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Kameron Ng repeats as Gatorade Hawaii player of the year

By Billy Hull on March 15, 2019

St. Francis senior Kameron Ng won the Gatorade Hawaii Boys Basketball Player of the Year award for the second straight year on Friday. Ng, who finished second to Kahuku’s Tolu Smith in the Star-Advertiser player of the year voting as a junior, is up for the award again this year. The All-State team will be released on Sunday, March 24. The 5-foot-9 shooting guard averaged 24.4 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals per game this season. He got […]

Five additions give Hawaii 17 nationally ranked girls wrestlers

By Billy Hull on March 14, 2019

The fourth set of national rankings in girls wrestling by USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum for the 2018-19 season were published on Thursday with five new wrestlers from Hawaii listed. A total of 17 overall made the rankings of top 20 girls high school wrestlers in each individual weight class. Campbell’s Jazmyn Enriques, who won her first state title at 97 pounds last month, entered the rankings at No. 19 at 100 pounds. […]

UCLA’s Austin Matautia suffers season-ending injury

By Billy Hull on March 12, 2019

UCLA junior Austin Matautia was taken off the court on a stretcher on Saturday and will miss the rest of the season with a “season-ending ankle injury,” the school confirmed Tuesday. Matautia, a 2016 Moanalua alumnus who transferred after playing two seasons at Hawaii, suffered the injury in the third set of a sweep of Penn State. Damn shame for @AustinMatautia – get well soon! — MPSF Bias (@MPSF_Bias) March 10, 2019 The 6-foot-4 outside hitter had started all […]

Maryknoll’s Makoto Kamata headlines ILH basketball all stars

By Billy Hull on March 11, 2019

Maryknoll senior Makoto Kamata was named the ILH Division I boys basketball most valuable player today. Kamata and coach Kelly Grant took the top awards for the ILH all-star teams that were voted on by league coaches. The complete list of winners is below. University’s Leif Fautanu was named MVP in Division II and Christian Academy’s Matthew Tokuda won the honor in Division III. DIVISION I Most valuable player—Makoto Kamata, Sr, Maryknoll Coach of the year—Kelly Grant, Maryknoll FIRST TEAM […]

Prep baseball roundup: Kaiser’s offense on fire early

By Billy Hull on March 9, 2019

A four-run deficit in the first inning wasn’t going to slow down the Kaiser baseball team. The Cougars scored in every inning and plated at least three runs in all but one frame in a 17-7 mauling of OIA East rival Kalani in six innings on Saturday at Kaiser’s home field. Christian Reasoner tripled twice and was one of two Kaiser players to drive in four runs as the Cougars moved to 2-0 in league play following Thursday’s win over […]

Saint Louis to play Bishop Gorman; Mililani to host Liberty

By Billy Hull on March 6, 2019

Three-time defending state champion Saint Louis will play Bishop Gorman at Aloha Stadium on Friday, Aug. 30, while defending OIA champion Mililani will host Liberty (Nev.) at John Kauinana Stadium on the same night. Both games make up the inaugural Aloha Football Classic and will start at 7 p.m. The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame is a charitable partner of the Aloha Football Classic. “We are excited to bring the nation’s top high school football to Hawaii,” said Jesse Sapolu, […]

Saint Louis duo enters top 100 in the country

By Billy Hull on February 27, 2019

Saint Louis linebackers Jordan Botelho and Nick Herbig both made significant jumps in the latest class of 2020 football recruiting rankings by 247Sports. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound Botelho jumped all the way up to the No. 33 overall prospect in the country while the 6-foot-2, 200-pound Herbig moved up more than 200 spots into the top 100 at No. 97. According to Hawaii Prep World’s recruiting tracker, Botelho and Herbig are also 1-2 in the state in offers. Botelho has 21 […]

OIA softball roundup: Feb. 26

By Billy Hull on February 26, 2019

The OIA regular season began today in softball with the defending state champion and second-ranked Leilehua Mules earning a 10-4 win over No. 4 Kapolei. By game’s end, the temperature dropped a good 10 degrees at Kaala Elementary School field, but Leilehua’s bats stayed red hot. The defending state champions peppered and powered 13 base hits, including a home run by Gianna Araki. Third baseman Kiana Domingo, batting fifth in the Mules’ lineup, went 2-for-4 with a pair of two-run […]