KALAHEO—The Kapa`a High squad had to win two games for the privilege of
meeting On Fire for the championships of the county’s 17 & Under boys
basketball league Thursday night starting at 7:15 p.m. at the Kalaheo
Jeffrey Gimenez exploded for 14 of his game-total 17
points in the first half to pace the greenshirts to a 24-17 showing at the half
against Waimea High, their first opponent of the night.
With the momentum
at their back, the Kapa`a squad turned to Asher Cole, Willy Carollo, and Eric
Robbins who provided the second-half firepower with 10, 10, and 9 point
performances enroute to their 60-54 showing over Waimea.
Micah Bermoy had
the hot hand for Waimea, coming in with 12 of his game-high 16 points in the
second half. Winnie Arias followed with 13 points on the night.
breather of five minutes, it was on to the second game where Robbins continued
with the heavy hand by chalking up 19 points to take the 57-44 contest over Da
Robbins also provided heavy defensive pressure against Da
Realest’s John Patch who was limited to just 13 points in the loss.
Dolor took high point honors for Da Realest, coming in with a 12-point second
half including a pair of treys.
The double victory earns Kapa`a the right
to meet On Fire for the title Thursday night at Kalaheo Neighborhood Center
with the first tipoff scheduled for 7:15.
Kapa`a High 60, Waimea High
Kapa`a scoring: Ed Roessler 4, Asher Cole 10, Willy Carollo 14, Phillip
Solten 2, Eric Robbins 13, Jeffrey Gimenez 17.
Waimea scoring: Micah Bermoy
16, Winnie Arias 13, Darwin Tutop 7, Chaz Barba 3, Jordan Dizon 4, Austin
Alquiza 8, Oliver Villanueva 3.
Kapa`a High 57, Da Realest
Kapa`a scoring: Ed Roessler 9, Justin Larquesa 2, Asher Cole 6, Willy
Carollo 8, Phillip Solten 1, Eric Robbins 19, Jeffrey Gimenez 12.
Realest scoring: Gabe Serrato 6, Cody Dolor 16, Cale Forsen 2, Darren Lacaden
3, Shawn Kaona 2, Brandon Baptiste 2, John Patch 13.