HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
FL MORRIS / FMORRIS@STARBULLETIN.COM
Daniel Luong of McKinley and Chance Bukoski of Kapaa battled for the ball during a match yesterday. Kapaa won 8-0.
Warriors open states with win over Menehune
Gareth Gomez scored in the 44th minute for the match's lone goal to lead Kamehameha over Moanalua 1-0 as the JN Automotive/HHSAA Division I Boys Soccer State Tournament opened yesterday at the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Park.
The Warriors advance to today's 5 p.m. match against third-seeded Kealakehe.
The other three first-round matches were equally close: Kaiser shut out Waiakea 2-0; Aiea edged Baldwin 1-0; and Roosevelt went to penalty kicks to score a 1-0 win over Castle.
In Division II, Ian Lactaotao scored four goals and Chance Bukoski two in Kapaa's 8-0 rout of McKinley.
In other matches, Hawaii Prep blanked Kailua 3-0; Kamehameha-Hawaii shut out Farrington 3-0; and Kauai held off Christian Liberty 4-2.
State Boys Soccer
At Waipio Peninsula Soccer Park
Yesterday's First Round
» Kaiser 2, Waiakea 0
» Aiea 3, Baldwin 0
» Roosevelt 1, Castle 0, PK
» Kamehameha 1, Moanalua 0
» Kauai 4, Christian Liberty 2
» Kapaa 8, McKinley 0
» Hawaii Prep 3, Kailua 0
» Kamehameha-Hawaii 3, Farrington 0
All games in stadium
» Kaiser vs. Iolani, 1 p.m.
» Kamehameha-Maui vs. Roosevelt, 3 p.m.
» Kamehameha vs. Kealakehe, 5 p.m.
» Aiea vs. Mililani, 7 p.m.
All games at 3 p.m.
» Kauai vs. Honokaa, field 9
» Kapaa vs. Kahuku, field 10
» Hawaii Prep vs. Mid-Pacific, field 11
» Kamehameha-Hawaii vs. Seabury Hall, field 12