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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, August 11, 2006

808 Basketball Club 13-under team wins title

 •  Bowlers, batsmen find their game in Hawai'i

Advertiser Staff

The 13-under team from the 808 Basketball Club captured the title at the Vision Sports National Youth Basketball Championships last month in Las Vegas.

The team, composed of players from public and private schools, beat Oxnard, Calif., 58-47 for the title. Jordan Kealoha led the Hawai'i squad with 19 points.

The club's 12-under team finished 2-1 in pool play at the Arc Hoops Tournament, also in Las Vegas, but was beaten in the semifinals.

The two teams were composed of Hawai'i girls basketball players from public and private schools



The Lady Hawai'i Raiders, a team made up of varsity level players from Iolani School, beat a team of Northern California players, 39-37 in overtime, at the NCAA-certified Midsummer Nights' Madness Pacific Coast basketball tournament in Oakland, Calif.

The tournament, which ran from July 21 to 24, featured a field of 21 teams from Arizona, California , Hawai'i, Oregon and Washington. The Raiders went 6-0 in the tournament.

Team members: Kylie Ahlo, Chanel Hirata, Dayna Jandoc, Kaz Masutani, Alana Matayoshi, Alison Nojima, Jamie Smith, Raechele Takara, Sarah Turgeon, and Chelsea Unemori. Coaches: Glenn Takara and assistant Ivan Suzuki.



Team Bacardi USA will take on Hawai'i Polo Inn and Wyland Polo on Sunday at the Mokulei'a Polo Fields. Gates open at 11 a.m. and matches start at 2 p.m. For more information, call 637-7669.