Sponsored by:

Comment, blog & share photos

Log in | Become a member
The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Friday, July 1, 2005

Honolulu soccer teams take titles

 •  Fun or fitness, track clubs have it covered
 •  Polo club planning tribute for Lopaka
 •  Our Neighborhood Athletes: Honolulu soccer teams take titles
 •  Sports notices

Advertiser Staff

Achievements by athletes in Hawai'i. Photo/story submissions to totalrec@HonoluluAdvertiser.com

Two Honolulu Soccer Club Bulls girls teams have qualified for the US Club Soccer National Cup IV Finals by winning their respective age groups at the Region F Tournament in Las Vegas, June 11 to 14.

The Under-13 girls went undefeated (3-0) in pool play and defeated Glendora FC (Calif.-South), 2-1, on penalty kicks in the championships game. They advance to the national finals in Jacksonville, Fla., July 21 to 24.

The Under-17 girls also went undefeated (3-0) in pool play, outscoring their opponents 14-0, and defeated SC Sporting Ruckus of California-North, 1-0, in the championship game. They advance to the national finals in Stony Brook, N.Y., Aug. 5 to 8.

The teams are looking for corporate or individual sponsorships or donations. Please call Lorie Chang at 864-5399, if you are interested.

More Soccer

The Holomua Over 50s women's soccer team captured the national championship at the United States Adult Soccer Association National Veteran's Cup in Willington, N.C., June 22 to 26.

Lee Kalama headed a cross from Martha Chock into the left corner of the net in the 76th minute for the 1-0 win over Sheer Power of Seattle.

Holomua went 5-0 in the competition and outscored its opponents 18-0.

Members of Holomua: Casey Adams, Debbie Boltz, Martha Chock, Kathy Farley, Donna Fouts, Pilahi Gregg, Leslie Hasegawa, Chris Haywood, Lee Kalama, Alexis Kane, Patti Kim, Kathy Mahoney, Renee Martin, Corrine Mewhirter, Susan Reba, Elizabeth Riegels, Susan Smith, Maris Vander Lee. Coach: Eric Mau.


Three area athletes earn 1st-place honors

Three local athletes brought home first-place honors at the USA Gymnastics Trampoline-Tumbling Region 1 and 2 Championships at San Diego in early June.

Kelsen Onigama, a 10-year-old who attends Our Redeemer School, was first in tumbling (level 8), first on the double mini-tramp (level 10) and second on the trampoline (level 10).

Spencer Madanay, an 11-year-old who attends Punahou School, was first in tumbling (level 8), first on the double mini-tramp (level 10) and second on the trampoline (level 10).

Spencer Dupio, a 13-year-old who attends Stevenson Junior High, was first in tumbling (level 7), second on the double mini-tramp (level 10) and second on the trampoline (level 10).

Onigama and Madanay combined to capture first place in the synchronized trampoline (level 10).

Vercruyssen wins at Canadian Nationals

Nani Vercruyssen, a 13-year-old who attends Kaimuki Middle School, captured the youth women's double mini at the Canadian Trampoline-Tumbling National Championships at Vancouver, B.C., held in June.

Vercruyssen, a member of the United States national team, scored 132.3 in the double mini.

Matt Moniz, an 18-year-old at 'Aiea High School, finished fourth at the competition in the double mini. Moniz posted a score of 138.9. Canada's Bob Watson won the event at 143.7.