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Boys P4P: Cabanban ends season on top

By Jerry Campany on February 23, 2017

Corey Cabanban of Saint Louis ends the wrestling season atop the pound-for-pound rankings after sweeping through states on his way to his third title. He will undoubtedly begin his quest for No. 4 atop the rankings next year. Cabanban had his share of opposition during his run, beating Mililani’s Casey Nitta 2-0 before being pushed a little bit by Moanalua’s Logan Garcia in the final. He wasn’t alone, each of the top wrestlers endured a few nervous moments during the […]

Four boys earn fourth state wrestling medals

By Jerry Campany on February 21, 2017

Four boys this year — Kapolei’s Jayson Pagurayan, ‘Iolani’s Colby Watase and KJ Pascua, and Antonio Ruiz of Moanalua — swept through the first day of the Chevron/HHSAA State Wrestling Championships to guarantee themselves their fourth state medal. They were certainly thinking of championships at that time, but to reach the podium four straight years is an accomplishment in itself. Pascua was the only senior in the group to earn the elusive state title. The other three earned some select […]

Wrapping up Hawaii’s wrestling season

By Nick Abramo on February 20, 2017

Zayren Terukina did a backflip after winning his first wrestling state title Saturday at the Blaisdell Arena. Terukina, a Campbell wrestler in the 132-pound class, had just defeated Radford’s Christian Tavares 7-1 in the final. And the pressure was on, too. Big-time. Five Terukinas before him had wrapped up at least one state championship — father Darryl, uncle Ben, and brothers Shayden, Blaysen and Kysen. A junior, Zayren will be going for his second state crown next year, but if he […]

FINALS: Chevron/HHSAA State Wrestling

By Hawaii Prep World on February 18, 2017

It’s time to crown the best of the best in the state of Hawaii. The order of finals is listed below. Lahainaluna has the girls team title just about wrapped up while boys’ race is tight with ‘Iolani and Campbell at the top. Finals begin at 3:30 p.m. UPDATE: ‘Iolani wins its second straight and 14th overall boys wrestling title. Lahainaluna wins the girls crown for the second time in three years. FINAL BOYS STANDINGS: 1. ‘Iolani, 164.5; 2. Campbell, […]

LIVE BLOG: Boys State Wrestling Semifinals

By Hawaii Prep World on February 18, 2017

Championship day of the Chevron/HHSAA State Wrestling Championships is here. The girls have made it to the finals and now it’s the boys’ turn to see who will dance off for a state title. We will keep you posted below. If you need to catch up: DAY 1 GIRLS DAY 1 BOYS POUND-FOR-POUND RANKINGS BOYS TITLE COULD COME DOWN TO 132 GIRLS GET A SHOT AT GREATNESS TESHYA ALO IN HOUSE TO SUPPORT SISTER TENIYA ************* In the coaches meeting […]

LIVE BLOG: Girls State Wrestling Semifinals

By Hawaii Prep World on February 18, 2017

Championship day of the Chevron/HHSAA State Wrestling Championships is here. Up first is the girls semifinals. We will keep you posted below by bolding winners when we hear them and posting scores when we get them. If you need to catch up: DAY 1 GIRLS DAY 1 BOYS POUND-FOR-POUND RANKINGS BOYS TITLE COULD COME DOWN TO 132 GIRLS GET A SHOT AT GREATNESS TESHYA ALO IN HOUSE TO SUPPORT SISTER TENIYA In the coaches meeting they drew for the order […]

Teshya Alo at Blaisdell to support Teniya

By Nick Abramo on February 18, 2017

One is a four-time state champ and one is going for her second state title with the possibility of a third next year. They are the Alo sisters. Teshya Alo was at the Blaisdell Arena on Friday to watch sister Teniya Alo in the early rounds of the 2017 state wrestling tournament. And while Teshya is not in high school anymore, she is there to offer support and knowledge to Teniya’s camp. “I feel really good about it, but I […]

Girls get a shot at greatness

By Jerry Campany on February 17, 2017

The last three years have featured some of the most dominant girls wrestling squads of all time, could Lahainaluna raise the bar even higher on Saturday? The Lunas got seven of their nine wrestlers into the semifinals on Friday, leaving them alive for seven titles. That would be more than any school ever. And ever only goes back three years. Kamehameha got five champions last year, Lahainaluna did it the year before and the Warriors did it in 2014. Lahainaluna’s […]