Top seeded and nationally ranked Baldwin will face off with Waiakea in Friday’s Division-I baseball title game while Punahou and Leilehua will collide in the D-I softball final.
Baldwin advanced into the title game with a 9-4 win over ‘Iolani on Thursday night at Les Murakami Stadium. In the victory one of the state’s top Major League Draft prospects Anthony “Bubba” Ho’opi’i-Tuionetoa went 4-for-4 with a triple and two runs batted in.
Waiakea, the reigning state runner-up continued their quest at unfinished business with a 5-0 win over Kailua. Cody Hirata worked a complete game shutout with five strikeouts.
DIVISION I BASEBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
BALDWIN VS. WAIAKEA – FRIDAY / 7PM – LES MURAKAMI STADIUM
DIVISION II BASEBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
DAMIEN VS. RADFORD – FRIDAY / 4PM – LES MURAKAMI STADIUM
Punahou earned their ticket into the Softball title game by ending the three year reign of Campbell, 11-3 3 as Bailey Akimseu hit a home run for the third straight night in the tournament.
The Mighty Mules were just that on Thursday, beating Mililani 13-0. Alyssa Asuncion went 3-for-3 with 5 RBI and two runs scored.
DIVISION I SOFTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
PUNAHOU VS. LEILEHUA – FRIDAY / 7PM – RAINBOW WAHINE SOFTBALL STADIUM
DIVISION II SOFTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
KS-HAWAI’I VS. SAINT FRANCIS – FRIDAY / 4:30PM – RAINBOW WAHINE SOFTBALL STADIUM