Wrestling rankings: Girls lightweights (113-125)

by Jerry Campany on January 2, 2014

Welcome to Hawaiiprepworld.com’s attempt at wrestling rankings. I can only rank based on results that I know, so please either email me directly at sapreps808@gmail.com or place your reports in the comments below. If I get one or two people saying that they saw a result, I will try my best to confirm it. If I get three, I will consider it fact. I am still missing McKinley, but I have the Garner Ivey, Officials and Paani. I try to take head-to-head into account first, but if a wrestler wears the label ‘state placer,’ she will always get a bump from me. You will see some wrestlers ranked in more than one weight class. As long as they have competed in that weight class in the past month, they will be ranked there. They will drop out immediately if a month lapses.

Thank you in advance for your results, together we can make this work. I intend on updating these every Sunday night at the least, but may pop in with updates as I get them.

Kamehameha's Harmony Pacheco will be an important part of Kamehameha's run to the state title. Honolulu Star-Advertiser Photo by Krystle Marcellus

Kamehameha’s Harmony Pacheco will be an important part of Kamehameha’s run to the state title. Honolulu Star-Advertiser Photo by Krystle Marcellus

February 23 UPDATE

Girls 113
1. Jenna Mauililoa, King Kekaulike
2. Alexis Ford, Pearl City
3. Ashley Dilliner, Kailua
4. Kristen Kojima, Roosevelt
5. Donavyn Futa, Kamehameha
6. Megan Lam, Punahou
7. Crystal Baysa, KS-Hawaii
8. Tara Marysa Hirata, Mililani
9. Alsie Bahilot, Castle
10. Jade Rickard, Lahainaluna

Girls 117
1. Kayla Guillermo, Castle
2. Norlyn Cabonce, Lanai
3. Desiree Corpuz, Molokai
4. Alicia Liemsithisak, Campbell
5. Shana Dilliner, Kamehameha
6. Maria Hernandez, Hilo
7. Taryn Ichimura, Punahou
8. Jojo Lau, McKinley
9. Kaylin Castro, Mililani
10. Anuhea Hamilton, Waianae

Girls 121
1. Harmony Pacheco, Kamehameha
2. Angela Lee, Mililani
3. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
4. Rebekah Johnson, Castle
5. Esther Torres Umi, Molokai
6. Destiny Masters, kealakehe
7. Sierra Pico, Molokai
8. Tehani Carlson, Waianae
9. Jessica Gudalis, McKinley
10. Baelle Gay, Sacred Hearts

Girls 125
1. Shannon Paaaina, Mid-Pacific
2. Ashley Mercado, Leilehua
3. Maria Garcia, Roosevelt
4. Kaiya Casuga, Hawaii Prep
5. Ripzah Torres Umi, Molokai
6. Pomaikai Yamaguchi, Kamehameha
7. Nina Brown, Radford
8. Kori Kunioka, pun
9. Tayler Fitzsimmons, Kamehameha
10. Anela Wasson, Kahuku

February 18 UPDATE

Girls 113
1. Jenna Mauliloa, King Kekaulike
2. Ashley Dilliner, Kailua
3. Alexis Ford, Pearl City
4. Angessa Newman, Waianae
5. Donavyn Futa, Kamehameha
6. Crystal Baysa, Kamehameha-Hawaii
7. Czarina Pineda Abaya, Kalani
8. Megan Lam, Punahou
9. Sydnie Lista, Farrington
10. Kristen Kojima, Roosevelt

The top five is pretty solid, with Dilliner winning the East and Ford taking the West. I put Baysa in at No. 6 as the BIIF champ, probably cheating Abaya by doing so. But Abaya was fourth in the East this week, and that is where things got weird. I put the girls who finished ahead of her, Lista and Kojima, behind her and dropped Pascual (second on Maui) and Hirata (fifth at Paani). I am not dropping inactives out unless I am absolutely sure, but Newman is on the watch list.

Girls 117
1. Desiree Corpuz, Molokai
2. Kayla Guillermo, Castle
3. Alsie Bahilot, Castle
4. Norlyn Cabonce, Lanai
5. Tara Marysa Hirata, Mililani
6. Taryn Ichimura, Punahou
7. Kaylin Castro, Mililani
8. Jojo Lau, McKinley
9. Maria Hernandez, Hilo
10. Joen Tominaga, Pearl City

This one was pretty easy. I dropped Newman out, I haven’t seen her here since Maui. Guillermo won the East, but it will take more than that for her to pass Corpuz. Maybe an OIA championship coupled with a loss on Maui. The top six here remains unchanged, but I put Castro at seven for winning the West. Lau moves up to 8 after finishing second in the East and BIIF champ Maria Hernandez comes in at ninth. I really don’t know what to do with these Big Island wrestlers, but I’m trying.

