Final brackets for the 2018 ILH wrestling championships are below.
Zoe Omura (‘Iolani) vs. Sarah Obra Nakata (Punahou)
>> Notes: Obra Nakata going for a repeat title.
>> Result: Omura wins 2-0.
Kaitlin Ito (Pac-Five) vs. Madison-Joy Kogachi (Punahou)
>> Notes: A close match. Ito is ahead 3-2, thanks to one takedown and an escape. In the third period. 1:20 left.
>> Result: Ito holds on to win 3-2.
Dania Furuya (Pac-Five) vs. Kalai Tegan (Kamehameha)
>> Notes: Tengan takes a 2-1 lead, but Furuya just got a takedown to go ahead 3-2. Furuya quickly piles up the points with a near pin and now it’s 9-2.
>> Result: Furuya wins 20-3.
No. 3 Ashley Gooman (Kamehameha) vs. Robyn Yim (‘Iolani)
>> Notes: Gooman scores with a takedown and follows it up with three near pins to take a huge lead.
>> Result: Gooman wins by pin for a third ILH title.
Alana Vivas (Kamehameha) vs. Alexis Gibbs (Damien)
>> Result: Vivas wins by fall, 3:54.
Skye Realin (Kamehameha) vs. Marisa Iha (Punahou)
>> Notes: Iha wins by forfeit.
Alexis Nova Posiulai (Kamehameha) vs. Rebecca Chan (‘Iolani)
>> Result: Posiulai wins by fall, 0:45.
No. 9 Paige Respicio (Kamehameha) vs. Isabella Wong (Punahou)
>> Result: Respicio wins by fall, 0:45. It’s her second ILH title.
Krystal Puahala (Kamehameha) vs. Precious Brown (Kamehameha)
>> Result: Puahala wins 6-2.
Zion Grace Vierra (Kamehameha) vs. Jordan Yogi (Kamehameha)
>> Notes: Vierra is going for a fourth ILH title. Vierra takes a 2-0 early lead.
>> Result: Vierra wins by fall, 2:51.
Hiilani Kaaloa (Damien) vs. Amy Sotoa (Kamehameha)
>> Notes: Kaaloa has a 3-2 lead with 1:16 left in the second period. … After two periods, Kaaloa has maintained her lead. It’s now 5-3. … Sotoa gets closer at 5-4. One minute to go in the third period. … With 45 seconds left, Sotoa ties it 5-5 and then takes the lead with a takedown 20 seconds later. It’s 7-5.
>> Result: Sotoa wins 7-6.
Chynna Ancheta (Pac-Five) is the champion (unopposed)
Valerie Ramos (Damien) vs. Dylan Huddy (Pac-Five)
>> Notes: Huddy has a 3-0 lead with 1:19 to go in the the second period. A penalty on Ramos makes it 4-0. The score gets to 7-1 before Huddy wins by fall.
>> Result: Huddy wins by fall, 4:52.
Tenielle Ellis (Punahou) is the champion (unopposed)
Brant Porter (Kamehameha) vs. Skyler Suzui (Pac-Five)
>> Result: Porter wins by forfeit.
Elijah Kaawa (Saint Louis) vs. Hunter Fujiwara (‘Iolani)
>> Notes: Kaawa takes a 2-0 lead early. He still leads by 2 with 1:27 left in the second period. … It’s 3-0 with 40 seconds left in the second period. … With 35 seconds to go, Kaawa gets a takedown for a 5-0 lead. Fujiwara gets a late reversal.
>> Result: Kaawa wins 7-4.
No. 5 Kysen Terukina (Kamehameha) vs. Brady Hoshino (‘Iolani)
>> Notes: Terukina, who is going for a second ILH title, gets his first takedown with 10 seconds left in the first period. He gets another with 1:20 to go in the second. He leads 4-0. He adds a point later in the second to make it 5-0, and that’s how it stands with 50 seconds left in the match. Terukina gets a couple of late takedowns.
>> Result: Terukina wins 9-1.
No. 1 Corey Cabanban (Saint Louis) vs. Casen Watanabe (Punahou)
>> Notes: Cabanban is going for a fourth ILH title. He leads just 2-0 after one period. Cabanban scores with another takedown and leads 5-1 after two periods. The lead gets to 7-3 before there is a flurry of action that leads to another Cabanban takedown late in the match.
>> Result: Cabanban wins 9-3.
Ansen Ursua (Saint Louis) vs. Kaua Nishigaya (‘Iolani)
>> Notes: Nishigaya is going for a second ILH title. He takes a 2-0 lead in an intense match that is heading into the second period. Nishigaya is pouring it on and holds an 8-3 lead with 45 seconds left in the match.
>> Result: Nishigaya wins 12-6.
Vincent Terrell (Punahou) vs. Kanai Tapia (Kamehameha)
>> Notes: Tapia led 3-1, but Terrell came back to make it 5-3. Tapia comes back for a 5-5 tie. … And now, with 1:41 left, Terrell leads 6-5. Terrell adds a takedown slam for an 8-5 lead.
>> Result: Terrell wins 11-7.
Joshua Matsumoto (Pac-Five) vs. Bolton Taam (Saint Louis)
>> Notes: Taam gets an early takedown for a 2-0 lead. Matsumoto is coming back though. He gets an escape and a takedown for a 3-2 edge. A takedown by Taam is followed right away by a reversal from Matsumoto. Matsumoto still leads 5-4. Taam comes back for a 6-5 lead, but Matsumoto ties it up 6-6 and then goes ahead 7-6 with an escape with 20 seconds left in the the second period. … A flurry of action gets it to 8-8 and then a 9-8 Matsumoto lead with 1:18 left in the match. With 40 seconds to go, Taam gets a takedown for a 10-9 lead.
>> Result: Taam wins, 10-9.
Makana Tapia (Kamehameha) vs. Jake Angelo (‘Iolani)
>> Notes: Angelo is going for a second ILH title, but he is down 5-0 in the third period.
>> Result: Tapia wins 9-4.
Mason Canonico (Punahou) vs. Blaze Pascua (‘Iolani)
>> Notes: Pascua is a freshman and he holds a 2-0 lead in the third period. Canonica, a senior, comes back for a 2-2 tie. Pascua gets an escape with 40 seconds left in the match to lead 3-2, but Canonico gets a late takedown.
>> Result: Canonico wins 4-3.
Kaysen Takenaka (‘Iolani) vs. Kainalu Huddy (Kamehameha)
>> Notes: Takenaka is going for a third ILH title. He leads 4-1 after one period with two takedowns. … It’s 4-2 after two periods.
>> Result: Takenaka wins 5-2.
Kaimipono Fisher (Kamehameha) vs. Kalea Correa (Saint Louis)
>> Result: Correa, who was leading 2-0, wins by fall, 3:26.
Laakea Ane (Kamehameha) vs. Hunter Guerrero (Saint Louis)
>> Notes: Ane has a 2-0 lead in the second period. It just went to 4-0 with 1:15 to go in the second.
>> Result: Ane wins 8-3.
Legend Matautia (Punahou) vs. Dominic Tominiko (Saint Louis)
>> Notes: This one is going back and forth. Tominiko won the title in 2016, but Matautia is the top seed. Matautia is up 6-4 after two periods. Matautia dominates the rest of the way.
>> Result: Matautia wins 12-4.
Cody Bollig (Kamehameha) vs. Harry Lloyd (Damien)
>> Result: Bollig wins 3-1.