Prep Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Thursday, February 11, 1999

Kalaheo will meet
Kalani for basketball title

Star-Bulletin staff


Kalaheo held off Waianae, 37-32, last night to advance to tomorrow's Oahu Interscholastic Association basketball championship game against Kalani.

The Mustangs will play the Falcons in an 8 p.m. game at Blaisdell Arena. Last night Kalani defeated Castle, 58-48, in the other semifinal.

bullet Kalaheo 37, Waianae 32: At Kalaheo, Damien Guerrerro grabbed a rebound off a potential game-tying 3-point miss with less than 10 seconds remaining and hit both foul shots to ice the game for the Mustangs.

Ryan Hogue scored 15 and Levon Freeman added 12 for Kalaheo.

Waianae	2	10	10	10--32
Kalaheo	8	10	10	9--37
Waianae: Mike Autida 7, Nathaniel Donnell 7, Gerald Boyd 2, William Broadus 6, Wilfredo Dinong 4, Wesley Lopez 0, Sam Keaulii 6.

Kalaheo: Damien Guerrerro 2, Eric Sandoval 0, Reggie Bartley 0, Levon Freeman 12, Chris Hatori 0, Ryan Hogue 15, D. C. Daniels 0, Julian Sensley 8.

bullet Kalani 58, Castle 47: At Kalani, Everett Frye scored nine of his 19 points in the first quarter to lead the Falcons.

Lohi Pinho-McKeague hit three 3-pointers to contribute 14 points for Kalani.

Dayton Aberilla had 19 for Castle.

Castle	7	15	13	12--47
Kalani	17	11	14	16--58
Castle: Brandon Kaio 4, Dayton Aberilla 19, Arnube Bruhn 4, Buddy Guillermo 2, Micah Chinen 0, Dayton Gernler 4, Paul Collins 10, Keola Brinkley 4.

Kalani: Everett Frye 17, Keala Fujimori 0, Lohi Pinho-McKeague 14, Cory Okimura 5, Brandon Ross 0, Kila Kamakavivoole 0, Malu Akiona 8, Keola Castro 14, Shaye Oana 0.

In Interscholastic League of Honolulu action:

bullet University 56, Maryknoll 49: At Punahou, the Jr. 'Bows hit eight free throws in the final quarter to eliminate the Spartans.

Patrick Okubo and Ryan Woodward both hit 3-pointers just before the half to break open a tight contest.

University will face St. Louis at 5 p.m. at Punahou today.

University	10	16	14	16--56
Maryknoll	9	12	13	15--49
University: Casey Kushiyama 7, Conan Salanoa 10, Patrick Okubo 11, Riki Yoshida 6, Chaz Hirata 4, Ryan Woodward 16, Korey Konimoto 2.

Maryknoll: Nate Cowan 0, Jeremy Irvine 7, Erik Valdriz 3, Brandon Ching 0, Russ Sypowicks 4, Matt Robinson 11, Kenny Lindsey 13, Janzen Kilangtang 0, Collin Hazama 11.

bullet Mid Pacific 63, Damien 46: Lance Takaki scored 12 of his 14 points in the second quarter to help the Owls beat the Monarchs.

Jeff Bryant scored 23 for the Monarchs.

Mid-Pacific plays Kamehameha tonight at 6:30, at Punahou.

MidPac	12	25	14	12--63
Damien	10	7	12	17--46
Mid Pac: James Tachiban 2, Lance Takaki 14, Garrett Kuwahara 0, Justin Matsunaga 5, Rex Rundgren 4, Kyle Yanabu 2, Daniel Palk 0, Rickey Bauer 2, Issac Higa 1, Chad Wheeler 0, Bryan Tanabe 1, Tora Matsuoka 10, Kris Cuaresma-Primm 15, Brian Tomihama 2, Kasey Tyra 5.

Damien: Palani Lopez 2, Sean Kline 4, Ronald Malalis 2, Mark Aguero 2, Jay Saavedra 4, Sam Taeu 0, Marcus Arguay 2, Tony Zariello 3, Brandon Rogers 4, Jeff Bryant 23.

Former champs advance
in soccer


WAILUKU, Maui -- Three past champions won their respective first-round games yesterday as the Outrigger Hotels Girls' State Soccer Tournament opened at War Memorial Stadium.

Four-time winner Pearl City, three-time champ Kamehameha and two-time winner Mililani all advanced to today's quarterfinals. Also winning yesterday was Kailua.

Today's schedule had Pearl City playing fourth seed Hawaii Prep at 1:30 p.m. and No. 2 seed Kapaa taking on Mililani at 3:30 p.m. At 5:30 p.m., top-seeded Iolani faces Kailua while Baldwin, the second seed, meets Kamehameha.

bullet Kamehameha 4, Kalaheo 0: Robyn DeHay opened the scoring for the Warriors (11-2-1) with a goal 3:30 into the game in their shutout of the Mustangs (7-6). Kamehameha also got goals from Lehia Apana and Shawna Kawasaki as well as an own goal.

bullet Mililani 2, Waiakea 1: Jackie Matsuda scored the winning goal in the 62nd minute to lift the Trojans (13-1) over the Big Island's Warriors (10-4).

Robyn Watanabe put Mililani ahead, 1-0, in the first five minutes but Waiakea's Jennifer Fukuda tied it with about three minutes left before halftime.

bullet Pearl City 5, Aiea 1: Tricia Ejima scored two first-half goals and the Chargers (12-2) jumped out to a 4-0 lead against Na Alii (12-3) by intermission.

Also scoring for Pearl City were Charity Drumeller, Ami Balecha, and Kimberly Sakima. Alyssa Tottori had Aiea's lone goal, which came eight minutes into the second half.

bullet Kailua 1, Maui 0: Sarah Takekawa, the OIA East scoring leader, had the game's only goal in the 62nd minute to lift the Surfriders (9-3-1) over the Sabers (9-4).

PUNAHOU TAKES TITLE: Darren Lee scored the only goal of the game with less than nine minutes to go as Punahou edged Iolani, 1-0, in a playoff for the ILH boys' soccer championship yesterday at Kapiolani Park.

Lee headed in the game-winner off a corner kick from Kyle Lenahan.

The Buffanblu and Raiders had tied for first at the end of the regular season at 9-1-2.

Punahou advances to next week's state tournament in Maui. Iolani will host King Kekaulike, the MIL runner-up, at 1 p.m. Saturday for the final state berth.

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