Kalani uses big second inning to beat Castle
Sasano's walk-off ground out send Kalani home winners
Early lead gives Kalani victory over the Kaimuki
Pitching picks up Kalani's offense in victory over Moanalua
Kalani holds off Castle to stay unbeaten, 3-1
Falcons defeat Cougars after late game error
Falcons beats Roosevelt Rough Riders
Falcons in 2-1 win over Kailua
Falcons jump on the Bulldogs early for win
Kalani tops Moanalua in back-and-forth affair
Falcons defeats Raiders 8-5
Payton Awaya drove in three runs, helping Kalani to an 8-5 victory over Iolani on Sunday at Mililani.
He singled in the second inning and homered in the third inning.
Duke Fujii recorded the win for Kalani. He allowed three runs over six innings. Fujii struck out four, walked two and gave up five hits.
The lead stayed with the Falcons after the second, when it scored four runs on an error and an RBI triple by Kyle Sasano. Boxscore
Kalani closed out the pre-season on a six game win streak. They open 2016 OIA East regular season on Wednesday, March 2nd, at Moanalua.
Kalani best Waianae in shootout, 19-9
Scoreboard operators were busy at Mililani on Saturday as Kalani and Waianae combined for 28 runs. The Falcons eventually won the offensive battle 19-9 in six innings.
Hitters on both sides were strong at the plate as the teams combined for 24 hits, including eight extra base hits.
Kalanis' bats came to life in the sixth inning scoring 10 runs. The Falcons scored in the sixth on an RBI single by Connor Zalewski, an RBI single by Zachary Wong, a hit by pitch, a bases loaded walk, a passed ball, a two-run double by Travis Toyama, and a sacrifice fly by Noah Nakamura.
Kalanis' Jarryn Wee was perfect at the dish, going 3-3. He singled in the second and fourth innings and doubled in the sixth inning.
Micah Kawano got the win in relief for Kalani. Kawano pitched three innings and allowed four runs.
The game was never in doubt after the second, as the Falcons scored six runs on two singles and two triples. Boxscore
Kalani defeats Punahou after late game, 6-5
Kalani and Punahou passed the lead back and forth five times on Friday at Kahala Park, but in the end Kalani pulled out a 6-5 win in seven innings over Punahou.
The Falcons were led by a flawless day at the dish by Connor Zalewski, who went 3-3 against Punahou 's pitching. He tripled in the first inning and singled in the third and fifth innings.
Devin Omura got it done on the hill on the way to a win. He allowed one run over one inning. He struck out none, walked one and surrendered one hit.
Kalani jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. A triple by Zalewski, scoring Lau who started the inning off reaching first on an error.
The Falcons didn't give up the lead after the sixth inning. Additional runs came from an RBI single by Jarryn Wee. Boxscore
Kalani downs Aiea 5-0
Connor Zalewski drove in four runs, sparking Kalani to a 5-0 victory in seven innings over Aiea on Sunday at MPI.
He homered in the fifth inning.
Duke Fujii looked sharp on the hill. Aiea managed just two hits off of Fujii, who allowed no earned runs, walked three and struck out three during his 3 2/3 innings of work.
Micah Kawano got the win for the Falcons. He tossed 2 1/3 innings of shutout ball. He struck out two, walked three and surrendered no hits.
Kalani never surrendered the lead after the second inning, scoring one run on a groundout by Kohl Suehiro. Boxscore
Kalani fifth-inning burst enough to top Roosevelt
A seven-run explosion in the fifth inning spurred Kalani Falcons to an 8-0 win in seven innings over Roosevelt Rough Riders at MPI on Saturday.
Kalani scored in the fifth on a two-run error, a two-run error, a wild pitch, and a two-run single by Jarryn Wee.
Harrison Moy put together a nice outing. The Rough Riders managed just two hits off of Moy, who allowed no earned runs, walked two and struck out one during his five innings of work. Boxscore
Kapaa outdone by Kalani, 4-3
Kohl Suehiro went 2-3, sparking Kalani to a 4-3 victory in eight innings over Kapaa on Friday at Kahala Park.
He singled in the fourth and eighth innings.
Edward Lee got the win in relief for Kalani. Lee pitched 1 1/3 innings and allowed no runs.
