Maryknoll still No. 1, Kalani makes a splash

The Kalani Falcons are undefeated at 6-0 in OIA East play are are ranked in this week's Honolulu Star-Advertiser Top 10. Paul Honda/Star-Advertiser (Nov. 11, 2017)

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: 10/23
1.Kamehameha (10)100


  1. BuffAllDay December 26, 2017 7:32 pm

    My Ranking

    1. Maryknoll
    2. Kamehameha-Kapalama
    3. Konawaena
    4. St. Francis
    5. Lahainaluna
    6. Iolani
    7. Waiakea
    8. Campbell
    9. Sacred Hearts
    10. Kamehameha-Hawaii

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