Soccer: Punahou girls, MPI boys stand up

Kamehameha's Casey Thompson kicks the ball away from Punahou's Allison Portis on Saturday. Jamm Aquino / Star-Advertiser
Kamehameha’s Casey Thompson kicks the ball away from Punahou’s Allison Portis on Saturday. Jamm Aquino / Star-Advertiser

Kaile Halvorsen and True Dydasco both scored and Punahou won the first meaningful game of the ILH girls soccer season with a 2-0 shutout of defending state champion Kamehameha.

The Buffanblu have not allowed a goal in three games this year and has outscored opponents 13-0.

The Warriors drop into a second-place tie with ‘Iolani but Kamehameha has played one more game than the Raiders.

In other games:
>> Pac-Five got two goals each from Kayla Kunihisa, Chelsie DePonte and Jamie Sato in a 9-0 win over St. Francis for their first win of the season.
>> Kristen Hori scored for the second straight game and ‘Iolani shut out Mid-Pacific 2-0. The Raiders have not allowed a goal in two games.

ILH boys
>> Kamehameha has already tripped.
Stirling Aponte and Tyler Allen both scored and Mid-Pacific beat Kamehameha 2-1 on Saturday. Kristoher Jenkins scored for the Warriors, who have not reached the state tournament since 2011. Mid-Pacific is the reigning state champions in division II.
Reo Nagai scored twice and Punahou beat Damien 8-0.

OIA East boys
>> Gabriel Pinheiro-Alves scored a goal and Mikel Sodini scored another as Kahuku beat Roosevelt 3-0.
>> Nine different players scored as OIA champion Kaiser flexed its muscle with a 9-0 win over McKinley.
>> Ezra Williams scored twice and Farrington became the team to beat in the white with a 5-1 win over Kaimuki.
>> Takahiro Kosins scored two goals and Kalani opened its season with a 5-0 win over Castle.

OIA East girls
>> Roosevelt and Kahuku played to a scoreless tie, Roosevelt’s second tie in as many games this year.
>> Hoku Afong, Taryn Sales and Hailey Graham all scored as Moanalua shut out Kalaheo 3-0.
>> Kalani and Castle played to a scoreless tie, the second tie of the season for the Knights.
>> Kai Hasegawa and Noelle Mercado both scored twice as Kaiser thumped McKinley 6-0.
>> Justine Arce, Rabbi Taylan and Kate Ladera all scored as Farrington beat Kaimuki 3-0.


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