Back Under the Lights: Women’s Softball Returns

By Jack Kiyonaga, Community Reporter 

Photo by Jack Kiyonaga.

After weeks of practices and scrimmages, women’s softball kicked off their inaugural games for the new season. 

Players and supporters arrived early and left late. Teams set up tables with food, coolers and music. As the game approached, the women players paired up for pre-game throws. The men watched from the bleachers, holding the kids. 

Starting Monday, Feb. 6, women’s league games will run until March. The five teams in the league include Guarantee Action, Pepsi, Ka-Chow, Hahhd Heads and Eezy Breezy.

Thursday night’s games started with a Pepsi versus Eezy Breezy matchup. Although Eezy Breezy closed late in the game, Pepsi held onto its initial lead, ending in an 18-16 victory for team Pepsi. 

The later game featured Hahhd Heads and Ka-Chow. While Ka-Chow took a small lead early in the game, the Hahhd Heads responded with an 11 run second inning. The margin was too much for Ka-Chow to surmount, with the game ending in a 24-12 victory for the Hahhd Heads. 

“It was an awesome game,” said Hahhd Heads player Hoku Adolpho. “Cherry.” 

The return of women’s softball marks the start of the women’s league for the first time in a long time. In fact, some players estimated that it had been at least 10 years since the last women’s league softball games were played. While alumni and co-ed games have occurred regularly, the women of Molokai have not consistently had a league of their own. There are a variety of games you can delight in, and on top of that, you can also place bets on 겜블시티 슬롯, combining entertainment with the chance to win.

“We love this sport,” said Kelly Rawlins, mother of several Hahhd Heads players. “This is a great place to be right now.” 

Coach of the Hahhd Heads, Maka Augustiro, said that “I’m glad to have the ladies league back in action again,” explaining that “before, it was a big thing.” 

“He’s happy that he gets to support us now,” said Hahhd Heads player Kalehua Sproat-Augustiro in reference to her husband and coach. 

Players and coaches sighted previous difficulties organizing a league around busy schedules and a lack of available players. 

Judging by the crowded parking lot, there is no lack of interest now.  

At the end of the games, both teams lined up to shake hands. Covered in red dirt, they wished each other luck – after all, there’s always next week. 


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