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Kohala Athletic Awards Announced

Mary Jo Osorio


* Senior Female Athlete of the Year: Brooke Kise.

* Senior Male Athlete of the Year: Kelson Kupukaa.

* Girls Cross Country: Mary Jo Osorio, most valuable player.

* Boys Cross Country: Madrone Goldman, most improved; Domenic Defiesta, most inspirational.

* Girls volleyball: Brooke Kise, MVP; Chyler Imai, most inspirational.

* Boys volleyball: Donald Wong, Jr., MVP; Devin Cadiente, most improved.

* Football: Kelson Kupukaa, MVP; Dakota Tolentino, most improved.

* Girls basketball: Sheana Cazimero, MVP; Tahjra Alcoran, most inspirational.

* Wrestling: Roberto Ventura, MVP; Kennieth Santana, most inspirational.

* Tennis: Andrew Trump, MVP; James Werner, most improved.

* Baseball: Micah Marquez-Ching, MVP; Francisco Tagalicod, most improved.

* Golf: Kelson Kupukaa, MVP; Benjamin Kupukaa, most improved.

* Softball: Tahjra Alcoran, MVP; Tiani Luga, most inspirational.

* Track & Field: Mary Josephine Osorio, MVP; Domenic Defiesta, most inspirational.

May 24, 2011 Posted by | Events | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HHSAA Boys Volleyball Division II All-Tourney Team

New City Nissan/HHSAA Boys Volleyball State Championships

All-Tournament Team (as selected by the media)

OH Chad Barretta (HBA)

OH Christopher Roxburgh (Kohala)

OH Rocky DeLyon (Seabury Hall)

MB Donald Wong Jr. (Kohala)

MB Shairone Thompson (Kahuku)

S Mason Ohta (HBA)

Libero Kulia Aveiro-Kalaniopio (Kohala)

Most Outstanding Player: Michael Fisher (HBA)

May 18, 2011 Posted by | volleyball | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HHSAA Volleyball – KS-Kapalama wins DI & Hawai’i Baptist DII

DI BVB: KS-Kapalama 3, #1 Punahou 0  for HHSAA Championship


DI BVB: #2 Moanalua 2, KS-Hawaii 1

New City Nissan Division II Boys Volleyball State Championships

Championship match   At McKinley

No. 1 seed Hawaii Baptist 3, No. 3 Seabury 0 (25-21, 25-23, 26-24)

Chad Barretta had 20 kills, including 10 in the third set, and Michael Fisher added 14 as the Eagles won their third state Division II boys championship in four years.

Mason Ohta had 23 assists and Kalei Hosaka had 12 digs for Hawaii Baptist.

New City Nissan Division II Boys Volleyball State Championships

Third Place   At McKinley

No. 4 seed Kohala 2, No. 2 seed Castle 0 (25-19, 25-15)

Christopher Roxburgh had 10 kills as the Cowboys (17-1) beat the Knights (16-2).

In the first set, Kohala went on a 7-0 run for an 18-10 lead. Roxburgh and Johnny Hiraoka both had two kills during the surge. The Knights twice got as close as four.

In the second set, Donald Wong Jr. served nine in a row as the Cowboys took a 13-4 lead. Castle got as close as 17-12. Roxburgh had four kills without an error in the set.

Castle finished with 14 kills, 14 hitting errors and six service errors.

Charlie Hendrix had five kills to lead the Knights.


May 14, 2011 Posted by | volleyball | , , , | Leave a comment

HHSAA Division II Boys Volleyball Scores

New City Nissan/HHSAA Boys Volleyball State Championships

Division II at McKinley High

Kohala def. Waimea, 25-22, 26-24, 25-19.    Kohala:  Donald Wong Jr. and Christopher Roburgh, 13 kills each.    Waimea:  Kevin Killermann, 11 kills, 4 blocks.

No. 2 seed Castle Knights 3, Hawaii Prep 1 (25-22, 14-25, 25-22, 25-15)

Charlie Hendrix had 16 kills, and Kasson Carter and Maka Piedad each added 10 as the Knights beat Ka Makani.

No. 3 Seabury Hall 3, Lanakila Baptist 1 (25-18, 22-25, 25-22, 25-16)

Conner Snow had 17 kills, and Rocky DeLyon added 14 kills and six aces as the Spartans beat the Warriors.

May 13, 2011 Posted by | volleyball | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment