Farmers compete in Blue and Gold Invitational

The Molokai Farmers participated in the Blue and Gold Invitational track meet at the Yamamoto Track and Field facility on Saturday.

The Molokai girls finished sixth with six team points behind Maui High that won the team meet. Candice Pauole of Molokai placed third in the high jump by clearing 4-foot-9.

On the boys side, Molokai placed eighth as a team with nine points as Maui High finished on top. Placing eighth in the 100-meter dash for Molokai was Mahi Kan-Hai in 12.5 seconds.

Placing sixth in the 1,500-meter run was Molokai’s Akona Adolpho in 4:53.22. In the 3,000, Molokai’s Michael Kikukawa placed 12th in 13:28.02. In the 400 relay, Molokai was fourth in 50.77 seconds. Kaili Levi finished fourth in the shot put for Molokai with a throw of 42-feet-7-inches. He finished seventh in discus with a throw of 103-feet-7-inches.


Sale Sproat wins amateur title at Destiny – No Ka ‘Oi 2

Sale Sproat defeated Danny Lopez Saturday to earn the 185-pound amateur title.

The mixed martial arts fight event called “Destiny — No Ka ‘Oi 2” took place Saturday at Maui Memorial Gym in Wailuku. Matches in five weight classes on the main fight card pitted Maui and Molokai fighters against Oahu fighters.

Taking the 185-pound amateur title was Molokai’s Sale Sproat. Staying true to his family’s paniolo heritage, Sproat entered the ring wearing a cowboy hat. He then proceeded to defeat Bull Pen’s Danny Lopez by technical knockout at 1:52 of the first round, using an overwhelming flurry of punches.