-1 in the top of the fifth inning.

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Pearl City third baseman Carter Hirano broke the 1-1 tie with a two out RBI single that

scored Brannon Liu from third base with the go ahead run in the top of the fifth inning.