Before the start of the HHSAA Division I baseball tournament, Waiakea coach Eric Kurosawa presented his team a challenging goal: Itll take a five-game winning streak to bring home a state title.
Kamehameha sophomore Anela Manuia competes in judo, golf and soccer and runs cross country and in her spare time slays giants.
The weather forecast wasnt good for the Valley Isle on Saturday, and the HHSAA even prepared for the 90 percent chance of rain by moving the start of the Division II softball championship up an hour earlier to 5 p.m.
Mikayla Kekoa dominated in the pitching circle and at the plate to send Kohala into the semifinals at the HHSAA Division II on Maui.
On a perfect day for baseball with sunshine and no dark clouds in sight, Logan Wilson painted a masterpiece on the mound and fired a five-hitter to lift Hilo over Waiakea 4-3 for the BIIF Division I championship.
KEAAU – Hilo starter Ocean Gabonia got a no-decision, and Waiakea senior Ty Honda got tagged for a tough loss in Game 1 of the BIIF Division I championship series, which doubled as a test of perseverance.
KEAAU – At first glance, Kamehameha senior left-hander Tai Atkins numbers didnt look particularly dominant: 5 2/3 innings, three runs and nine strikeouts with one walk and three hit batters.