Eric Sandovahl hit four free throws in the final three minutes to help Kalaheo pull away from Kalani and clinch the OIA Eastern Division boys' basketball title with a 60-47 win at the Falcons' gym last night.
Mustangs repeat as
OIA East champions
The Mustangs (8-0) used a 20-8 run in the fourth quarter for their 62nd consecutive OIA victory and sixth straight division title.
Kalaheo's Ryan Hogue led all scorers with 17 points, while Julian Sensley scored seven of his 15 points in the final period.
The Falcons (6-2), who had been averaging almost 69 points a game, got 14 points from Everett Frye. Lohi Pinho-McKeague added 11 for Kalani, which had closed to 40-39 after three quarters.
Kalaheo 16 15 9 20--60 Kalani 14 12 13 8--47Kalaheo: Damien Guerrerro 4, Eric Sandovahl 4, Ikaika Francis 2, Reggie Bartley 0, Levon Freeman 6, Chris Hatori 6, Erin Moorehead 0, Ryan Hogue 17, D. C. Daniels 2, Andrew Bradley 4, Julian Sensley 15, Karl Kuhau-Liftee 0, Adrien Aurelio 0.
Kalani: Everett Frye 14, Lohi Pinho-McKeague 11, Cory Okimura 0, Brandon Ross 4, Kila Kamakawiwoole 10, Malu Akiona 6, Keola Castro 0, Shaye Oana 2.
Castle 38, McKinley 34 (OT): At McKinley, Arnubi Bruhn scored four of his 13 points in overtime to lead the Knights (5-3) over the Tigers (0-8).
Castle's Dayton Aberilla led all scorers with 14. Randall Isomura, who led McKinley with nine points, sent the game into overtime with a basket with 20 seconds remaining in regulation.
Castle 6 6 9 9 8--38 McKinley 5 8 8 9 5--34Castle: Brandon Kaio 4, Rodney Pelangka 0, Dayton Aberilla 14, Hiram Panoke 0, Arnubi Bruhn 13, Buddy Guillermo 0, Micah Chinen 0, Dayton Gernler 0, Chad Hirata 0, David Shizuma 0, Kalai Robins 0, Paul Collins 0, Maurice Sevelo 2, Keola Brinkley 5.
McKinley: Matt Ke-Aloha 0, Diomel Laforteza 4, Micah Johnson 7, Jovi Canoy 0, Jay-R Laforteza 5, Thomas Mills 0, Kenoche Mostella 5, Edward Lopez 0, Randall Isomura 9, Eugenio Doyle 4.
Roosevelt 82, Kailua 55: At Roosevelt, Chad Kapanui scored seven of his nine points in the first quarter to help the Rough Riders (5-3) rout the Surfriders (0-8).
Sam Lozano and Keola Stizel both buried two 3-pointers as Roosevelt jumped out to a 28-4 first-quarter lead. Kailua's Koale Castillo led all scorers with 18 points.
Kailua 4 19 13 19--55 Roosevelt 28 17 20 17--82Kailua: John Kepa 10, Roger Majit-Gorion 6, Sione Tamale 8, Koale Castillo 18, Ikaika Kellikoa 2, Ben Kama 1, Rocky Alo 2, Justin Lui 0, Erik Mueller 0, Sean Stewart 2, Matt McCormick 4, Joshua Napoleon 2.
Roosevelt: Adrian Mols 3, Sein McKissen 6, Sam Lozano 13, Maulia LaBarre 7, Regan Ching 4, Chad Kapanui 9, Van Dorsey 6, Justin Kubo 9, Keola Stiezel 6, Kala Koki 3, Emerson Lewis 8, Douglas Williams 8.
Kaimuki 84, Farrington 45: At Kaimuki, Fred Maluna and Marvin Moore each scored five points in a 23-6 first quarter to propel the Bulldogs (6-2) over the Governors (3-5).
Seven players scored in Kaimuki's first quarter run. Matt Faga led the Bulldogs with 17 points while Farrington got 11 points from Ross Silva.
Farrington 6 15 12 11--45 Kaimuki 23 26 15 20--84Farrington: Edel Valera 2, Anthony Gerber 9, Matt Kahn 3, James Soriano 0, Ross Silva 11, Kenneth Gasilos 6, Edmund Ripley 2, Wesley Hufany 0, Ronald Delos Santos 0, William Mateaki 0, Ikaika Solomon 2, Vincent Manuwai 0, Nalo Cabuyaban 10.
Kaimuki: Justin Faimealelei 12, Fred Kaluna 7, Marvin Moore 7, John Steger 0, Darrell Tautofi 13, Chris Kamakeeaina 2, Matt Sione 6, Justin Barquis 0, William Miava 4, Tyrone Taufaga 4, David Tautofi 12, Matt Faga 17.
Catcher Kayla Kahuli drove in three runs to lead Leilehua to a 6-3 victory over Kalani in the final game of the OIA Softball Tournament's first day of play at Roosevelt Stadium yesterday.
Castle tops Leilehua
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Kahuli got plenty of help from her pitcher Kehau Kahana, who scattered six hits and also went 4-for-4 at the plate.
Annie Ancheta had a triple and drove in two runs for Leilehua.
The loss eliminated the Falcons from the playoffs. Leilehua advances to face West regular-season champion Mililani in today's final game, expected to begin around 7:45 p.m.
Waianae 6, Kaiser 3: Morisa Magno and Leilani Kukaulua combined on a one-hitter and the Seariders capitalized on five Cougar errors to advance.
Ashella Acosta homered for Waianae, which took on East Division tri-champ Castle in today's 1 p.m. opener.
Kailua 3, Aiea 0: Hauoli Kaaihue-Hughes tossed a two-hitter as the Surfriders shut out Na Alii.
Kanani Piimauna doubled and homered for Kailua, which faces Campbell in today's second game.
Pearl City 2, Kalaheo 1: The Chargers scored what proved to be the winning run on an error in the bottom of the sixth to edge the Mustangs.
Rachel Lacar held the Mustangs to two hits. The Chargers face Roosevelt in today's third game.
Lindsey Peck scored both of Kalaheo's goals as the Mustangs edged Radford, 2-1, on the opening day of the OIA Girls' Soccer Tournament yesterday.
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Kalaheo advances to tomorrow's 7 p.m. quarterfinal meeting with East rival Castle on the Knights' field.
Kailua 5, Waialua 1: Sarah Takekawa, the East's leading scorer during the regular season, scored three goals as the Surfriders eliminated the Bulldogs.
Kailua faces Pearl City at Castle tomorrow at 5:15 p.m.
Kahuku 3, Moanalua 1: The Red Raiders eliminated the Menehunes and will face West champion Mililani at 7 p.m. tomorrow on the Trojans' field.
Natasha Kai, Michelle Kamauoha and Amanda Camit all scored for Kahuku.
Aiea 2, Kalani 0: Joelle Sugai and Stephanie Kawamura both scored as Na Alii shut out the Falcons.
Aiea will face Kaiser tomorrow at 5:15 p.m. at Mililani.