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Star-Bulletin Sports

Wednesday, February 7, 2001

P R E P _ S P O R T S



Athletes of the Week

Eaton O'Neil

The junior striker scored three goals against Damien, then added another against St. Louis to help the Raiders win the ILH title.

Shannon Tabion

The senior pitched 22 dominating innings in three days to help the Bears to a state title, allowing no runs and only six hits and striking out 35 batters.

Honor Roll

Here are some of last week's other outstanding performers in Hawaii high school sports:


Bullet Keoki Duarte, Kalaheo: Scored a season-high 15 points against Castle to help the Mustangs to a perfect regular season.

Bullet Garland Gantt, Leilehua: Scored a season-high 24 points in a win over Nanakuli.

Bullet Kila Kamakawiwo'ole, Kaimuki: Led the Bulldogs to two victories, scoring 18 points against Kahuku and 10 against Roosevelt.

Bullet JP Kanoa, St. Louis: Scored five points in OT to help the Crusaders beat first-place Iolani, 57-55.

Bullet Tyler McCready, Iolani: Led the Raiders to at least a tie of the ILH title with 22 points against Maryknoll.

Bullet Justin Numazu, Kalani: Helped the Falcons to their first win with a 15-point effort against Kaiser.


Bullet Chante Figueroa, Pearl City: Scored in the second OT to give the Chargers a 3-2 win over previously unbeaten Kahuku in the Oahu Interscholastic Association Tournament.

Bullet Duke Hashimoto, Iolani: Scored two goals against both Damien and St. Louis.

Bullet Joelle Sugai, Aiea: Scored both goals in a 2-0 tournament upset of Mililani.


Bullet Sabrina Alesna-Mindoro, Baldwin: Knocked in the championship-winning run with a bases-loaded hit against Kamehameha.

Bullet Anuhea Diamond, Mililani: Drove in the game's lone run with a single in the quarterfinals against Kailua.

Bullet Ianeta Lei, Iolani: Pitched 7 innings of no-hit ball in the semifinals against Baldwin, and in a win over Hilo knocked in three runs with two hits.

Bullet Jana Pintz, Kailua: Played spectacular defense at shortstop -- especially in the quarterfinals against Mililani.

Bullet Talia Ruth, Kamehameha: Was 5-for-7 against Lahainaluna and Mililani, and keyed a big inning against Hilo with a three-run double.

Bullet Loihi McKeague, Pearl City: In the first three games of the tournament -- including a shutout of Leilehua -- she pitched 18 innings, gave up 11 hits and just three runs.

Bullet Leo Sing Chow, Kamehameha: Earned wins against Lahainaluna, Hilo and Mililani, and took a no-hitter into the seventh inning against Baldwin.


Bullet Garrett McNulty, Waialua: Raced to a win in the 100 freestyle at the OIA Western Division Championships.

Bullet Ashley Swart, Kaiser: Helped the Cougars to the Eastern Division title, winning the 100 backstroke, 200 IM and 100 breaststroke and swimming a leg on the victorious 200 medley relay.



Bullet With Baldwin's softball championship over the weekend, neighbor island teams have won three of the past four state titles on the diamond (softball and baseball) -- after combining for six state crowns in the previous 45 tournaments, dating back to 1977.


Bullet In the biggest upset in state softball history, Waimea ended Kailua's record 40-game win streak at the perfect time -- in the state championship game -- with a 2-1 victory. Crystal Chun pitched a three-hitter and scored the the game-winning run. Freshman Mandy Miyamoto also scored for the Menehunes, who were coached by Albert Soto. Waimea shortstop Deirdre Wisneski is currently an assistant coach for the University of Hawaii Wahine.

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