Sharks top Konawaena for club lacrosse title

Ethan Buck of the Honolulu Sharks, left, and Konawaena's Dominic Delacruz were two of the competitors in the Founders Cup on Sunday at Kapiolani Park. The Sharks won the Hawaii high school club lacrosse title with a 3-2 victory. Courtesy photo.

The Honolulu Sharks, with players from various schools, defeated Konawaena High 3-2 in the Founders Cup high school club lacrosse championship Sunday at Kapiolani Park.

It’s the fourth title in a row for coach Thomas Syverson and his Sharks squad.

In tournament pool play, the Sharks tied Punahou 2-2 and Konawaena 2-2. Then, they beat Saint Louis 4-1 to lock up a berth against the Wildcats in the title game.

Beau Hitomi, Ethan Buck and Zack Tiefel scored the Honolulu goals, and Brooks Hitomi and Jackson Conner added assists. Sharks goalie Caleb Smith made nine saves.

The Honolulu Sharks celebrated their Founders Cup high school club lacrosse championship Sunday. Courtesy photo.

Dominic Delacruz had a goal and an assist for Konawaena, Rylee Galieto notched the other goal, and goalie Daniel Ruiz had 10 saves.

The Sharks, Punahou, Saint Louis, Konawaena and Hawaii Preparatory Academy make up the five high school club lacrosse teams in Hawaii.

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  1. Saundra May 8, 2018 10:43 am

    Way to go Sharks!!

  2. Alpha May 9, 2018 5:58 am

    This should be a thing in the oia/ilh

  3. Todd Curran May 10, 2018 10:16 am

    Congrats to all the teams for bringing the great game to life in Hawaii – Keep up the good work!

  4. LKS May 12, 2018 1:34 pm

    Congratulations on an action-packed tournament! Especially to first-year team St Louis, and to the champion Sharks.

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