Thursday hoop updates, 10 pm

AOP's Shai Brown defended against Maryknoll big man Wyatt Pedro. Photo by Kat Wade.



10 p.m. Final-day results from Na Menehune Holiday Classic:

Championship: No. 3 AOP 55, No. 4 Maryknoll 49

>> AOP: Arkadiy Mkrtychyan 19. MS: Isaiah Dowdell 10, Austin Gaskins 10.

Third place: No. 8 Moanalua 42, St. Joseph 33

Fifth place: No. 5 ‘Iolani 52, Waiakea 35

>> Iol: Gabriel Vega 22, Duke Pauli 11, Austin O’Leary 10. Wai: Dillon Rellez 8.

Seventh place: University 52, Mililani 25

>> UHS: Makena Suan Rothenberg 13, Cameron Conant 10. Mil: Deshawn Duncan-Benson 4, Peter Bueno 4, Riley Borges 4.

Ninth place: McKinley 47, Kalani 37

>> McK: Wilehm Rivera 16, A.J. Ortalez 10. Kal: Tatsuya Ono 9.

11th place: Castle 52, Roosevelt 42

>> Cas: Micah Maeda 10. Roos: J.J. Mariano 15, Matt Haili 10.

13th place: Kaiser 47, Punahou II 43

>> Kais: Justin Wuich 10, Malosi Kaimikaua 10. Pun2: Raffy Howe 13, Taylor Barfield 10.

15th place: Island Pacific 59, ‘Iolani II 56

>> IPA: Jackson Durrett 21, Royce Liar 14. Iol2: Brandon Kaiura 19.

8:55 p.m. Boys quarterfinal, St. Francis Merv Lopes Classic:

Amador Valley (Calif.) 44, Kalaheo 43 — Tyler Lawrence’s 10-footer in the paint off an inbounds pass with 20 seconds left gave Amador the lead for good.

Kalaheo, which missed a slew of free throws in the final quarter, had a chance to win it, but Josh Ko’s 3-point try missed. Amador rebounded with 5 seconds left and ran out the clock.

Amador will meet Kamehameha-Hawaii in the semifinals. It was the second last-second shot for a win in as many days for the team from Pleasanton, which edged Leilehua in Wednesday’s opener.

Lawrence led Amador with 15 points. Ko had 20 for Kalaheo, including 3-for-4 from 3-point range. Nainoa Frank had 12 points and six rebounds. Kalaheo was 18-for-28 from the free-throw line, with nearly all its misses in the fourth quarter.

6:35 p.m. Boys quarterfinal, St. Francis Merv Lopes Classic: Science Hill (Tenn.) 76, Kamehameha II 31 — C.J. Good scored 18 points to lead the Hilltoppers. Zach Howard added 16 points, Calvin Spongster had 11, and Reed Hayes and Hunter Le Veau tallied 10 apiece.

Nephi Stevens had seven points for the Warriors.

4:55 p.m. Quarterfinal results, St. Francis Merv Lopes Classic:

Boys: No. 6 Kamehameha-Hawaii 50, No. 7 Kahuku 42 — The Warriors rallied from a 39-32 deficit in the final 3 minutes. Shaun Kagawa’s breakaway layup gave KS-Hawaii a 40-39 lead, and after Lanaki Apele and Keoni Wong hit free throws, the run  was up to 12 points in a row.

Mason Kualii-Moe’s trey cut it to 44-42, but Apele swished two more foul shots and Kagawa hit four more to close it out. In all, the Warriors made 10 consecutive foul shots in the final 2 minutes. Kagawa finished with 15 points and Apele had 13.

Mekeli Fiso led Kahuku with 12 points.

Consolation results, St. Francis Merv Lopes Classic:

Boys: No. 9 Farrington 72, Damien 58 — Viane Vaina had 18 points and 21 rebounds to pace the Governors. Chadey Callaza added 14 points.

Eli Leslie led Damien with 15 points. Alex Fant chipped in 10.

Boys: Mission Prep 51, Brentwood 34 — Zach Almon scored 15 points and hauled in seven rebounds to lead the Royals. David Lawrence led Brentwood with 14 points.

Girls pool play, St. Francis Merv Lopes Classic:

St. Francis 55, Christian Academy 38 — Alissa Pacarro’s nine points led a balanced Saint attack. Rachel Tokuda’s 13 points led the Patriots.

2:41 p.m. Updating with consolation scores from tournaments — Na Menehune Holiday Classic (boys) and St. Francis Merv Lopes Classic (boys and girls).



Chestermere (Canada) 57, Kailua 52 — Jasdeep Gill scored 25 points on 10-for-14 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Lakers. Kirk Ronolo had 13 points and Michah Lee snagged 11 boards for the Surfriders.

No. 1 Kamehameha 63, Leilehua 59 — Dyrbe Enos pumped in 19 points, including 8-for-8 shooting at the free-throw line, and Taylor Taliulu added 12 points to lead the Warriors. Larry Wheeler-Rutkowski had 16 points to pace the Mules. Troy Ross and Penetito Melei chipped in 10 points each.


Maryknoll 72, La Pietra 36 — Crystie Wong scored 17 points to lead the Spartans’ balanced attack. Maegan Martin had 12, Ashlee DeSantos 11 and Maile Goodin 10 for Maryknoll. Salote Lopes-Liutolo led the Lady Panthers with 14 points.

Radford 34, University 33 — Korie Johnson had nine points and Imani Wimbush added seven for the Lady Rams. Crystal Wang led the Junior Rainbows with 13 points.

Humboldt 50, Punahou II 38 — Brittany Prpich had 19 points and Paige Crozon 14 to lead Humboldt. Michelle San Luis led the D-II Buffanblu with 16 points.



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