Pearl City boys take soccer showcase

Kapolei hosted its preseason soccer tournament for the seventh straight year.
Kapolei hosted its preseason soccer tournament for the seventh straight year.

The Pearl City boys soccer team stamped itself as a contender on Saturday.

The Chargers, who lost in a penalty shootout in the first round of the OIA tournament last year, beat Kamehameha 2-1 to win the 808 Prep Soccer Showcase hosted by Kapolei on Saturday.

Pearl City went 3-0 in the tournament, beating Iolani and Mililani in shootouts before taking out the Warriors in regulation.

Kamehameha has not been to the state tournament since 2011 and Pearl City’s drought has lasted two years.


7th place – Kapolei 3, Mid Pacific 1
5th place – Iolani 2, Baldwin 1
3rd place – Mililani 0, Kalani 0 (Mililani wins in shootout)
Championship – Pearl City 2, Kamehameha-Kapalama 1

Over on the Big Island, Punahou’s defense shut out Kealakehe in the Ka Makani Soccer Classic and King Kekaulike won a high-scoring affair against Saint Louis.

Varsity boys
Punahou 1, Kealakehe 0
Hawaii Prepatory Academy 1, Kamehameha-Maui 0, SO
Lahainaluna 2, Kapaa 0
King Kekaulike 3, Saint Louis 2

Varsity girls
Hawaii Prepatory Academy 2, Kapaa 1, OT
King Kekaulike 1, Mid-Pacific 0
Maui 2, Sacred Hearts 0
Hilo 3, Seabury Hall 1

Kamehameha hosted its Girls Soccer Thanksgiving Invitational on Saturday, with defending state champion Pearl City going unbeaten.
Moanalua – 2 Waiakea – 1
Pearl City – 2 Mililani – 0
Kamehameha – 5 Moanalua – 0
Pearl City – 3 Waiakea – 0
Kamehameha – 0 Mililani – 0


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