Pearl City defeated Roosevelt 2-1 on Wednesday in the first round of the 2017 OIA Division I varsity baseball championship playoffs played at Pearl City High School .
Pearl City's Davin Kapuras drove in Matt Aribal with a game winning, one-out RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning that broke a 1-1 tie.
Carson Okada earned the win for Pearl City. Okada allowed one run on three hits with seven strikeouts and one walk in seven complete innings.
Hiram Kaikaina took the loss for Roosevelt. Kaikaina allowed two runs on nine hits with six strikeouts and two walks in 6 1/3 innings.
Pearl City (6-7) moves on to face 2017 OIA East Champion and defending OIA DI Champion Kailua (10-2) in the tournament quarterfinals this afternoon at Kailua High School.
@ Pearl City 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Roosevelt (6-7) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0
Pearl City (6-7) 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 9 2
Roosevelt – Hiram Kaikaina 1-3, 2B; Koby Brown 1-3;
Pearl City – Matt Aribal 1-4; Christian Onomura 1-4, 2B; Cade Halemanu 1-3. 2B; Davin Kapuras 1-3, RBI, run: Sam Prentice 2-3; Carter Hirano 1-2; Jensen Kaya 1-2, RBI; Kaleb Nishijo 1-3
Wednesday’s First Round Results:
E4 Kaiser 9
W5 Aiea 5
W3 Kapolei 11
E6 Castle 1
W6 Waipahu 1
E3 Moanalua 9
E5 Roosevelt 1
W4 Pearl City 2
Thursday (4/13) Quarterfinal Match-ups:
3:00pm start time
@ Campbell – W1 Campbell vs. E4 Kaiser
@ Kaimuki – E2 Kalani vs. W3 Kapolei
@ Mililani – W2 Mililani vs. E3 Moanalua
@ Kailua – E1 Kailua vs. W4 Pearl City
Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]
Pearl City's Davin Kapuras scores the first run of the ball game
on a RBI single by Jensen Kaya in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Photo by Domi Nabal
Davin Kapuras is pictured connecting on a game winning one-out RBI
single in the bottom of the seventh inning that scored Matt Aribal.