Kohala girls beat Kealakehe


Senior point guard Sheana Cazimero scored a team-high 17 points as Kohala earned its first victory of the year, beating Kealakehe 44-32 on the road Tuesday in a Big Island Interscholastic Federation girls basketball game.

Freshman Tezrah Antonio added 13 points for the Cowgirls (1-2), who led 20-14 at halftime before pulling away late in the game.

Kehau Lee scored a game-high 18 points for the Waveriders (0-3).

In the JV game, Kohala defeated Kealakehe 57-22 behind the freshman tandem of Jenny Fong (22 points) and Briana Harrison (14 points). Ashlyn Cabatbat and Sosefina Kalani scored seven points apiece for Kealakehe.

Kealakehe 5 9 9 9 — 32

Kohala 9 11 10 14 — 44

c Konawaena 59, Hawaii Prep 20: Freshman guard Chanelle Molina scored a game-high 17 points, and senior guard Hoku Liftee added 15 as the Wildcats improved to 3-0 with their victory in Waimea.

Junior Tiana Bertelmann-Tabac led Ka Makani (2-1) with seven points.

Konawaena 16 17 15 11 — 59

Hawaii Prep 1 7 7 5 — 20

c Hilo 63, Pahoa 20: Junior Aliyah Pana scored a game-high 17 points as the visiting Vikings ran their record to 3-0.

Macey Mokuhalii and Randi Berinobis each scored six points for the Daggers (0-3).

In Hilo’s 51-10 JV victory, Kaiana Yamabe scored 15 points.

Hilo 23 23 10 7 — 63

Pahoa 5 8 0 7 — 20

c Waiakea 57, Ka‘u 19: Junior guard Shaila Apele poured in 22 points for the visiting Warriors, who improved to 1-2.

Casey Koi, Denisha Navarro and Piilani Peralta each scored three points for the Trojans (1-2).

In the JV game, Waiakea defeated Ka‘u 47-34 behind 24 points from Elyse Hasegawa and 10 from Mikaela Martinez. Kerrilyn Domondon led the Trojans with 22 points.

Waiakea 15 15 18 9 — 57

Ka‘u 5 2 2 10 — 19

c Kamehameha-Hawaii 49, Keaau 32: Junior forward Casey Poe scored 19 points, and sophomore guard Riana Arima added 17 as the host Warriors won their third straight game to start the season.

Taylor Pocock scored 10 points for the Cougars (1-2), and Maedina Ongais-Kilaulani had eight.

Kamehameha won the JV game 40-15.

Keaau 8 11 8 5 — 32

Kamehameha 18 10 14 7 — 49

Boys

c Honokaa 64, Laupahoehoe 31: Darus Ignacio led a balanced Honokaa scoring attack with 10 points as the Dragons improved to 1-1 with their road victory.

Zach Hale and Alika Alip added nine points apiece, and Keahi Esquerra had eight.

Justin Jose scored a team-high 11 points for the Seasiders (0-3).

Honokaa 28 19 15 2 — 64

Laupahoehoe 7 12 6 6 — 31