Yabe and Ondo run to BIIF cross country wins

Waiakea’s Saya Yabe and Evyn Prine finished 1-2 in the first Big Island Interscholastic Federation cross country race of the season on Saturday.

Yabe covered the 3-mile Hawaii Preparatory Academy course in 22 minutes, 54.48 seconds. As a team, the Warriors took second place to host Ka Makani.

Ada Benson and Emi Higgins finished in third and fourth place to lead Hawaii Prep to the win.


In the boys 3-mile race, Waiakea Louie Ondo crossed the finish line first in 18:08. 64, just under 30 seconds less than second-place Cody Ranfranz of Konawaena.

Hilo won the boys team title by 25 points over Hawaii Prep. The Vikings had three finishers in the Top 10 — River Brown in third Steven Chung in sixth and Kai Shumway in seventh.

Team scores and the individual boys and girls Top 10s follow.


2015 BIIF cross country race No. 1
Saturday, Aug. 29
at Hawaii Preparatory Academy, 3 miles

Boys team scores
1. Hilo, 44
2. Hawaii Prep 69
3. Kealakehe, 82
4. Waiakea, 97
5. Konawaena, 128
6. Kamehameha-Hawaii, 150
7. Makua Lani Christian, 173
8. Honokaa, 237
9. Keaau, 274
10. Pahoa, 287
11. Christian Liberty, 289
12. Parker, 320

Boys Top 10
1. Louie Ondo, Waiakea, 18:08.64
2. Cody Ranfranz, Konaweanea, 18:38.58
3. River Brown, Hilo, 18:57.36
4. Ziggy Bartholomy, Kealakehe, 19:00.12
5. Adalberto Malagon, Kealakehe, 19:02.73
6. Steven Chung, Hilo, 19:11.35
7. Kai Shumway, Hilo, 19:12.50
8. Lawrence Barrett, Konawaena, 19:14.96
9. Nate Ladwig, Hawaii Prep, 19:32.89
10. Rylie Cabalse, Waiakea, 19:42.90


Girls team scores
1. Hawaii Prep, 42
2. Waiakea, 69
3. Hilo, 81
4. Kamehameha-Hawaii, 84
5. Keaau, 168
6. Kealakehe, 172
7. Honokaa 188
8. Konawaena, 203
9. Kohala, 225
10. Christian Liberty, 288
11. Parker, 316

Girls Top 10
1. Saya Yabe, Waiakea, 22:54.48
2. Evyn Prine, Waiakea, 23:33.02
3. Ada Benson, Hawaii Prep, 23:52.86
4. Emi Higgins, Hawaii Prep, 24:03.20
5. Kae Pacyao-Rivilla, Hilo, 24:11.55
6. Yuki Zbytovsky, Kohala, 24:33.65
7. Jodi Go, Waiakea, 24:40.32
8. Zoe McGinnis, Hawaii Prep, 24:46.00
9. Joey-Ann Cootey, Kamehameha-Hawaii, 25:06.72
10. Katrina Whalen, Makua Lani Christian, 25:08.11

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