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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

All BIIF Volleyball Selections – Blue Bracket

First team      Player Gr. Pos. School

Waihilo Chartrand 12 Outside hitter Hilo   Destynee Figueroa 12 Outside hitter Hilo

Leeta Grap 12 Middle blocker Hawaii Prep   Ariana Kaleo 12 Middle blocker Waiakea

Shae Kanakaole 11 Outside hitter Kamehameha  Kawehi Lopez 12  Defender/libero Kamehameha

Keirsa Pakani-Tsukiyama 12 Outside hitter Waiakea

Player of the Year: Leeta Grap, Hawaii Prep

Coach of the Year: Kyle Kaaa, Kamehameha

Second team   Player Gr. Pos. School

Tehane Agbayani 11 Setter Kamehameha  Kaylee Castillo 12 Setter Keaau

Jacie Chang 12 Setter Hilo   Randi Estrada 12 Outside hitter Keaau

Macy Hayashi 12 Outside hitter Waiakea  Bree Kaneakua 11 Middle blocker Kamehameha

Kalei Paige 12 Middle blocker Kamehameha

Honorable mention

HPA: Katie Case, outside hitter; Gabbie Ewing, outside hitter; Nani Lum, libero; Nua Potts, setter; Tiana Reynolds, middle

Hilo: Amanda Loeffler, rightside hitter; Leilani Smith, middle; Ena Tilini-Livai, middle; Evalani Toledo, rightside hitter

Honokaa: Monica Muskat, middle; Precious Chong, setter

Kamehameha: Khalia Moke-Sakamoto, setter

Keaau: Pakalana Kaneta-Nobriga, libero; Munirah Msikizi-Jackson, middle; Anamalia Suesue, middle

Pahoa: Bethany Viernes, middle

Waiakea: Janel Dulan, middle; Tanalei Louis, libero; Shanice Navarro, setter

December 15, 2011 Posted by | volleyball | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BIIF Girls Volleyball, All-Star Selections

BIIF volleyball, St. Joseph vs. Hilo

All-BIIF girls volleyball

EAST HAWAII       First team
Pos. Name Grade School

S Jadelynn Domondon Sr. Ka’u
S Ashia Joseph Sr. Waiakea
RH Katelynne Paleka-Kennedy Sr. Kamehameha
OH Morgan Rapozo Sr. Waiakea
OH Kanoe Salazar Sr. Kamehameha
MB Marley Strand-Nicolaisen So. Ka’u
DS Alyssalyn Buyuan Sr. Waiakea

Second team

S Kanoe Kaaa Sr. Kamehameha
OH Waihilo Chartrand Jr. Hilo
OH Kara Dunn Sr. Pahoa
OH Chynna Loeffler Jr. St. Joseph
OH Ashley Oliveira Sr. Ka’u
OH Abby Rimel Sr. Christian Liberty
MB Anamalia Suesue Jr. Keaau

Honorable mention: Serena Ah Choy (Kamehameha); Brooke Bloomfield (Hilo); Jackie Carter (Hilo); Jacie Chang (Hilo); Jaeneise Cuison (Ka’u); Randi Estrada (Keaau); Hiilei Evans-Bautista (Kamehameha); Destynee Figueroa (Hilo); Kawehi Granito-Wallace (Hilo); Riley Handa (Waiakea); Ariana Kaleo (Waiakea); Schae-Ann Like (Kamehameha); Kuulei Lord (St. Joseph); Kristen Mattos (Christian Liberty); Tasha-Rose Miyataki (Waiakea); Kayla Nishimura (Ka’u); Kaila Olson (Ka’u); Georgia Pirie (St. Joseph); Hazel Tagalicud (Pahoa); Lindsey Thomas (Kamehameha); Haley Thorsen (St. Joseph); Kiersa Pakani-Tsukiyama (Waiakea)

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Ashia Joseph (Waiakea)

COACH OF THE YEAR: Elijah Navarro (Ka’u)