The bottom of the first saw Kalani take an early lead, 1-0. Jarryn Wee tripled to ignite the Falcons' offense, before Reece Kakugawa singled, plating Wee. Boxscore
Kalani drops game to Mid Pacific
Kalani lost 7-0 to Mid Pacific Thursday at MPI despite Harrison Moy's two-hit day at the dish.
Mid Pacific couldn't get anything going as long as Jarod Kaneshiro was pitching. Kaneshiro gave up just two hits, allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out none during his 3 2/3 innings of work.
Connor Zalewski was charged with the loss. He allowed seven runs in 2 1/3 innings, walked four and struck out one. Boxscore
Despite hit advantage, Falcons drops game
Kalani lost 3-2 in seven innings at Ala Wai on Monday, despite outhitting Campbell seven to five.
Jordon Torricer was solid at the plate for the Falcons. Torricer went 1-1, drove in one and scored one run. He tripled in the fifth inning.
Ian Higa took the loss for Kalani. He lasted just 2 1/3 innings, walked three, struck out two, and allowed three runs.
Two Falcon runs crossed the plate in the bottom half of the fifth, making the score 3-2. An RBI triple by Torricer and a groundout by Jarryn Wee gave the Falcons life. But, it wasn't enough as Kalani did not score in the final two innings. Boxscore
Kalani loses to Kamhameha 9-4
Jarod Kaneshiro held Kamehameha hitless over one inning, allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out none. He couldn't lead Kalani past Kamehameha as the Falcons lost 9-4 in seven innings at Iolani on Saturday.
Three runs in the top of the fifth helped Kalani close its deficit to 7-3.
One run in the top of the sixth helped the Falcons close its deficit to 9-4. But, that is all the runs the Falcons could produce. Boxscore
Kalani drops 7-1 contest to Mid Pacific
Mid Pacific had no answer for Christopher Nam, who kept runners off the base paths in his appearance. Nam gave up just two hits, allowed one earned run, walked none and struck out five during his 3 2/3 innings of work.
Duke Fujii ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just 2 1/3 innings, walked two, struck out none, and allowed four runs.
Kalani Falcons scored its only run of the game on an RBI single by Chad Kagawa in the fourth inning. Boxscore
Kalani upends 'Iolani, 6-2
Kyle Sasano brought home the winning run to give Kalani the lead in the sixth inning, as Kalani hung on to beat Iolani 6-2 on Thursday.
Jarryn Wee racked up two RBIs on three hits for the Falcons. He singled in the third, fifth, and sixth innings.
Connor Zalewski put together a nice outing. Zalewski gave up just two hits, allowed no earned runs, walked two and struck out two during his four innings of work. Boxscore
Varsity Season starting
The Falcons open the 2016 campaign on February 6th with a double header. The first game is scheduled for a 10 am start at home game against Aiea. The Falcons travel to Mililani for the second game at 4:00 pm.
The pre-season features 14 games against the states top baseball programs. The regular season in the OIA East is always tough as Kalani battles Castle, Kailua, Moanalua, Roosevelt, rivals Kaimuki and Kaiser.
Stop by and see the 2016 Falcons in action.
No-hitter leads Kalani past McKinley
Ian Higa was great on Saturday, throwing a no-hitter in Kalani's 12-0 victory over McKinley.
No McKinley batter was able to locate Higa's pitches during the game. Higa struck out 12 batters and walking one while recording his momentous feat.
Six runs in the first three innings helped the Falcons blow out the Tigers. An error, an RBI triple by Jarod Kaneshiro, and an error during the first inning and a steal of home by Dray Awaya, a wild pitch, and an error in the second inning helped put some runs on the board early. Boxscore
Win puts Falcons at the top of the OIA East
Kalani jumped out to an early lead on Farrington and captured a 7-1 victory on Wednesday at Joey Desa.
With five runs in the first three innings, the Falcons left no doubt about the eventual outcome.
Edward Lee got the win for Kalani thanks to nine strikeouts. Lee allowed no earned runs, four hits and four walks over seven innings.
The Falcons were sparked by Chad Kagawa and Nakasone, who teamed up for three hits and two RBIs. Boxscore
Dual-threat carries Kalani past Kalaheo 11-6
Kalani beat Kalaheo 11-6 Saturday behind both the bat and the arm of Jarod Kaneshiro.
Kaneshiro racked up two RBIs on one hit for the Falcons. His six strikeouts were enough to push Kalani past Kalaheo. Kaneshiro allowed no earned runs on three hits and three walks over 3 1/3 innings.
