BIIF baseball: Kaluau’s clutch hit leads Kealakehe over Keaau

Keaau second baseman Christopher Mamone attempts to field a grounder late in Thursday's game against Kealakehe. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)
Keaau's Laakea Wong is tagged out at first by Kealakehe's Kainalu Lopes Alvarez during a pick-off play in Thursday's game. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)
Kealakehe's Makana Kaluau delivers a pitch during the second inning of Thursday's game against Keaau. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)
Kealakehe catcher Toby Estrella tags out Keaau's Dylan Kamakea during a play at the plate in the first inning of Thursday's game in Kailua-Kona. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today)

KALUA-KONA — Makana Kaluau’s clutch hit in the bottom of the fourth inning made up for a slow start on the hill as Kealakehe got back into the win column on Thursday with a 5-4 comeback victory over visiting Keaau.