Pearl City’s boys dominated the individual competition and the Chargers took both the boys and girls team titles in the Oahu Interscholastic Association bowling championships at K-Bay Bowling Center on Thursday.
The Chargers, three-time defending state boys champions, took four of the top five places, with Pearl City’s Nicholas Azumi winning overall, followed by Ken Hayase-Fong in second, Keenan Kihara fourth and Kristopher Yadao fifth. Leilehua’s Brendyn Nayal finished third.
Azumi’s total pin count was 1,214 (202.33 average). Hayase-Fong had 1,195 (199.17). Nayal finished with 1,148 (191.33), edging out Kihara by a pin.
The boys total of 5,641 easily beat Aiea (5,350). Moanalua (4,937) took third and Castle (4,814) fourth.
In the girls competition, Mililani’s Danielle August took the title with a pin count of 1,083 (180.50). Kalani’s Haunani Inouye (1,074, 179.0 average) finished second.
Pearl City bowlers took three of the next four places, with Chelsi Morishige (1,072, 178.67) taking third, Kristin Frost (1,037, 172.83) fifth and Ashlyn Castro (1,035, 172.50) sixth. Kapolei’s Lindie Esteban (1,057, 176.17) took fourth.
The Chargers, two-time defending state girls champions, compiled 4,979 points to beat Mililani (4,741). Moanalua (4,706) took third and Castle (4,195) fourth.
OIA Bowling Championship Results, @ K-Bay Bowling Center
|OIA Boy's Individual Championship Medalist (6 games)|
|1st||Nicholas Azumi||Pearl City||1214||202.33|
|2nd||Ken Hayase-Fong||Pearl City||1195||199.17|
|4th||Keenan Kihara||Pearl City||1147||191.17|
|5th||Kristopher Yadao||Pearl City||1135||189.17|
|11th||Bradley Nakamura||Pearl City||1104||184|
|13th||Ryan Kajihiro||Pearl City||1083||180.5|
|OIA Boy's Team Championship (6 games)|
|OIA Girls's Individual Championship Medalist (6 games)|
|3rd||Chelsi Morishige||Pearl City||1,072||178.67|
|5th||Kristin Frost||Pearl City||1,037||172.83|
|6th||Ashlyn Castro||Pearl City||1,035||172.5|
|13th||Kylie Malilay||Pearl City||966||161|
|OIA Girl's Team Championship (6 games)|