LIVE BLOG: State wrestling boys quarterfinals

Brackets going into Saturday: State Wrestling (Boys) 2015 CHAMP QTR FINALS COMPLETE

Moanalua's Zorich Palimo'o was the latest in a long line of boys to get injured this season. Dennis Oda / Star-Advertiser
Moanalua’s Zorich Palimo’o was the latest in a long line of boys to get injured this season. Dennis Oda / Star-Advertiser

Boys team standings after the first round, heading to the quarterfinals:

1. Punahou 37
2. Lahainaluna 33.5
3. Campbell 26
4. Iolani 24.5
5. (tie) Kamehameha 22
5. (tie) Moanalua 22


Boys 106
>> No. 1 Jayson Pagurayan (Kapolei) def. Colby Watase (‘Iolani) 12-6
>> Connor Lee (Punahou) def. Logan Garcia (Moanalua), 15-0
>> No. 3 Izaak Panlasigui-Domingo (Lahainaluna) def. Juaquin Samaniego (Molokai)
>> No. 4 Corey Cabanban (Saint Louis) def. Isaac Adriano (Campbell), fall, 4:36

Boys 113
>> Jordan Kannys (Kaiser) def. No. 1 Cameron Kato (Punahou), by default
>> Andre Pagurayan (Kapolei) def. No. 4 Kainalu Estrella (Lahainaluna), 13-10
>> Shon Aragon (Moanalua) def. No. 3 Shaedon Quevedo (Hilo), 14-9
>> No. 2 Triston Santos (Campbell) def. Jasper Cantornia (Pearl City), 7-5

Boys 120
>> No. 1 Blaysen Terukina (Kamehameha) def. Caelab Reyes (Moanalua), 13-4
>> No. 4 Colton Pang (Hilo) def. Cayde Tagami (Roosevelt), 8-5
>> Sean Urabe (Punahou) def. No. 3 Draten Morisato (Kalani), 7-2
>> Jordan Ng (‘Iolani) def. No. 2 Christian Balagso (Lahainaluna), 8-5

Boys 126
>> No. 1 Shandon Ilaban Totten (Kapolei) def. Ian Murakami (Assets), 12-4
>> Jake Nakasone (‘Iolani) def. No. 4 Josten Saribay (Lahainaluna), 7-6
>> Antonio Ruiz (Moanalua) def. No. 3 Trey Galigo (Kamehameha-Hawaii)
>> No. 4 Joseph Fong def. Kawailani Somera Rickerd (Leilehua), fall, 4:37

HEARTBREAK in the 132-pound class: Senior Isaac Diamond, from a long line of siblings contending for the state championship, lost in the quarterfinals — to Joshua Rosen of Punahou 7-4.

“Sucks,” was the only word an exhausted Diamond said a minute after the match. He placed second in the states as a freshman and was injured the last two seasons.

In this one, his bad shoulder popped out once and an injury timeout was called twice.

Punahou’s Joshua Crimmins, who beat Diamond’s brother Zack (another state-title contender) in the 138-pound first round earlier in the day, had just got through his quarterfinal match by the slimmest of margins a few minutes earlier, when he was told about Isaac’s match still going on.

“I have all the respect in the world for them, wrestling injured,” Crimmins said.

Zack Diamond, a two-time state runner-up, hurt his knee last week and slid to unseeded status and fought the ILH champion and top-seeded Crimmins in the first round.

Boys 132
>> Kaysen Takenaka (‘Iolani) def. No. 1 Joshua Roy Gallarde (Campbell), fall, 4:49
>> Alexandre Mimura (Mid-Pacific) def. No. 4 Justin Inovejas (Lahainaluna), 7-3
>> No. 3 Seannacy McNeill (Kealakehe) def. Chance Ikei (Kaiser), 9-4
>> No. 4 Joshua Rosen (Punahou) def. Isaac Diamond (Mililani), 7-4

Boys 138
>> No. 1 Joshua Crimmins (Punahou) def. Alika Kalilikane Delos Reyes (Baldwin), 1-0
>> Matthew Mantanona (Campbell) def. Nathan Hishinuma (Hawaii Baptist), fall, 3:41
>> No. 3 Robert Campos (Lahainaluna) def. James Mizota (‘Iolani) fall, 1:16
>> No. 2 Sheldon Bailey (Waianae) def. Keoni Hall (Mid-Pacific), 8-2

Boys 145
>> No. 1 Brian Pascua (‘Iolani) def. Trevor Alvarado (Pearl City), fall, 3:01
>> Swayne Lunasco (Castle) def. No. 4 Kaleo Miyasaki (Hilo), fall, 5:57
>> Cullen Slavens (Kamehameha) def. No. 3 Rodman Salangdron (Kapolei). 8-6
>> No. 2 Thomas Stevenson (Baldwin) def. Cole Chandler (Mid-Pacific), 2-1

Boys 152
>> No. 1 Liam Corbett (Leilehua) def. Keith Jones II (Kaiser), fall, 3:36
>> Connor Barfield (Punahou) def. Robert Debrum (Lanai), fall, 2:47
>> Marquis Dominique (Mililani) def. NO. 2 Chad Farias (Kamehameha), 5-2
>> Kulana Salera (Moanalua) def. No. 4 Keian Inouye (Baldwin), 3-2

Boys 160
>> Matthew Aguigui (Campbell) def. No. 1 Tyler Yoshikawa (Mid-Pacific), 9-5
>> Christian Lee (Mililani) def. Troy Waki (Baldwin), 7-4
>> Connor Villarmia (Damien) def. Angel Marreno (Leilehua), 5-1
>> No. 4 Jacob Naosusuga (Waianae) def. Russell Transfiguracion (Kealakehe), 9-8

Boys 170
>> No. 1 Thomas Rosen St. John (Lahainaluna) def. Kekua Marumoto (Kapolei), fall, 0:37
>> Micah Arakawa (Kaiser) def. No. 4 Ben Camero (Waiakea), 9-1
>> No. 3 Kevin Efta (Kamehameha) def. Tavian Del Rosario (Lanai), 6-5
>> No. 2 Lopaka Lono (Leilehua) def. Cody Martinson (Punahou), default

Boys 182
>> No. 1 Joseph Hoshino (Kamehameha) def. Nevn Isaiah Pak (Moanalua), fall, 4:41
>> Micah Tynanes Perez (Campbell) def. No. 4 Keoni Miles (Kealakehe), 18-8
>> No. 3 Wayne Alibin (Lahainaluna) def. Ian Ramirez (Punahou), 2-1
>> No. 2 Maui Lee (Pearl City) def. Kevin Young (Saint Louis), 4-1


Boys 195
>> No. 1 Boman Tokioka (Kamehameha) def. Matthew Keopuhiwa (Pearl City), 8-2
>> Spencer Yashiki (Moanalua) def. No. 4 Pulama Louis (Kealakehe), 5-4
>> Robert Straton (Punahou) def. No. 3 Rex Hazuka (King Kekaulike), fall, 2:47
>> No. 2 Jess Kanongataa (Kahuku) def. Jedadiah Lulu (Saint Louis), 16-1

NOTE from the 120-pound class:

Kamehameha’s Blaysen Terukina, the Honolulu Advertiser’s seventh-ranked pound-for-pound boys wrestler is confident he can take the state title tomorrow.

“I will be victorious,” he said. “I will work everybody in my weight class.”

As for the Warriors’ team chances, Terukina said “Everybody is doing what they’re supposed to do, staying in there, and even if someone loses they’ll come in the backside to get points. Everything will fall into place.”

NOTE from the 138-pound class:

Crimmins was in a close match the whole way and scored the one escape that let him get to the semifinals.

“When you get to high-caliber matches like this, you have to seize your opportunities,” he said. “That escape was my opportunity. That one point can win a match.”

NOTE from 285-pound class:

Campbell’s Tristan Ludiazo just scored an escape to take a 1-0 lead over Kuikamoku Han of Molokai. The match is in the second period.

Still 1-0, going into third period.

Han escapes for a 1-1 tie. Han being looked at by trainers. Looking at him in the eyes.

Ready to go!!!

Ludiazo wins 3-2, scores a takedown, getting control near the outside of the circle. Han makes an escape late.\

“He’s a good wrestler. It’s an honor to have wrestlers like that in my weight class,” Ludiazo said about a minute ago. “He’s a competitor. His conditioning was good and he was shorter, which gave him a little bit of a positional advantage on someone taller like me.”

Ludiazo, a defensive end on the football team, says he’s going to Western Oregon to play Division II football, where he can get good coaching. Will play Division I possibly some day. “We’ll cross that bridge when we get to it,” he said.


Boys 220
>> No. 1 James Sullivan (Campbell) def. Jacob Sparks (Punahou), fall, 2:24
>> No. 4 Conrad Bolor (Lahainaluna) def. Taaga Tuulima (‘Iolani), 8-4
>> Jackson Fuamatu (Pearl City) def. Zechariah Yuhudah (Roosevelt), 10-0
>> Kana Jennings (Aiea) def. No. 2 Rusty Nakayama (Kamehameha), 5-4

Boys 285
>> No. 1 Tristan Ludiazo (Campbell) def. Kuikamoku Han (Molokai), 3-2
>> No. 4 Kullen Davis (Kamehameha) def. Makoa Gaughen-Haili (Kamehameha), 5-4
>> John Patrick Oishi (Radford) def. No. 3 Kana‘i Eldredge (Punahou), 5-2
>> No. 2 Connor Mowat (Lahainaluna) def. Matthew Miner (Aiea), fall 0:25

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