Valley Isle Sports / In Brief
Ngan wins by eight at HSJGA tournament
Justin Ngan of Wailuku won the boys 13-14 title at the Hawaii State Junior Golf Association’s Dave & Buster’s Classic that took place Monday and Tuesday at Hoakalei Country Club in Ewa Beach, Oahu.
Ngan had a 2-under-par 70 in the second round for a 6-over total of 150, eight shots better than the runner-up, Honolulu’s Remington Hirano (76).
Kageyama honored for Kaanapali innovations
Ed Kageyama, the general manager of Kaanapali Golf Courses, was named one of Golf Inc. Magazine’s 18 “most innovative people in golf” last month, recognized for “improving the golf industry through new ideas, fearless moxie and a love for the game.”
Kageyama was recognized for “The Fit Club,” which offers unlimited play after 4 p.m., and “Golf My Way,” which allows for 18 holes of play that can be spread over seven days.
Scholarships awarded to 11 from Maui County
The Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation announced this week that it has awarded scholarships to 11 Maui County athletes who graduated in 2013.
The scholarships, which are for participants in surfing, paddling, swimming, water polo and volleyball, went to Hana High School’s Zoe Elder, Pa-kalana Helekahi and Diana Naihe, Molokai’s Kawena Puhi, Kailana Ritte-Camara, Michael Kikukawa and LeeNell Hernandez, Maui High’s Jared Madamba, Seabury Hall’s Kaulu Luuwai and Renny Richmond and Kamehameha Maui’s Anuhea Kaiaokamalie.
Basketball camps slated for Maui Prep
Basketball Maui has four camps scheduled for Maui Preparatory Academy in Lahaina, beginning Monday.
The camps, for youths in grades 2-12, are scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays next week, July 1-5 and July 22-24, and three consecutive days July 17-19, all from 8 to 11 a.m. each day. The fee is $130 for one week, and $450 for the full program.
The first two weeks will have instruction from Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Famer Mike Downs, and the final two from Lawrence Wright, who played professionally in Luxembourg this year.
For more information, go to mauiprep.org.
Rugby sessions set for multiple sites
Maui Rugby will conduct free open sessions on Mondays at Kenolio Park in Kihei, Tuesdays at the Lahaina Recreation Center and Thursdays at the Kahului Community Center, with a nontackle format from 5 to 6 p.m., and tackle events from 6 to 7 p.m.
Pita Totau, a former U.S. national club champion, will organize the Kihei sessions. Nuti Pousima, a U.S. under-17 trials qualifier, will be in charge in Lahaina and Siua Lolohea, a Maui Warriors captain, will run the Kahului practices.
Participants must be at least 10 years old, and training in refereeing and coaching will also be available for adults.
Scrimmages are scheduled for each of the next five Saturdays in preparation for the Sia Siakumi Youth Memorial Tournament, set for July 26-27.
Additionally, the Maui Rugby High Performance Academy, scheduled for Saturday through Tuesday at multiple sites, is open to teen, university and competitive adult athletes.
Molokai youths to learn from Maiava
Oakland Raiders linebacker Kaluka Maiava, a Baldwin High School graduate, will head a free clinic on Wednesday for Molokai students entering 8th through 12th grade.
The event is scheduled for 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Molokai High School football field, with a quartet of former college players – Cody Nakamura, Kai Maiava, Kaniela Tuipulotu and JoJo Dickson – also offering instruction.
Roller derby event has multi-island field
The Maui Owies and Maui Roller Girls will compete in the “Battle of the Islands” tournament scheduled for June 28-29 at the Central Maui Boys and Girls Club in Kahului.
On the first day, a doubleheader begins at 6 p.m. – the Maui Owies will face the Wai-mea Wranglers, and the Maui Roller Girls will then meet the Paradise Roller Girls of Hilo.
An all-day derby, which will have teams from four islands, is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. on June 29, with a championship match at 5 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased for $5 at mauirollergirls.com before the event, or for $10 at the gate.
Donations to the Maui Food Bank will be collected.
Stock car racing scheduled for July 6
Stock car racing is scheduled for July 6 at the Paradise Speedway Maui oval track in Puunene.
Time trials are to start at 6 p.m. Spectator admission is $10 for anyone over 12, $2 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under.
For more information, go to paradisespeedwaymaui.com.
Wailea Tennis Club to offer youth clinic
The Wailea Tennis Club will offer a free two-hour clinic for beginning junior players up to age 18 at 9:30 a.m. on July 20.
All participants should wear sneakers or tennis shoes, comfortable clothing and sun protection. Spikes and black-soled footwear will not be permitted, nor will beach attire.
The club will have rackets and balls available for use during the clinic.
For more information, call the club at 879-1958.
World Cup players to provide instruction
Two former members of U.S. World Cup teams will offer instruction at a Team Soccer Direct camp scheduled for Aug. 1-3 at Maui Waena Intermediate School in Kahului.
Participants will learn from Paul Caligiuri and Thomas Dooley, both of whom played in two World Cups, as well as UC Irvine coach George Juntz.
For players up to age 14, the camp is scheduled for 9 a.m.
to 2 p.m. each day, and the cost is $135. The fee for a half-day camp – from 9 a.m. to noon – for the age division is $90.
For under-14 through under-18 players, sessions are scheduled for 12:30-2 p.m. each day, and the fee is $90.
A coaches clinic is scheduled for 5-6:30 p.m. on each of the camp’s final two days, and the fee is $50.
Registration can be completed at teamsoccerdirect.com, and a $10 discount can be obtained before July 20 by entering the code “HYSA/AYSO.”
For more information, contact Dion Ruidas at 357-1387 or firstname.lastname@example.org.