Chargers drop previously unbeaten Sabers 6-4 in OIA West DI Baseball

Apr 9, 2023 | PC Community, PC Schools, PC Sports

The Pearl City Chargers pulled off a 6-4 upset of the unbeaten Campbell Sabers on Saturday in OIA Western Division I Baseball played at Central Oahu Regional Park. The Sabers came into the game with a regular season league leading 8-0 record while the Chargers were struggling along at 2-6 in league standings. Charger pitchers held the potent Sabers battery to two hits in the ball game. Pearl City starting pitcher Eli Oshiro picked up the win for the Chargers in 5 complete innings on the hill. Oshiro allowed 2 runs, no hits, with 1 strikeout.

Xavier Streadbeck took the loss for the Sabers pitching 3 complete innings while allowing 4 runs, 2 hits, with 2 strikeouts.

The Chargers put together a four-run rally in the top of the fourth inning to take a 4-2 lead and never looked back. The Sabers pulled within a run at 4-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning, but the Chargers responded by plating two runs in the top of the seventh and held the Sabers to one run in the bottom of the inning for the win.

Leading Hitters:

Pearl City – Eddie Ogasawara 1-3, 2 runs scored; Drew Boyles 1-3, run scored; Kenta Kawasaki 1-4, 2 RBI, run scored; Zechariah Takahashi 1-3, RBI

Campbell – Ridge Choy 1-4, run scored; Shaveh Sarono 1-3, 2 runs scored

The Chargers win over the Sabers could be the spark that they needed as they embark upon their final three games of the regular season.

Next up:

Wednesday, April 12

Aiea (5-4) @ Campbell (8-1)

Kapolei (2-6) @ Pearl City (3-6)


@ Central Oahu Regional Park

                                   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   R   H   E

Pearl City (3-6)        0   0   0   4   0   0   2   6   4   4  

Campbell (8-1)        0   2   0   0   0   1   1   4   2   4

Photos by Barry Villamil |