Hilo kept hanging around with 3-point shots, but Waiakea went for high-percentage looks, converted at a better rate and relied on its zone defense to fend off its crosstown rival.
The UH-Hilo freshman center made a living at the free-throw line Monday night, hitting 11 of 12 shot from the charity stripe in the final 42 seconds as the Vuls surprised Notre Dame de Namur on the road 81-76
KAILUA-KONA — The kind of scramble played last weekend at Waialae Country Club on Oahu was a no-win situation for all involved.
Whitman College senior guard Casey Poe, a 2014 Kamehameha graduate, was voted the NCAA Division III national player of the week on Tuesday. The Northwest Conference tabbed Poe the basketball student-athlete of the week on Monday.
Andre Carvalho hit the game-winning shot Monday night in Pahala, and Ka’u beat Pahoa 49-47 to bolster its chances of hosting a BIIF boys basketball Division II playoffs game.
This one could leave a mark.
Easy usually does it.