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Posted on: Friday, July 21, 2006

Hawai'i team wins regional soccer title

 •  A different perspective

Advertiser Staff

The Real Copa '92 squad won the US Club Soccer Regional Tournament in Las Vegas in June. Back row, from left: Steve Miyashiro, assistant, Karli Look, Ashley Haruki, Chloe Nishioka, Mari Carmichael, Koala Matsuoka, Mari Miyashiro, Ashley Deguchi, Chelsea Miyake, Sean Richardson, coach, Leland Look, coach. Front row, from left: Melody Lee, Skye Shimabukuro, Erin Park, Dayneen Moriwaki, Kylie Kanda, Michelle Nakasone, Ashlyn Ubongen.

Lorene Park photo

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The Real Hawaii Futbol Club under-14 girls team, Real Copa '92, captured the US Club Soccer Regional Tournament in Las Vegas in June, and will play for the premier division national title at the National Cup V this weekend.

The National Cup V will be held in North Carolina from tomorrow through Tuesday. The team captured the premier division national title in 2002.

The team is accepting donations. For more information, contact Steve Miyashiro at 721-6919, Lorene Park at 222-7310 or view the club's Web site at www.realfutbol.org.

AIR RIFLERY

PUNAHOU FIFTH AT EVENT

Punahou School finished third in the scholastic team division at the National Junior Olympic 3-Position Air Rifle Championships, July 6 to 9, in Bowling Green, Ky.

Punahou finished the competition fifth overall.

Simone Riford, 18, a Kane'ohe resident and 2006 Punahou graduate, finished second overall in the individual competition. Riford will attend Texas Christian University in the fall and will shoot for the school's rifle team.

Other team members were:

  • Heather Horn, 17, a 2006 Punahou graduate. The 2005 Interscholastic League of Honolulu champion will attend the University of Nevada in the fall and compete for the Wolf Pack rifle team.

  • Rachel Tochiki, 15, a junior-to-be at Punahou.

  • Jon Onaga, 17, a 2006 graduate of Punahou, who will attend the University of California, Irvine next fall where he is planing to switch to air pistol as the Anteaters do not have a rifle team.

    WRESTLING

    ATHLETES PLACE AT MEET

    Kainoa Aragosa placed sixth in both Greco-Roman and Freestyle divisions, and Ikea Ikehara earned the highest finish for Team Hawai'i, placing fourth in Freestyle in the USA Wrestling Western Regional Championships, June 19 to 25, at Klamath Falls, Ore.

    Wrestlers needed to qualify for the tournament that featured competitors from Hawai'i, Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah and Arizona. Aragosa and Ikehara were two of the 19 wrestlers with the Leeward Cobras team.

    Midget ('96 -'97): 55 poundsóKainoa Aragosa (Greco-Roman, 6th place; Freestyle, 6th). 60 poundsóDylan Frank (GR, 7th.). 75 poundsóMicah Solis (GR, eliminated; FS, eliminated).

    Novice ('94-'95): 60 poundsóAnthony Kaulili (GR, 10th; FS, 7th); Jesse George (GR, 6th; FS, eliminated). 70 poundsóSteve Turner (GR, eliminated; FS, 8th); Gabriel Iereneo (GR, eliminated; FS, 7th). 75 poundsóBryden Paonessa (GR, eliminated; FS, eliminated). 80 poundsóJesse Tory (GR, 15th; FS, eliminated); Tyson Kuahine (GR, 14th; FS, 14th); Kainoa Perry (GR, eliminated; FS, eliminated). 100 poundsóNakoa Chun (GR, eliminated; FS, eliminated). 105 poundsóIkea Ikehara (GR, 10th; FS, 4th).

    Schoolboy ('92-'93): 85 poundsóDarius Anderson (GR, eliminated; FS, 6th); Joshua Loo (GR, eliminated; FS, eliminated). 115 poundsóKelaiah Fonoti (GR, eliminated; FS, 11th). 120 poundsóIsaiah Fonoti (GR, 6th; FS, 8th). 125 poundsóWilliam Kaina (GR, 8th; FS, 12th). 145 poundsóKameona Hokoana (GR, 7th; FS, 5th).