Candace Sakamoto (Castle) def. Keiko Akamine (Iolani), pin
Sakamoto took a 2-0 lead with a takedown at 1:10 of the first period and was the aggressor the whole way. Akamine tried everything to turn the tide, but couldn't.
Sakamoto ended it with a pin with 1:38 left in the second period.
Joyce Transfiguracion (Kealakehe) def. Kelcie Suda (St. Anthony's)
Taylor Ieera (Farington) def. Pauline Wu (McKinley)
Carla Watase (Iolani) def. Brandie Dela Rama (Mililani) 11-5
Watase, a junior, took her third straight state title. She led just 2-0 after the first period, and afterward said the early points were easy because Dela Rama fell.
Watase gained confidence, but led just 4-2 when Dela Rama scored a takedown with 1:36 left in the second. But Watase pulled away.
Rayna Hirata, Kaiser def. Kalae Johnson, Kahuku
Ashley Hayase, Lahainaluna def. Renee Mitchell, Kealakehe
Megan Morisada (Iolani) def. Danica Auna (Kahuku) 4-3
In one of the most drama-filled matches of the night, Morisada prevailed, but barely.
After a scoreless first period, Morisada took a 3-1 lead, but Auna took over the momentum and fought relentlessly for the tying takedown. With 35 seconds to go in the second, Morisada went up 4-1 with what turned out to be a winning escape.
Lisa Katsura, (Moanalua) def. Vicki Milanil (Lahainaluna)
Paige Inouye (Pearl City) def. Kailin Curran (Campbell)
Tani Ader (Farrington) def. Jasmine Dollopac (Maui), pin
Ader came in as the Oahu Interscholastic Association champion and No. 1 seed. She showed why by pinning Dollopac with 1:37 left in the first period.
Clarissa Reidy (Kapolei) def. Shina Tohara (Kealakehe)
Marlene Shimamura (Roosevelt) def. Chelsey Eugenio (Kahuku)
Cherae Pascua (Mililani) def. Sheryl Manglaylay (Lahainaluna) 6-5
Pascua had a commanding 4-1 lead with a minute left in the first period, but had to fight off Manglaylay.
With 25 seconds to go in the match, Pascua's takedown and Manglaylay's escape gave Pascua a 6-3 edge. Then, with 5 seconds left, Manglaylay came close to pinning Pascua, but didn't hold her long enough.
Chaelyn Tan (Kapolei) def. Kuulei Nitta (Moanalua)
Risha Nishima (Hawaii Baptist) def. Raena Campos (Kamehameha)
Ashley Poling (Kaiser) def. Kuuipo Badayos (Waianae) 10-0
The match was never in doubt from start to finish, although the top-seeded Poling led just 2-0 after one period. A near pin of the unseeded Badayos made it 5-0 near the end of the second period. Poling also had a reversal and another near pin in the third to finish it off.
Kylah Saballa-Olaes (Kapolei) def. Danica Kamakana (Moanalua)
Natasha Chang (Baldwin) def. Kaleiolani Souza (Aiea)
Mysia Kamakaala (Kahuku) def. Piikea Kalalau (Baldwin) 6-3
A senior, Kamakaala won her first state crown in her first appearance at the year-ending tournament.
The outcome for Kamakaala was in jeopardy when Kalalau scored a takedown with 1:05 left in the second to get within one, but Kamakaala shook off a shoulder injury for the clinching takedown.
Punahele Luafalemana (Molokai) def. Ariella Ing (Moanalua)
Kiana Parilla (Kamehameha) def. Chantee Perez (Waipahu)
Kara Takasaki (Punahou) def. Kadian Shaw (Lahainaluna) pin
Takasaki cruised to her second straight state championship for the Buffanblu.
She led by a hefty 12-2 margin before pinning Shaw with 28 seconds left in the match.
BN Alfanso (Farrington) def. Stephanie Geltmacher (Kalaheo)
Erin Ah Sue (Kahuku) def. Ashley Juhn (Moanalua)
Alicia Fu (Moanalua) def. Amanda Soliai (Kahuku) 2-1
In one of the most grueling, defensive matches of the night, Fu got the points she needed with a takedown with 25 seconds to go in the first period. The gritty Soliai scored with an escape late in the second period, but neither wrestler could dominate or score the rest of the way.
Kulia McGurn (Kamehameha-Maui) def. Janna Amby (Lanai)
Monique Dilliner (Kailua) def. Crystal Kalakau (Farrington)
Desiree Memea (University) def. Marlene Suckel (Kahuku) 7-5, OT
In a close match throughout, Memea pulled through in overtime. She scored a takedown by charging Suckel with 34 seconds left in the extra period. Suckel went out of the circle, but officials ruled she went down before going out.
Memea is the older sister of Little League World Series champion catcher Michael Memea.
Jane Matto (Farrington) def. Kailee Andrade (Baldwin)
Justina Luafalemana (Molokai) def. Ashley Kanai (Konawaena)
Randolyn Nohara (Kamehameha) def. Olivia Fatongia (Iolani) 11-8
Nohara had to work for this one, her third straight state championship. Fatongia's escape with 1 minute to go in the second period made it 7-7. After Nohara's takedown late in the match, Fatongia once again scored with an escape to make it 9-8, setting up a possible upset. But Nohara got one more takedown in the final few seconds to clinch it.
Ashley Lilo (Farrington) def. Andrea Reyes (Moanalua)
Maiki Mafi (University) def. Pamela Higa (Pearl City)