WEST HAWAII       First team
Pos. Name Grade School

OH Jessica Muskat Sr. Honokaa
DS Keilyn Ryusaki Sr. Hawaii Prep
OH Anuhea Wall Sr. Konawaena
OH Jasmine Ward Jr. Konawaena
MB Leeta Grap Jr. Hawaii Prep
MB Erika Kaawa-Akiona Sr. Honokaa
MB Lana Queen Sr. Hawaii Prep

Honorable mention: Huali Alpiche (Honokaa); Lauren Amsbary (Kealakehe); Mackenzie Buckner (Hawaii Prep); Katie Case (Hawaii Prep); Tara Gaumer (Hawaii Prep); Katie Ho (Hawaii Prep); Chyler Imai (Kohala); Kaui Kanekoa (Honokaa); Brooke Kise (Kohala); Chanice Levita (Honokaa); Tanalei Louis (Konawaena); Kalei Lum (Honokaa); Jessica Palu (Konawaena); Chelsea Requelman (Honokaa); Mailani Sills (Parker); Lita Tamoefolau (Konawaena); Chelzie Ulu (Kealakehe); Misilosa Uulopa (Konawaena); Makani Wall (Konawaena

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Leeta Grap (Hawaii Prep)

COACH OF THE YEAR: Sharon Peterson (Hawaii Prep)

November 13, 2010 Posted by | volleyball | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HHSAA Division II Girls Volleyball Wrap Up

New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Volleyball State Championships

Division II at McKinley High, Oahu

 Consolation:  Waimea def. Kau, 26-24, 25-12

Waimea:  Jayme Jacinto 12 kills;  Brandee Victorino 6 kills;  Tatiana Rita 8 kills; Robin Moura  2 blocks;  Vakeesha Lagazo  2 aces.

 Kau:  Marley Strand-Nicolaisen  5 kills;  Kayla Nishimura  1 ace;  Amery Silva  1 block;  Joyce Anne Ibasan  1 block;  Kaila Olson  1 block.

 Fifth place:  Roosevelt def. Hawaii Prep, 35-33, 25-23

Roosevelt:  Lehuanani Kawai Oleole 12 kills;  Zoe Young 13 kills;  Kamalei Pitoy 3 blocks, 17 digs;  Rachel Ringor 2 aces.

 Hawaii Prep:  Leeta Grap 6 kills;  Mackenzie Buckner 6 kills, 3 aces;  Katie Case 3 aces;  Katie Ho 2 blocks, 10 assists;  Lana Queen 2 blocks;  Keilyn Ryusaki 22 digs.

 Third place:  Hawaii Baptist def. Leilehua, 2-0  (25-18, 25-22)

Hawaii Baptist:  CJ Asuncion  8 kills, 4 aces;  Jami Grumling  9 kills, 1 block;  Kanoelani Yadao 1 block;  Kimberly Kadomoto  23 digs, Kayla Kawamura  13 assists.

   Leilehua:  Ashlee Vaoifi  6 kills, 3 aces;  Tatiana Alailima  7 kills;  Krystin Kubo  1 block, 10 assists;  Mariessa Carrasco  1 block;  Samantha Talaeai  22 digs.

 Championship#2 Molokai def. #1 University, 3-0

Molokai:  Kalei Vaivai  19 kills;  Kailani Ritte-Camara  7 kills, 4 aces, 19 digs;  Kalei Adolpho  2 blocks;  Leenell Hernandez  2 blocks;  Natalia Levi  8 kills, 19 digs;  Kawena Puhi  32 assists.

 University:  Kainoa Ocasek 7 kills;  Quynne Eharis  5 kills, 2 blocks;  Kaena Kaina 2 blocks;  Kaiulani Kaalekahi 1 ace, 19 assists;  Mchelle Fainberg  20 digs;  Makenzie Conching 20 digs.

 All-Tournament Team (as selected by the media):

Kailana Ritte-Camara, Molokai

Ashley Vaoifi, Leilehua

Kalei Adolpho, Molokai

Quynne Eharis, University

CJ Asuncion, Hawaii Baptist

Kawena Puhi, Molokai

Mikayla Samiano, University

Most outstanding player:  Kalei Vaivai, Molokai

October 30, 2010 Posted by | Running on the Big Island | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment