Gillcoat advances; Porter downed on Maui

Kamehameha's Brant Porter (top), who won Officials last year at 106 pounds, is competing at 120 pounds at Officials this year and will need to get past No. 4 pound-for-pound Branden Pagurayan to win another Officials crown. Photo by Bruce Asato/Star-Advertiser.

Just two of eight wrestlers in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s pound-for-pound top-10 rankings are competing in the 51st annual Garner Ivey Invitational at the War Memorial Gym in Wailuku, Maui, this weekend.

On Friday, the tournament made it through the quarterfinals and will continue on Saturday with wrestlebacks, the semifinals and finals.

Kawehi Gillcoat of Lahainaluna, who is ranked No. 7 pound-for-pound, got through to Saturday’s semifinals in the 138-pound class. Gillcoat, a senior, has placed in the top six at states three times.


No. 10 p4p Brant Porter of Kamehameha was not as fortunate. He lost 8-6 in the quarterfinals to Gabriel Valdez of Baldwin in the 120-pound class. Porter placed second at states at 106 pounds last year.

Two schools from the mainland are competing in the tourney — La Grande (La Grande, Ore.) and Century (Hillsboro, Ore.).

All of Saturday’s semifinal matches and team standings are listed below.

SATURDAY’S SEMIFINALS
Boys 106
>> Nicholas Cordeiro (Waianae) vs. Tobey Ravida (Baldwin)
>> Jayse Lalim-Rillon (Molokai) vs. Brayden Kamimura (Kalani)

Boys 113
>> Sean Cababan (Century) bye
>> Roden Zyru De Guzman (Baldwin) vs. Sheydon Tomisato (Kamehameha)

Boys 120
>> Koby Chun (Kaiser) vs. Aaron Sumabat (Baldwin)
>> Cael Yasutake (Lahainaluna) vs. Gabriel Valdez (Baldwin)

Boys 126
>> Kanoa Lanoza (Lahainaluna) vs. Ezra McIntosh (La Grande)
>> Kahilihiwa Joy (Baldwin) vs. Weiyi Zheng (Aiea)

Boys 132
>> Zeff Dudoit (Lahainaluna) vs. Breeze Keolanui (Waianae)
>> Noa Helm (Kamehameha-Maui) vs. Braden Carson (La Grande)


Boys 138
>> Kawehi Gillcoat (Lahainaluna) vs. Nainoa Flores (Baldwin)
>> Jules Marinas (Baldwin) vs. Elijah Diamond (Mililani)

Boys 145
>> Jesse Dudoit (Lahainaluna) vs. Hauoli Sineci (Hana)
>> Billy Treu (Baldwin) vs. Kanaipono Tapia (Kamehameha)

Boys 152
>> Ernesto Alvarez (Century) vs. Derek Perez (Lahainaluna)
>> Cole Cadinha (Kaiser) vs. Tekoa Torres Umi (Baldwin)

Boys 160
>> Braden Akima (Kamehameha) vs. Hayden Shafer (La Grande)
>> Keaka Kuaana (Lahainaluna) vs. Keith Oswald (La Grande)

Boys 170
>> Kason Kitahara (Kamehameha) vs. Grayson Livingston (Century)
>> Jesus Peralta (Kealakehe) vs. Parker Robinson (La Grande)

Boys 182
>> Ty Bates (Lahainaluna) vs. Ariston Bartley (Kamehameha)
>> Kainalu Huddy (Kamehameha) vs. Nathan Reed (La Grande)

Boys 195
>> Laakea Ane (Kamehameha) vs. Loudyn Reese (Century)
>> Darius Mynar (Kamehameha-Maui) vs. Spencer Gerste (La Grande)

Boys 220
>> Malosi Abraham (Kealakehe) vs. Gabe Shukle (La Grande)
>> Brock Ai (Kamehameha) vs. Lincoln Clarke (La Grande)


Boys 285
>> Setu Vole (Kealakehe) vs. Jace Filipo-Rodrigues (Waianae)
>> Brody Reese (Century) vs. Benjamin Tokanang (Baldwin)

TEAM STANDINGS (Day 1 of 2)
>> 1. Baldwin, 88.5
>> 2. Lahainaluna, 82
>> 3. Kamehameha, 79.5
>> 4. La Grande (La Grande, Ore.), 78
>> 5. Century (Hillsboro, Ore.) 60
>> 6. Kamehameha-Maui, 47.5
>> 7. Waianae, 31
>> 8. Kealakehe, 31
>> 9. Kaiser, 29.5
>> 10. Kalani, 17
>> 11. Hana, 16
>> 12. Molokai, 16
>> 13. Aiea, 15
>> 14. Mililani, 11
>> 15. Maui, 9
>> 16. Kapaa, 4
>> 17. King Kekaulike, 3

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