VIDEO: Cabanban’s fourth state title

Saint Louis' Corey Cabanban, right, defeated Punahou's Casen Watanabe 7-2 on in the 126-pound final at the state wrestling championships Thursday night at Blaisdell Arena. It was Cabanban's fourth straight high school championship. Dennis Oda / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Corey Cabanban went up one weight class each year and conquered them all.

The Saint Louis senior won his fourth state wrestling title Thursday night, this one at 126 pounds to go along with the ones he won at 120, 113 and 106.

He is only the fifth Hawaii boys wrestler to get four. The others are ‘Iolani’s Patrick Higa (1983-86), Saint Louis’ Jonathan Spiker (2000-03) and Brandon Low (2003-06), and Mid-Pacific’s Josh Terao (2011-14).

Below, watch Cabanban’s 7-2 victory over Punahou’s Casen Watanabe in Thursday’s 126 final at Blaisdell Arena.


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