The game was back-and-forth heading into the fifth, with three lead changes.
In the top of the first, the Falcons grabbed the early lead, 2-0. The Falcon attack began with a single from Travis Toyama. A single by Kekoa Gabriel then moved Travis Toyama from first to third. Justin Gatewood singled, bringing home Travis Toyama. The scoreboard lit up again for Kalani when Gabriel scored on a groundout by Cabbat.
Kalani piled on three more runs in the top of the sixth. A error scored Gatewood and Cabbat to start the scoring in the inning. Boxscore
Early lead gives Kalani victory over Roosevelt, 11-4
Kalani jumped out to an early lead on Roosevelt and captured an 11-4 victory on Wednesday at Kahala Park.
Five runs in the first three innings allowed the Falcons to put the game away early.
A groundout by Kekoa Gabriel and a two-run double by Jarod Kaneshiro in the first inning supplied the early offense.
Logan Cabbat got a hit in each of his two at bats. He singled in the first and fourth innings.
Edward Lee got the win for Kalani. He allowed two runs over 3 2/3 innings. Lee struck out five, walked three and gave up two hits. Boxscore
Kalani scores early and coasts to 8-2 win
Kalani jumped out to an early lead on Kaimuki and captured an 8-2 victory on Monday at Kahala Park.
With five runs in the first three innings, Kalani left no doubt about the eventual outcome.
Riece Myers was solid at the plate for Kalani. Myers went 2-2 and scored two runs.
Ian Higa racked up 13 strikeouts for the Falcons. Higa allowed two earned runs on five hits and two walks over six innings.
Kalani scored one run in each of the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth. In the third, Kalani scored on a solo home run by Gatewood. Boxscore
Falcons jump on Cougars early and coasts to 10-3 win
Kalani jumped out to an early lead on Kaiser and captured a 10-3 victory on Saturday at Kaiser.
The game was decided quickly as Kalani exerted its will early with five runs in the first three innings. A wild pitch, an RBI single by Logan Cabbat, and an RBI single by Noah Nakasone during the first inning and a two-run error in the second inning helped Kalani put some runs on the board early.
Justin Gatewood got on base three times in the game for the Falcons. He singled in the first and fifth innings.
Edward Lee recorded the win for Kalani. He allowed three runs over five innings. Lee struck out four, walked five and gave up two hits. Boxscore
Falcons hold off Menehune's for 4-2 win
An impressive two-way performance from Jarod Kaneshiro led Kalani to a 4-2 win Wednesday over Moanalua, as Kaneshiro came up huge at the dish and on the hill.
Kaneshiro racked up two RBIs on two hits for Kalani. He singled in the second and sixth innings.
Kaneshiro was a workhorse on the mound while picking up the win. He allowed one earned run, six hits and three walks while striking out three over seven innings of work.
The game was back-and-forth heading into the third, with four lead changes.
The Falcon finally managed to grab the lead after a strong third inning. A bases loaded walk scored Kekoa Gabriel and gave Kalani the lead for good. Boxscore
Kalani defeats Castle 4-1
Justin Gatewood went 2-3, helping Kalani to a 4-1 victory over Castle on Saturday at Castle.
He singled in the first and third innings.
Edward Lee was a workhorse on the hill while bagging the win for the Falcons. Lee pitched 6 2/3 innings and allowed one earned run, four hits and two walks while striking out five.
The game was never in doubt after the first, as Kalani Falcon JV scored one run on an RBI single by Gatewood.
Kalani piled on three more runs in the top of the second. A error scored Dekota Kelly for the inning's first run. That was followed up by Zachary Wong's triple, scoring Jarod Kaneshiro. Boxscore
Kalani falls to Kailua 7-6
Justin Gatewood did all he could to give Kalani a boost, but it wasn't enough to get past Kailua , as Kalani lost 7-6 at Kahala Park on Saturday.
Gatewood racked up two RBIs on one hit for Kalani. He singled in the seventh inning.
After pushing across two runs in the bottom of the sixth, Kalani faced just a 7-2 deficit. A hit by pitch and triggered Kalani's comeback. The Kalani threat came to an end when Ian Higa flied out to right.
Four runs in the bottom of the seventh helped the Falcons close its deficit to 7-6. An RBI single by Chad Kagawa, a wild pitch, and a two-run single by Gatewood fueled the Falcons comeback. Boxscore