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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, December 21, 2002

Fairfax, Franklin to play for Iolani title

Advertiser Staff

The nation's No. 2-ranked high school basketball team, Miami (Fla.) Christian, suffered its first defeat last night in the semifinals of the Iolani Prep Classic.

Iolani Prep Classic

Yesterday's Results

St. Louis 46, Leilehua 43

Kaimuki 55, Pearl City 42

Kamehameha 46, Radford 35

Montepaschi (Italy) 59, Baldwin 41

Vincent (Milwaukee) 36, Archbishop Carroll (Washington, D.C.) 30

Iolani 65, Lincoln (Ore.) 51

Franklin (Seattle) 103, Miami Christian 90, 2 OTs

Fairfax (Los Angeles) 40, Montrose Christian (Md.) 39

Today's Games

Leilehua vs. Pearl City, 9:30 a.m.

St. Louis vs. Kaimuki, 11 a.m.

Radford vs. Baldwin, 12:30 p.m.

Kamehameha vs. Montepaschi, 2 p.m.

Archbishop Carroll vs. Lincoln, 3:30 p.m.

Vincent vs. Iolani, 5 p.m.

Miami Christian vs. Montrose Christian, 6:30 p.m.

Franklin vs. Fairfax, 8 p.m.

Unranked Franklin (Seattle) knocked off the Victors, 103-90, in double-overtime.

Franklin will play Fairfax (Los Angeles) tonight at 8 in the championship game. Fairfax, ranked No. 17 by USA Today, beat No. 14 Montrose Christian (Md.), 40-39.

Miami Christian's Guillermo Diaz hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force the first overtime.

Franklin's Ricky Washington hit a fade away at the buzzer to force the second overtime.

Franklin guard Aaron Brooks, a USA Junior National Team member who signed with Oregon, scored a game-high 36 points to lead the Quakers and Washington added 21 points.

Diaz scored 34 points to lead Miami Christian.

Jamal Boykin scored 11 points and Alex Bausley added 10 to lead Fairfax.

Linas Kleiza scored 17 for Montrose Christian.

In earlier action, Iolani defeated Lincoln (Portland, Ore.) 65-51 in a consolation bracket game. Iolani will play Vincent (Milwaukee) for fifth place today at 5 p.m.

Derrick Low and Bobby Nash each scored 16 for Iolani.


• HPU wins: Nic Walters scored 17 points and Marvin Noble added 16 as Hawai'i Pacific beat Pacific (Ore.), 69-57, last night at Mid-Pacific Institute gym.

Walters shot 4-of-6 and Noble was 4-of-5 from 3-point range.

Hawai'i Pacific improved to 5-1, while Pacific dropped to 2-5.


• Weng, Garbelotti earn All-America honors: Brigham Young-Hawai'i freshman Yu Chuan Weng and Hawai'i Pacific senior Susy Garbelotti were named to the Daktronics NCAA Division II All-America first team.

Weng, of Hsinchu, Taiwan, averaged 4.84 kills and 3.22 digs per game and led the Seasiders to a 27-2 record and national championship.

Garbelotti, of Brazil, averaged 5.62 kills per game.

The Daktronics All-American team is nominated by and voted on by university sports information directors.