Girls 121
1. Harmony Pacheco, Kamehameha
2. Angela Lee, Miliani
3. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
4. Tehani Carlson, Waianae
5. Shana Dilliner, Kamehameha
6. Rebekah Johnson, Castle
7. Joen Tominaga, Pearl City
8. Destiny Masters, Kealakehe
9. Esther Torres Umi, Molokai
10. Sierra Pico, Molokai

The top four stays the same, with the three West girls wrestling according to form with a 1-2-3 finish. But Lee is still chasing Pacheco on these rankings, because Pacheco won Officials. It’s close as can be, though. I dropped Tominaga two spots, but not to punish her, to reward Johnson’s win in the OIA East. Masters comes in at No. 7 as the BIIF champ, followed by Torres-Umi, who won on Maui this week over Pico. Brown and Palipti dropped.

Girls 125
1. Ashley Mercado, Leilehua
2. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
3. Tayler Fitzsimmons, Kamehameha
4. Shana Dilliner, Kamehameha
5. Nika Tapucol, Kauai
6. Kori Kunioka, Punahou
7. Anela Wasson, Kahuku
8. Kaiya Casuga, Hawaii Prep
9. Nina Brown, Radford
10. Rebekah Johnson, Castle

It’s time. Mercado passes Evans for the top spot after winning the West this week. Johnson drops, she hasn’t been here since Maui as far as I can tell. Wasson comes in at No. 7 after winning the East and Casuga right behind her as the BIIF champ. No. 10 is a tossup, I wanted to put Leutu there for her fifth-place at Officials, but that seems so long ago. So I wussed out and put Johnson there.

JANUARY 28 UPDATE

Girls 113
1. Jenna Mauliloa, King Kekaulike
2. Ashley Dilliner, Kailua
3. Alexis Ford, Pearl City
4. Angessa Newman, Waianae
5. Donavyn Futa, Kamehameha
6. Czarina Pineda Abaya, Kalani
7. Megan Lam, Punahou
8. Anika Pascual, Lahainaluna
9. Tara Marysa Hirata, Mililani
10. Bryndall Mcaluney, Pac-Five

Girls 117
1. Desiree Corpuz, Molokai
2. Kayla Guillermo, Castle
3. Alsie Bahilot, Castle
4. Angessa Newman, Waianae
5. Norlyn Cabonce, Lanai
6. Tara Marysa Hirata, Mililani
7. Taryn Ichimura, Punahou
8. Erika Takase, Punahou
9. Allie Mahoe, Kapolei
10. Jojo Lau, McKinley

Girls 121
1. Harmony Pacheco, Kamehameha
2. Angela Lee, Miliani
3. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
4. Tehani Carlson, Waianae
5. Joen Tominaga, Pearl City
6. Shana Dilliner, Kamehameha
7. Rebekah Johnson, Castle
8. Nina Brown, Radford
9. Fabiene Palipti, Campbell
10. Norlyn Cabonce, Kauai

Girls 125
1. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
2. Ashley Mercado, Leilehua
3. Rebekah Johnson, Castle UP
4. Tayler Fitzsimmons, Kamehameha
5. Shana Dilliner, Kamehameha
6. Kori Kunioka, Punahou
7. Nika Tapucol, Kauai
8. Shyenne Leutu, Kapolei
9. Joen Tominaga, Pearl City
10. Kaile Kron, Lahainaluna

JANUARY 17 UPDATE

Girls 113
1. Jenna Mauliloa, King Kekaulike
2. Ashley Dilliner, Kailua
3. Alexis Ford, Pearl City
4. Angessa Newman, Waianae
5. Donavyn Futa, Kamehameha
6. Czarina Pineda Abaya, Kalani
7. Megan Lam, Punahou
8. Anika Pascual, Lahainaluna
9. Tara Marysa Hirata, Mililani
10. Bryndall Mcaluney, Pac-Five

Girls 117
1. Desiree Corpuz, Molokai
2. Kayla Guillermo, Castle
3. Alsie Bahilot, Castle
4. Angessa Newman, Waianae
5. Norlyn Cabonce, Lanai
6. Tara Marysa Hirata, Mililani
7. Taryn Ichimura, Punahou
8. Erika Takase, Punahou
9. Allie Mahoe, Kapolei
10. Elizabeth Herrera, Kalaheo

