Reyn Kurihara scored four goals and David Graner had three as the Iolani boys' water polo team defeated visiting Punahou, 9-4, yesterday, handing the Buffanblu their first loss in six years.
Iolani ends Punahou
water polo win streak
The win lifted the Raiders into a tie with the Buffanblu, at 5-1, for the ILH regular-season championship. They'll meet next week in a title playoff.
BYUH wins doubles titlePetra Gaspar and Tagifano So'onaloie of BYU-Hawaii won the Division II doubles championship in the Rolex Small College Tennis Championships at Memphis, Tenn., yesterday.
The BYUH team beat top-seeded Lilia Biktyakova and Julia Roudkovskaya of Georgia College, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3, in the final.
Gaspar also advanced to today's Division II singles final.
BYUH, HPU spikers winArlete Silva's 18 kills led No. 1-ranked NCAA Division II powerhouse BYU-Hawaii past Chaminade, 15-9, 15-4, 15-4, last night at McCabe Gym for its 20th women's volleyball victory against one loss.
No. 2-ranked Hawaii Pacific kept pace with a 15-10, 15-8, 15-11 sweep of Hawaii-Hilo on the Big Island, running its record to 18-2.
Debbie Sant'Anna had 20 kills for the Sea Warriors.
Coaches' cornerHead football coaches Wendel Look of Iolani and Leo Taaca of Waianae and Hawaii assistant coaches Rich Miano and Mike Cavanaugh will be the featured speakers at Monday's Honolulu Quarterback Club luncheon meeting.
Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Pagoda restaurant, with the program to follow at noon.