Early edge to Hilo: Vikings hold off Waiakea 3-2 as rivals try to build steam

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Hilo midfielder Pu’uwaiha’a Kalauoka’ae’a-Kahele gets to the ball before Waiakea defender Sienna Beasley during Tuesday’s BIIF Division I match at the Bayfront soccer fields. Each team was only playing its second match of the season.

Whenever the Hilo and Waiakea girls soccer teams play each other, it’s usually a battle until the end, and Tuesday at Hilo Bayfront was no different.