Twelve of 20 wrestlers in Hawaii Prep World’s pound-for-pound rankings will be in action Saturday in either the OIA East or the OIA West championships.
Out West at Pearl City, five of 10 p4p boys and two of 10 p4p girls will go for divisional titles before next week’s league meet.
In the East at Farrington, there will be one p4p boy and four p4p girls competing.
Here’s a list of those 12:
OIA West championships, at Pearl City
>> No. 2 Zayren Terukina, Campbell (seeded into 145 quarterfinals)
>> No. 6 Kachi Respicio, Campbell (seeded into 170 quarterfinals)
>> No. 7 Christian Tavares, Radford (seeded into 138 quarterfinals)
>> No. 8 Brett Barefoot, Leilehua (seeded into 182 semifinals)
>> No. 10 Alize Wright, Campbell (seeded into 195 semifinals)
>> No. 2 Kelani Corbett, Leilehua (seeded into 155 semifinals)
>> No. 5 Jennie Fuamatu, Pearl City (seeded into 168 quarterfinals)
OIA East championships, at Farrington
>> No. 9 Logan Garcia, Moanalua (seeded into 126 semifinals)
>> No. 1 Teniya Alo, Kahuku (seeded into 138 semifinals)
>> No. 6 Lavenia Fotu, Farrington (seeded into 225 semifinals)
>> No. 8 Tiare Ikei, Kaiser (seeded into 117 semifinals)
>> No. 9 Macy Higa, Roosevelt (seeded into 117 quarterfinals)
A p4p showdown is brewing in the East 117 bracket, with a potential finals matchup between Macy Higa of Roosevelt and Tiare Ikei of Kaiser.
Campbell’s Kachi Respicio is part of a loaded 170-pound West bracket, with Leilehua’s Keanu Punley, Kapolei’s Gianni Oyadomari and Pearl City’s Kasey Kikuyama.
One OIA p4p wrestler, No. 2 Makoa Cooper of Pearl City, was not listed on the brackets at his usual 160. He is expected to compete in next week’s OIA meet.
The eight other p4p wrestlers not at one of Saturday’s two OIA meets are going for titles in upcoming Interscholastic League of Honolulu or Maui Interscholastic League championships.
Here are the OIA East and OIA West brackets after Thursday’s seeding meeting.