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Kohala Athletic Awards Announced

Mary Jo Osorio

KOHALA

* 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

BIIF 1500 meter results – Kohala’s Osorio wins first race

Mary Jo Osoria wins 1500

Girls 1500 Meter Run

 BIIFQualify: B 6:24.00                                                       

  HHSAA Auto: A 5:08.34                                                       

  HHSAA Cons: C 5:26.24                                                       

1 Mary Jo Osorio            SR Kohala                  5:41.84B  10  

  2 Shalila de Bourmont       JR Hilo                    5:42.76B   8  

  3 Veronica Ladwig           FR Hawaii Prep             5:44.16B   6  

  4 Hildhang Adona               Honokaa                 5:48.62B   4  

  5 Kaylee Rapoza             SO Hilo                    6:00.04B   2  

  6 Tiana Iwata               FR Kamehameha HI           6:04.51B   1  

Boys 1500 Meter Run

BIIFQualify: B 5:20.00                                                     HHSAA Auto: A 4:19.64                                                        HHSAA Cons: C 4:29.94                                                       

  1 Shawn Doll                JR Kamehameha HI            4:38.11B  10  

  2 Jordan Grotenhuis         SO Christian Libert         4:38.18B   8  

  3 Geoff Whitener               Kealakehe                4:39.57B   6  

  4 Seth Halcomb              JR Konawaena                4:46.83B   4  

  5 Wayne Pavao               SR Keaau                    4:46.94B   2

  6 Ryuta Yoda                SO Hawaii Prep              4:53.87    1   

April 10, 2011 Posted by | High School Track & Field | , , , , , , , , , | 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