Girls, Boys 12 & Under summer basketball program begins

ALAHEO—The Kaumakani Supersonic girls and the Kaua`i Fire Protection Raiders

roared into the Boys and Girls 12 & Under 2000 KYBA (Kaua`i Youth

Basketball Association) Summer Basketball Program by establishing their mark

against their opponents early in games played at the Kalaheo Neighborhood

Center on Monday night.Playing primarily at the Kalaheo center, there

will be four games each week through June 3, 2000, with the girls taking the

court on Monday and Friday evenings and the boys having their court time on

Wednesdays and Saturdays playing four 6-minute quarters on each outing.


girls teams include the Kaumakani Supersonics coached by Fran Raguindin, the

Hanapepe Refug’s with Francis Kaohi in the coaches’ corner, Brian Inouye doing

the coaching honors for the Kaua`i Fire Protection, and Lewis Singleterry

coaching the Kuhio Motors team.

Maynard Shea is at the head of the Westside

Hornets in the boys division with Dennis Aquino coaching the Lihu`e Wolfpack.

Kaleo Perez coaches Lihu`e and the Boys & Girls Club, Kapa`a team is

coached by Lew Lindsey.

Karen Matsumoto is the league


Kaumakani Supersonics 38, Kuhio Motors 3

All nine

Supersonics entered the scorebooks in the westside win over Kuhio Motors with

Sheila Ramos topping the Kaumakani roster with 10 points. Sharla Shimono and

Lexine Valenciano added 6 points each in the 38-3 win over Kuhio


Sandi Makepa’s pair and half of a charity pair by Kanoe Woodward

accounted for the Kuhio Motors scoring that came in the second


Scoring by quarters:

Kaumakani 8 10 12 8 38


Motors 0 3 0 0 3

Kaumakani scoring: Sharla Shimono 6, Sheila

Ramos 10, Chantelle Briones 2, Rochelle Garvida 2, Elysse Sato 2, Lexine

Valenciano 6, Joanna Jacinto 4, Jolena Kali 2, Andrianna Mendiville


Kuhio Motors scoring: Kanoe Woodward 1, Sandi Makepa


Kaua`i Fire Protectio 44, Hanapepe Refug’s 8

Despite strong

court prescense demonstrated by Hanapepe’s Chasen Sherman, Brandee Abuan, and

Kayla Santa Ana, the Refug’s could not reap the buckets on the offensive end of

play as the Kaua`i Fire Protection rolled through the gym behind the high point

performance of Nalinee Pickop’s 12 points.

Sherman’s 6 points and Abuan’s

pair accounted for the Hanapepe scoring.

Score by quarters:


Fire Protection 16 8 12 8 44

Hanapepe Refug’s 6 0 0 2


Kaua`i Fire Protection scoring: Mei Ling Keopuhiwa 6, Tahnee

Shigematsu 2, Cherisse Rapozo 6, Carie Inouye 2, Rachael Taira 8, Allison

Arakaki 6, Nalinee Pickop 12, Jodi Hiranaka 2.

Hanapepe Refug’s

scoring: Chasen Sherman 6, Brandee Abuan 2.

Game Schedule


May 19 – Kalaheo NC

6:30 pm Hanapepe Refug’s/Kuhio


7:30 pm Kaumakani Supersonics/Kaua`i Fire Protection

May 22

– Kalaheo NC

6:30 pm Kaumakani Supersonics/Hanapepe Refug’s

7:30 pm

Kaua`i Fire Protection/Kuhio Motors

May 26 – Kalaheo NC

6:30 pm

Kaumakani/Kuhio Motors

7:30 pm Hanapepe/Kaua`i Fire

May 29 –

Kalaheo NC

6:30 pm Kuhio Motors/Hanapepe

7:30 pm Kaua`i


Friday, June 2 – Kalaheo NC

6:30 pm


7:30 pm Kuhio/Kaua`i Fire


12 & Under games will be reported on in an upcoming issue.


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