BIIF: Warriors look for a different ending against HPA

Step one: Beat Makua Lani in the BIIF semifinals

Step two: Face Hawaii Prep in the Division II girls soccer championship match.


Step three: Well, that’s where Kamehameha is ready to introduce a new act.

Groundhog Day is near, and that’s how it must start to feel for the Warriors this time of year.

Kamehameha (9-4) rides a six-match winning streak into Saturday’s title match (5 p.m. in Kealakekua) against the eight-time defending champion Ka Makani, who have relegated the Warriors to runner-up status the past six seasons.

On Wednesday at Paiea Stadium, Kamehameha defeated the Makua Lani Lions in the BIIF semifinals for the fourth consecutive season, winning 6-0 behind a hat trick by senior standout Hevani Haunga.

Hiilei Wong Yuen added two goals and Chenoa Frederick finished with one.



Waiakea 6, Keaau 0: Kai Biegler netted two goals as the host Warriors clinched a home match in the Division I semifinals.

Gabriel Frazier-Jenkins, Chase Kotomori, John Grover and Austin Halsted also scored for Waiakea (5-3-2), which hosts Hilo on Wednesday in the semis.

Isaac Sumera and Taylor Todd combined on the shutout of the Cougars (2-9 White).

Pahoa 3, Ka’u 3: Bill Velez scored twice for the visiting Daggers, and Brennan Nishimura tallied two for the Trojans as both teams finished the season by earning their second point.

Kalae Woods had a goal for Pahoa (0-7-2 Blue), while Logan Velez also scored for Ka’u (0-8-2 Blue).


Honokaa 8, Kohala 1: Daneau Domingo put home two goals in Kapaau for the Dragons (7-4 White), and Levi Higa, Isaac Aguilar, Josiah Rodrigues, Malachi Pesta and Kelson Pedro had once each.

Alika Viernes scored for the Cowboys (5-3-1 Blue), who allowed an own goal.



Hawaii Prep 63, St. Joseph 32: Jonah Hurney scored 15 points in Waimea for Ka Makani (8-2), who jumped out to a 30-3 lead after one quarter.

Nathan Faletoi and Siam Thomas posted seven apiece for the Cardinals (1-8).


Kamehameha 50, Kohala 36: Nalu Kahapea led the way with 21 points as the Warriors eased to a home win.


Kamehameha (10-0) led 25-10 at halftime.

Moses Emeliano paced the Cowboys (4-6) with 11. Kohala has lost five of six

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