Pearl City falls to 1-4 after 5-4 (8th) extra inning loss to Leilehua

Mar 22, 2023 | PC Community, PC Sports

The Leilehua Mules broke a 4-4 tie in the top of the eighth inning and went on to beat the Pearl City Chargers 5-4 on Wednesday at Pearl City High School.

Leilehua jumped out in front of Pearl City with a 4-run, top of the second inning rally to take a 4-0 lead. Pearl City scored 2 runs each in the bottom of the fifth and sixth innings to tie the game at 4-4.  Leilehua scored the go ahead run in the top of eight inning and held the Chargers scoreless in the bottom of the eight for the win.

The Chargers fell to 1-4 in Oahu Interscholastic Association Western Division I Baseball. Leilehua is 2-2 in league standings.

Bryden Takayama earned the win in relief for the Mules pitching 2 2/3 innings while allowing no runs, no hits with 2 strikeouts.

Koen Barton got the start for the Mules pitching 5 innings while allowing 2 runs, 3 hits, and no strikeouts.

Pearl City’s Drew Boyles took the loss for the Chargers in relief. Drew allowed one run, two hits with 2 strikeouts.

Kobie Corpuz got the start pitching 1/3 innings, allowing 4 runs, 2 hits, with no strikeouts.

Leading Hitters:

Leilehua – Zane Winter 2-2, double; Koen Barton 1-4, triple; Loren Owan 1-3; Bryden Takayama 1-4; Pono Arindain 1-3, RBI, run scored; Keola Hanoa 1-3, RBI, run scored

Pearl City – Eddie Ogasawara 1-3, HR, RBI, run scored; Logan Honma 1-3, double, 2 RBI; Drew Boyles 1-3; Devin Fujino 2-3; Jayden Mizuno 1-1

Next up:

Leilehua will host Aiea (1-4) at Wahiawa Middle School on Saturday, March 25 at 11:00am.

Pearl City will host Nanakuli (3-1) on Wednesday, March 29 with first pitch scheduled for 3:00pm. Nanakuli moved up to the OIA Division I in 2023 after capturing the 2022 Oahu Interscholastic Association Division 2 Baseball Championship. Pearl City will finish the regular season first round against Nanakuli.


@ Pearl City High School

                             1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   R   H   E

Leilehua (2-2)     0   4   0   0   0   0   0   1   5   7   0  

Pear City (1-4)    0   0   0   0   2   2   0   0   4   6   4

Photos by Barry Villamil |