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HAWAII GROWN: Baseball, Softball notes

By Billy Hull on February 26, 2019

We’re two weeks into the NCAA Division I baseball season and three weeks into the softball season. Here is a quick roundup of some of Hawaii’s homegrown talent currently playing on the mainland. BASEBALL >> Cole Cabrera, Punahou ’17: The Cal Poly starting left fielder finished 3-for-8 with three walks, three runs scored and an RBI in three losses to California over the weekend. >> Pikai Winchester, ‘Iolani ’15: The Grand Canyon senior designated hitter finished 4-for-14 with a double, […]

Kamehameha’s Kalina Obrey leads ILH girls basketball all stars

By Billy Hull on February 25, 2019

Kamehameha’s Kalina Obrey was named the ILH Division I most valuable player in girls basketball today. The league released its all-star teams in each Division as voted on by league coaches. The selections are below. DIVISION I Most valuable player—Kalina Obrey, Sr, Kamehameha Coach of the year—Dean Young, ‘Iolani FIRST TEAM Taylor Wu, Sr, ‘Iolani Lily Wahinekapu, Soph, ‘Iolani Jalen Tanuvasa, Soph, Maryknoll Brilie Kovaloff, Sr, Mid-Pacific Dallas Martinez, Sr, Sacred Hearts SECOND TEAM Alexis Huntimer, Soph, ‘Iolani Alexsandra Huntimer, […]

HHSAA launches esports at Hawaii high schools this week

By Billy Hull on February 25, 2019

Twenty-three schools around the state will participate this week in the first esports competition under a pilot program developed by the Hawaii High School Athletic Association. According to a news release, the HHSAA has partnered with PlayVS for “Season Zero” of esports competition beginning Tuesday. Esports is basically an organized competition of different multiplayer video games. Under the pilot program, schools will participate in three different games a week and can put together as many teams as they want. Each […]


Punahou, Saint Louis sweep top ILH boys soccer all-star awards

By Billy Hull on February 25, 2019

The ILH released its boys soccer all-star teams last week as voted on by the league’s head coaches. The full teams are below. DIVISION I Offensive most valuable player—Micah Williams, Sr, Punahou Defensive most valuable player—Nicholas Shor, Sr, Punahou Coach of the year—David Trifonovitch, Punahou FIRST TEAM GK—Isaak Tanaka, Fr, ‘Iolani F—Elijah Brown, Sr, ‘Iolani; Jonah Kawamura, Soph, ‘Iolani; Ryugen Kobayahsi, Sr, MPI: Liam Nichols-Shipley, Sr, Punahou MF—Brendan Parke, Sr, ‘Iolani; Jarin Simon, Sr, ‘Iolani; Dane Mizuno, Sr, Punahou; Max […]

Damien back where it set out to be a year ago

By Billy Hull on February 22, 2019

Hayden Bauydan was an eighth-grader, but had a spot on the bench at the Stan Sheriff Center last year when Damien lost to St. Francis in the Division II state championship game. A year later, Bayudan is the starting point guard for the Monarchs, who have rolled their way back to the state final following a 78-50 thumping of a good Seabury Hall squad on Friday night at Kalani. Six-foot-7 junior Bryce Forbes led four Monarchs in double figures with […]

LIVE BLOG: 2019 State Wrestling Championships Day 2

By Billy Hull on February 21, 2019

Day 2 of the Texaco/HHSAA State Wrestling Championships begins at 10 a.m. at the Blaisdell Arena. We will once again provide live coverage throughout the day that will end with finals beginning at 3:30 p.m. There will be more updates of individual matches in the blog below the results. ———- FINAL BOYS STANDINGS: 1. Kamehameha, 228.5; 2. Punahou, 154.5; 3. Lahainaluna, 132; 4. Baldwin, 125; 5. Moanalua, 110.5; 6. Leilehua, 90.5; 7. Saint Louis, 77.5; 8. Kalaheo, 71; 9. Kapolei, […]

LIVE BLOG: 2019 State Wrestling Championships

By Billy Hull on February 20, 2019

The 2019 Texaco/HHSAA State Wrestling Championships take place Feb. 20 and 21 on another Wednesday/Thursday combination. Hawaii Prep World will provide up-to-the-minute coverage throughout the entire two days beginning with the first qualifying matches on Wednesday that start at 10 a.m. >> CLICK HERE FOR THE DAY 2 BLOG. Our main state tournament wrestling page can be found here. BOYS TEAM STANDINGS AFTER DAY 1: 1. Kamehameha, 105; 2. Punahou, 75; t3. Baldwin, Lahainaluna, 70; 5. Moanalua, 60.5; 6. Kapolei, […]

Maryknoll earns top seed in D-I boys basketball tournament

By Billy Hull on February 13, 2019

Two-time reigning ILH champion Maryknoll, the No. 1-ranked team in the state in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Top 10, is the top overall seed in the Snapple/HHSAA Boys Basketball State Championships beginning on Monday. The Spartans (13-1) won both the ILH regular season and postseason tournament and have advanced to the state tournament in consecutive years for just the second time since they made it five in a row from 1984-88. OIA champion Moanalua is seeded second after making the semifinals […]