Team Aloha — an all-star girls basketball team from grades nine to 11 representing schools from across the state — finished 5-0 to win the Elite is Earned Spring Invitational basketball tournament held April 20-22 in Walnut Creek Calif.
Team Aloha competed in the 17-and-under group of 40 teams.
On Friday, Team Aloha beat Salt Lake Metros Gold, 62-35, and NorCal Dynasty Elite, 56-26.
Saturday, Team Aloha beat Alaska Stars Gold 50-38 and then came back from a 9-0 deficit to blow out Lady Spartans Elite of Sacramento, 64-39.
In Sunday’s championship game, Team Aloha beat Cal Sparks of San Diego, 45-38.
Team Aloha roster: Alayna Akiona (Kalani), Paige Fahrni (Mid-Pacific), Kelsie Imai (Waiakea), Kamalu Kamakawiwo‘ole (Maryknoll), Sisilia Kaufusi (Kahuku), Caiyle Kaupu (Konawaena), Brilie Kovaloff (Mid-Pacific), Leiah Naeata (Kahuku), Kalina Obrey (Kamehameha), Teves Suan (Waipahu), Jalen Tanuvasa (Maryknoll) and Tanniya Uchida (Konawaena).
Mufi Hannemann is the founder of Team Aloha and served as head coach with assistants Sherice Ajifu, Rodney Cavaco and Rodney Veary.