Star-Bulletin Sports

Thursday, February 18, 1999

survives double-
OT thriller

The Menehunes barely
advance in the boys' state
soccer tournament

Star-Bulletin staff


WAILUKU -- Moanalua, Castle, Pearl City and Hilo won tight first-round matches yesterday in the quarterfinals of the Outrigger Hotels and Resorts HHSAA State Soccer Championship Tournament.

In today's quarterfinals, Moanalua meets top-seeded Mililani, Hilo goes against No. 2 Punahou, Castle tackles No. 3 Baldwin and Pearl City faces No. 4 Waiakea.

Yesterday at War Memorial Stadium, Moanalua edged Waimea, 2-1, in double-overtime; Hilo shaded Aiea, 2-1; Castle got past Hawaii Prep, 2-1, and Pearl City defeated Iolani, 3-2.

bullet Moanalua 2, Waimea 1: Ryan Abe scored the winning goal for the Menehunes off a rebound 25 seconds into the second overtime session.

Donovan Agan put Waimea up. 1-0, at 33:55 of the first half, but Liko Kruse tied it for Moanalua at the 61:40 mark.

bullet Hilo 2, Aiea 1: Aaron Auna scored his second goal of the match in the 60th minute of play, carrying the Vikings past Na Alii.

bullet Castle 2, Hawaii Prep 1: Early goals by Aven Moratin and Bryson Yamashita stood up for the Knights.

Moratin scored at 12:35 and Yamashita at 14:00.

Kraig Hynes scored at 69:15 for Hawaii Prep.

bullet Pearl City 3, Iolani 2: Christopher Knight shot the Chargers past the Raiders, breaking a 2-2 tie with less than 15 minutes to play.


State boys' soccer

At Wailuku, Maui

bullet Hilo 2, Aiea 1

Goal scorers--Hilo: Aaron Auna (9:10), Aiea: Sean Sprinkel (25:15). Hilo: Auna (56:40).

bullet Moanalua 2, Waimea 1 (2 OT)

Goal scorers--Waimea: Donovan Agan (33:55), Moanalua: Liko Kruse (61:40), Moanalua: Ryan Abe (90:25).

bullet Castle 2, Hawaii Prep 1

Goal scorers--Castle: Avenn Moratin (12:35), Castle: Bryson Yamashita (14:00), HPA: Craig Hynes (69:15).

bullet Pearl City 3, Iolani 2

Goal scorers--Pearl City: Jerard Horn (25:38), Pearl City: Robert Camerrer (56:50), Iolani: Own goal (62:20), Iolani: Matt Alices (64:18), Pearl City: Christopher Knight (65:17).

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