Grove Farm Team of the Week April 16, 2019

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Photo and article by Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

Janessa Freitas conked into a 2-RBI double in the top of the seventh inning to lead the Waimea High School softball to six runs that came on four hits, during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation softball game against Kapaa at the Kapaa field.

Facing a 9-7 deficit entering the frame, the Menehune struck with two outs, generating five runs en route to a 13-9 win over the host Warriors. Waimea claimed the win on 10 hits, being outhit by the Warriors’ 14 hits. The victory also blemished the Kapaa undefeated string.

Waimea went on to take its double-header against Kauai High School, Saturday with a 16-5 win on 13 hits in the opener at Isenberg Park.

The Menehune closed the outing on a winning note by taking the nightcap 16-4 on 17 hits, including a homer from Kiana Kaiwi. Waimea closes its season, Saturday with a double-header against Kapaa at the Waimea Canyon Park. Congratulations to the Menehune softball team, the Grove Farm Team of the Week that ended Saturday.