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Sunshine Fontes is Hawaii Gatorade player of year for second time

By Nick Abramo on June 14, 2019

Pearl City’s Sunshine Fontes is the Hawaii Gatorade girls soccer player of the year, the Gatorade Company announced Thursday. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character on and off the field. Fontes also won the award when she was a freshman in 2015-16. While playing forward, midfielder and defender, she scored 24 goals to lead the Chargers to the state Division I quarterfinals. Fontes suffered a knee injury while scoring the winning goal […]

Saint Louis’ Skyler Goo is Gatorade soccer player of year

By Nick Abramo on June 7, 2019

Saint Louis’ Skyler Goo was chosen as the Gatorade Hawaii Boys Soccer Player of the Year, the Gatorade Company announced Thursday. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character on and off the field The 5-foot-7, 135-pound senior forward scored 23 goals, leading the Crusaders (10-3-2) to the Division II state championship game this spring. Goo scored in 12 of 15 games with six multi-goal games. Goo is also a member of the U.S. […]

HIADA could change soccer timekeeping

By Nick Abramo on May 31, 2019

Head referees in Hawaii high school soccer have always had a major say in when a match ends. Similar to soccer at the world level, the head referee in Hawaii uses a watch to determine the timing of the match. He or she stops it when necessary for various reasons, such as goals scored, injuries and when a team is stalling. Under a proposal to be discussed next week at the Hawaii Interscholastic Athletic Directors Association meeting on Kauai, the […]

Naighel Calderon becomes 1st Lanai inductee to Hall of Honor

By Paul Honda on May 19, 2019

The 2019 class of the Hawaii High School Hall of Honor includes three elite level basketball players, as well as a good number of neighbor island standouts. Kalina Obrey of Kamehameha, the Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball All-State player of the year, was voted into the Hall by the selection committee. So was boys player of the year Kameron Ng of St. Francis. He is the first — and only — boy to be inducted from the school, which will close its […]

‘Iolani’s Lincoln Oishi named All-State player of the year

By Hawaii Prep World on March 10, 2019

‘Iolani senior Lincoln Oishi narrowly edged Punahou’s Max Moonier as the Honolulu Star-Advertiser All-State player of the year in boys soccer. The complete team was released in Sunday’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser, which you can read here. Oishi is the first defender named Star-Advertiser boys soccer player of the year since Punahou’s Chris Walker shared the award in 2007. ‘Iolani’s Chris Lee was named coach of the year. Here are some tidbits on the All-State team this year: >> Moonier, Dominic Gusman […]

Coach: Inner drive will be key for Pearl City’s Sunshine Fontes

By Nick Abramo on March 10, 2019

Frank Baumholtz III coached Sunshine Fontes for four years at Pearl City and has seen her develop from a supremely talented freshman to an even more supremely talented senior leader. Fontes earned her second Honolulu Star-Advertiser Player of the Year honor in girls soccer which you can read about in today’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser here. Fontes, who is a three-time All-State first-teamer, was also Player of the Year in her freshman campaign. As a junior, she only played part of the […]

Punahou, Saint Louis sweep top ILH boys soccer all-star awards

By Billy Hull on February 25, 2019

The ILH released its boys soccer all-star teams last week as voted on by the league’s head coaches. The full teams are below. DIVISION I Offensive most valuable player—Micah Williams, Sr, Punahou Defensive most valuable player—Nicholas Shor, Sr, Punahou Coach of the year—David Trifonovitch, Punahou FIRST TEAM GK—Isaak Tanaka, Fr, ‘Iolani F—Elijah Brown, Sr, ‘Iolani; Jonah Kawamura, Soph, ‘Iolani; Ryugen Kobayahsi, Sr, MPI: Liam Nichols-Shipley, Sr, Punahou MF—Brendan Parke, Sr, ‘Iolani; Jarin Simon, Sr, ‘Iolani; Dane Mizuno, Sr, Punahou; Max […]

Kamehameha duo headlines ILH girls soccer all-star teams

By Billy Hull on February 12, 2019

Kamehameha senior and Ohio State signee D’awncey Jones-Black was named the offensive most valuable player in ILH girls soccer in Division I this season. The all-star teams, as voted on by league coaches, were released Tuesday with Warriors teammate Hayley Silipa earning defensive most valuable player honors in Division I. ‘Iolani’s Kristin Masunaga was the coach of the year. In Division II, Pac-Five’s Tare Rillon was named offensive MVP and Wolfpack junior Madison Toyama earned defensive MVP honors. Pac-Five swept […]