Prep Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, March 31, 1999

Warriors bust out
to defeat Owls


Triples by Kellan Briones and Isaac Bancaco keyed a tie-breaking four-run fourth as the Kamehameha Warriors (3-0) beat the Mid-Pacific Owls (2-1) in an Interscholastic League of Honolulu baseball game at Ala Wai field yesterday. Bronson Sardinha also tripled and had four RBIs for the Warriors.

Mid-Pacific	210	001	0--4	11	3
Kamehameha	003	401	x--8	7	1
Brandon Fujimoto, Eric Lum (4), Ricki Bauer (6) and Jacob Flick; Ekolu Smith, Kahi Kaanoi (6) and Isaac Bancaco, Regan Yokoi (5). W--Smith. L--Fujimoto.

Leading hitters--MP: Jacob Flick, 3-3, 2 2b, RBI; Garrett Kurahara, 2-4, 3b; Lance Takaki, 2-4, RBI. Kam: Bronson Sardinha, 2-4, 3b, 4 RBIs; Alika Kuraoka, 2-2.

Punahou 14, UHBA 0:Josh Cardwell and reliever Kai Austin allowed one hit and Damon Steiner's double was the big hit in a five-run first for Punahou (1-2) in its win over UHBA (0-3) at Ala Wai field.

5 innings, 10-run rule

Punahou		590	00--14	11	0
UHBA		000	00--0	1	4
Josh Cardwell, Kai Austin (3) and Chad Sakumoto; Jeff Sorinaka, Aaron Lee (2), Matt Bninski (2), Troy Okada (2), John Kato (4) and Kory Shinagawa, Kyle Abe (4). W--Cardwell. L--Sorinaka.

Maryknoll 7, Damien 5: Christian Keliinoi scored on Blake Nakahara's sacrifice fly in the sixth inning that propelled the Spartans past the Monarchs at Joe DeSa field.

Damien		201	110	0--5	9	3
Maryknoll	100	123	x--7	9	2
Matthew Higa, Brandon Tamanaha (5), Oskar Marcos (6) and Matthew DeRego, Ricky Yagi (4); Jared Tsukamoto, Brendan Higa (4), Relly Maeda (5) and Mark Bagayas. W--Maeda. L--Marcos.

Leading hitters--Dam: Bobby Haruno, 3-3, HR, 2 RBIs; Darrell Sagucio, 2-4. Mary: Mark Bagayas, 2-4, 2 2b, RBI; Ryan Randall, 2-4, 2b, RBI.

St. Louis 9, Iolani 1: The Crusaders (2-1) scored seven runs on seven hits and sent 11 batters to the plate in the sixth, highlighted by Joe Cabansag's two-out grand slam, in pasting the host Raiders (3-1). Brandon League tossed a one-hitter and struck out 11.

St. Louis	001	017	0--9	15	2
Iolani		000	001	0--1	1	0
Brandon League and Joe Cabansag; Brent Wong, Scott Matsushima (6), Blaine Umeda (7) and Travis Mitsuda, Kevin Akamine (7). W_League. L_Wong.

Leading hitters_StL: Jeremy Yoro, 3-4; Jandin Thornton-Murray, 3-5, 2b; Brad Santos, 2-3, 2 2bs, 2 RBIs; J. Cabansag, 2-4, grandslam.

Madeira’s 3-pointer
puts the Sabers on top


Raena Madeira hit a 3-pointer for her only points in the closing minutes of the game but it gave Campbell the lead as the host Sabers held on to edge Waianae, 36-31, in an Oahu Interscholastic Association girls' basketball game last night.

Waianae		9	8	10	4--31
Campbell	10	12	7	7--36
Waianae: Angel Hopeau 7, Cori Lum 0, Shondell Donato 6, Hoku Hamili 5, Kauai Kahue 10, Leona Williams 0, Rowena Opetaia 0, Kapua Kahue-Sylva 3, Merlinda Suka 0, Ha'a Miller 0.

Campbell: Denise Domingo 7, Darnell Domingo 7, Michel Swenson-Suan 8, Michelle Arneho 6, Tina Kalama 0, Raena Madeira 3, Jasmine Dias 1, Jolani Bobbitt 3, Lehua Kelii 0, Melissa Lapastora 1, Christine Toro 0.

JV score--Campbell 21, Waianae 13.

Leilehua 38, Radford 30: At Radford, the Mules broke open a close game by outscoring the Rams, 11-5, in the final quarter.

Leilehua	6	9	12	11--38
Radford		7	7	11	5--30
Leilehua: Melody Hanson 0, Karley Peterson 0, Kehaulani Gamponia 0, Kayla Kahuli 12, Sequoya Stokes 7, Heather Liveing-Macdonald 6, Sharonn Okamura 7, Jessica Percoco 0, Theanne Grogg 0, Te-Hina Ickes 4, Freida Tauvela 2.

Radford: Jerusha Weaver 0, Patricia Tokarek 0, Heather Massey 3, Natasha Rivera 6, Melissa Cordero 0, Evangeline Massey 0, Jasmine Brown 0, Shenika Baxter 5, Sheena Mangicap 1, Kerri Coode 0, Sabrina Kapesi 7, Jasmine Kapesi 5, Kiesa Jones 3, Maellene Foki 0.

JV score--Leilehua 48, Radford 29.

Waipahu 44, Waialua 16: At Waialua, the Marauders came out roaring with an 11-2 lead after one quarter and never looked back.

Waipahu		11	9	9	15--44
Waialua		2	7	2	5--16
Waipahu: Chandrie Ramos 4, Natasha Keaunui 5, Renee Pecpec 7, Marika Meana 4, Sheila Paguirigan 1, Erin Kobashigawa 7, Tiffany Dalida-Naehu 2, Michele Sa"au 2, Christine Houghton 6, Savelina Satongiatau 6.

Waialua: Joanna Alfanta 0, Crystal Lopez 0, Janice Marcos 8, Junelle Garcia 0, Michelle Garcia 0, Pesi Mikisi 2, Kristen Page 4, Michelle Fore 2, Charlyn Rabena 0.

Pearl City 53, Waipahu 42: At Aiea, the Chargers used a 17-6 second quarter to grab control of the game after falling behind Na Alii early. Momilani Monis led Pearl City with 12, and Cheryl Villarmia added 10. Keisha Aldridge scored 11 for Aiea.

Pearl City	10	17	12	14--53
Aiea		16	6	10	10--42
Pearl City: Tricia Ejima 4, Laurie Ching 0, Rachel Lacar 7, Mililani Monis 9, Cheryl Villarmia 10, Momilani Monis 12, Chastine Correa 2, Navilla Navarette 2, April Atkinson 7.

Aiea: Joelle Sugai 2, Kylee Nakamura 6, Tiffany Seiki 5, Poomai Oshiro 0, lauren Ho 6, Ashley Watanabe 2, Nadine Manangan 0, Stephanie Vannatta 0, Keisha Aldridge 11, Aritta Lane 10.

Athletes of the Week


Matthew Higa

Damien baseball

The sophomore relief pitcher came in with two runners on and no outs in the seventh against Punahou on Thursday but got the Monarchs out of the inning with three consecutive outs. He then scored the winning run on a suicide squeeze in the bottom of the seventh as Damien rallied from a 12-4 deficit for a 13-12 victory.

Danica Lange

Kaimuki basketball

Lange hit a 3-pointer with less than a minute left Friday to lift the Bulldogs over OIA East rival Castle, 34-33. Lange, who finished with 13 points, had 17 points and two 3-pointers in Wednesday's win over Farrington.

Honorable Mention


Stean Abe, Damien: Drove in three runs with a double and a homer in Damien's 13-12 win over Punahou Thursday.

Kelian Briones, Kamehameha: Had a grand slam and five RBIs in the Warriors' 11-3 romp over Maryknoll on Tuesday.

Kainoa Obrey, Iolani: Hit two homers in as many games, driving in four runs in two victories for the Raiders last week.

Michael Ogawa, Aiea: Hit a two-run homer that helped lift Na Alii over Waipahu, 6-5, Saturday in the OIA West.

Rex Rundgren, Mid-Pacific: Homered and drove in three runs in going 3-for-3 as the Owls' beat Punahou, 8-3.

Kurt Suzuki, Baldwin: Homered and drove in three runs in the Bears' 21-3 rout of Kaahumanu on Saturday in a MIL contest.

Girls' basketball

Nabosa Basse, Maryknoll: The senior forward scored 16 points with 10 rebounds and two assists in the Spartans' 53-31 loss to Kamehameha, a game that pitted two undefeated ILH teams Saturday.

Darnell Domingo, Campbell: Scored 20 points, 12 on 3-pointers, to help the Sabers over Radford in the OIA West on Saturday.

Kea Kimball, Kamehameha: Scored 12 points in a balanced attack to help the Warriors open the ILH season with a 53-31 win over Maryknoll on Saturday.

Aritta Lane, Aiea: Scored 19 points in Na Alii's OIA West victory over Waialua on Friday.

Jodi Nakashima, Roosevelt: Hit four 3-pointers en route to a game-high 21 points as the Rough Riders topped Kalani, 54-36.

Darcy Reformina, Farrington: Scored 17 points, including four 3-pointers, in the Governors' 50-40 OIA East win over Kailua on Friday.

Brandy Richardson, Kalaheo: Scored a combined 37 points for the Mustangs in two OIA East wins last week over Kaiser and Kahuku.

Boys' golf

Jim Seki, Punahou: Carded a 1-under 71 at the Kuilima, Turtle Bay Course, in Thursday's ILH competition.

Boys' track & field

Jesse Lam, Punahou: Won the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the ILH preseason meet Saturday at Punahou.

Calvin Todd, Kamehameha: Won the triple jump and long jump and placed third in the high jump at the ILH meet.

Girls' track & field

Natasha Kai, Kahuku: Won four events and scored all 27 of the Red Raiders' points in Saturday's preseason meet hosted by the ILH at Punahou. Kai won the 100-meter high hurdles, 300 low hurdles, 200-meter dashes and the high jump and was third in the 100.

Eri Macdonald, Punahou: Won the 100-, 400- and 800-meter runs and was on the Buffanblu's victorious 4x400 relay team at Saturday's ILH meet.

To nominate:

A male and female varsity athlete will be selected each week based on their performances of the previous week. To nominate an athlete, call the Star-Bulletin sports department between 6-11 p.m. Sundays at 525-8600; fax the info to 525-5497; or e-mail to

Game of the Week

What: Eddie Hamada Boys' Invitational, 8 a.m., Iolani

Punahou Girls' Invitational, 1 p.m., Punahou

OIA Invitational, 8 a.m., Kaiser

When: All finals Saturday.

One of the biggest week's of the prep track preseason concludes with the finals of three major meets this Saturday. The Eddie Hamada Boys' Invitational, named for the retired Raiders' athletic director, got underway this afternoon at the Iolani track, which is also named for the longtime A.D.

The Punahou Girls' Invitational starts tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the Buffanblu track.


BIIF All-Stars

Player of Year: Mi-Ae Lee, Konawaena.

Coach of Year: Mercy Henriques, Kealakehe.

First team
Player, SchoolPosition
Myra Amisone, WaiakeaFirst base
Kristi Casil, KonawaenaFirst base
Nikki Kane, KonawaenaSecond base
Heather, Akao, KealakeheThird base
Mi-Suk Lee, Konawaenashortstop
Shelia Azevedo, Waiakeaoutfield
LeeAnn Hoke, Waiakeaoutfield
Sonya Acol, Konawaenaoutfield
Connie Belanio, Konawaenaoutfield
Joby Canda-Alvarez, Konawaenacatcher
Mi-Ae Lee, Konawaenapitcher
Puanani Kamiola, Kealakeheutility
Cassie Kahana, Waiakeautility

Second team
Corrina Kuahiwinui, Kealakehe. 2B: Chana Ichinostsubo, Waiakea. 3B: Shyanne Telles, Konawaena. SS: Nikki Kyser, Pahoa. LF: Lyla Kaupu, Konawaena. CF: Shari Pajimola, Kealakehe. RF: Diana Nakoa, Waiakea. C: Haunani Kipapa, Hilo. P: Cassie Kahana, Waiakea, and Raelyn Ioane, Hilo. U: Anne Canda-Alvarez, Konawaena, and Nina Kyser, Pahoa.

Honorable mention
Catrina Gealon, Kaulana Ledward, Keonaona Kapuni-Reynolds. Waiakea: Chevis Campbell, Dawn Shiroma. Pahoa: Charlene Barbieto, Desiree Kepaia, Luka Palacat. Honokaa: Jolene Hinds, Hannah Dickey. Kohala: Sommer Sarme. Kealakehe: Chelsey Rodrigues.


All-OIA Varsity girls

Coach of Year: Peggy Tester, Kalaheo.

Swimmer of Year: Michaela Keller, Kalaheo.

First team
Diving: Kathryn Hurd, Kaiser.
200 free: Carly Keller, Kalaheo.
200 IM: Michaela Keller, Kalaheo.
50 free: Ashley Swart, Kaiser.
100 fly: Michaela Keller, Kalaheo.
100 free: Natalie Krawciw, Kalaheo.
500 free: Carly Keller, Kalaheo.
100 back: Natalie Noborikawa, Kalani.
100 breast: Ashley Swart, Kaiser.

Second team

Diving: Andrea Eng, Mil. 200 free: Alissa Schneider, Mil. 200 IM: Faye Baker, Cast. 50 free: Natalie Krawciw, Kalah. 100 fly: Natalie Noborikawa, Kalan. 100 free: Alissa Schneider, Mil. 500 free: Christie Brinich, Rad. 100 back: Trisha Koizumi, McK. 100 breast: Nika Nakamoto, Kalan.

All-OIA Varsity boys

Coach of Year: Nathan Higa, Leilehua.

Swimmer of Year: Lance Fujioka, Mililani.

First team
Quincy Solano, Mililani.
200 free: Chad Billiamosa, Pearl City.
200 IM: Thomas Maglinao, Aiea.
50 free: Robert Miyashita, Pearl City.
100 fly: Thomas Maglinao, Aiea.
100 free: Lance Fujioka, Mililani.
500 free: Nrshimha Diaz, Kahuku.
100 back: Lance Fujioka, Mililani.
100 breast: Ryan Miyashita, Pearl City.

Second team
Kaleo Maydoro, Kah. 200 free: Gavin Loo, Kais. 200 IM: Frank Coffman, Lei. 50 free: Ryan Miyashita, PC. 100 fly: Chris Ota, Roos. 100 free: Robert Miyashita, PC. 500 free: Richard Aoki, Roos. 100 back: Chad Billamosa, PC. 100 breast: Moses Nakao, Kalan.

OIA East Varsity girls

Coach of Year: Peggy Tester, Kalaheo.

Swimmer of Year: Michaela Keller, Kalaheo.

First team
Deanna Itano, Kaiser.
200 free: Michaela Keller, Kalaheo.
200 IM: Corey Fellezs, Kaimuki.
50 free: Ashley Swart, Kaiser.
100 fly: Michaela Keller, Kalaheo.
100 free: Natalie Krawciw, Kalaheo.
500 free: Carly Keller, Kalaheo.
100 back: Faye Baker, Castle.
100 breast: Ashley Swart, Kaiser.

Second team
Kathryn Hurd, Kais. 200 free: Faye Baker, Cast. 200 IM: Natalie Noborikawa, Kalan. 50 free: Alicia Garrigan, Cast. 100 fly: Corey Fellezs, Kaim. 100 free: Meris Smith, Kah. 500 free: Mika Ogura, Kalan. 100 back: Trisha Koizumi, McK. 100 breast: Nika Nakamoto, Kalan.

OIA East Varsity boys

Coach of Year: Fred Tester, Kalani.

Swimmer of Year: Adam Peters, Kalaheo.

First team
Kaleo Maydoro, Kahuku.
200 free: Gavin Loo, Kaiser.
200 IM: Nrsimha Diaz, Kahuku.
50 free: Adam Peters, Kalaheo.
100 fly: Chris Ota, Roosevelt.
100 free: Adam Peters, Kalaheo.
500 free: Jeremy Gowin, Kalaheo.
100 back: Ryan Miyatake, Castle.
100 breast: Moses Nakao, Kalani.

Second team
200 free:
Chris Ota, Roos. 200 IM: Richard Aoki, Roos. 50 free: Rusty Anderson, Kah. 100 fly: Gavin Loo, Kais. 100 free: Moses Nakao, Kalan. 500 free: Shih Hsuan Fang, Kaim. 100 back: Jason Wardie, Kah. 100 breast: Nrsimha Diaz, Kah.

OIA West Varsity girls

Coach of Year: Mark Dulacher, Mililani.

Swimmer of Year: Alissa Schneider, Mililani.

First team
Andrea Eng, Mililani.
200 free: Christie Brinich, Radford.
200 IM: Alissa Schneider, Mililani.
50 free: Kelsey Tachihata, Aiea.
100 fly: Melissa Cleaver, Mililani.
100 free: Alissa Schneider, Mililani.
500 free: Faye-Sha Peyer, Mililani.
100 back: Sheena Billiamosa, Pearl City.
100 breast: Lisa Halvorson, Mililani.

Second team
Nicole Dietrich, Lei. 200 free: Lisa Halvorson, Mil. 200 IM: Sheena Billiamosa, PC. 50 free: Christie Brinich, Rad. 100 fly: Pamela Garrity, Lei. 100 free: Kelsey Tachihata, Aiea. 500 free: Kristen McMillan, Rad. 100 back: Sherry Ventura, Lei. 100 breast: Nicole Spencer, PC

OIA West Varsity boys

Coach of Year: Nathan Higa, Leilehua.

Swimmer of Year: Ryan Miyashita, Pearl City.

First team
Quincy Solano, Mililani.
200 free: Chad Billiamosa, Pearl City.
200 IM: Thomas Maglinao, Aiea.
50 free: Ryan Miyashita, Pearl City.
100 fly: Thomas Maglinao, Aiea.
100 free: Ryan Miyashita, Pearl City.
500 free: Brandon Sugimoto, Pearl City.
100 back: Lance Fujioka, Mililani.
100 breast: Ryan Miyashita, Pearl City.

Second team
lance Tomasa, Mil. 200 free: Todd Lancaster, Lei. 200 IM: Frank Coffman, Lei. 50 free: Robert Miyashita, PC. 100 fly: Jeremy Loo, PC. 100 free: Lance Fujioka, Mil. 500 free: Todd Lancaster, Lei. 100 back: Chad Billiamosa, PC. 100 breast: Brian Kumura, PC.

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