KALAHEO, KILAUEA—Pono Perez had a busy Saturday as his dad Kaleo made sure he
was able to participate in the Kaua`i Youth Basketball Association s 12 &
Under games at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center before making a cross-island
trek to the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center for the 10 & Under games.
s brother Kaleo was high point shooter for the Lihu`e Raptors with 15 points,
but the effort was not enough as the Kapa`a Boys & Girls Club edged past
the Raptors 42-37 to give the league a three-way tie for the top seed
Michael Lindsey had the hot hand for Kapa`a B & G with 17
points with Kamalu Umu tossing in 13 markers.
Branden McDaniels’ 14 points
paced the Westside Hornets (12U) to a 38-20 win over the Lihu`e Wolfpack who
had strong contributions from Seneca Burley and Ryan Nagaoka.
Wildcats fired six three-pointers by four players in the first half to nail
down a 34-22 win over the Kaumakani Supersonics in KYBA boys 14 & Under
basketball played at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.
Aren Racca had a
pair, Matthew Palaroan had a pair, with Micheal Ng and Kaupili Akau each
chipping in one trey apiece for Puhi.
Palaroan and Racca ended the game
with high-point honors for Puhi with 13- and 11-point showings.
Manuel had the hot hand for Kaumakani with 9 points.
The Kalaheo Pistons
exploded 14-9 in the third period against the Westside Hornets (14U) behind the
scoring of Kamu Kawaihalau s 5, and Edward Delos Santos 4-point scoring, but
the effort fell short as the Hornets wrapped up a 37-28 showing over Kalaheo
behind Kawika Hepa s 16 points.
Pono Perez and Micah Alayvilla paced the
Lihu`e And 1s to a 17-point third period to pace the And 1s to a 51-11 showing
over the Kaua`i Magic who never faltered until the final buzzer with Devin
Tavana scoring 7 of the team s 11 points.
Elijah Phillips and Devin Saiki
lit the boards for the Boys & Girls Club (Kapa`a) to move the team to a 4-2
showing over the TGI Kalaheo Lakers in the first period.
accounted for the 6-point second period for Kapa`a, but the Lakers came alive
as Cian Carlo Belen fired four points with Keelan Sakuda and Sam Schur adding a
pair apiece to deadlock the game 10-10 at the half.
Kalaheo continued to
sizzle in the third and fourth periods behind the shooting of Schur , Sakuda,
and Belen to end the contest 25-14.
Medina and Phillips had the range for
the Boys & Girls Club.
Kilauea Neighborhood Center
Lihu`e Raptors 37, Kapa`a Boys & Girls Club
Lihu`e Raptors scoring: Kaleo Perez 15, Alan Kalili 8, Raymond
Jerves 2, Lucky Andres 0, Chad Nonaka 5, Garrett Sakimae 2, Pono Perez 0, Kahua
Hollinger 3, Jeremy Victor 2.
Kapa`a Boys & Girls Club: Angelo Luna 4,
Elijah Duncan 6, Michael Lindsey 17, Chris Ramelb 2, Kimo Aiu 0, Waylan Kupihea
0, Rayon Ribeiro 0, Kamalu Umu 13, Kaleo Baxter 0, Kai Kanoho
Westside Hornets 38,
Lihu`e Wolfpack 20
Hornets scoring: David shea 4, Dustin rita 0, Alan Gaspar 3, Kyle Achuela 0,
Kimo Farias 0, Alden Lahip 5, Brendan McDaniels 14, Reggie Calvan 4, Brysen
Andaya 0, Vincent Geronimo 2, Vincent Vea 0, Daniel Bumagat 6.
Wolfpack scoring: Dustin Kaui 3, Clesson Lee 0, Seneca Burley 6, Bradley Semana
0, Christopher Sadaoka 0, Ryan Nagaoka 7, Drake Apao 0, Irah Nishi 0, Shane
Shimanuki 2, Jason Sit 2, Daniel Labuguen 0.
Boys 14 & Under
Puhi Wildcats 34,
Score by quarters
Wildcats 9 11 3 11
Supersonics 12 4 3 7 22
Puhi Wildcats scoring: Lance
Okasaki 0, Aren Racca 11, Micheal Ng 3, Matthew Palaroan 13, Kaupili Akau 5,
Keala Watson 2.
Kaumakani Supersonics: Kaylen Rita 0, Stephen Emayo 0,
Aaron Hesapene 0, Andres Emayo 3, Peterson Dela Cruz 0, Jeremy Manuel 9, Jordon
dizon 2, Dawa Bunao 0, Ross Acoba 2, Walea Arquette 2, Lance Kauwe
Westside Hornets (14U) 37,
Kalaheo Pistons 28
Westside 11 8 9 9 37
Kalaheo 0 6 14 8
Westside Hornets scoring: Jeffrey Kakuda 0, John Palacio 4, Bryan
Hayashi 2, Kamakani Woolsey 0, Kawika Hepa 16, Akeem Allen 0, Jordan Shea 4,
Luke Tsuchiya 4, Alred Parias 7, Kevin Downing 0.
Kalaheo Pistons scoring:
Edward Delos Santos 4, William Carbonel 0, Tab Matsumoto 4, Lenin Sagisii 5,
Fia Moe 0, Futi Tavana 0, Don Carbonel 2, Koji Nakaya 0, Brennen Hashi 0, Kamu
Boys 10 & Under
Lihu`e And 1s, 51, Kaua`i Magic
Score by quarters
Lihu`e 12 12 17 10 51
Kaua`i 4 3 1
Lihu`e And 1s scoring: Pono Perez 13, Daniel Victor 0, Chris
Longboy 6, Seth Quinsel 2, Kupa Gray Cochea 2, Micah Alayvilla 12, BJ Gaitos 0,
Scott Taylor 2, Teila Huni 0, Michael Julian 6, Justin Ramos 8.
Magic scoring: Waylon Brun 0, Jake Kuzen 0, Sean Inouye 0, Braxton Garma 3,
Randall Charlson 0, James Yamamoto 0, Devin Tavana 7, Peyton Navarro 1, John
Powell Santos 0.
TGI Kalaheo Lakers 25, Boys & Girls Club (Kapa`a)
Score by quarters
Lakers 2 8 8 7 25
B&G Club 4
6 4 0 14
TGI Kalaheo Lakers scoring: Jordan Sato 2, Keelan Sakuda 5,
sam Schur 8, Harold Shimono 0, Gian Carlo Belen 10.
Boys & Girls Club
(Kapa`a) scoring: Micah Yee 0, Elijah Phillips 4, Tyler Yee 0, Devin Saiki 2,
John Beralas 0, Halem Medina 8.