Won, Torricer capture OIA golf season opener

Defending state champion Mariel Galdiano won the first ILH competition of the season on Monday. Craig Kojima / Star-Advertiser
Defending state champion Mariel Galdiano won the first ILH competition of the season on Monday. Craig Kojima / Star-Advertiser

Moanalua’s Kenneth Won and McKinley’s Jodi Torricer started the OIA golf season strong on Monday at Leilehua Golf Course.

Won carded a 1-over 73 to win the league’s first boys tournament of the season. He finished one stroke ahead of Na Menehune teammate Joseph Vallespin.

Torricer shot an 8-over 80, two strokes clear of second-place Courtney Tabion of Leilehua to win the first girls tourney of the season.

Top 10 finishers follow.

OIA Golf Tournament No. 1
Leilehua Golf Course, Par 72
Feb. 23, 2015

1) Kenneth Won, Moanalua, 73
2) Joseph Vallespin, Moanalua, 74
3) (tie) MJ Kang, Kalani, 75
3) (tie) Nickolas Nelson, Moanalua 75
5) Robert Choi, Kalani, 76
6) Nicholas Furusho, Leilehua, 77
7) Donavon Billena, Kapolei, 79
8) Richard Johnson, Moanalua, 80
9) (tie) Andrew Hipolito, Mililani, 81
9) (tie) Ray Kim, Moanalua, 81

1) Jodi Torricer, McKinley, 80
2) Courtney Tabion, Leilehua, 82
3) Randi Kim, Moanalua, 83
4) (tie) Kelsie Dait, Mililani, 84
4) (tie) Eden Sun, Mililani, 84
6) Miki Manta, Kalani, 85
7) (tie) Kimberly Katayama, 87
7) (tie) Carli Shimokihara, Mililani, 87
9) Kainani Ho, Kalani, 89
10) Isabella Lesa, Moanalua, 90

The ILH opened up on Monday at Mililani Golf Club with no surprise on the girls side. Defending state champion Mariel Galdiano of Punahou shot a 67 to beat runner up Lorraine Char of Kamehameha by four strokes. Punahou won the team title over ‘Iolani.

Here are the girls results:

Girls Individual Scores
67 Galdiano, Mariel PUN
71 Char, Lorraine KSK
73 Corpuz, Allisen PUN
74 Chiang, Erica MPI
77 Hamada, Kamie IOL
77 Leong, Aiko PUN
78 Akagi Bustin, Zoey IOL
78 Sakuma, Alanis IPA
78 Mateo, Allysha-Mae MS
78 Keppel, Samantha PUN
79 Miyagi, Kristin IOL

Girls Team Scores
PUN 217
IOL 234
KSK 236
MPI 242
HBA 261

Punahou’s Matthew Shen was the boys medalist with a 70 to Kamehameha’s Spencer Dunaway’s 71. Just like in the girls, Punahou won the team competition over ‘Iolani.

Here are the top scorers:

Boys Individual Scores
70 Shen, Matthew PUN
71 Dunaway, Spencer KSK
73 Laszlo, Colin PUN
74 Suppa, Kyle PUN
75 Kaneshiro, Zackary PUN
76 Chin, Andrew PUN
77 Loo, Keegan PUN
78 Arashiro, Trevor IOL
78 Bernardino, Ikaia STL

Boys Team Scores
PUN 293
IOL 318
MPI 328
HBA 351
KSK 355
STL 359
AS 366
LJA 402


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