Kahuku’s Alos share title at Aiea

Jocelyn Alo pinned Kopua Minor at Aiea on Saturday. Dennis Oda / Star-Advertiser
Jocelyn Alo pinned Kopua Minor at Aiea on Saturday. Dennis Oda / Star-Advertiser

The Alo girls of Kahuku cleaned out their group at the Aiea Invitational on Saturday.

Sisters Jocelyn Alo and Sabrina Alo were placed in the same pool (184.9-206 pounds) at the preseason event, and started their first matches at the same time on side-by-side mats.

Sabrina Alo tangled with Waianae's Mildred Keopuhiwa on Saturday. Dennis Oda / Star-Advertiser
Sabrina Alo tangled with Waianae’s Mildred Keopuhiwa on Saturday. Dennis Oda / Star-Advertiser

Jocelyn drew Aiea’s Sarah Miner while Sabrina faced Waianae’s Mildred Keopuhiwa, who was fifth at states last year. Jocelyn, the reigning OIA champion and state placer (third) stuck Miner and Sabrina pinned Keopuhiwa within 15 seconds of that.

They then switched opponents and got nearly the same results, with Sabrina pinning Miner and Jocelyn beating Keopuhiwa 12-0.

Miner pinned Keopuhiwa when the third round came along, but there would be no match for first place. Jocelyn, a sophomore, forfeited the title match to her big sister, who is a junior to take second place.

Complete results:

Aiea Invitational 2014 Brackets

Other results from notable wrestlers:

>> Angessa Newman of Waianae won her pool, beating Asia Igafo of Castle, Maria Garcia of Roosevelt and Angeliq Kane of Moanalua.

>> Taysia Kano of Kapolei pinned Netanya Kang of Pearl City to win her group

>> Shandon Ilaban went unbeaten through his pool, beating Classye Styles Wallace Tavares of McKinley 11-0, Moanalua’s Antonio Ruiz 7-1 and Mikala Gonsalves of Waianae 13-3.

>> Pearl City’s Baylen Cooper pinned all three of his opponents.

>> Isaac Diamond of Mililani is back, pinning Sheldon Bailey of Waianae, Chevy Tabiolo Fecilda of Moanalua and beating Pearl City’s Makoa Cooper 3-1.

>> Liam Corbett of Leilehua beat Jacob Naosusuga of Waianae 10-3, Gabriel Lelesch of Kailua 12-2 and Marquis Dominique of Mililani 11-1.

>> Jackson Fuamatu of Pearl City beat Everson Olap of Kaiser 9-2 and Lerod Tongi of Kahuku by pin.

Punahou at Campbell

Crimmins and Ludiazo both sat out. Barfield pinned his opponent, Punahou’s Lee norrowly edged Sanchez of Campbell. Kato dominated his match and Gallarde beat Rosen. Punahou boys 34, Campbell boys 31; Campbell girls beat Punahou girls.


  1. Fanatic December 9, 2014 10:43 am

    You guys should make it so we can comment on the rankings. That will open up the discussion big time.

  2. Jerry Campany December 9, 2014 11:16 am

    I plan on posting them here when I get to work around 2, fanatic. We also plan on adding team rankings after Moanalua and still undecided on weight class rankings at the same time but leaning toward yes.

  3. Jerry Campany December 9, 2014 4:39 pm

    Posted. Have at em.

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