VIDEO: Coach Bobbie Awa on Konawaena’s 3-1 finish in McKinley tournament

Konawaena coach Bobbie Awa gave some helpful words to center Caiyle Kaupu (33) during the 2019 state tournament. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

The Konawaena Wildcats came to Oahu eight strong. Then one player suffered a concussion. Another player suffered a knee injury. By the end of their stay, the Wildcats found a way to go 3-1 at the Matsumoto Law Group Black & Gold Classic, beating Punahou (48-44), Maryknoll (57-39) and Kamehameha (44-43). Coach Bobbie Awa chatted after her team’s narrow win over Kamehameha — on Caiyle Kaupu‘s jump hook in the lane with :05 left.


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