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Three BIIF Basketball Players Make State All-Tournament Team

Pahoa's Isaiah Ekau, left, named Division II Player of the Year

Hawaiian Airlines/HHSAA Boys Basketball State Championships

Division II

 All Tournament Team

 Micah Dunhour     AOP

Jacob Andrade     St. Joseph

Nick Fisher     Pahoa

Corey Lau     Kailua

Jordan DeCorte     Kailua

 Most Outstanding Player

Isaiah Ekau     Pahoa

March 7, 2010 Posted by | Basketball | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Big Dog’s BIIF Boys cross-country, Projected State Qualifiers

Start of Boys race at CLA

Start of Boys race at CLA

Every two weeks the Big Dog will project the leading (3) teams in the Big Island Interscholastic Federation cross-country, along with the top 11 individual runners and the 5 alternate runners. 

The top three teams, along with the top 11 individual runners outside of those three teams, will be heading to the state championship held in Kauai on November 1st.  The following is just Big Dog’s prediction as of Sept. 15, 2oo9.

BOYS:  TOP THREE TEAMS as of September 15, 2009

   HILO – Coach Bill McMahon

   KEAAU – Coach Donna Wong Yuen

   HONOKAA – defending BIIF champions, Coach Josh Abner

Top 11 individual runners for state qualifiers:

  1. Dylan Hardie-Jordan, Makua Lani
  2. Tyler Tsubota, Hawaii Preparatory Academy
  3. Juan Sepulveda, Kealakehe
  4. Frank Chi, Waiakea
  5. Jackson Halford, Waiakea
  6. Brant Mabuni, Makua Lani
  7. Jeremy Grotenhuis, Christian Liberty Academy
  8. Logan Martin, Hawaii Preparatory Academy
  9. Jesse Tarnes, Parker
  10.   Jacob Andrade, St. Joseph
  11.   Ethan Meikle, Kohala

 TOP 5 Alternates:

  1. Russ Hapgood, HPA
  2. Jordan Grotenhuis, CLA
  3. Casey Chai, Kamehameha
  4. Justin Macy, HPA
  5. Matthew Katibah, St. Joseph

September 15, 2009 Posted by | High School Runners, Running on the Big Island | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment