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Pak, Wasano post high scores in OIA air riflery

By Nick Abramo on September 21, 2015

Pearl City’s Kiara-Lin Wasano and Moanalua’s Matthew Pak were the high scorers in Oahu Interscholastic Association air riflery matches at various sites last Wednesday. Results of recent matches in September follow. Note: completed matches only; some matches held were not completed. OIA air riflery Sept. 16, 2015 Boys matches >> Kailua 1,855.14, Kahuku 1,165 High scorers—Kailua: Chevy Oshiro 486.03. Kahuku: Joseph Waite 470. >> Moanalua 2,007, Kaiser 1,702 High scorers—Moanalua: Matthew Pak 518. Kaiser: Royce Mendes 447. >> Waipahu 1404.02, […]

4 OIA schools capture air riflery matches

By Nick Abramo on September 3, 2015

Four Oahu Interscholastic Association boys air riflery teams won matches on Wednesday. Scores and top shooters follow. OIA boys air riflery Wednesday, Sept. 2 at various sites >> Moanalua 1,902, Castle 839. High shooters—Moan: Justin Enoki 508. Cast: Garrett Cho 439. >> Kalaheo 1,738, Kailua 1,723. High shooters—Kalh: Jack Carvalho 462. Kail: Mario Formisano 482. >> Kalani 1,832, Kaimuki 1517. High shooters—Kaln: Nicholas Ventinilla 494. Kaim: Isaac Waikiki 442. >> Kaiser 1,565, Kahuku 991. High shooters—Kais: Josh Olson 399. Kah: […]

Kadooka, Ventenilla start air riflery season strong

By Jerry Campany on September 1, 2015

Kailua’s Lauren Kadooka was the OIA’s top shooter as air riflery season began over the weekend, leading Kailua to a win over Moanalua. Kadooka shot a 526.09 to lead all scorers in the Surfriders’ 1,806.18-1,793 win. Jennifer Loui of Pearl City was another sure shot, carding a 523.17 in the Chargers’ win over Kapolei. Nicholas Ventenilla of Kalani was the high scorer on the boys side, shooting a 507.14 in a win over Kaiser. Other top scoring boys were Mario […]

Takakusagi, Hines receive NIAAA scholarships

By Nick Abramo on June 30, 2015

Melia Takakusagi and Raymond Hines were awarded National Interscholastic Athletic Administators Association scholarships at the recent Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association conference at the Hilton Waikoloa Villiage earlier this month. Takakusagi participates in air riflery for Waimea and Hines is a water polo player and paddler for Mid-Pacific.

Dreaming of SuperFerry savings

By Paul Honda on April 10, 2015

The news that some state senators are pushing for a legislative move to bring back the once-popular Superferry — however a long shot the idea really is — has at least one high school coach thinking out loud. Kalaheo air riflery coach Craig Garcia penned this comment on Facebook: heading to maui for states this year… this would go a long way for us if it was still running. we had a potential of 1 making the cut heading into […]

Vodzak sets ILH air rifle record

By Nick Abramo on February 23, 2015

Punahou’s Dylan Vodzak set a record by scoring 482.8 to win the varsity division at the ILH Precision Air Rifle Individual Championships on Saturday at Mid-Pacific Institute. Kamehameha’s Keanu Paikai is the previous record-holder (481.5). The top eight participants from Saturday are below. ILH Precision Air Rifle Individual Championships Feb. 21 at Mid-Pacific Institute 1. Dylan Vodzak (Punahou), 482.8 2. Alexa Yoo (Pac-Five), 476.3 3. Dorothy Sanidad (Sacred Hearts), 471.2 4. Angelique Mara (Sacred Hearts), 469.6 5. Ryan Ogasawara (Punahou), […]

Sacred Hearts takes ILH air rifle title

By Nick Abramo on February 18, 2015

Sacred Hearts clinched the ILH precision air rifle championship on Saturday. The Lancers tied with Punahou for first place with a 6-1 record, but won the the season-average tiebreaker for the title. Sacred Hearts won two matches on Saturday, against Punahou and St. Francis. Results from last Saturday follow, with high individual scorers in parentheses. The ILH individual championships are scheduled for Saturday. >> Sacred Hearts 2,157 (Angelique Mara, 378) def. Punahou 2,045 (Dylan Vodzak, 370) >> Punahou 2,148 (Vodzak, […]

Nirei leads Pac-Five air riflery team to 2 wins

By Nick Abramo on February 9, 2015

Darren Nirei was the high scorer for Pac-Five in two ILH Precision Air Rifle match victories Saturday. The Wolfpack beat Island Pacific and Saint Louis. Results from Saturday follow, with each team’s high scorer in parentheses. >> Pac-Five 2,218 (Darren Nirei, 379) def. Island Pacific 2,138 (Jessica Sato, 369) >> Pac-Five 2,218 (Nirei and Evan Ebesu 373) def. Saint Louis 683 (Terry Pham, 357) >> Mid-Pacific 2,192 (Colby Sakumoto 373), def. St. Francis 385 (Isabel Villanueva, 385) >> Kamehameha 1,300 […]