The Hilo Pinto All-Stars (ages 7-8) will participate in the PONY Pinto World Series, July 19-22 in San Jose, Calif. This is a player pitch tournament. The Boys & Girls Club PONY League was the only league in the state that had players pitching in the Pinto division.
Hilo’s first game will be against Southern California at 1 p.m. Friday, July 19.
Members of the Hilo Pinto All-Stars include, front row, left to right, Aiden-Jay Shikuma, Mayson Publico, Mason Hirata, Dylan Honda, Brayden Malani, Luke Klask; middle row, Carson Kawaguchi, Keamalu Baclig, Kedren Kinzie, Brock Malani, Kayla Kodani, Spencer Yoshizumi; and back row, coach Gregg Hirata, business manager Craig Kawaguchi, coach Grant Baclig, manager Shon Malani, coach Chris Honda. Missing: Makakoa Auwae, Kameron Cypriano.