Water Polo

The HHSAA probably never had an easier time picking a top seed for a tournament. Punahou drew the No. 1 spot for the Stanford Carr Development Girls Water Polo State Championship today. The ILH champions have won the tournament in each of the last eight years and are favorites to add another beginning May 4 […]

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Three Punahou water polo seniors are close to going undefeated for the sixth straight season, including two intermediate years. It’s been an incredible run so far, and it’s not over. the Buffanblu still have to navigate the rest of the Interscholastic League of Honolulu season and the state tournament in early May. Goalkeeper Emalia Eichelberger, […]

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Punahou senior Ethan Lewis, a water polo All-American, elite paddler and volleyball player, had plenty of favorites to share when he chatted with us recently. Here’s the full box of favorites; the abbreviated version ran with a feature story about Lewis in Tuesday’s Star-Advertiser (subscriber content). Ethan Lewis Height: 6 feet, 6 inches Weight: 185 […]

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Punahou left no doubt who rules the pool in ILH water polo this year. The Buffanblu exploded for 15 goals while shutting out Iolani in the league championship on Saturday at Kamehameha. Zachary Lietzke led the way for the Buffanblu with six goals, followed by state swimming champion Aukai Lileikis with three and Jason Hiermath […]

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Mililani is looking for a coach for its girls water polo team. Applicants are required to have coached organized water polo at the club or high school level and to have completed the National Association of High School Federations coaching course. Interested applicants can send resumes to Glenn Nitta, athletic director, Mililani High School, 95-1200 […]

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Ben Weldon scored four goals and Jameson McKibbin added three to lead host Punahou to a 10-1 Division II boys water polo victory over Le Jardin on Friday. The Division I boys match between the two teams was postponed due to lightning and was rescheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m. Bryce Meichtry scored twice for […]

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Kamehameha’s Kayla Ganir was chosen as the ILH’s Division I girls water polo MVP for 2015, the league announced recently. ‘Iolani’s Lucy Park earned the MVP honor for Division II. The ILH girls water polo All-Stars are listed below. ILH Girls Water Polo All-Stars, 2015 Division I MVP >> Kayla Ganir, Kamehameha Division I Coach […]

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Kahuku’s Kahaulelio girls — twins Kahea and Nohea — were picked as the OIA girls water polo co-players of the year, the league announced Monday. Kapolei’s Dexter Lee was picked as coach of the year. The All-Star list follows. OIA Water Polo All-Stars First team >> Kahea Kahaulelio, Kahuku >> Nohea Kahaulelio, Kahuku >> Lilli […]

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Punahou defeated Kamehameha 4-2 to capture its eighth consecutive state water polo championship.

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Goalkeeper Emalia Eichelberger stopped 10 shots in Punahou’s 4-2 water polo state tournament victory over Kamehameha on Saturday. The junior is not your standard issue, run-of-the-mill goalkeeper, as can be ascertained by the mere two goals she let in during the biggest match of the season. The daughter of former PGA Tour and current Champions […]

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