BIIF track and field: Close calls, Waiakea rule way at championships

  • Kealakehe’s Layla Grace soars through the air during the long jump competition Saturday at Konawaena. Grace won the BIIF title in long jump with a leap of 16’6.5”. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Kamehameha’s Darius-Anthony Olloway scissor-kicks over the high jump bar at 5’8” in Saturday’s BIIF Track & Field Championship. Olloway won the BIIF title, clearing 6’0”. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Konawaena’s Malakai Fillmore (center) leads the way during the 110-meter hurdles race Saturday. Fillmore won the BIIF title in both the 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Waiakea’s Rylee Au extends over the bar during Saturday’s pole vault competition at Konawaena. Au outlasted a pair of teammates in a jump-off to claim the BIIF title. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Kealakehe’s Cozette Wood lets out a yell as she approaches the finish line in front of the crowd at Konawaena Saturday. Wood won BIIF titles in both the 1500 and the 3000-meter races. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

KEALAKEKUA – When it comes down to crowning the best of the BIIF, every split-second and every inch matters.