Boys soccer: Mid-Pacific boys suffer first loss

Mid-Pacific coach Jayson Abe will have to help his boys bounce back from a loss. Kat Wade / Special to the Star-Advertiser
Mid-Pacific coach Jayson Abe will have to help his boys bounce back from a loss. Kat Wade / Special to the Star-Advertiser

Mark Kelley and Gordon Kowalkowski each scored goals and the Punahou boys soccer team dealt Mid-Pacific its first loss of the season on Saturday.

The Owls, who beat ‘Iolani earlier in the week, dropped to 6-1-1 while the Buffanblu improved to 5-2-1.

Kamehameha got two goals from Keola Norton and One from Christopher Jenkins to beat Pac-Five 3-2 and keep pace with Punahou for the ILH’s second state berth in Division I. The Warriors are also 5-2-1 and play Punahou next Saturday.


Iolani beat Saint Louis 2-1 behind goals from Alex Liu and Keoni Makekau in the other ILH boys’ match on Saturday.

Kahuku pulled the biggest upset in the OIA on Saturday, beating Moanalua 5-1 to pass Na Menehune for the second spot in the East behind Kalani.

Gabriel Pinheiro-Alves scored twice for the Red Raiders and Brierton Sharp and Mikel Sodini also scored. Kahuku’s other goal came on an own goal. Blake Tom scored for Moanalua.


Kalani stayed atop the East with a 5-0 win over Farrington, getting two goals from Marc Teshima. The Falcons are unbeaten at 8-0-1 and have given up only two goals all season.

In other OIA East action:

>> Jhonah Felipe scored five goals and Jonathan LeVine added two as Kalaheo destroyed Kaimuki 12-0.

>> Cody Kuge scored twice and reigning OIA champion Kaiser beat Roosevelt 5-0.


>> Naia Graham scored two goals and Kailua beat Castle 3-1.

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