Enriques guides Warriors’ volleyball team past Kalaheo


Junior Evan Enriques smacked 28 kills on .431 hitting, and sophomore Emmett Enriques added 10 kills as Kamehameha-Hawaii swept Kalaheo 25-22, 25-17, 25-21 at McKinley High School in a first-round match at the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division I volleyball tournament in Honolulu.

Defensively, Evan Enriques led the way for the Big Island Interscholastic Federation runner-up with 16 digs, and Shannon Kanakaole had 13. Kaipo Woolsey chipped in with nine kills as the Warriors (15-1) hit .307.

In a rematch of last season’s state final, Kamehameha will face top-seeded Punahou (15-2), the ILH champion, at 7 p.m. today in the quarterfinals. The Buffanblu won the state title last season in five sets.

Statistics were not available Wednesday night for the Mustangs (13-3), the Oahu Interscholastic Association’s third-place team.

In a 7 p.m. quarterfinal today at Waipahu High, BIIF champion Waiakea (14-1) draws ILH runner-up Kamehameha-Kapalama (15-3), which swept McKinley 25-16, 25-22, 25-21 in the first round.