Galdiano, Otani sleep on ILH golf leads

Punahou's Mariel Galdiano is going for her second straight ILH title. Jamm Aquino / Star-Advertiser
Punahou’s Mariel Galdiano is going for her second straight ILH title. Jamm Aquino / Star-Advertiser

Punahou’s Mariel Galdiano and Andrew Otani of Iolani lead after the first day of the ILH golf championships held at Oahu Country Club.

The final round is Thursday at Turtle Bay, the leaders will go off at around 8:10 with boys and girls alternating.

Galdiano leads teammate Allisen Corpuz by four strokes after shooting a 66 at OCC. Iolani’s Rose Huang is another shot back.

Galdiano is the defending champion after beating teammate Aiko Leong by a stroke last year. Corpuz won the ILH the year before, beating Punahou’s Kacie Komoto by two strokes. Punahou has swept the top two spots in the ILH each of the last two years and has had the runner up seven years in a row.

Varsity I Girls:
Mariel Galdiano ( PUN) 66
Allisen Corpuz (PUN) 70
Rose Huang (IOL) 71
Alanis Sakuma (IPA) 75
Aiko Leong (PUN) 76
Zoey Akagi Bustin (IOL) 78
Zoey Yamamoto (SHA) 79
Lorraine Char (KSK) 80
Keilyn Ing (IOL) 80
Danielle Ujimori (MPI) 81

Otani is trying to give Iolani its second straight ILH champion after teammate Kengo Aoshima won last year.

Otani leads Punahou’s Kyle Suppa by just two strokes after shooting a 68, with Remington Hirano of the Buffanblu just behind with a 71.

Kamehameha’s Spencer Dunaway, last year’s runner up, and Sian Rogers of Punahou are sitting at 72.

Aoshima is seven strokes off the lead in his bid to become the first repeat ILH champion since Travis Toyama of University in 2004.

Varsity I Boys:
Andrew Otani (IOL) 68
Kyle Suppa (PUN) 70
Remington Hirano (PUN) 71
Spencer Dunaway (KSK) 72
Sian Rogers (PUN) 72
Colin Laszlo (PUN) 73
Zackary Kaneshiro (MPI) 74
Kengo Aoshima (IOL) 75
Evan Kawai (PUN) 75
Matthew Shen (PUN) 76
Andrew Chin (PUN) 76


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