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Hawaii Prep announces Athletic Awards for 2011-2012

Sport Most Valuable Coach’s Award Most Improved other
Girls Volleyball Leeta Grap Katie Case Asia Kaden  
         
Boys X-Country Justin Macy Carson Magoon Walter Disney  
  Michael Spetich      
Girls X-Country Emily Evans, Mariah Haight Zoe Sims   FAAL Award
  Kristiana Van Pernis     Kelly Ulrich
Football Offensive Back Defensive Back Most Improved Holi Bergin Award
  Keanu Yamamoto Kawohi Schutte Zack Greenbaum Shane Brostek
         
  Offensive Lineman Defensive Lineman    
  Jayse Bannister Dustin Hoover    
Boys Swimming Dane Uy Kulan Tarnas Carson Magoon  
         
Girls Swimming Anu Nihipali Vera Mahoney Malia Brown  
         
Girls Wrestling Mikeala Owen Tori Greco-Hiranaka Madi Inman  
         
Boys Wrestling Troy Choi Shannon Samura Josh Ching  
         
Boys Soccer Trevor Edwards Cole Moniz Hiroki Kawakami  
         
Girls Soccer Katie Case Emily Evans Rae Kennon  
  Nanea Tavares Tori Campbell Jah’nae Ayoso-Purdy  
Boys Basketball Dakota Berman Keanu Yamamoto Tyler Van Kirk  
         
Girls Basketball Chancis Fernandez Nani Lum Anna Juan Honoring the Game
        Yuki Ainge
Boys Paddling Kainoa Tanoai Brock Kobayashi Hunter Ainslie  
    Kawohi Schutte    
Girls Paddling Sydney Budde Emily Johnson Mia Croonquist  
    Kawena Lim-Samura    
Boys Track Shane Brostek Kayden Haleakala Michael Spetich  
         
Girls Track Zoe Sims Sabrina Disney Katie Case  
    Noor Sarwar    
Boys Tennis JJ Minakata Zane Moran Bryce Zeffert  
         
Girls Tennis Mai Reinvald Alina Sabyr Maddie Wolfenberger  
    Alua Jumbayeva    
Boys Volleyball Keanu Yamamoto Nick Chock Kainoa Tanoai  
         
Water Polo Bhillie Luciani Tori Campbell Anu Nihipali  
         
GOLF Andrew Paisley Bo Bleckel Justin Macy  
         
Baseball Jayse Bannister Holden Pattengil Kai Fink  
         
Softball Stacie Doi Alex Disney Tehani Grasso  
         

May 26, 2012 Posted by | Events | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BIIF Boys Volleyball All-League Selections Announced

First team     Name Gr. Pos. School

Johnny Hiraoka 12 MB Kohala   Elias Hood 11 OH Kohala

Vasa Iona 12 OH Honokaa   Mano Thompson 10 S Kohala

Peni Vea 12 RH Kealakehe   Donald Wong 11 OH Kohala

Keanu Yamamoto 11 OH Hawaii Prep

Second ream

Jory Ayoso-Fernandez 11 DS/L Kohala      Devin Cadiente 10 MB Kohala

Chris Copeland* 12 S Hawaii Prep    David Esso-White* 12 S Kealakehe

Justin Gali 12 DS/L Kealakehe        Kyle Katase 12 OH Hawaii Prep

Dominick Trevino 12 OH Kealakehe    Tyler Van Kirk 11 MB Hawaii Prep  * tie

Honorable Mention

* Hawaii Prep: Rokas Cesnulevicius (RH), Devin Ching (MB)

* Honokaa: Kawika Aurello (S), Kaimana Esquerra (OH), Kotey Macomber (MB)

* Hualalai: Randal Honour (DS/L), Matias Jaramillo (OH), Nick Steger (MB), Alex Ward (RH)

* Kealakehe: Kawela Benson (MB), Bronson Rodrigues (MB)

* Kohala: Hokulia Aveiro-Kalaniopio (DS/L)

* Laupahoehoe: Keanu Francisco (OH), Aaron Kvenild (MB), Lexton Silva (S)

Player of the Year      Donald Wong, Kohala

Coach of the Year      Chai Wilson, Kohala

East    First Team

Evan Enriques 9 OH Kamehameha    Kawika Haasenritter 12 MB Kamehameha

Kyle Hanagami 12 S Waiakea    Donovan Hoohuli 11 MB Waiakea

Chayse Kaui 12 OH Waiakea    Mikey Kurohara 12 DS/L Waiakea

Evan LaRochelle 12 OH Waiakea

Second Team  Daniel Aina 11 S Kamehameha   Tevin Figueroa 12 MB Hilo

Nick Fisher 10 RH Pahoa   Kapono Lessary-Picar 12 DS/L Hilo   Chris Mendoza 12 S Pahoa

Mamane Namahoe 9 RH Waiakea   Ian Whitten 11 MB Waiakea

Honorable Mention  CLA: Keenan Freitas (OH)  Hilo: Brennan Palisbo (OH), Makoa Tandal (OH)

 Kamehameha: Kaehu Kaaa (S), Ryan Thomas (DS/L), Kaipo Woolsey (MB)

