Wildcats douse Dragons


Freshman guard Chanelle Molina led a balanced Konawaena attack with 12 points Friday at Onizuka Gymnasium as the Wildcats’ girls basketball team topped Honokaa 51-28 for its 53rd consecutive victory in Big Island Interscholastic Federation play.

Senior guard Hoku Liftee added 11 points, and senior forward Courtney Kaupu followed with 10 for Konawaena (5-0).

Junior forward Hunter Liftee paced Honokaa (4-2) with seven points, while senior guards Yvonne Daniels and Keana Kaohimaunu had six apiece.

Honokaa 8 5 6 9 — 28

Konawaena 15 13 13 10 — 51

Hawaii Prep 40, Kohala 24: Junior forward Tiana Reynolds scored a game-high 12 points, and junior guard Tiana Bertelmann-Tabac followed with 10 for host HPA (4-2).

Freshman guard Tezrah Antonio led the Cowgirls (1-5) with eight points.

Kohala 7 4 5 8 — 24

Hawaii Prep 12 12 7 9 — 40

Waiakea 47, Kamehameha-Hawaii 37: Senior forward Sefulu Faavae collected 12 points and 12 rebounds, and sophomore Kaydee Rapozo added 11 for visiting Waiakea, which rallied from a 29-25 halftime deficit and improved to 4-3.

Junior forward Casey Poe led Kamehameha (5-2) with 13 points and 18 rebounds, while sophomore Riana Arima followed with 12 points.

In the JV game, Waiakea beat Kamehameha 45-40.

Kamehameha 18 11 2 6 — 37

Waiakea 9 16 12 10 — 47

Pahoa 41, Ka‘u 28: Randi Berinobis poured in a game-high 24 points for the visiting Daggers (2-5), who won their second straight game after starting the season with five consecutive losses.

Shyann Flores-Carvalho led Ka‘u (1-6) with 13 points.

In the JV game, Ka‘u beat Pahoa 44-33 behind 16 points from Deisha Gascon and 10 from Kerrilynn Domondon. Makela Rincon led Pahoa with 14 points, and Golden Rowan had 10.

Pahoa 10 7 14 10 — 41

Ka‘u 2 11 6 9 — 28

Hilo 67, Keaau 32: Junior guard Aliyah Pana scored a game-high 16 points, while junior guard Alyssa Perreira and freshman guard Alexis Pana added 11 apiece for the visiting Vikings (7-0).

Maedina Ongais-Kilaulani scored a team-high 14 points for the Cougars (2-5).

In the JV game, Hilo beat Keaau 54-11 behind 16 points from Faith Loeak, 12 from Kyra Kaloi and 11 from Rain Hall. Kanoelani Maka paced Keaau with four points.

Hilo 14 16 26 11 — 67

Keaau 5 16 2 9 — 32