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HPA Girls Dominate BIIF All-Star Teams

Ka Makani ladies and coaches best in BIIF

All-BIIF Cross Country              GIRLS       First team                Name – Grade – School
Kela Vargas Sr. Hawaii Prep
Zoe Sims So. Hawaii Prep                                      Emily Evans So. Hawaii Prep
Kristiana Van Pernis Fr. Hawaii Prep               Tialana Greenwell Sr. Honokaa
Kelsie Kobayashi Jr. Waiakea                               Mariah Haight Fr. Hawaii Prep

Second team    Name – Grade – School

Sam Neal Sr. Hawaii Prep                 Hana Scully Sr. Hawaii Prep
Grace Choe Jr. Makua Lani               Allie Shiraki Fr. Honokaa
Tiana Iwata Fr. Kamehameha        Jessica Busek Jr. Waiakea
Carmen Garson-Shumway Fr. Hilo
Honorable mention: Hildang Adona (Honokaa); Angela Ames (Ka’u); Monica Carlos (Honokaa); Erin Carvalho (Kamehameha-Hawaii); Joy Choe (Makua Lani); Brandy Eder (Ka’u); Natalie Hagemann (Keaau); Corin Kim (Kamehameha-Hawaii); Lexi Mabuni (Makua Lani); Chloe Martins-Keliihoomalu (Kamehameha-Hawaii); Leah Mello-Waiwaiole (Ka’u); Tiffany Nakamura (Makua Lani); Deann Nishimura-Thornton (Keaau); Vandey Okinaka (Waiakea); Skye Ombac (Waiakea); Kara Paulachak (Waiakea)

COACH OF THE YEAR: Michael Franklin (Hawaii Prep)

November 4, 2010 Posted by | High School Runners | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Several Big Islanders Running NYC Marathon on Sunday

NYC marathon finish line

Alan Ryan

On Sunday, November 7, several Big Island residents will be running in the New York City Marathon.  The NYC race runs through all five of the cities Burroughs and attracts over 100,000 participants making it one of the world’s largest marathons.

Lyman Perry

Included in the all-star Big Island running cast is Laupahoehoe’s Alan Ryan, Volcano’s Lyman Perry, Hilo’s Sally Marrack and Waikoloa’s Carlos Fuentes.

Good luck to all and have a fun 26.2 mile experience.

November 4, 2010 Posted by | Marathon Running | , , , , | Leave a comment