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Gents break out to start 2nd round

HANAMA‘ULU — The Keonimana Gents cranked out four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to break a 5-5 deadlock with the Islanders Saturday at the opening games of the second round of Kaua‘i Senior Softball League games at Peter Rayno Sr. Park.

The Gents’ bats continued to blaze hot, as they cranked about another inning-ending five runs in the sixth frame before faltering to errors in the seventh inning that allowed the Islanders capitalize on the miscues for two runs towards the 15-7 Gents’ win.

The second round included the undefeated Rookies continuing their win streak with a 19-7 romp over Kawaihau at the ‘Ele‘ele Field.

Some surprises included the ‘Ohana Mottors Rebels dropping to Solid Steel, 17-12, and the tight competitive edges between the Kruzers getting a run advantage over the Hanama‘ulu Hillsiders, and ‘Ohana starting the round with a “W” in its 11-10 edge in extra innings over Da Killas.

Action continues Saturday at Puhi Park and Isenberg Field in Lihu‘e, with first pitches scheduled to go at 9 a.m.

May 8 results

Peter Rayno Sr. Park, Hanama‘ulu

Keonimana Gents 15, Islanders 7

Legends 8, Kuku’s Aces 1

Solid Steel 17, ohana Motors Rebels 12

Kruzers 10, Hanama‘ulu Hillsiders 9

‘Ele‘ele Park

Rookies 19, Kawaihau 7

‘Ohana 11, Da Killas 10, extra innings

Barteks 10, Aloha Kia Lihu‘e A’s 3

May 15 schedule

Isenberg Field, Lihu‘e

9 a.m., Barteks versus Kawaihau

10:15 a.m., Hanama‘ulu Hillsiders versus West Kaua‘i

11:30 a.m., Aloha Kia Lihu‘e A’s versus Keonimana Gents

12:45 p.m., Kuku’s Aces versus Da Killas

Puhi Park

9 a.m., ‘Ohana Motors Rebels versus Islanders

10:15 a.m., Kruzers versus ‘Ohana

11:30 a.m., Rookies versus Solid Steel

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Dennis Fujimoto, staff writer and photographer, can be reached at 245-0453 or dfujimoto@thegardenisland.com.
Source: The Garden Island

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