The Kalani Falcons have landed at No. 10 in the Star-Advertiser Girls Basketball Top 10.
Coach Chi Mok’s squad is on a six-game win streak and eked out Mid-Pacific by one point for the 10 spot in the voting by coaches and media. The Lady Falcons, 6-0 in OIA East play, visit unranked Kahuku on Wednesday night.
Maryknoll remained the unanimous pick by coaches and media as the No. 1 team. The Spartans won three of four games at the Tarkanian Classic in Las Vegas over the weekend. They are also 11-0 against Hawaii teams.
Kamehameha, Konawaena and Lahainaluna remained in their same slots. Defending state champion Konawaena surrendered 3 points to visiting Pahoa on Saturday, then scored the next 58 en route to a 72-5 win. The Wildcats host Keaau on Tuesday.
‘Iolani continued its roll in ILH play, winning its third game in a row on the road Friday, 75-59 over Sacred Hearts. The Raiders vaulted ahead of St. Francis into the No. 5 spot.
St. Francis rallied for a 41-37 overtime win at Hawaii Baptist on Friday. Earlier in the week, the Saints routed Damien and Punahou II.
Waiakea and Sacred Hearts are tied at No. 7 while Campbell is status quo at No. 9. Waiakea visits Honokaa on Tuesday. Campbell is 6-0 in the OIA West and hosts Nanakuli on Thursday.
ILH Division I and II teams resume league play on Jan. 4.
Hawaii Baptist (six), Kamehameha-Hawaii (five), Hilo (three) and Mililani (one) also received votes.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser Top 10
|Updated: Mar. 16|