Day 2 of the New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Basketball State Championships is here. Questions abound. First, how good is Baldwin? The Bears ousted a good Leilehua squad 44-30 on Tuesday in the McKinley bracket. It was 18-15 at halftime, Baldwin ahead, and they simply pulled away. They kept wraps around high-scoring guard Jerri Maluyo (five […]
Opening-round matchups and pupule prognostications of the New City Nissan/HHSAA Girls Basketball Division I State Championships. The first round begins tonight. Seeded teams have opening-round byes and won’t play until Wednesday. First, a look at the seeded teams/league champions, followed by tonight’s matchups. 1. Konawaena (27-1, 12-0 BIIF) Deep, deep, deep. Most years, coach Bobbie […]
Pupule’s Fab 50: Girls Basketball With the state tournament right around the corner, Jerry asked me for a list of 15 for office/photo purposes. So I made a list of nearly 50. Am I missing anybody? Let me know. Note: This is not a final all-state list or anything like that. It’s just my opinion, […]
The Geremy Robinson Senior Classic will be held on Saturday, Mar. 7 at Moanalua High School gym. The event features girls and boys basketball matchups between teams of private-school and public-school players. It also includes a 3-point challenge and slam dunk competition. Doors open at 3 p.m. with the 3-point and dunk contests to begin […]
As expected, Konawaena received the top seed for the Division I New City Nissan Girls Basketball State Championships. The Wildcats, who were undefeated against Hawaii teams this year, get their first action on Wednesday at McKinley High School against either Punahou or Kailua. The Buffanblu and Surfriders play their first-round match on Tuesday at McKinley. […]
Video: Paul Honda. Post-game interview with Roosevelt senior guard Sharice Kawakami after the Rough Riders beat Nanakuli 51-34 in the OIA girls basketball quarterfinals. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.
HIGHLIGHTS FIRST HALF SECOND HALF Video: Paul Honda OIA girls basketball playoffs, quarterfinal round Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 Score: Roosevelt 51, Leilehua 34
There was Jerri Maluyo, a blur in white scoring 27 points, mostly on fastbreak layups. She was actually not very far from a quadruple double, adding eight rebounds, six assists and seven steals — with just three turnovers. There was Tywanna Abbott with 20 points and eight boards, deflecting three passes for steals during a […]
Friday, 3:15 p.m. Updates with information from OIA. Friday, 4:30 pm Updates with a return call from Maryknoll. Moments after a convincing 75-59 win at Kaimuki — not that observers and fans needed any convincing — Kahuku coach Alan Akina reflected on his team’s progress. It’s been roughly four weeks since his young team was […]
Aloha Salem’s senior night was a memorable one, all right. The guard scored 46 points, hitting 14 3-pointers, in No. 1 Konawaena’s 94-18 win over visiting Hawaii Prep on Wednesday night at Col. Ellison Onizuka Gymnasium. The Wildcats remained unbeaten in Big Island Interscholastic Federation play. They are ranked No. 21 nationally by MaxPreps.