HONOLULU (Nov. 9, 2013) - The BYU-Hawaii softball team is getting some work under its belt with four games at the Kama'aina Classic in Honolulu.
Saturday's action saw the Seasiders rally from 6-0 deficit against Chaminade.
In the fifth inning, BYU-Hawaii put together seven runs to go up 7-6. In the seventh, pitcher Gabby Hawkins slammed the door on the Silver Swords and put the game away for the Seasiders.
On Friday night the Seasiders faced Division I opponent University of Hawaii and fellow Div. II foe Chaminade.
BYU-Hawaii dropped the first contest against Chaminade 4-2. The Seasiders showed fight though, responding to tie the game twice when under pressure.
Down 1-0 the team tied it up when they cashed in on an error with the bases loaded in the first inning. Later on down 2-1, Kaylynn Latu got enough on a fly ball for a bases-loaded sacrifice fly to tie it up again in the fifth.
Chaminade got two in the seventh and pitched a 1-2-3 bottom half to pick up the 4-2 win.
Going up against Hawaii, BYU-Hawaii fell by the same score of 4-2.
Jumping out to a quick lead, Tiffany Smith scored on a Tisi Talataina double. The bats went quiet and a late rally wasn't enough for the comeback.
The Seasiders will play two more games today, facing Chaminade at 2 p.m. and UH again at 4 p.m.