Kalani going after Kaiser’s OIA title

Kalani's Trevor Kakuda kicks the ball ahead of Kaiser's Kevin Anderson. Jamm Aquino / Star-Advertiser
Kalani’s Trevor Kakuda kicks the ball ahead of Kaiser’s Kevin Anderson. Jamm Aquino / Star-Advertiser

Takahiro Kosins scored twice and the Kalani boys soccer team beat rival Kaiser 2-1 at Kalani on Wednesday.

The win kept the Falcons undefeated. Kaiser is the reigning OIA champion, but Kalani can clinch the East title with a win over lowly Kaimuki.

Cody Kuge scored for Kaiser.

In other action:

>> Sang Hoon Lee, Ty Oishi and Alex Panuro all scored goals and Roosevelt upset Moanalua 3-2. Na Menehune have lost two matches in a row after starting the season 6-0. Tyler Morton and Zechariah Kanashiro scored for reeling Moanalua.

>> Kahele Vegas scored two goals and Naia Graham added one as Kailua shut out Kahuku 3-0. The Surfriders rule the OIA White East at 6-3, Kahuku suffered its third loss but didn’t lose any ground.

>> Sabrina Hallabay, Megan Ababa and Kristine Portigo all scored as McKinley shut out Kaimuki to end the Bulldogs’ season.

>> Noelle Mercado and Savannah Arakaki both scored twice and Kaiser slammed Kalani 7-0. The Cougars, who ruled the East last year, are locked in as the second seed in the upcoming OIA tournament.

>> Lauren Takasato and Vanessa Chinen each scored two goals and Castle whipped Kalaheo 6-0. Kalaheo’s season ended at 2-6-2.

>> Reanne Masaki scored and Roosevelt kept Moanalua struggling with a 1-1 tie. Rachel Inabata scored for Na Menehune, who dropped to 7-2-1 and will go into the tournament at the third seed after starting the season 6-0.

>> Aisina Farley scored and East champions Kahuku beat Kailua 1-0.


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