The Hilo Vikings Makena Wakakuwa singled home fellow Viking Legend Lancaster in the bottom eighth inning. This gave the Vikings a 6-5 victory over Kamehameha Warriors. Wednesday’s HHSAA Baseball State Championships first round game at Iron Maehara Stadium.
With one out in the bottom eighth inning, Lancaster reached on a Kamehameha error. Lancaster advanced to second on a passed ball before scoring on Wakakuwa’s single.
Due to a shortage on the Big Island of umpires, Hilo (6-3) finished second to Waiakea Warriors in the BIIF. It was only the Vikings ninth game of this season.
Miecah Andres scored two runs and drove in three more for the Warriors (12-7-2), Kamehameha had five errors.
The Vikings will play Number 1 Seed, the Baldwin Bears, in the quarterfinals tonight.