Sponsored by:

Comment, blog & share photos

Log in | Become a member
The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 11:05 a.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2007

BIIF basketball tournaments start tonight

Advertiser Staff

The Big Island Interscholastic Federation Division I and Division II girls basketball tournaments start with first-round action tonight.

In Division I, sixth-seeded Kealakehe (4-8) will play at third-seeded and seventh-ranked Honoka'a (10-2) and fifth-seeded Kea'au (6-6) plays at fourth-seeded Waiakea (8-4).

In Division II, sixth-seeded Pahoa (1-11) plays at third-seeded Kohala (5-7) and fifth-seeded Parker (2-10) plays at fourth-seeded Ka'u (3-9).

All games will begin at 7 p.m. tonight.

All semifinal and championship games for both divisions will be held at Konawaena on Friday and Saturday.

Regular-season champions Konawaena (Division I, 12-0), ranked first, and Kamehameha Hawai'i (Division II, 10-2) have already claimed one of the league's two state berths.

Division I

Today's first round

No. 6 Kealakehe (4-8) at No. 3 Honoka'a (10-2), 7 p.m.

No. 5 Kea'au (6-6) at No. 4 Waiakea (8-4)

At Konawaena

Friday's semifinals

Lower seed vs. No. 1 Konawaena (12-0), 6 p.m.

Higher seed vs. No. 2 Hilo (10-2), 7:30 p.m.

Saturday's final

Semifinal winners, 7:30 p.m.

Division II

Today's first round

No. 6 Pahoa (1-11) at No. 3 Kohala (5-7), 7 p.m.

No. 5 Parker (7-5) at No. 4 Ka'u (3-9), 7 p.m.

At Konawaena

Friday's semifinals

Lower seed vs. No. 1 Kamehameha Hawai'i (10-2), 3 p.m.

Higher seed vs. No. 2 Hawai'i Prep (7-5)

Saturday's final

Semifinal winners, 6 p.m.