December closes with wins for Iolani, Kamehameha

Micah Christenson had 31 points, eight rebounds, three assists, four blocks and three steals as Kamehameha outscored St. Bernard 85-71 on Thursday at The Holiday Classic in San Diego, Calif.

Kamehameha (10-5 overall) went 2-2 in the 79-team, five-division tourney. The Warriors competed in the second-highest tier, the American Division. Dyrbe Enos added 21 points and Frank Ho had 10.

Christenson, a 6-foot-5 forward, was on fire, hitting six of his seven 3-point attempts and finishing 11-for-16 from the field in his biggest offensive output of the tourney.

Brandon Rudolph led St. Bernard with 22 points.

In the Governor’s Division, ‘Iolani won its third game in a row with 51-44 victory over Poway. Adam Ching shot 4-for-7 from 3-point range and finished with a season-high 16 points to lead the Raiders (10-3). Gabriel Vega shot 5-for-6 from the field and had 12 points, while Josiah Sukumaran had eight points and a game-high 12 rebounds. Trevyn Tulonghari added nine points.

Sam Beeler paced Poway with 21 points.

‘Iolani is currently ranked No. 1 in the Star-Advertiser Boys Basketball Top 10 after overtaking Kamehameha last week.

See scores and statistics at ESPN Rise.

Paul Honda, Star-Advertiser


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