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LIVE BLOG: Semifinals of the HHSAA state wrestling championships

By Billy Hull on February 22, 2020

The semifinals and finals of the Texaco/HHSAA State Wrestling Championships are today. >> CLICK HERE FOR OUR LIVE BLOG OF THE FINALS >> Lahainaluna’s Alicia Frank overcomes adversity to reach 117-pound final >> Three-sport star Legend Matautia trying to finish wrestling career on top >> Punahou’s Vincent Terrell escapes twice to head to the 145-pound final >> Kamehameha’s Krystal Puahala upsets 2-time state champ Jahnea Miguel of Baldwin Finals matches are below. Girls 97 (1) Erin Hikiji vs. (3) Liana […]

LIVE BLOG: Day 1 of the 2020 Texaco/HHSAA Wrestling State Championships

By Billy Hull on February 21, 2020

The two-day 2020 Texaco/HHSAA Wrestling State Championships begins today at Blaisdell Arena as we get back to the traditional Friday-Saturday format. Hawaii Prep World will provide up-to-the-minute coverage throughout the entire two days beginning with the first preliminary matches that start at 10 a.m. Each weight class will have its own page where you can follow along with all of the results as they happen. >> CLICK HERE FOR OUR LIVE BLOG OF THE FINALS ———– Team scores and consolation […]

Maryknoll’s Sage Tolentino, Kohala’s O’shen Cazimero earn top awards for HHSAA all-tournament teams

By Billy Hull on February 21, 2020

The all-tournament teams in Division I and Division II in the Snapple/HHSAA Boys Basketball State Championships were released tonight. Kohala won its first state crown with 51-48 win over Roosevelt while Maryknoll handed Kamehameha its first loss of the season in the D-I final, 46-33. The Warriors played without senior Christmas Togiai, who still made the all-tournament team. Togiai suffered a knee injury late in a semifinal win over Kahuku. Division I All-Tournament Team Most outstanding player—Sage Tolentino, Maryknoll. Jake […]


Day 1 State Wrestling: 5 key first round matches to watch

By Billy Hull on February 21, 2020

Weigh-ins are just about to begin as the Texaco/HHSAA Wrestling State Championships start today at the Blaisdell Arena. Our live blog will be posted shortly and we will have live results from every division posted. Here are some big matchups to watch for in the first round on Day 1. Head on over to our state wrestling page for complete coverage. Boys 113 Jayce Kamimura (Kalani) vs. Scott Fujishima (Mid-Pacific) UPDATE: Fujishima has been pulled from the bracket before the […]

HAWAII GROWN: Baseball season begins for Division I players from Hawaii

By Billy Hull on February 18, 2020

This past weekend was opening day for nearly every Division I college baseball team. Cal Poly junior Cole Cabrera, a 2017 Punahou alumnus, will be featured in Wednesday’s Hawaii Grown section in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser after hitting .400 (6-for-15) with four runs scored while hitting leadoff in Cal Poly’s opening three games, including a walk-off win over defending national champion Vanderbilt. “I love seeing Hawaii representing at the next level and it makes that journey that much easier knowing we’re […]

Punahou sweeps team titles without winning an individual event at state swimming championships

By Billy Hull on February 16, 2020

Note: This story appeared in Sunday’s edition of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. For the fifth year in a row, Punahou swept the team titles in the K. Mark Takai/HHSAA Swimming State Championships on Saturday on Maui. The Buffanblu didn’t have an individual event winner on either side but swept the boys and girls 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay events. Punahou’s girls’ 60 points doubled King Kekaulike and the boys’ 58 points beat Kamehameha, which finished second with 32 points. […]

Kamehameha’s run to an undefeated ILH season a true team effort

By Billy Hull on February 12, 2020

When Kordel Ng decided to transfer to Kamehameha from St. Francis, which closed its doors last year, it immediately gave the Warriors two of the best players in the state with him and Christmas Togiai. It couldn’t have been more evident in Wednesday’s ILH championship game at Kekuha’upio Gym against Maryknoll that the Warriors’ 13-0 run through a gauntlet of tough opponents was about much more than just its two superstars. With Ng and Togiai shooting a combined 4-for-20 from […]

Kamehameha, Moanalua are top seeds in D-I boys basketball state tournament

By Billy Hull on February 12, 2020

The Snapple/HHSAA Boys Basketball State Championships begin Wednesday with four first-round games in Division I. League champions won’t begin their tournament until Wednesday with No. 1 Kamehameha securing the No. 1 overall seed with a 38-29 win over Maryknoll on Wednesday night at Kekuha’upio Gym. No. 2 Moanalua won a second straight OIA championship to earn the No. 2 seed. KS-Hawaii is the No. 3 seed and Baldwin is fourth seed. The complete schedule for Division I is below. Division […]