Pearl City dominates OIA Bowling

Pearl City’s boys dominated the individual competition and the Chargers took both the boys and girls team titles in the Oahu Interscholastic Association bowling championships at K-Bay Bowling Center on Thursday.

The Chargers, three-time defending state boys champions, took four of the top five places, with Pearl City’s Nicholas Azumi winning overall, followed by Ken Hayase-Fong in second, Keenan Kihara fourth and Kristopher Yadao fifth. Leilehua’s Brendyn Nayal finished third.

Azumi’s total pin count was 1,214 (202.33 average). Hayase-Fong had 1,195 (199.17). Nayal finished with 1,148 (191.33), edging out Kihara by a pin.

The boys total of 5,641 easily beat Aiea (5,350). Moanalua (4,937) took third and Castle (4,814) fourth.

In the girls competition, Mililani’s Danielle August took the title with a pin count of 1,083 (180.50). Kalani’s Haunani Inouye (1,074, 179.0 average) finished second.

Pearl City bowlers took three of the next four places, with Chelsi Morishige (1,072, 178.67) taking third, Kristin Frost (1,037, 172.83) fifth and Ashlyn Castro (1,035, 172.50) sixth. Kapolei’s Lindie Esteban (1,057, 176.17) took fourth.

The Chargers, two-time defending state girls champions, compiled 4,979 points to beat Mililani (4,741). Moanalua (4,706) took third and Castle (4,195) fourth.

OIA Bowling Championship Results, @ K-Bay Bowling Center
OIA Boy's Individual Championship Medalist (6 games)
1stNicholas AzumiPearl City1214202.33
2ndKen Hayase-FongPearl City1195199.17
3rdBrendyn NayalLeilehua1148191.33
4thKeenan KiharaPearl City1147191.17
5thKristopher YadaoPearl City1135189.17
6thMatthew PerryKapolei1134189
7thJordan EllisCampbell1134189
8thJon KannoMckinley1122187
9thRichard AkamineAiea1110185
10thDevin ParkerAiea1104184
11thBradley NakamuraPearl City1104184
12thSpencer NakaokaAiea1100183.33
13thRyan KajihiroPearl City1083180.5
14thIkaika SoderbergCastle1076179.33
15thDane YamadaKalani1060176.67
OIA Boy's Team Championship (6 games)
1stPearl City5641
OIA Girls's Individual Championship Medalist (6 games)
1stDanielle AugustMililani1,083180.5
2ndHaunani InouyeKalani1,074179
3rdChelsi MorishigePearl City1,072178.67
4thLindie EstebanKapolei1,057176.17
5thKristin FrostPearl City1,037172.83
6thAshlyn CastroPearl City1,035172.5
7thKarli ShidakiMililani1,030171.67
8thJennifer LeeCastle1,017169.5
9thKasey IgeKaimuki1,016169.33
10thKirsten OrtizMililani1,004167.33
11thHilary MartinMoanalua983163.83
12thCarly MatsumotoCastle973162.17
13thKylie MalilayPearl City966161
14thLeisha YamauchiMoanalua953158.83
15thDanilyn Alisna-TalonMoanalua951158.5
OIA Girl's Team Championship (6 games)
1stPearl City4979


  1. Tony Madrona October 18, 2013 7:51 am

    Congrats to the PC boys & girls for winning the OIA’s as being the Asst. Coach for the PC bowling girls the word TEAM was exemplified I’m so proud of each and every one of these girls this season. here we come States we believe…………Go Chargers

    Also congrats to my daughter Kylie M. Madrona for placing 13th

  2. Mia Smith October 18, 2013 4:29 pm

    Congratulations to all the winners especially Danielle August for her 3-peat, HOW SWEET!!!

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