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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Sunday, May 9, 2004

Kahuku wins OIA water polo crown

 •  Baseball:
'Aiea overwhelms Roosevelt for OIA baseball title
 •  Track & Field:
Pearl City sweeps OIA track and field titles

Advertiser Staff

Stephanie Emery broke a 4-all tie with three goals over a two-minute span in the fourth quarter to give Kahuku its second consecutive O'ahu Interscholastic Association championship with yesterday's 8-4 win over Roosevelt at Brigham Young-Hawai'i.

The Rough Riders led 4-3 early in the third quarter before Alee Thompson's goal knotted the game at four.

Emery's trifecta was punctuated by an insurance goal by Meme Moody.

The Red Raiders defeated Roosevelt, 5-2, in last year's title game.

In the third-place game, Kaiser beat Kalani, 8-6. All four teams will join Punahou, Kamehameha and two Big Island Interscholastic Federation teams in next week's Local Motion Girls Water Polo State Championships.

  • Roosevelt 1 2 1 0—4
  • Kahuku 2 1 1 4—8

Goals—Roos: Leilani Warren 2, Lindsay Tanigawa, Maria Hall. Kah: Stephanie Emery 4, Alee Thompson, Meme Moody, Keala Whitford, Lacey Luehrs. Goalie Saves—Kah: Sara Mirels 6. Roos: Annah Blanton 8.

  • Kaiser 4 1 2 1—8
  • Kalani 1 3 0 2—6

Goals—Kais: Tarah Maruyama 2, Elsie Denight 2, Cherie Roberts, Taryn Ino, Sesily Criado, Crystal Miller. Kalan: Jenna Nakamoto 2, Aura Braine 2, Charlys Kiyota, Jinnifer Noborikawa.


• Chargers dominant at OIA's: The Pearl City boys and girls teams combined to win seven titles at the O'ahu Interscholastic Association individual championships yesterday at McKinley High.

The Chargers, who swept the boys and girls titles at last week's team championships, had four boys champions and three for girls.

The boys winners were: Seth Ching (141 pounds), Tommy Iinuma (150), Everett Pavo (165) and Justin Perreira (275).

The girls winners were: Robin Travis (128), Amber Horn (136) and Kelli Fujihara (200).


• St. Andrew's wins: Holly Saito and Cassi Nakasone each scored 18 points as host St. Andrew's beat Word of Life,

52-43, in an Interscholastic League of Honolulu Division II game yesterday.

Both teams have 8-5 records, and will play again Tuesday at Iolani at 6:30 p.m. to break the tie and determine the league's lone representative in the State Division II tournament.

Careena Onosai led Word of Life with 22 points.

JV Division II

Mid-Pacific 40, Sacred Hearts 39

Lutheran 35, Maryknoll 31