Viks ride out storm

HILO – Kealakehe left-handed ace Makana Kaluau locked horns in an unlikely pitchers’ duel with two of Hilo’s power arms that couldn’t be dented.

BIIF baseball: Wildcats take semifinal series lead with 6-4 victory over HPA

KEALAKEKUA — Throughout the season, Konawaena and Hawaii Preparatory Academy have proven to be about as evenly matched as any two teams in the BIIF. Thursday evening was no different as the No. 2 seeded Wildcats and No. 3 seeded Ka Makani battled in a back-and-forth Game 1 of a Division II semifinal series.