Athletes of the Week


>> Matt Bell, Farrington football: Racked up 197 total yards and caught three TD passes in the Governors' 41-23 loss to St. Louis in the quarterfinals of the Chevron/ HHSAA State Football Championship. He had 50 yards rushing, 113 receiving and 34 on kickoff returns.


>> Tuli Peters, Kahuku volleyball: Was named the Most Outstanding Player at the Nissan/HHSAA Girls State Volleyball Championship after leading the Red Raiders to their first state title. Peters recorded eight kills in a 15-13, 15-11 win over St. Joseph for the title.

Honor Roll


>> Dane Koga, Waimea: Intercepted two passes and returned the first 25 yards for a touchdown in the Menehunes' 24-21 win over Kailua. His second interception set up another Waimea score.

>> Tyson Fernandez, Waimea: Intercepted a Kailua pass in the end zone with 32 seconds left to preserve a 24-21 win.

>> Jason Rivers, St. Louis: Caught 10 passes for 137 yards two TDs in the Crusaders' victory over Farrington.

>> B.J. Batts, St. Louis: Rushed for 102 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries against Farrington.

>> Wilson Afoa, St. Louis: Recorded nine quarterback hurries, three tackles for losses and a sack for the Crusader defense.

>> Jerome Crisostomo, Farrington: Snagged two interceptions in the first half against St. Louis to help the Govs take a 17-14 halftime lead.

>> Dionte Nomaaea, Farrington: Caught eight passes for 125 yards for the Governors.

>> Cory Daniel, Castle: Racked up 13 tackles and two sacks in a 35-0 win over Hawaii Prep. His effort helped the Knights record their second consecutive shutout.

>> Jared Suzui, Castle: Returned a punt 74 yards for a TD against HPA. It marked the second straight game he had a punt return for a score.

>> Brad Lau, Hawaii Prep: Rushed for 137 yards on 27 carries against Castle.

>> Michael Donahoo, Baldwin: Passed for 207 yards and kicked two field goals in the Bears' 28-14 loss to McKinley. His 45-yard field goal set a state quarterfinal record.

>> Abel Werner, McKinley: Completed 15 of 27 passes for 248 yards and a touchdown against Baldwin. He also rushed for a score to lead the Tigers into the semifinals.


>> Mona Ale, Kahuku: Hammered 11 kills in a 15-9, 12-15, 15-7 win over Kamehameha in the state semifinals. The win assured that an ILH team would not win the state championship for the first time since 1981.

>> Jazmin Paakaula, St. Joseph: Registered a tournament-high 20 kills in a 13-15, 15-9, 15-11 win over Moanalua in the state quarterfinals.

>> Patti Hardimon, Moanalua: Put down 11 kills and served three aces in the Menehunes' 15-2, 2-15, 15-7 loss to Iolani in the fifth-place bracket.

>> Chalice Kaapuni, Pearl City: Recorded 13 kills and six blocks in the Chargers' 14-16, 15-11, 15-8 win over Hawaii Prep in the state tournament's consolation bracket.

>> Amy Lusk, Kalaheo: Registered 34 kills over three matches to lead the Mustangs to the state tournament consolation title.

>> Nissan/HHSAA Girls State Volleyball Championship All-Tournament team: Monarisa Ale (Kahuku), Jazmin Paakaula (St. Joseph), Sarah Mason (St. Joseph), Kanoe Kamanao (Iolani), Mounia Nihipali (Kamehameha), Kaimana Lee (Seabury Hall). Most Outstanding Player--Tuli Peters (Kahuku).

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