Hilo holds off Mules, 6-5


 

Hilo's Tyler Higa squeezes the final out of the game to win it for the Vikings. Greg Yamamoto | SL
The Vikings held off a seventh inning rally to defeat the Mules, 6-5, in the first of four opening round games of the 53rd Annual Wally Yonamine Foundation/HHSAA Baseball State Championships at Murakami Stadium.

Dustin Tagawa went the distance for Hilo, allowing four runs on eight hits, with a walk and three strikeouts to earn a complete game victory.

Leilehua's Kenan Sadanaga went 3-for-3 with two doubles in the loss.


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