The Maui News
Bailey Nagasako homered and drove in three runs, and the Baldwin High School softball team defeated Kapolei 7-3 in six innings in the Division I fifth-place game of the DataHouse/HHSAA state tournament Friday at McKinley in Honolulu.
Nagasako hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning and drew a bases-loaded walk in the Bears’ four-run fifth. She and Makanani Sonognini each had two hits for Baldwin (14-2-1).
Bears pitcher Lauren Otsubo held the Hurricanes to four hits while striking out three and walking four.
Baldwin 000 241–7 7 0
Kapolei 000 003–3 4 3
Lauren Otsubo and Jasmyn Yoshikawa. Kandi Malama-Ahlo, Jayla Stephens (5) and Chenoa Cainglit. W–Otsubo. L–Malama-Ahlo. HR–Baldwin: Bailey Nagasako; Kapolei: Cainglit. 2B–Kapolei: Cainglit.
Leading hitters–Baldwin: Makanani Sonognini 2-3, run; Nagasako 2-2, run, 3 RBIs; Tacia Kahalewai 2 runs; Kekia Kaaa-Saltiban 2 runs. Kapolei: Cainglit 2-2, run, 3 RBIs.
Softball State Championships
Leilehua 7, Kaiser 2
Baldwin 7, Kapolei 3, 6 innings
Iolani 6, Waianae 3
Campbell 4, Kamehameha Kapalama 3
Damien 4, Kohala 1
Kapaa 6, Aiea 0, 5 innings
Nanakuli 9, Kamehameha Hawaii 8
Pac-Five 13, Waimea 12