Kamehameha mixed crew earns first win

Kamehameha’s mixed crew in ILH canoe paddling beat Punahou for the first time of the season on Saturday, winning the race by 13 seconds.

Punahou won the first three races of the season and leads the standings 22-14 with Iolani and and Mid-Pacific tied for third with 12. There is only one race left in the ILH season.

Kamehameha’s mixed crew consists of Aubree Campbell, Asia Kilinoe Kimura, Ethan Kana’i Ho, Christian Campa, Kaysie Ho and Reign Hoban. They covered the distance in 47:22.

Punahou took the boys and girls races, beating Kamehameha in both. The Buffanblu lead the girls standings 24-14 over Kamehameha and the boys lead the Warriors 24-16.

Punahou’s boys dominated with a time of 44:05 and the girls put up a 50:55.

Punahou’s boys team was made up of Hunter Pflueger, Noa Kerner, C. Aukai Manson, Matt Lipscomb, Nat Yee and Ethan Siegfried.

The girls team included Kaya Lee, Susan Wilson, Mikaela Foehr, Elizabeth Rooks, Olivia Klem and Alia Wallenstrom.

    Kaiser mixed crew wins OIA meet

Kaiser’s mixed crew won Saturday’s OIA event at Keehi Lagoon, traveling the distance in 4:02.42. Pearl City was second in 4:03.05 and McKinley was third in 4:03.46.

Kalaheo swept the boys and girls races, with the Mustangs boys crew moving along at a 3:46.23 clip to beat Kaiser (3:48.04) and McKinley (3:49.48).

The Kalaheo girls crew clocked a time of 4:24.43 to beat Kalani (4:24.82) and Mililani (4:30.29).

The OIA regular season has one race left with the championships scheduled for January 28. Kalaheo is the reigning champion in boys and mixed with Roosevelt trying to defend the girls title.


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