dated July 31, 2017
by Todd Reddick
Central East Maui Little League did not need a 7th inning comeback on Monday. The West squad scored 8 runs in the first two innings and cruised to a 13-1 over Highlander Youth Little League from Georgetown, Indiana.
The Hawaii team had 14 hits in total, led by Keoni Painter, who was 4-5 with 3 runs scored. The big hit came from Jayke Cantero, who homered for Maui. On the mound, Matthew Dinae and Dylan Waite limited Indiana to only 3 hits and no earned runs. Matthew said his best pitch today was his fastball, and noted that he made a minor adjustment in his delivery in the second inning.
Hawaii is now 2-0, and moves on to the Winner’s bracket final against the host team from Danville, CA.
Pictured are Matthew Dinae, Coach Jaime Aloy, Dylan Kokubun.
Hawaii will play its next game game on Wednesday August 2nd at 6pm PST against host Danville, CA.
Indiana will play next on Tuesday August 1st at 6pm PST in an elimination game.