Waiakea senior LiAnn Yamamoto made history the easy way. She didn’t even have to set foot on the judo mat because her opponent forfeited. At least, she had the opportunity to cheer on her sister, Samantha Yamamoto.
Kealakehe left-handed ace Makana Kaluau locked horns in an unlikely pitchers’ duel with two of Hilo’s power arms that couldn’t be dented.
Hilo made quick work of Makua Lani with a 25-5, 25-20, 25-23 BIIF sweep on Wednesday night at the Vikings Gym, where the benefit of being in the White division came into play.
Kamehameha needed a good strong test on the road and got one at Hawaii Prep, where volleyball victories there late in the season have to be extracted by tooth and nail.
UHH senior Cole Nakachi performed the best of all the pitchers who trotted out on the diamond, including Azusa Pacific ace Isaiah Carranza, a 6-foot-5, 200-pound right-hander, who was under the microscope of an MLB scout.