Duarte finishes seventh at CrossFit Games
Maui's Allen Duarte finished seventh in the men's 50-54 division at the CrossFit Games in Carson, Calif.
Duarte, who works for the Maui County Fire Department, finished with 574 points in the competition, which was held from Tuesday through Thursday. Duarte won the max distance and 2007 categories.
Maui’s Allen Duarte, shown during a recent workout session, finished seventh in the men’s 50-54 division at the CrossFit Games.
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Will Powell of Greensboro N.C., won the division with 635 points.
Duarte's results were: deadlift ladder (15th place, 425 pounds), max distance (first, 130 feet), sled drag (20th, 48.7 seconds), run rope (12th, 12:12.73), 2007 (first, 10:51.98), medball burpee (20th, 5:58.88), down &?back (11th, 14:45.53) and masters final (second, 1:19.22).
Rosen St. John wins four freestyle matches
Thomas Rosen St. John, a senior-to-be at Lahainaluna High School, won four freestyle matches at the Asics/Vaughan Cadet/Junior Wrestling National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota.
Rosen St. John, wrestling at 160 pounds, lost to Cameron Loving of Oklahoma in his first match before winning four straight bouts. He pinned Dillon Leneave of Ohio in 4 minutes, 42 seconds and Zach Krapf of Americans in Europe in 2:41. Rosen St. John then edged Keon McVay of Arkansas 11-10, and pinned Kristian Jackson of Ohio in 2:34. He was eliminated by Jacobe Smith of Oklahoma in round six.
Thomas Stevenson, a junior-to-be at Baldwin, won his first two matches at 145 by technical fall (10-0) over Austin Clem of Utah and Cameron Amose of Indiana. He was eliminated by Brady Berge of Minnesota and Austin Hiles of Ohio.
Zach Wigzell, a junior-to-be at Lahainaluna, lost to Mario Vasquez of Texas at 120 before defeating Reese Dalton of Georgia 12-2. He was eliminated by Spencer Hurrell of Virginia.
Rugby event today will benefit Tongi family
Maui Rugby will hold the "Flag Rugby Fest" today at the Pit field across War Memorial Stadium to raise money for the Tongi family, whose Kihei home was lost in a fire last week.
The non-contact rugby matches for adults and children will run from 4 p.m. to sunset. Many of the 12 Tongi children play on Maui Rugby teams.
The public is invited to come and learn to play non-contact rugby and support the Tongi family. The suggested donation for adults is $20 per player.
For more information or to donate to the Tongi family, contact Jack at 344-7191.
Women's basketball league starting Aug. 8
A women's basketball league, which will play games at the Lahaina Civic Center, is looking for teams.
The eight-team league will play on Fridays, starting Aug. 8 and ending in late September.
For more information, contact Todd Rickard at 357-2835.
Munetake, Ngan will play in Hogan Cup
Wailuku's Tyler Munetake and Justin Ngan were selected to play in the Eddie Hogan Cup, which will be held Aug. 8-10 at Portland, Ore.
Zackary Kaneshiro of Kaneohe and Justin Williamson of Honolulu also will represent Hawaii at the competition.
The Hogan Cup will feature the best junior golfers from the Western United States and Canada with the three lowest scores each day determining the team total.