HONOLULU – Jasmine Ornellas (KAP), Kassie Wong (KAP), Marisa Yamamoto (KAP),
Virginia Fajardo (KAP), Lehua Wise (KAU), Lauren Yama (KAU), and Stephanie
Shinno (KAU) are the seven Kaua`i representatives participating in the David
Ishii 2000 State (golf) Championships that gets underway at the Princeville
Makai Golf Course starting at 8:52 a.m. Thursday, May 4.
Interscholastic Federation (KIF) will have seven berths in the 68-player
The OIA will be fielding 22 golfers with the ILH adding another 16
golfers. The BIIF will have 15 with MIL rounding out the field with 8 golfers
for the tournament that has no admission charge while it takes place on May
United States Golf Association rules will govern play with local
course rules in effect. The girls golf individual championships consist of
36-hole medal play and low individual gross format over the two days of
Team chamionship format will have four players participating with the
three best scores of each day used to calculate the team score.
chamions include Shayna Miyajima of Baldwin High School, Maui who carded
77-75-152, Jamie Yoshimura of Kaiser High School (76-77-153), and Rachel Kyono
of Kaua`i High School (79-76-155). Both Miyajima and Yoshimura return to this
BIIF top three golfers will include Kristen Higa (Hilo),
Leah Whiting (Waiakea), and Katie Atebara (Waiakea). ILH’s top three include
Reigh Asao (Hawai`i Baptist), Kelli Otsuka (Mid-Pacific), and
Darene Matsuoka (St. Andrew’s).
MIL representatives are headed by Joan
Shimozaki (Seabury Hall), Miyajima (Baldwin), and Lisa Kajihara (King
Kekaulike), and the OIA will be led by Ayumi Hori (Moanalua), Merynn Ito
(Aiea), and Angela Apelu (Radford).
The full field for the David Ishii 2000
state championships follow:
BIIF Golfers (15)
Kristen Higa (Hilo),
Lauren Tachibana (Hilo), Chaney Mitsutani (Hilo), Kelsey Atebara (Hilo), Keri
Harage (Hilo), Diana Kusunoki (Kealakeha), Julia Au (Parker), Leah Whiting
(Waiakea), Katie Atebara (Waiakea), Melissa Takahashi (WaiakeaTristi Tomono
(Waiakea), Keanu Kikuchi (Waiakea), Danielle Masuda (Waiakea), Jenna Fujimoto
(Waiakea), Kellie Kawahara (Waiakea).
Whitney-Reigh Asao (HI Bap), Erin Masuda (HI Bap), Kari Sur
(Iolani), Andria Chatfield (Kamehameha), Amanda Hegerfeldt (Kamehameha), Kyra
Sumida (Kamehameha), Puamana Tacgere (Kamehameha), Lea Young (Maryknoll), Kelli
Otsuka (Mid Pac), Ali Andrade (Punahou), Mari Kotake (Punahou), Jennifer Token
(Punahou),Ala Chung (Punahou), Jennifer Miura (Punahou), Darene Matsuoka (St.
Andrew),Stefanie Oshiro (St. Francis).
KIF Golfers (7)
Ornellas (Kap), Kassie Wong (Kap), Marisa Yamamoto (Kap), Virginia Fajardo
(Kap), Lehua Wise (Kau), Lauren Yama (Kau), Stephanie Shinno
MIL Golfers (8)
Shayna Miyajima (Baldwin), Chelcy Furtado
(King Kekaulike), Lisa Kajihara (King Kekaulike), Rie Ganir (Maui), Leona
Kunitake (Maui), Kristi Ota (Maui), Joan Shimozaki (Seabury Hall), Dale Gammie
OIA Golfers (22)
Merynn Ito (Aiea), Jamie Ige
(Aiea), Amor Del Rosario (Farrington), Jamie Yoshimura (Kaiser), Annabella
Nakao (Kalani), Andrea Souza (Kalaheo), Janelle Higashi (Leilehua), Sheena Higa
(Mililani), Jayme Balidoy (Mililani), Tanya Marshment (Mililani), Ayumi Hori
(Moanalua), Cheryl Daquip (Moanalua), Sora Yim (Moanalua), Melanie Lee (Pearl
City), Laura Yan (Pearl City), Angela Apelu (Radford), Eleanor Apelu (Radford),
Laura Sinacori (Radford), Tioffany Ishihara-Paraso (Roosevelt), Karli Taniguchi
(Roosevelt), Evelyn Lee (Roosevelt), Christy Holt (Waianae).