Officials Tournament results: Day 1

Roosevelt's Macy Higa is the defending state champion at 112 pounds and competing at 117 pounds in the Officials Tournament. Photo by Bruce Asato/Star-Advertiser.
Roosevelt’s Macy Higa is the defending state champion at 112 pounds and competing at 117 pounds in the Officials Tournament. Photo by Bruce Asato/Star-Advertiser.

Day 1 of the Officials Tournament is done at Leilehua with an action-packed Saturday set to begin at 9 a.m.

Roosevelt has the early lead on the girls side over Kamehameha. The Warriors are tied with Waianae for the lead on the boys side with ‘Iolani right behind.

Girls Day 1 results
Boys Day 1 results


Three of the five girls who wrestled Friday who are in the first Hawaii Prep World girls wrestling pound-for-pound rankings won by pinfall. Kamehameha’s Ashley Gooman (No. 5) won via fall in 1:55 and Roosevelt’s Macy Higa (No. 8) won in 3:20. Kahuku’s Teniya Alo (No. 4) dispatched her only opponent in 3:13.

In action Saturday are No. 1 Angela Peralta (Radford), No. 2 Iverly Navarro (Lahainaluna), Alo, Gooman, No. 7 Kelani Corbett (Leilehua), Higa, No. 9 Alexis Encinas (Lahainaluna) and No. 10 Bailey Hoshino (Punahou).


Encinas is the No. 2 seed and Gooman is the No. 1 seed at 112 pounds.


On the boys side, No. 2 pound-for-pound Corey Cabanban of Saint Louis is on track to wrestle No. 5 Logan Garcia of Moanalua in the 120-pound final. Cabanban is the defending 113-pound state champion while Garcia won the state title at 106 pounds.

Kapolei’s Jayson Pagurayan could play spoiler to Garcia in the semifinals. Pagurayan, the No. 7-ranked pound-for-pound wrestler, defeated No. 6 P4P Tristan Santos of Campbell by a 7-3 decision to reach the 120-pound semifinals. Pagurayan was seeded sixth and Santos third in the loaded 120-pound bracket.

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