Pupule’s hoops ballots 2/17

by Paul Honda on February 19, 2014

Girls basketball and boys basketball ballots.

Pupule’s Top 10 ballot
BKG 2/17/14
It’s over. It’s really, really, really over.
1. PUN
2. LAH
3. MIL
4. HIL
5. KON
6. MS
7. ROS
8. KS
9. HON
10. IOL


Quick thoughts: The top 8 here are still very interesting. Any of the 8 could beat the other. Punahou evolved over time and became the best team in the state. They were a machine, yet played with heart.

BKB 2/17/14
1. FAR
2. IOL
3. MS
4. PUN
5. KON
6. BAL
7. KS
8. KOH
9. HPA
10. CAM


Big question mark about Seabury Hall, though my MIL informant tells me they are solid. And susceptible to guard-heavy teams.

Again, I think ‘Iolani is a worthy No. 1 seed in this week’s state tourney. I just feel Farrington’s ability to play slow or fast, big or small, gives them a slight edge on my ballot. And yes, Kohala earned its way to the 8 spot by beating ranked foes (Konawaena, HPA). If HPA has Kalen Camero (concussion) back at the point, Ka Makani could make a run to the D-II final. Without him, big issues — though BIIF watchers say this is a deep Ka Makani team.

More later. Let the snowballs fly.

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