[ HIGH SCHOOL BOWLING ]
COURTESY OF HHSAA
Sacred Hearts bowler Kristin Tom displayed her trophy after winning the individual girls title at Lihue Bowling Center.
Aiea girls, HBA boys
Aiea and Hawaii Baptist won the HHSAA/Billy Tees State Bowling girls and boys titles, respectively, yesterday at Lihue Bowling Center.
Kristin Tom of Sacred Hearts took the individual girls championship and Maryknoll's Vaseem Anwar won the boys individual title.
Na Alii were led by Noel Campos and Christine Kealalio, who both posted higher than 1,600 in nine games as Aiea totaled 7,670 pins. Campos finished in fifth place, while Kealalio placed seventh.
Mililani claimed second place (7,557), while Pearl City came in third (7,495).
Tom beat two-time girls champion Shaina Carnate of Kapolei by 11 pins, bowling a score of 1,751 for the two-day tournament. Mililani's Darrolyn Gaspar came in third, posting a 1,711 score.
Like Aiea, the Hawaii Baptist boys squad captured the team championship handily, winning by 94 pins over the second-place Na Alii, 8,432 to 8,338. The Trojans repeated their showing last year, placing third (8,322).
Anwar was on top of his game against the field of 105 bowlers, posting less than a 200 in only one game. He won by 30 pins over Roosevelt's Jarrett Mizo, who finished with a score of 1,938. Jared Hayashi of Pearl City, who finished in ninth place last year, improved to third this year, scoring one more pin than Aiea's Darin Villegas.