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Manzano, Teshima Named to HHSAA DII Baseball All-Tourney Team

May 14, 2013, 9:30 PM HST
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Two Big Island Interscholastic Federation standouts were named Monday night to the Wally Yonamine Foundation / Hawai`i High School Athletic Association Division II Baseball All-Tournament Team.

Konawaena first baseman / outfielder  Kileona Manzano and Kamehameha-Hawai`i second baseman Chad Teshima were listed on the 12-player team, voted on by on-site staff of the HHSAA.

Manzano has been described by his coach, Dave Distel, as a tough hitter to retire at the plate. The senior batted .500 during the three-day tournament, collecting four hits in eight at-bats and driving in four runs. He was listed as an outfielder in the all-tourney class.

On the season, Manzano led the team with a .493 batting average, hitting 34-for-69 on the season. He hit a home run and drove in 30 runs, also a team lead.

Konawaena finished the tournament in sixth place after falling to Kapa`a by the score of 3-2 in six innings Saturday.

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Teshima, the second base selection on the all-tourney team, helped guide his team to the state championship game, where they lost to Maryknoll 14-0 Saturday night in five innings. The senior batted 1-for-1 in the title game and pitched an inning of scoreless relief in the losing effort.

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Maryknoll starting pitcher Chase Uyema was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. Uyema picked up a pair of wins in the tournament against Konawaena and Kamehameha-Hawai`i to secure the Spartans’ second championship and first since 2009.

Wally Yonamine Foundation / HHSAA Division II All-Tourney Team

First Base – Nick Tabura, Kapa`a

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Second Base – Chad Teshima, Kamehameha-Hawai`i

Third Base – Phil Aylward, Maryknoll

Shortstop – Trevor Hirano, Maryknoll

Outfield – Brent Hironaga, Maryknoll

Outfield – Kileona Manzano, Konawaena

Outfield – Brayden Willing-McCutcheon, Moloka`i

Catcher – Wayne Silva, Wai`anae

Pitcher – Chase Uyema, Maryknoll

Pitcher – Tavita Lalau, Wai`anae

Designated Hitter – Justin Ushio, Maryknoll

Utility – Sheaven Delima-Ferreira, Wai`anae

Most Outstanding Player – Chase Uyema, Maryknoll

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