Ohana Martial Arts claims 23 medals
Ohana Martial Arts students captured 12 gold medals, 10 silvers and a bronze at the International Martial Arts Council world championships held June 21-23 at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Christian Barth was first in kumite, kata and continuous sparring in the boys 16-17 advanced division; Johnny Di-Muro was first in kumite and second in kata, grappling and mixed martial arts in boys 12-13 advanced; Lyndee Sabas placed first in kumite, second in grappling and third in kata in girls 6-7 beginner; Mitchell Johnson was first in kumite and second in kata in boys 14-15 intermediate; D.J. Sabas was first in grappling and second in kata in boys 6-7 beginner; Arron Borja was first in kumite and fourth in grappling and kata in boys 12-13 intermediate; Uakea Maio was first in grappling and fourth in kata in boys 8-9 intermediate; Shay Maio was first in kata in girls 14-15 intermediate; Samantha Barth was first in grappling in girls 12-13 open; Bailey Hoffman was first in kumite in boys 6-7 beginner; Shianne Fontanilla was second in kumite and grappling in girls 12-13 intermediate; Brayden Fontanilla was second in grappling and kumite and fourth in kata in boys 10-11 intermediate; and Chester Pias was fourth in kata in boys 12-13 advanced.
Johnny DiMuro (top) of Ohana Martial Arts competes in grappling during last month’s International Martial Arts Council world championships in Las Vegas.
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Lee records ace at Waiehu's eighth hole
Paul Lee of Wailuku recorded a hole-in-one Monday at Waiehu Municipal Golf Course.
Lee aced the eighth hole, using a 5-iron for the 153-yard shot, which was witnessed by Ramsey Anakalea, Zake Ke-kona and Cyris Koko.
Trotto wins decathlon crown at national meet
Mary Trotto of Kihei won the women's 65 decathlon title as the lone entrant in the division at the USA Track and Field National Masters Decathlon and Heptathlon meet June 22-23 in Charlotte, N.C.
Trotto had times of 20.55 seconds in the 100 meters, 2:07.18 in the 400, 29.05 in the 100 hurdles and 9:17.38 in the 1,500, throws of 54 feet in the discus, 57-01 in the javelin and 20-10 3/4 in the shot put, heights of 3-6 in the pole vault and 3-0 1/2 in the high jump and a long jump of 7 1/2 feet.
MIL athletes, schools earn HMSA recognition
Michael Kikukawa of Molokai High School received a $2,000 Distinguished Scholarship at the Hawaii Medical Service Association's Kaimana Awards on June 15, and was one of three Maui Interscholastic League students to earn a $3,000 HMSA scholarship, along with Kaylee Correa of Kamehameha Maui and Carissa Ratte of Seabury Hall.
The MIL school winners were Lahainaluna, King Kekaulike and Maui High in Division I, and Maui Prep, St. Anthony and Seabury Hall in Division II.
The HMSA program "recognizes all-around accomplishments by high schools, rewards individual student athletes with scholarships and supports coaches education."
Lahainaluna JV football workouts scheduled
Lahainaluna High School junior varsity football weight-lifting is scheduled for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, and field work is scheduled for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.
A physical is not required, but is needed to play.
For more information, call Aloha Kaniho at 250-8298 or 760-6022.
Bowling tournament slated for Aug. 17-18
The Spyda's 4-4 Mega 900 bowling tournament is scheduled for Aug. 17-18 at the Maui Bowling Center in Wailuku.
The entry fee is $75 per player, and the combined average on the five-person teams cannot exceed 900. The entry deadline is Aug. 5, or when the field of 20 teams is full. Shift requests will be available to the first 10 teams to register.
Entry forms are available at the center.
For more information, call Fred Calhau Jr. at 298-7925.
Little League team seeking donations
The Maui Big League All-Star Little League baseball team is seeking monetary donations to help defray travel costs for the Western Region tournament, scheduled for July 14-20 in Bremerton, Wash.
Checks can be made payable to Kihei Little League and mailed to P.O. Box 1438, Kihei, 96753. According to league officials, all donations are tax-deductible.