Girls 121
1. Harmony Pacheco, Kamehameha
2. Angela Lee, Miliani
3. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
4. Tehani Carlson, Waianae
5. Joen Tominaga, Pearl City
6. Shana Dilliner, Kamehameha
7. Rebekah Johnson, Castle
8. Nina Brown, Radford
9. Fabiene Palipti, Campbell
10. Sierra Pico, Molokai

Girls 125
1. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
2. Ashley Mercado, Leilehua
3. Rebekah Johnson, Castle UP ONE SPOT
4. Tayler Fitzsimmons, Kamehameha DOWN ONE SPOT
5. Shana Dilliner, Kamehameha
6. Kori Kunioka, Punahou NEW
7. Nika Tapucol, Kauai
8. Shyenne Leutu, Kapolei
9. Joen Tominaga, Pearl City
10. Kaile Kron, Lahainaluna

JANUARY 8 UPDATE

Girls 113
1. Jenna Mauliloa, King Kekaulike
2. Ashley Dilliner, Kailua
3. Alexis Ford, Pearl City
4. Angessa Newman, Waianae
5. Donavyn Futa, Kamehameha
6. Czarina Pineda Abaya, Kalani
7. Megan Lam, Punahou
8. Anika Pascual, Lahainaluna
9. Tara Marysa Hirata, Mililani
10. Bryndall Mcaluney, Pac-Five

Girls 117
1. Desiree Corpuz, Molokai
2. Kayla Guillermo, Castle
3. Alsie Bahilot, Castle
4. Angessa Newman, Waianae
5. Norlyn Cabonce, Lanai
6. Tara Marysa Hirata, Mililani
7. Taryn Ichimura, Punahou
8. Erika Takase, Punahou
9. Allie Mahoe, Kapolei
10. Elizabeth Herrera, Kalaheo

Girls 121
1. Harmony Pacheco, Kamehameha
2. Angela Lee, Miliani
3. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
4. Tehani Carlson, Waianae
5. Joen Tominaga, Pearl City
6. Shana Dilliner, Kamehameha
7. Rebekah Johnson, Castle
8. Nina Brown, Radford
9. Fabiene Palipti, Campbell
10. Sierra Pico, Molokai

Girls 125
1. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
2. Ashley Mercado, Leilehua
3. Shana Dilliner, Kamehameha
4. Tayler Fitzsimmons, Kamehameha
5. Rebekah Johnson, Castle
6. Nika Tapucol, Kauai
7. Shyenne Leutu, Kapolei
8. Joen Tominaga, Pearl City
9. Kaile Kron, Lahainaluna
10. Quoya Vasquez, Hana

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I intend to update rankings for each weight class as the year goes by, here are the girls under 109 pounds. December results and state pedigree are the only factors weighed in. Results from neighbor islands are very hard to come by, I will take any results you have at jcampany@staradvertiser.com. This list is completely subjective and will be so throughout the season, feel free to correct me and corrections will be taken into account next week.

Girls 113
1. Ashley Dilliner, Kailua
2. Alexis Ford, Pearl City
3. Angessa Newman, Waianae
4. Donavyn Futa, Kamehameha
5. Czarina Pineda Abaya, Kalani

I am limiting this to Oahu, but the girls on this island are all chasing King Kekaulike’s Jenna Mauliola and probably have no chance to catch her. Mauliola swept Maui, Officials and Paani and left the island with everyone else to figure out a way to beat her. Dilliner is the top Oahu girl for making it to the finals at Officials, but she had no chance against Mauliola, being pinned in the first. Ford is second, finishing third at all three tournaments so she knows a thing or two about wrestling in big matches. Newman pushed Gonsalves and is a state placer, with the competition she is going to get in the wrestling room every day she could easily rise above Ford and Dilliner. Futa was second at Paani and Abaya was fourth at Officials, but they have a way to go to approach the top three.

Girls 117
1. Kayla Guillermo, Castle
2. Alsie Bahilot, Castle
3. Angessa Newman, Waianae
4. Tara Marysa Hirata, Mililani
5. Erika Takase, Punahou

The Knights rule here, with Bahilot coming from out of nowhere to take Officials and proving it was no fluke with a second-place finish at Paani behind Guillermo. Guillermo is a state placer and the difference between these two is slight. Guillermo earns the edge for pinning her teammate in the Paani finals. Bahilot won Officials with a pin in 30 seconds of Punahou’s Taryn Ichimura. Newman is No. 3 in two different weight classes, but this one suits her more because of the absence of Mauliola. Newman’s top credentials at this weight are a win at Aiea and a third-place finish on Maui. Hirata has been busy and contended every week, Takase gets the fifth spot for taking fourth at Paani and being a state placer with a fifth-place finish to her credit last year.

