Campbell drops Pearl City to 0-3 with 15-7 win behind Saber ace Hunter Lindsey

Mar 14, 2024 | PC Community, PC Schools, PC Sports

The Pearl City Chargers find themselves in unfamiliar territory with regard to Oahu Interscholastic Association Western Division I Baseball standings as the Chargers remained winless at 0-3 after losing to the visiting Campbell Sabers 15-7 on Wednesday at Pearl City High School. Saber ace hurler Hunter Lindsey earned the win in 5 1/3 innings while allowing 4 runs, 9 hits with 4 walks and 1 strikeout. Noah Bernal took the loss for the Chargers pitching 2 1/3 innings while allowing 6 runs, 5 hits with 3 walks and 2 strikeouts. Pearl City sent 6 Charger pitchers to the mound against the Sabers.

Campbell led Pearl City 1-0 after one inning and went out to a comfortable 6-0 lead after jumping on the Chargers scoring five runs in the top of the third inning. The Sabers scored 2 runs in the top of the fourth. The Chargers got on the scoreboard in the bottom of fifth inning with a single run, but the Sabers answered right back scoring three runs in the top of the sixth inning to take an 11-1 lead. Entering the bottom of sixth inning, the Chargers found themselves down by 10 runs and possibly an early exit due to the 10-run mercy rule. That wasn’t to be as the Chargers rallied for five runs that cut the deficit to 11-6 after six complete innings. Campbell came right back scoring four runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a 15-6 lead. The Chargers scored a single run in the bottom of the seventh where the game ended with the final score 15-7 and a Saber win.

Charger bats finally came alive against the Sabers after struggling at the plate in their first two ball games to start the regular season. The Chargers outhit the Sabers 14-11.

Leading Hitters:

Campbell – Lanzom Nagum 1-2, 2 runs scored; Hunter Lindsey 1-2, double, RBI, run scored; Shaveh Sarono 1-3, 3 runs scored; Ismael Diaz 3-3, 3 RBI, 4 runs scored; Slade Sarono 1-2, triple, 3 runs scored’ Kalaeloa Kalua 2-3, 4 RBI, run scored; Jayden Pacariem 1-4; Vaden Sabino 1-1, 2 RBI;

Pearl City – Ethan Higashionna 1-4, RBI, 2 runs scored; Logan Honma 2-4, 2 RBI, 1 run scored; Jace Noda 1-4, 2 RBI, run scored; Devin Fujino 2-4, 2 RBI; Noah Bernal 2-4, double; Jodi Takara 2-3, run scored; Wyatt Loo 1-1; Tyler Nishimura 1-3; Kenta Kawasaki 1-1, run scored; Caleb Felix 1-1

@ Pearl City High School

                               1    2    3    4    5    6    7    R    H    E

Campbell (2-1)   1    0    5    2    0    3    4   15   11   0

Pearl City (0-3)   0    0    0    0    1    5    1    7    14   4

Next up:

Campbell and Pearl City return to league paly on Saturday, March 16

Pearl City (0-3) vs. Waipahu (0-1) @ Pearl City High School – 11:00am

Campbell (2-1) vs. Aiea (2-0) @ Aiea High School – 11:00am

Photos by Barry Villamil |

Cover photo: Sabers winning pitcher Hunter Lindsey