‘Iolani girls place 17th at Durango Fall Classic

Moea Kekauoha of ‘Iolani is shown in action during a match earlier this season. The Raiders, ranked No. 1 in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Top 10, placed 17th out of 64 teams in the Durango Fall Classic girls volleyball tournament in Las Vegas last weekend. Krystle Marcellus / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Moea Kekauoha of ‘Iolani is shown in action during a match earlier this season. The Raiders, ranked No. 1 in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Top 10, placed 17th out of 64 teams in the Durango Fall Classic girls volleyball tournament in Las Vegas last weekend. Krystle Marcellus / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

‘Iolani took 17th place out of 64 teams in the Durango Fall Classic girls volleyball tournnament last weekend in Las Vegas.

The Raiders, who are the No. 1 team in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser Top 10, also won the Bronze Division final with a 25-15, 25-12 victory over Clovis (Calif.) in the tournament hosted by Durango High.

After pool play, the 64 teams were broken into divisions of eight teams each. The top eight teams went for the Gold Division championship; the next eight competed in the Silver Division, etc.


Kamehameha, the third-ranked team in the Star-Advertiser poll, placed 25th in the tournament and won the Competition Division (the fourth tier) final with a 17-25, 25-15, 25-23 win over Liberty (Bakersfield, Calif.).


Scores of the two Hawaii teams in the tournament follow.


Friday, Sept. 18
Pool play

>> ‘Iolani def. Rim of the World (Lake Arrowhead, Calif.) 25-16, 25-15
>> Vista Murrieta (Murrieta, Calif.) def. ‘Iolani 16-25, 25-23, 26-24
>> ‘Iolani def. Los Osos (Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.) 25-12, 25-16
>> Kamehameha def. El Dorado (Placentia, Calif.) 25-9, 25-20
>> Long Beach Poly (Calif.) def. Kamehameha 22-25, 25-22, 25-22
>> Kamehameha def. Flagstaff (Ariz.) 25-16, 25-14

Saturday, Sept. 19
Qualifying

>> ‘Iolani def. Villa Park (Calif.) 25-21, 18-25, 25-11
>> San Clemente (Calif.) def. Kamehameha 25-20, 12-25, 29-27
Bracket play
>> ‘Iolani def. Notre Dame (Belmont, Calif.) 25-23, 25-21
>> ‘Iolani def. San Clemente (Calif.) 18-25, 25-14, 25-18
>> Kamehameha def. Ponderosa (Parker, Colo.) 25-23, 25-18
>> Kamehameha def. Lehi (Utah) 19-25, 25-20, 25-23
Bronce Division final
>> ‘Iolani def. Clovis (Calif.) 25-14, 25-12
Competition Division final
>> Kamehameha def. Liberty (Bakersfield, Calif.) 17-25, 25-15, 25-23

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