Girls 121
1. Harmony Pacheco, Kamehameha
2. Angela Lee, Miliani
3. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
4. Tehani Carlson, Waianae
5. Joen Tominaga, Pearl City

This might be the best weight class in the state, regardless of gender. Both Pacheco and Lee are state champions and neither of them seem inclined to move. Pacheco gets the slight edge here because she won the best tournament (Officials) pinning Evans in the process. Lee’s only other appearance is on Maui, where she took the gold with a pin in 1:09 over Carlson, who has easily been the busiest at this weight so far with runner-up finishes on Maui and the Paani and a fourth at Officials. Evans, a state runner up, will probably scoot up to 125, there is no room for three of the best female wrestlers in the state in one weight class. Tominaga gets the fifth spot for being an important member of a state-championship team, taking third on Maui and fourth at the Paani.

Asia Evans has already collected two gold medals this year. Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by Cindy Ellen Russell

Asia Evans has already collected two gold medals this year. Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by Cindy Ellen Russell

Girls 125
1. Asia Lien Evans, Pearl City
2. Ashley Mercado, Leilehua
3. Tayler Fitzsimmons, Kamehameha
4. Rebekah Johnson, Castle
5. Shana Dilliner, Kamehameha

Evans is the one to beat here after finishing second at state last year and following it up with gold medals on Maui and at Punahou. She would have won this class at Officials if she didn’t wrestle down, handing that title to Mercado. The Mule did the most with it, though, winning a close match against Dilliner. Dilliner is the rare wrestler who finished second at Officials but opens as low as No. 5 because Fitzsimmons took second at Paani and third at Officials and Johnson is a state placer. Pearl City’s Joen Tominaga, another state placer, dipped her toe in this weight class at Officials but finished sixth. Whatever she and Evans decide to do, the Chargers might have a pair of state champions in them.

{ 32 comments… read them below or add one }

noname January 6, 2014 at 9:37 pm

Might have to check for results from the McKinley tournament.
Guillermo got dominated at by a girl from McKinley. (I believe Castle are Kbights while Cambell are Sabers)
Evans lost to both Shana Dilliner and Johnson, both very good matches.
Wasson of Kahuku should also be on the list as one of the state placers last year.

anonymous January 8, 2014 at 10:11 am

Johnson was dominated by Dilliner as well. Close match with Evans though, going 5-4 after triple OT. Johnson def. Evans in first OT, end score 15-13 or something like that.

Jerry Campany January 8, 2014 at 11:42 pm

Thanks, that is going to be tough to sort out. I think I have seen Wasson at 130 this year, but not anything lower.

unknown January 9, 2014 at 7:19 pm

Dilliner and Evans had a very close match. Johnson as well. But if you could, Evans was not on her game that day. Many people could see it. In my opinion, Evans won against Johnson. There was a pin, for about 4 seconds. The ranks for these two weight classes are difficult.

Jerry Campany January 9, 2014 at 7:26 pm

What makes 121 tough for me is that each girl won every time they took the mat. Dilliner won Paani, Pacheco took Officials and Lee was the queen on Maui. The only other result I have for any of those three at this weight class was a fourth for Lee at Aiea, and I threw that out because I am not sure what to make of it and couldn’t get results from Kalaheo from the same day.

I count five state placers here.

anonymous January 9, 2014 at 8:25 pm

Dilliner beat Carlson at Paani and Joen at officials

anonymous January 9, 2014 at 8:33 pm

In my opinion, Evans should have beat Rebekah as well. Was a close match though, can’t wait to see her come back harder.

Palea24 January 9, 2014 at 11:26 pm

If Lee and Pacheco stay at 121, this will be a war. Pacheco is a very smart wrestler with great technique and Lee is just a beast. If Pacheco wrestles smart, I would give it to Pacheco, but if Lee can improve on her overall technique, WATCH OUT………

VincentVanBro January 10, 2014 at 9:43 am

Lee did not wrestle at Aiea. She weighed in and had a first round matchup with a teammate and then a bye I believe before having to leave early.

Jerry Campany January 10, 2014 at 11:41 am

Thanks, Vince, I suspected so. Glad I threw those out.