 Ka’u: Donald Garo (RH), Callen Koi (MB)     Keaau: Jason Border (OH), Joseph Ola (OH)

 Pahoa: Zach Rodrigues (MB)     St. Joseph: Thomas Fairman (MB)

East Player of the Year      Kyle Hanagami , Waiakea

 East Coach of the Year     Ecko Osorio , Waiakea

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

Hawaii Prep announces Spring Sports Awards

Shane Brostek

Spring Sports Awards at HAWAII PREP

BOYS TRACK AND FIELD   Most valuable athlete: Shane Brostek

Coach’s award: Christian Lee   Most improved: George Twigg-Smith

GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD   Most valuable player: Lana Queen, Zoe Sims

Coach’s award: Jasmine Fojas     Most improved: Pamela Lynn

BOYS TENNIS

Most valuable player: Won Joon Kim    Most improved: Santa Chirathivat

GIRLS TENNIS    Most valuable player: Erin Wakefield-McDonald

Coach’s award: Abbie Wolfenberger    Most improved: Alina Katase

BOYS VOLLEYBALL

Most valuable player: Keanu Yamamoto    Coach’s award: Jevin Ching

Most improved: Kainoa Tanoai    Nolan Doliente Award: Nick Chock

WATER POLO    Most valuable player: Angel Wu

Coach’s award: Madi DiZunno, Alohi Nakachi    Most improved: Seychelle Francis

GOLF    Most valuable player: Andrew Paisley

Coach’s award: Jake Siebert     Most improved: Justin Macy

BASEBALL    Most valuable players: Jayse Bannister, Matthew Kiyota

Coach’s award: Dean Macy, Mitchell Parris   Most improved: Micah Ashburn

SOFTBALL    Most valuable player: Stacie Doi, Nani Lum

Coach’s award: Gabby Menendez      Most improved: Alex Disney

May 21, 2011 Posted by | Events | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hawaii Prep Athletic Awards Presented for 2009-2010

HPA girls cross county team, photo by Big Dog

* Girls volleyball: Tayler Wang and Bridget Walker, most valuable player (MVP); Bridget Walker, coach’s award (CA); Kailana Powers, most improved (MI); Nolan Doliente Award, Keilyn Ryusaki.

* Boys cross country: Russ Hapgood and Tyler Tsubota, MVP; Logan Martin and Sean Prentiss, CA; Makoa Johnson, MI.

* Girls cross country: Kela Vargas, MVP; Melanie Ulrich, CA; Sam Neal, MI.

* Football: Keanu Yamamoto and Isaiah Adams, offensive back award; Shane Brostek, offensive lineman award; Nathaniel Adams and JJ Higginson, defensive back award; Bobby Stomski, defensive lineman Award; Onipa’a Stevens, MI; Keoni Colson, Holi Bergin Award.

* Boys swimming: Logan Borowski, MVP; Kaikea Nakachi, CA; Michael Monahan, MI.

* Girls swimming: Bridget Walker, MVP: Bhillie Luciani, CA; HanaSara Ito, MI.

* Wrestling: Keoni Colson, MVP; Marie Donahue, CA; Russell Hapgood, MI.

* Boys soccer: Kalei Konrad and Tyler Tsubota, MVP; Landy Eng, CA; Kawika Wise, MI.

* Girls soccer: Noe Enos and Katie Case, MVP; Hannah Unger, CA; Keilyn Ryusaki and Emily Evans, MI; Ku’uipo Nakoa, Frank Lawrence Award.

* Boys basketball: Sasha Obradovic, MVP; Douglas Tsai, CA; Nathan Schenk, MI.

* Girls basketbal: Tayler Wang, MVP; Lana Queen, CA; Desi Seid, MI; Lei Tenorio, Honoring the Game Award.

* Boys paddling: Robbie Reed, MVP; George Twigg-Smith, CA; Rukin Jelks, MI,

* Girls paddling: Elenka Jacobs, MVP; Alohi Nakachi, CA; Gabby Menendez, MI.

* Boys track: Tyler Tsubota, MVP; Shane Brostek, CA; Christian Lee, MI.

* Girls track: Mindy Campbell and Ku’uipo Nakoa, MVP; Lana Queen, CA; Chelsea Ashimine, MI.

* Boys tennis: Michael Monahan, MVP; Sam Nam, CA; Santa Chirathivat, MI.

* Girls tennis: Erin Wakefield-McDonald, MVP; Olina Cavedoni, CA; Bua Rojanai, MI.

* Boys volleyball: Nathan Schenk, MVP; Roland Setu, CA; Kyle Katase, MI.

* Water polo: Bridget Walker, MVP; Angel Wu, CA; Bhillie Luciani, MI.

* Golf: Andrew Paisley, MVP; Jordan Salomon, CA; Jake Siebert, MI.

* Baseball: Ryan Rice and Isaiah Adams, MVP; Jesse Alvord, CA; Matt Kiyota and Nathaniel Adams, MI.

* Softball: Gabby Menendez, MVP; Alex Disney, CA; Delaney Ross, MI.

* Equestrian program: Sophia Antimisiaris, MVP; Dani Foreman, MI.


HPA’s girls cross country team, photo by Big Dog

May 25, 2010 Posted by | Events | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment