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H A W A I I _ S P O R T S


Wednesday, April 19, 2000


Prep Athletes
of the Week

Robby Philipp
The state cross-country champ won the 1,500- and 800-meter races to help lead the Trojans to the Western Division track and field title. He also placed second in the 400 and the 3,000. He capped the busy night running the third leg in the winning 4x400 relay.

Samanta Alapa
The 5-foot-7-inch junior forward knocked down two free throws with 1.9 seconds left to lift the Lancers to a second straight upset win over then-No. 4 Iolani. She grabbed a defensive board on one end and then an offensive rebound at the other, and was fouled going up for a final shot.

Honor Roll

Outstanding performers in high school sports last week includes:


Bullet Kara Morita, Hawaii Baptist : Freshman point guard scored 43 points, had 13 steals, 10 rebounds and six assists in three ILH Division II games.

Bullet Kealani Kimball, Kamehameha: Averaged a double-double (10 points, 10 rebounds) and played outstanding defense to help the top-ranked Warriors to three wins, while playing less than three quarters in each game.

Bullet Noelle Russell, Kamehameha: Scored 20 points and shot 70 percent from the field while playing about two quarters a game against University and Sacred Hearts.

Bullet Ashley Watanabe, Aiea: Produced a 24-point, four-assist, six-rebound, five-steal effort in a win over Campbell and had eight points, three boards, three steals and a block against Pearl City.

Bullet Elizabeth Narkon, St. Francis: The 6-foot sophomore center averaged 22 points in three wins.

Bullet Milia Macfarlane, Punahou: Totaled 34 points, seven rebounds, eight steals and four assists in two wins. She made 11-of-23 field goals, including 4-of-9 treys.

Bullet Maricris Sierra, Nanakuli: The 5-7 junior guard scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Waipahu on Wednesday.


Bullet Reid Matsushima, Punahou: Threw a five-hitter with seven strikeouts to beat then-No. 1 Kamehameha on Tuesday and also had three hits, including a double. Two-for-two at the plate Saturday against Maryknoll.

Bullet Kai Yamashita, Kamehameha: Clutch double in the seventh against Iolani on Thursday keyed 11-6 win.

Bullet Chad Bailey, Campbell: Five-inning no-hitter against Waialua. He recorded 11 strikeouts and didn't walk a batter. The lone Waialua baserunner reached on an error.

Bullet Allen Imamura, Roosevelt: Singled in two runners in the sixth inning to give the Rough Riders an 8-4 lead against Kailua, and was the winning pitcher as Roosevelt hung on 8-7 to upset the Surfriders on Saturday.

Bullet Isaac Omura, Mid-Pacific: Went 3-for-4 with a double and a home run, and knocked in five runs against St. Louis on Tuesday.


Bullet Cherina Tucker, Mililani: Won the 200 and took second in the 100 and 300 hurdles helped the Trojans to their 15th straight Western Division title. She also ran legs in two Trojan relay wins.

Bullet Vera Simms, Mililani: Won three individual events and anchored two winning relay teams at the Western Division Championships. At the ILH Open Meet, she won the 100M high hurdles and 300M low hurdles.

Bullet Chris Chong, Kalaheo: Won the 400 and 800 meters and the triple jump at the OIA Eastern Division Championships.

Bullet Natasha Kai, Kahuku: Won both hurdles events, the high jump and the long jump at the OIA Eastern Division Championships.

Bullet Carmen Calpo, Pearl City: Won the 400 and 1,500 events at the OIA Western Division Championships.

Bullet William Broadus, Waianae: Won the high jump and triple jump at the OIA Western Division Championships.


Bullet Michelle Tsutahara, Pac-Five: Scored three goals, including the game-winner with less than two minutes remaining, in Pac-Five's 4-3 upset of Punahou.


Bullet Erin Hoe, Mililani: Won straight-set victories in the Western Division Individual Championships to qualify for the state tournament.

To nominate...

A male and female athlete will be selected each week based on their performances of the previous week. To nominate, call the Star-Bulletin Sports Department between 7-11 p.m. Sundays at 525-8600; fax it to 525-5497; or e-mail to

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