Kapaa`a High, Da Realest advance in 17’s playoffs

KALAHEO— Like all playoffs, the fight for the title of the county’s 17 &

Under boys basketball title has provided some exciting hoop action as Kapa`a

High was just two points, 61-59 better than the Hanapepe Dream Team in the

first of two games played at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center on

Tuesday.

Trailing 30-20 at the half, the Dream team mounted an offensive

showing behind Bronson Barino who chalked up 12 of his game-total 14 points in

the second half to draw within two at the final buzzer.

Kapa`a High was led

by Willy Carollo’s 21 points with Eric Robbins adding 14, and Justin Largusa

firing 10 points. Kapu Hendrickson followed a point back with 9, and Phillip

Solten rounded out the scoring with a 5-point showing.

Jesse Erese followed

Barino in scoring for Hanapepe with 11 points with Byron Vea contributing 10.

Joe Kamai and Kawika Hepa added 7 apiece and Efren Taylan ended the night with

5.

Trailing 20-16 at the half, Da Realest exploded in the final four

minutes of play, and outlasted Waimea High 46-45 at the buzzer.

Cody Dolor

came up with a pair of 3-pointers late in the game to push Da Realest over

Waimea with John Patch and Gabe Serrato adding the insurance.

Patch,

accounting for 14 of Da Realest’s first-half 16 points, topped all scorers with

27 points in the win.

Balanced scoring for Waimea High had Austin Alquiza

leading the pack with 9 followed by Micah Bermoy adding 8, Darwin Tutop

chipping in 7, and Chaz Barba scoring 6 points.

Kapa`a High 61, Dream

Team 59

Kapa`a High scoring: Kapu Hendrickson 9, Justin Largusa 10,

Willy Carollo 21, Phillip Solten 5, Eric Robbins 14.

Dream Team

scoring: Joe Kali 3, Joe Kamai 7, Zaldy Lahip 2, Jesse Erese 11, Efren Taylan

5, Byron Vea 10, Kawika Hepa 7, Bronson Barino 14.

Da Realest 46,

Waimea High 45

Da Realest scoring: Gabe Serato 2, Allen Illoreta 2,

Cody Dolor 6, Cale Forsen 5, Darren Lacaden 4, John Patch 27.

Waimea

High scoring: Chesley Barba 2, Micah Bermoy 8, Winnie Arias 4, Darwin Tutop 7,

Chaz Barba 6, Jordan Dizon 5, Austin Alquiza 9, Oliver Villanueva 4.

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