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Keaau Athletic Awards Presented for 2009-2010

Cougar Power

* JV baseball: Konner Kanetani (Most Outstanding Athlete); Yechan Kang (Coaches award).

* Varsity baseball: Jonathan Chow (MOA); Ashley Silva Jr. (CA).

* Boys JV basketball: Nelson Enos (MOA); Chase Paulino (CA).

* Boys varsity basketball: Haku Ishibashi (MOA); Richard handy (CA).

* Girls JV basketball: Randi Estraada (MOA); Sabrina Nakaima (CA).

* Girls varsity basketball: Jackie Kaio-Goo (MOA); Shyla Ronia (CA).

* Boys bowling: No. MOA; Matthew Vidinha (CA).

* Girls bowling: No MOA; Precious Duyao (CA).

* Varsity cheerleading: Treldy Domingo (MOA); Elisha Tenorio (CA).

* JV cheerleading: Alyssa Domingo (MOA); Chaslyn Marques (CA).

* Boys cross country: No MOA; Shawn Andy Andrada (CA).

* Girls cross country: DeeAnn Nishimura-Thornton (MOA); Mary Jessica Wuscher (CA).

* JV football: Kau Eggers (MOA); Treyven AhQuin-Fely (CA).

* Varsity football: Dathan Toribio (MOA); Mana Puahala (CA).

* Boys/girls judo: Justin Naehu (MOA); Micah Ramos (CA).

* Boys/girls paddling: Leimomi Cariaga (MOA); Dyson Sarme-Medeiros (CA).

* Boys soccer: Richard Handy (MOA); Kevin Olsen (CA).

* Girls soccer: Mary Jessica Wuscher (MOA); Chloe Frizelle (CA).

* JV softball: Mahina Homalon (MOA); Christine Belmes (CA).

* Varsity softball: Chelsey Pacatang-Hirai (MOA); Jaclanne Pagala (CA).

* Boys tennis: Benido Alonzo (MOA); Neil Gorospe (CA).

* Girls tennis: Megan Fujitake (MOA); Ailene Navarro (CA).

* Boys track: Daniel Brooks (MOA); Shawn Andy Andrada (CA).

* Girls track: Randi Estrada (MOA); Azmera Hammouri-Davis (CA).

* Varsity boys volleyball: Kainoa Duarte (MOA); Dylan Butler (CA).

* JV girls volleyball: Kirsten Ishibashi (MOA); Tonisha Baybayan (CA).

* Girls varsity volleyball: Randi Estrada (MOA); Leilani Kelekoma (CA).

* Boys wrestling: Cheyden Quiocho (MOA); Alexander Kaetsu (CA).

* Girls wrestling: Cherese Shelton (MOA); no CA.

* Athlete of the Year: Daniel Brooks (male), Jackie Kaio-Goo (female).

* Scholar Athlete of Year: Shawn-Andy Andrada (male), Chloe Frizelle (female).

* Athletic Director’s Award: Richard Handy Jr. (male), Shyla Ronia (female).

* Rookie of the Year: Talon Ota, Tonisha Baybayan, Matthew Shimabukuro, Shani Cosma.

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

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

Girls Varsity start at Kamehameha

Girls Varsity start at Kamehameha

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. 14, 2oo9.

GIRLS:  TOP THREE TEAMS as of Sept. 14, 2009

   HPA, defending BIIF team champions, Coach Michael Franklin

   HONOKAA, Coach Josh Abner

   HILO, Coach Lory Hunter

Top 11 individual runners for state qualifiers:

  1. Kaitlyn Chock, Waiakea
  2. Kelsie Kobayashi, Waiakea
  3. Bronte Kaneakua, Kamehameha
  4. Grace Choe, Makua Lani
  5. Alexis Mabuni, Makua Lani
  6. Kalena Shiroma, Kamehameha
  7. Rachael Bianchi, Kealakehe
  8. Corin Kim, Kamehameha
  9. Kari Van Mols, Kealakehe
  10.   Mary Jo Osorio, Kohala
  11.   Erin Scully, Kamehameha

Top 5 Alternates:

  1. Isla Kruger-Burgess, Kealakehe
  2. Jeanine Hoy, Parker
  3. Mary Jessica Wuscher, Keaau
  4. Lauren Hill, Waiakea
  5. Roya Sabri, Kealakehe

September 14, 2009 Posted by | High School Runners, Running on the Big Island | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment