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Pink Martinis Senior Women’s 3.5 Tennis Team headed to Maui

The Pink Martinis Senior Women’s 3.5 tennis team is on its way to Maui to represent West Hawaii at the State Championships, also called Sectionals.   The  competition the weekend of May 19 will be at Royal Lahaina Tennis Garden and Kapalua Tennis Ranch.  The Pink Martinis play out of  Island Slice Tennis Club at Keauhou Beach Resort.  The two other teams in the 3.5 league were the Keauhou Bruisers from Keauhou Beach Resort and Game Set and Match out of Holua.

In addition to the women’s 3.5 team, there will also be Hawaii Island teams from East Hawaii and West Hawaii in both men’s and women’s leagues at all levels.  Teams from Maui, Kaua’i, and Oahu will also take part in the Sectionals.

The Pink Martinis pictured include Peggy Chestnut, Debbie Downes, Sherry Bracken, Melany Kerver, Peggy Spencer, Janet Howard, June Taguma, Jane Galante, and Molly Nakano.  Missing is Paulette McNerny. There are also two non-playing members, both recovering from injuries, Lily Acoba and Margaret Kearns.  Their coach is Matt Johnson, a pro at Island Slice at Keauhou Beach Resort

May 11, 2012 Posted by | tennis | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

All BIIF Tennis Selections announced

WHS frosh, Sarah Dvorak

All-BIIF tennis

GIRLS SINGLES     First team

Sarah Dvorak Fr. Waiakea, Chelsea Sato Sr. Waiakea, Daisy Green Jr. Kealakehe

Erin Wakefield-McDonald Sr. Hawaii Prep

Second team

Emilie Skladzien So. Parker, Kristin Winther Sr. Kealakehe

Amanda Lerma Jr. Kamehameha, Kelly Soares Fr. Hilo

GIRLS DOUBLES     First team

Stephanie Matsuura/Ceara Sumida Jr./Sr. Waiakea

Genevieve Flaspohler/Grace Riley Jr./Sr. Hilo

Qiana Hironaka/Shayla Kushi Sr./Jr. Waiakea

Tiera Makaiwi/Michelle Reed So./Fr. Kealakehe

Second team  Ashley Teshima/Carli Yamamoto Jr./Sr. Konawaena

Leisha Ishikawa/Karyl-Lyn Yamakawa So./Fr. Waiakea

Eun Sol Lee/Claire Rho Sr./Jr. Hawaii Prep

Cierra Abellera/Mai Kobayashi So./Fr. Kealakehe

BOYS SINGLES     First team

Spencer Travalino Jr. Kealakehe, Kaito Mizutani Sr. Waiakea, Daniel Tada So. Hilo

Isaiah Brilhante So. Waiakea

Second team

Zane Moran Sr. Hawaii Prep, Austin Gunnar Lee Jr. St. Joseph

Alden Aguirre Jr. Honokaa, Michael Monahan Sr. HPA

BOYS DOUBLES       First team

Chandler Daub/Jeffrey Gelman Jr./Jr. Kealakehe

Chris Lysiuk/Shoyo Tsukamoto Sr./Jr. Kealakehe

Santa Chirathivat/Bobby Souza Jr./Jr. HPA

Hiroki Kawakami/Won Joon Kim So./Sr. HPA

Second team    Paul Gagorik/Dillon Kell So./Sr. Hilo

Garry Murayama/Caden Yamamoto Sr./Sr. Waiakea

Andrew Trump/James Werner Jr./Sr. Kohala

Shaun Kagawa/Keoni Wong So./Jr. Kamehameha

June 3, 2011 Posted by | tennis | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HHSAA Tennis final Results – WHS Freshman Sarah Dvorak #2 in state

Championships – Boys Singles
[1] Chas Okamoto (Kapaa) def. [2] Kento Tanaka-Tamaki (St. Anthony) 6-4, 6-2

Third Place – Boys Singles
[3] Robin Kiyabu (Punahou) def. [4] Brandon Lee (Punahou) 6-3, 6-1

Championships – Girls Singles
[5] Alyssa Tobita (Mililani) def. [1] Sarah Dvorak (Waiakea) 7-6 (3), 7-5

Third Place – Girls Singles
[4] Kristen Poei (Iolani) def. [3] Sarah Kukino (Kauai) (def)

Championships – Boys Doubles
[1] Marcel Chan/Roman Kop (Kamehameha Schools Kapalama) def. [7] Colin Tseng/Lawrence Ho (Iolani) 6-3, 6-3
Third Place – Boys Doubles
[4] Travis Yoshimoto/William Chen (Punahou) def. [8] Shaun Chow/Colby Ing (Punahou) 7-5, 6-1

Championships – Girls Doubles
[1] Jennifer Laws/Sarah Steele (Punahou) def. [4] Ashley Nakaoka/Dani Young (Punahou) 7-6 (4), 6-2

Third Place – Girls Doubles
[3] Tara Nilsson/Sari Kwee (Iolani) def. [2] Stephanie Matsuura/Ceara Sumida (Waiakea) 6-2, 6-4

May 10, 2011 Posted by | tennis | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HHSAA Tennis Championships at the Lanaina Civic Center

The Carlsmith Ball/HHSAA Tennis State Championships begin today, Thursday, May 5 at the Royal Lahaina Tennis Ranch and the Lahaina Civic Center tennis courts.  The three-day tournament will conclude Saturday, May 7.    

 A link to the draws and the results is available through the HHSAA website at:

http://www.sportshigh.com/sports/tennis/tournament/2011

May 5, 2011 Posted by | tennis | , , , , | Leave a comment

Travelino & Dvorak best in BIIF Singles Play

Sarah Dvorak

BIIF Tennis Tournament

 

Held Thursday through Saturday at Holua Tennis Center, Keauhou Beach Resor

GIRLS SINGLES
HHSAA state qualifying matches

Kristen Winther (Kealakehe) def. (8) Emilie Skladzien (Parker) 6-4, 6-4

(7) Kelly Soares (Hilo) def. (6) Amanda Lerma (Kamehameha) 6-4, 6-2

(8) Emilie Skladzien (Parker) def. (6) Amanda Lerma (Kamehameha) 5-7, 6-4, 6-1

Semifinals

(1) Sarah Dvorak (Waiakea) def. (4) Erin Wakefield-McDonald (Hawaii Prep) 6-0, 6-0

(3) Chelsea Sato (Waiakea) def. (2) Daisy Green (Kealakehe) 6-3, 7-6 (9)

Championship match

(1) Sarah Dvorak (Waiakea) def. (3) Chelsea Sato (Waiakea) 6-0, 6-1

 

GIRLS DOUBLES

HHSAA state qualifying matches

(8) Ashley Teshima/Carli Yamamoto (Konawaena) def. (5) Leisha Ishikawa/Karyl-

Lyn Yamakawa (Kamehameha) 6-7, 6-3, 6-1

(7) Cierra Abellera/Mai Kobayashi (Kealakehe) def. (6) Eun Sol Lee/Claire Rho (Hawaii Prep) 6-4, 6-4

(6) Eun Sol Lee/Claire Rho (Hawaii Prep) def. (5) Leisha Ishikawa/Karyl

Lyn Yamakawa (Kamehameha) 6-3, 6-4

Third-place match

(3) Qiana Hironaka/Shayla Kushi (Waiakea) def. (4) Tiera Makaiwi/Michelle Reed (Kealakehe) 6-0, 6-4

 

Semifinals

(1) Stephanie Matsuura/Ceara Sumida (Waiakea) def. (4) Tiera Makaiwi/Michelle Reed (Kealakehe) 6-1, 6-0

(2) Grace Riley/Genevieve Flaspohler (Hilo) def. (3) Qiana Hironaka/Shayla Kushi (Waiakea) 7-5, 6-2

 

Championship

(1) Stephanie Matsuura/Ceara Sumida (Waiakea) def. (2) Grace Riley/Genevieve Flaspohler (Hilo) 6-4, 6-1

 

BOYS SINGLES
Third-place match
  (3) Daniel Tada (Hilo) def. (4) Isaiah Brilhante (Waiakea) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2

Semifinals (1) Spencer Travalino (Kealakehe) def. (4) Isaiah Brilhante (Waiakea) 6-4, 6-4

(2) Kaito Mizutani (Waiakea) def. (3) Daniel Tada (Hilo) 6-1, 6-0

Championship

(1) Spencer Travalino (Kealakehe) def. (2) Kaito Mizutani (Waiakea) 6-4, 6-4

 

BOYS DOUBLES

Third-place match

(3) Santa Chirathivat/Bobby Souza (Hawaii Prep) def. (4) Hiroki Kawakami/Won Joon Kim (Hawaii Prep) 6-4, 7-5

Semifinals

(1) Chandler Daub/Jeffrey Gelman (Kealakehe) def. (4) Hiroki Kawakami/Won Joon Kim (Hawaii Prep) 6-0, 6-2

(2) Chris Lysiuk/Shoyo Tsukamoto (Kealakehe) def. (3) Santa Chirathivat/Bobby Souza (Hawaii Prep) 6-0, 6-2

Championship

(1) Chandler Daub/Jeffrey Gelman (Kealakehe) def. (2) Chris Lysiuk/Shoyo Tsukamoto (Kealakehe) 6-0, 6-3

April 27, 2011 Posted by | tennis | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment