After four innings of play against Waimea High School Menehune the Kapa’a High School Warriors softball team fell behind 4-2.
The opening game of the Kaua’i Interscholastic Federation softball season was on Wednesday at the Waimea Canyon Park.
With one out and two runners on base, Kapa’a catcher Savannah Simons, smacked Waimea’s Taeler Camele second pitch for a left field home run in the fifth inning. This shot put the Warriors up 5-4.
With one out in the bottom of the fifth, Warrior Seija Makanani hit Menehune’s Sianni Sakai. With Sakai on base, she advanced to with a Kayla Prigge bunt, and tied the contest with a Ryleeh Tores bunt.
The Menehune had a hit in the sixth inning by Lei Mae Camara. Two doubles by Sakai & Torres in the seven inning. Waimea could not capitalize to win the game.
In the sixth, Kapa’a went down in order and with two out in the seventh, Camele gave-up back-to-back walks, they were left stranded on base after the Menehune completed an infield play for the third out.
FINAL SCORE 5-5
Waimea will face Kaua’i High School Saturday at Isenberg Park in Lihu’e after the tie.