VincentVanBro January 11, 2014 at 7:08 pm

Lee makes her return to the mat with pins over Carlson and Evans in a crazy back and forth match.

ci9 January 11, 2014 at 9:11 pm

125 Wasson lost to 121 Johnson, no contest here Johnson had control the whole way.
Not sure what weight, but Dilliner fr Kailua lost to Barcina, and to that same McK girl that beat Guillermo in a quick match up. Both these girls killed their competitions today.

Jerry Campany January 13, 2014 at 4:22 pm

Thanks, Ci9, I needed those for confirmation!

anonymous January 26, 2014 at 8:44 am

Barcina lost to the 109 from McKinley in a close matchup, 3-2

anonymous January 26, 2014 at 8:44 am

She was the 109 or 113, not too sure

Jerry Campany January 30, 2014 at 11:13 am

Thanks, Anon, I don’t think that puts James over Barcina yet but she is on notice.

anonymous January 31, 2014 at 2:38 pm

How is Desiree Corpuz ranked above Guillermo?

Jerry Campany January 31, 2014 at 3:17 pm

Corpuz started above Guillermo on the strength of a third at states last year to Guillermo’s sixth. Corpuz won a weaker field on Maui and Guillermo won the much stronger Paani, but I probably didn’t know how much stronger it was at the time.

As far as I know, there has not been anything that would put Guillermo over Corpuz since they both keep winning. There might have been a result that would change it, but I am not aware of it.

In other news, after talking to coaches today it is time to move James ahead of Barcina. Thanks for alerting me.

anonymous February 5, 2014 at 5:48 am

are you still dropping names from rankings if they haven’t played in that weight class in over a month?

anonymous February 5, 2014 at 11:41 am

Paaaina will be moving to 125. Already qualified for weight at last dual meet.

Pete February 11, 2014 at 3:58 pm

Paaaina is a coward for moving to 125. Watch her screw up her weight and get a date with Alo.

anonymous February 12, 2014 at 8:44 am

Two pound allowance is put into effect from this week on out. Highly doubt she’ll mess it up.

Jerry Campany February 18, 2014 at 1:52 pm

Sorry for the delayed response, Anon. I am only dropping kids if they have been inactive at that weight if I am sure they have not appeared there in a month. I am rarely sure.

ILH fan February 18, 2014 at 2:52 pm

Shana Dilliner KAM will probably appear at 117 played once already at that weight.
Pomaikai Yamaguchi KAM recently played at 125.
Paaina PAC5 is now playing at 125…recently played up vs Alo at a team dual, did better than most but still got spanked.
Bahilot CAS is down at 113….looked like she hurt something on Satruday
Hirata MIL is down at 113

anonymous February 18, 2014 at 10:27 pm

Just for the record, whatever weights the wrestlers are documented at for regionals (Easterns/Westerns) are the weights that they will remain at for the rest of the season, regardless of inactivity/activity in other weight classes.

Talloola February 18, 2014 at 11:04 pm

Not true anonymous. Its more than likely, but they can change for OIA’s if they choose to. Most likely though, the placements are representative of where they will be this weekend.

Talloola February 18, 2014 at 11:30 pm

Weight class changes of note:
113: Angessa Newman is at 109, Hirata is here and deserves to be ranked(3rd at Officials), Bahilot is here now, and got 5th at Easterns
117: No more Hirata(MIL), or Bahilot(CAS), Tominaga is here now
121: No more Tominaga, Rebecca Johnson is here now, so is Asia Evans(PC)
125: Evans and Johnson are not at this weight, Paaina, Wasson and Goriainov

anonymous February 18, 2014 at 11:34 pm

Where’s Dilliner from Kam been?

Anonymous February 18, 2014 at 11:44 pm

125: yamaguchi

ILH Fan February 19, 2014 at 12:04 am

Dilliner (KAM) played at 117 a few weeks ago…..I would expect her to be there for ILH this weekend.

Jerry Campany February 20, 2014 at 2:45 pm

Thanks Taloola, I wasn’t sure what to do with Bahilot, I am not sure is the fifth from the east is as good as the second from the east and I don’t have her ranked either.

And thanks to everyone for the info, keep it coming. I probably won’t be able to get back on this until Friday, but I will try to make some room. I haven’t done a stitch of homework for my hoops game in three hours, and that makes me a little uncomfortable.

anonymous February 23, 2014 at 10:19 pm

How is Dilliner (KAM) ranked 5th when she’s seeded first?

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