Pahoas Jaydan Broad-Melander threw four touchdowns passes in a career game, while teammate David Martinez ran for three more scores. All that offense wasnt quite enough to eke out a victory.
Izaiah Pilanca-Emmsley • football
KAILUA-KONA The numbers are downright gaudy this season for Hilo, no matter which way you slice it whether its the Vikings historically potent offense thats averaging just a shade under 60 points, or the teams notoriously stingy defense, that has shutout seven of nine BIIF opponents this season.
It was the same old story as Kapolei came, conquered and dispatched Waiakea into a cold offseason.
They are irritable and irrational, you can see it in their body tension when they scream out insults publicly, surrounded as they are, on all sides by other adults and parents of school children.
UH-Hilos winning streak stretched to 10 straight with another sweep against an overmatched opponent, but the job only gets tougher moving forward.
Armani Moultrie stepped up to hammer 17 kills, Kaila Lizama also reached a career-high with 29 digs and Bria Beale was ever reliable with 14 kills and 23 digs as UH-Hilo swept Fresno Pacific 25-19, 26-24, 25-22 on Saturday night for their ninth consecutive victory.
UH-Hilo womens soccer coach Gene Okamura didnt fret for the 69 or so minutes his team protected a one-goal lead.
KEAAU – Who said reading is dead?
KEAAU – Kamehamehas Kylie Iwamoto and Laiku Paleka are a coachs dream, and not just because they captured the BIIF air riflery championships, and not just to Warriors head man Tracy Aruga.
UH-Hilo served so tough Notre Dame de Namur struggled to pass and couldnt put up much of a fight in a lopsided contest.
KAILUA-KONA As hard as it might be to admit, Kealakehe knows they are not destined for the BIIF postseason this year, with Hilo (8-0) and Konawaena (7-1) already locking up their spots in the Division I title game.
As far as he can tell, local taro farmer Quinton Butts had never heard of a 9-year-old who received professional sponsorship from surf wear sponsors.
KEAAU Hawaii Prep ramped up its ball-control, passing much better from the previous night, to give old rival Konawaena a competitive match, a tradition where the two bring out the best in each other.
KEAAU No doubt about it, playing at the top of its game, Kamehameha got the job done.
Itd be easy for UH-Hilos volleyball team to think greedily – recent history is on its side – but hold that thought, coach Chris Leonard said.