It was as close a battle as expected between Mid-Pacific and Moanalua.
In the final eight minutes, the Owls of MPI soared for a 58-43 win in the opening round of the 20th Annual James Alegre Invitational at Radford High School. Colin Ramos scored 20 points and sophomore Elijah Kahue-Parker added 18 for the season-opening win.
Owls coach Ryan Hirata chatted with Hawaii Prep World after the game.
Here is Paul Honda’s Day 1 coverage of the tournament.