Okino wins third in a row

Punahou’s Cyd Okino shot a 3-under par 72 to win the ILH tournament at Mid-Pacific Country Club yesterday.

It was Okino’s second straight tournament with a score under par and her third straight win.

Teammate Alina Ching finished a stroke back yesterday as the Buffanblu won by 32 strokes over a combined team from Maryknoll and Sacred Hearts.

Punahou’s girls have won all four tournaments this season and lead the team standings by five points over the Maryknoll/Sacred Hearts team. Mid Pacific is third with 32 points.

The ILH’s next tournament is Thursday at Coral Creek. There are seven tournaments left before the league championship.

Top performers

Makalena, March 6: Kaci Komoto, Punahou, 74; Marissa Chow, ‘Iolani, 76; Alice Kim, University, 76.
Olomana, March 15: Cyd Okino, Punahou, 72; Ashlyn Kawasaki, Maryknoll, 75; Alina Ching, Punahou, 76.
Ewa Villages, March 20: Cyd Okino, Punahou, 71; Michelle Condry, Punahou, 72; Maggie Min, Punahou, 75.
Mid-Pacific Country Club, March 22: Cyd Okino, Punahou, 69; Alina Ching, Punahou, 70; Marissa Chow, ‘Iolani, 74.

ILH boys

Punahou also won the boys tournament behind Bradley Shigezawa (72), Brian Lee (73), Kalena Preus (73), Brett Komoto (75) and Kyle Kurihara (79).

Alika Bell was the medalist for Kamehameha, shooting a 5-under par 67 to nip teammate Thomas Yamashita, who fired a 69. ‘Iolani’s Lorens Chan came in third with a 72.

Kamehameha (44.5) leads the team standings after four tournaments, 2 1/2 points over Punahou. ‘Iolani is third with 41 points.

Top performers

Makalena, March 6: Bradley Shigezawa, Punahou, 67; Thomas Yamashita, Kamehameha, 69; Reo Saito, ‘Iolani, 69.
Olomana, March 15: Kyle Kurihara, Punahou, 70; Thayer Schmitz, Saint Louis, 72; Michael Fan, Kamehameha, 72.
Ewa Villages, March 20: Micheal Fan, Kamehameha, 69; Channing Nueku, Damien, 72; Reo Saito, ‘Iolani, 73.
Mid-Pacific Country Club, March 22: Alika Bell, Kamehameha, 67; Thomas Yamashita, Kamehameha, 69; Lorens Chan, ‘Iolani, 72; Bradley Shigezawa, Punahou, 72.

OIA boys

Moanalua’s David Saka shot a 71 to win the OIA tournament at Makaha East on March 17, beating Rudy Cabalar of Campbell by two strokes. Saka tied for first in the league’s previous tournament at Mamala Bay with Makana DeSoto of Waianae and Wen Hao Luo of McKinley.

Jay Oshita and Ryan Kuroiwa of Aiea tied for the top spot in the league opener at Oahu Country Club on March 8.

Top performers

Oahu Country Club, March 8: Jay Oshita, Aiea, 75; Ryan Kuroiwa, Aiea, 75; Nick Matsushima, Kalani, 78
Mamala Bay, March 10: Makana DeSoto, Waianae, 71; David Saka, Moanalua, 71; Wen Hao Luo, McKinley, 71
Makaha East, March 17: David Saka, Moanalua, 71; Rudy Cabalar, Campbell, 73; Joshua DeFreitas, Nanakuli, 74

OIA Girls

Emi Koga of Moanalua made it three different winners in three weeks by taking the OIA tournament at Makaha East.

Koga shot a 77 to beat Mililani’s Kristen Sawada by three strokes, Sawada’s second runner-up finish of the season.

Maryssa Shigesato (77) of Mililani beat Moanalua’s Lizzy Shishido (80) and Sydney Maluenda (80) of Kapolei at Mamala Bay and Monique Ishikawa of Kalani won the season opener at Oahu Country Club with an 81. Kristen Sawada finished second with an 85.

Sawada, Maluenda and Christine Kabashikawa of Moanalua have played in all three tournaments and finished in the top five each time.

Top performers

Oahu Country Club, March 8: Monique Ishikawa, Kalani, 81; Kristen Sawada, Mililani, 85; Ashley Yuen, Moanalua, 87.
Mamala Bay, March 10: Maryssa Shigesato, Mililani, 77; Lizzy Shishido, Moanalua, 80; Sydney Maluenda, Kapolei, 80.
Makaha East, March 17: Emi Koga, Moanalua, 77; Kristen Sawada, Mililani, 80; Sydney Maluenda, Kapolei, 81; Loreece Magsanide, Campbell, 81.


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