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.
Third-inning burst enough to top Roosevelt
Honolulu, HI - An eight-run explosion in the third inning hoisted Kalani to a 13-3 win in six innings over Roosevelt at Stevenson Middle School on Saturday.
Kalani scored in the third on an RBI double by Tanner Heim, a groundout by Riece Myers, an RBI single by Kobe Kugiyama, a single by Ryan Arquero, an RBI single by Taiyo Uchida, and a two-run double by Heim.
The teams traded runs for most of the contest, leading to four lead changes in the game.
Heim racked up three RBIs on two hits for the Falcons.
Myers got the win in relief for Kalani. Myers pitched 4 1/3 innings and allowed no runs.
The Falcons added four more runs in the bottom of the third.
Kalani jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first. A single by Kai Matsumoto, plating Myers started the inning off.
Kalani built upon its lead with four runs in the sixth. A error scored Cole Amine and Cole Romo to start the scoring in the inning. Boxscore
Falcons pound Tigers
Honolulu, HI - Kalani beat McKinley 14-0 in five innings on Wednesday at McKinley High School after a 10-run explosion in the first inning.
Kalani's Ethan Jenkins kept McKinley off the scoreboard for all five innings he was on the bump. He pitched a shutout, allowing no opposing players to cross the plate on two hits while ringing up eight.
The Falcons added four more runs in the bottom of the third. A hit into a fielder's choice scored Kai Matsumoto to start the scoring in the inning. Boxscore
Falcons come up short against Moanalua
Honolulu, HI - Kalani's Ryan Arquero pitched six innings, but providing enough offense to notch a victory proved difficult Saturday, as Kalani fell to Moanalua 2-0.
Moanalua took the lead in the second, scoring one run on a fielder's choice. Kalani kept it close until the bottom of the sixth when Moanalua scored one more run with two outs. Boxscore
Falcons jump on the Bulldogs early for 13-0 win
Honolulu, HI - Kalani beat Kaimuki 13-0 in five innings on Wednesday after an eight-run explosion in the fourth inning.
The Falcons scored in the fourth on an RBI double by Cole Amine, a two-run single by Kai Matsumoto, a wild pitch, three pass balls, a walk by Jazlyn Furuya.
Riece Myers paced Kalani at the plate. Myers went 2-3, drove in one and scored three runs. He singled in the first and third innings.
Kaimuki couldn't get anything going as long as Ethan Jenkins was on the bump. Jenkins held Kaimuki hitless over four innings, allowed no earned runs, walked three and struck out three.
Kalani went up for good in the first, scoring one run on.
The Falcons piled on four more runs in the bottom of the third. The inning looked promising, as Cole Amine singled, bringing home Furuya to kick things off. That was followed up by Myers' single, scoring Cole Amine. Boxscore
Govs shock Falcons
Honolulu, HI - Starting pitcher Ryan Arquero surrendered two hits, but Kalani still fell to Farrington 5-2 in seven innings on Tuesday at Joey Desa.
Riece Myers was charged with the loss. He lasted just two innings, walked two, struck out none, and allowed two runs.
The game was never in doubt after the third, as Farrington scored two runs on a passed ball.
After posting one run in the third, the Falcons again scored one in the seventh. In the third, Kalani scored on a sacrifice fly by Tanner Heim, plating Rayce Manriki. Boxscore
Falcons fall to Castle
Kaneohe, HI - Castle quickly jumped on Kalani in the bottom of the first with a two-runs. Castle exploded in the third inning scoring five more runs.
Kalani's lone run of the ballgame came in the third inning on a passed ball.
Ryan Arquero couldn't get it done on the hill for the Falcons, taking a loss. He allowed seven runs in three innings, walked five and struck out one.
Tanner Heim led the Falcons with two hits. Boxscore
Falcons jump on Surfriders early and coasts to 14-3 win
Honolulu, HI - Kalani beat Kailua 14-3 in five innings on Wednesday at Kailua High School after an 11-run explosion in the second inning.
The Falcons scored in the second on a hit by pitch, a two-run single by Max Patterson, a walk by Andrew Adams, an error, a two-run error, an RBI single by Tanner Heim, an RBI single by Riece Myers, an RBI single by Kai Matsumoto, and an RBI single by Patterson.
Patterson boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 4-4 day at the plate to pace Kalani.
Myers got it done on the hill on the way to a win. He allowed three runs over five innings. He struck out two, walked one and surrendered five hits.
Kalani jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the first. A single by Patterson, scoring Heim started the inning off. The Falcons added more runs when Matsumoto scored on a walk by Adams. Boxscore
All-around effort leads Kalani past Kalaheo
Kailua, HI - Kalani beat Kalaheo 10-1 Monday behind both the bat and the arm of Kai Matsumoto.
Matsumoto racked up three RBIs on two hits for Kalani. He singled in the third inning and doubled in the fourth inning.
Matsumoto struck out six hitters en route to the Falcons win. Kalani's pitchers gave up just three hits over five shutout innings.
Everything was working at the plate for the Falcons in the fourth. Falcon bats caught fire leading to six runs. Kalani scored in the fourth on a two-run single by Taiyo Uchida, a passed ball, a passed ball, and a two-run double by Matsumoto.
The game was never in doubt after the second, as Kalani scored two runs on a groundout by Andrew Adams.
After posting one run in the third, the Falcons again scored one in the sixth. In the third, Kalani scored on an RBI single by Matsumoto, plating Riece Myers. Boxscore
Kalani falls to Kaiser in extra innings
Ryan Arquero allowed just zero runs on Saturday, but Kalani Falcons JV couldn't get the offense going in a 1-0 defeat to Kaiser.
Arquero kept Kaiser off the board during his seven innings of work. Arquero allowed four hits, one walk and struck out two.
Bender got the win in relief for Kaiser . Bender pitched two innings and allowed no runs.
Riece Myers took the loss for Kalani Falcons JV. He lasted just zero innings, walked none, struck out none, and allowed one run.
Kaiser scored its only run of the game on a groundout by Bender in the eighth inning. Boxscore