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The Crusaders' Tamatoa DeMello dove for extra yardage under Punahou's Micah Marter during first-half action of an Interscholastic League of Honolulu game at Aloha Stadium last night.
Mamiya sparks Saint Louis to win
Micah Mamiya threw three touchdown passes as No. 1 Saint Louis overwhelmed second-ranked Punahou 28-14 last night at Aloha Stadium.
The Crusaders defense dominated most of the contest against a Punahou offense that had averaged 37 points per game. Saint Louis is now 1-0 in Interscholastic League of Honolulu play (4-0 overall). Punahou dropped to 1-1 in league play (3-1 overall).
Tamatoa DeMello scored first for the Crusaders, hooking up with Mamiya from 12 yards out. Dalton Hilliard answered for Punahou with a touchdown reception from Cayman Shutter in the second quarter before the Crusaders shut down the Buffanblu in the second half.
Mamiya hit Lucas Gonsalves from 34 yards out after the break and Ryan Iaea made it a two-score margin when he hauled in a 21-yard pass from Mamiya later in the quarter. Mamiya also ran for a score in the second half. Punahou's Manti Teo hauled in a touchdown pass with less than a minute left for Punahou's final score.
Wahine soccer team falls in 2 OTs
Cal State Northridge dealt the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine soccer team its first loss of the season with a 2-1 double-overtime win last night in Northridge, Calif.
Carrie Faith Murphy scored in the 103rd minute to give the Matadors the come-from-behind win.
Freshman defender Nicole Mikula put the Wahine (5-1-1) up with her first career goal on a corner kick in the 44th minute, but the Matadors (2-4-1) stormed back with the equalizer with 1:12 left in regulation. Wahine goalkeeper Kori Lu tied her career high with 10 saves.
The Wahine face No. 7 UCLA tomorrow to wrap up their California road trip.
Lady Vulcans sweep BYUH
The UH-Hilo women's volleyball team swept BYU-Hawaii for the first time ever in Laie last night. The Lady Vulcans (7-4) outlasted the Lady Seasiders, 30-23, 30-25, 30-23 behind Josimara Pinheiro's 17 kills and 15 digs. Noelle Filimoeatu led BYUH (4-5) with 18 kills.
Herring named No. 5 in the nation
Kamehameha's Kanani Herring, two-time Star-Bulletin player of the year, has been named No. 5 in PrepVolleyball.com's Top 100 senior's list.
Herring was joined by Punahou libero Sydney Yogi at No. 51 and Word of Life outside hitter Chanteal Satele at No. 96.
Kamehameha was ranked No. 3 in PrepVolleyball.com's team rankings before falling to Iolani on Tuesday. The Warriors dropped to No. 10, while Iolani rose to No. 35 in the poll.
Vulcans' Kitayama leads tournament
OLYMPIA, Wash. » UH-Hilo sophomore golfer Daniel Kitayama shot a 6-under 65 to take the opening-round lead in the St. Martin's Invitational. Kitayama led UH-Hilo to an aggregate 288 score, good for sixth place in the 13-team field.
Brigham Young-Hawaii's men shot a combined 302 for 10th place, with Hawaii Pacific in 11th place at 303. Sonoma State leads with a 279 score. The tournament concludes today.