Boys soccer: Kamehameha beats Punahou

The Kamehameha boys soccer team saved its first win of the season for its biggest rival.

Keola Norton and Pono Halemano each scored a goal and the Warriors beat Punahou 2-1 on Saturday.

The Warriors and Buffanblu are now both 1-1-1 after the first three games of the season, looking up at undefeated ‘Iolani (2-0). The ILH only gets two division I teams into the state tournament.

Mid-Pacific is unbeaten in ILH Division II, sporting a 3-0-1 record with a win over Kamehameha and a tie with Punahou. The Owls beat Damien 3-0 at Waipio on Saturday, getting goals from Stirling Aponte, Daniel Yamashita and Tomohiro Sasakawa.

‘Iolani beat Pac-Five 2-1 in the other ILH boys game on Saturday.

In the OIA East:

>> Jhonah Felipe scored twice and Kalaheo beat Kailua 2-1.
>> Takahiro Kosins had a hat trick in Kalani’s 3-0 win over Kahuku.
>> Erik Tabiolo scored four times and Moanalua beat McKinley 6-1.
>> DJ Chinen scored three goals in Castle’s 5-0 win over Farrington.
>> Kaimuki forfeited a game to Kaiser.

In OIA East girls:
>> Hannah Galveso and Kyla Cantillo each scored goals and Kailua beat Kalaheo 2-1.
>> Kahuku got goals from four different players in a 4-1 win over Kalani.
>> Hoku Afong scored four goals, her ninth of the season, in a 9-0 win over McKInley. Afong has scored in each of Moanalua’s first four games.
>> Destinee Hanaike scored twice as Castle beat Farrington 5-0.
>> Kai Hasegawa scored five goals and Tammi Hinthaus added three as Kaiser blitzed Kaimuki 14-0. Hasegawa has scored nine goals this year.

In ILH girls action:
>> Nicole Baltazar scored two goals and Kayla Watanabe added two more in Mid-Pacific’s 5-1 win over Sacred Hearts.
>> Punahou got goals from nine different players in an 11-0 win over St. Francis. Emily Viola and Allison Portis led the way with two each.


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