From the “Wizard,” Frank Mauz, who has attended and/or covered nearly every state tournament in girls basketball since its inception in 1977.
Aloha Pupule Paul,
Interesting response from Glenn Young.
I did some more research. In the years 2009-2012, Iolani played 15 games, 11
in the Championship bracket (still undefeated) and 4 in the
Consolation Bracket (once beaten).
Kylie Maeda played all 15, started 8 of the 11 and 3 of the 4.
Interestingly,she started all 4 in her freshman year and none in her
sophomore year. Saphyre Rezentes also played all 15, started 6 of 11
and 0 of 4.
My original question referred only to playing in all the CHAMPIONSHIP
bracket games and therefore Lia and the Awas still have a 12 to 11
edge in games played, while Lia and Dawnyelle still have a 12 to 8
edge in starts.
Allowing the consolation games to be included, I would guess there
would be others over the years who have played all the games. They
would probably be from Punahou or Kamehameha-Kapalama. But, too
much trouble to find out, so ….
To make a short story long, (drumroll please), here is the new
paragraph I added to the Tournament History on the HHSAA website.
In 2009-2012, Konawaena’s Lia Galdeira (184 pts-15.3 av), Dawnyelle
Awa(115 pts-9.6 av) and Makayla Awa(54 pts-4.5 av) played every (12)
game, winning three championships and finishing second once. Lia and
Dawnyelle started every game. Lia was the Most Outstanding Player
Now – about those students being in the classroom studying math
instead of playing meaningless consolation games …
Mahalo to Frank for providing information about something us girls basketball geeks can truly appreciate.
Paul Honda, Star-Advertiser