Barnburners at Kalaheo NC

KALAHEO—Devin Tavana of the Kaua`i Magic kicked off the fourth quarter with a

pair of foul shots to deadlock the contest 15-15 in the Monday night’s KYBA

10-Under boys contest played at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.


TGI Kalaheo Lakers had surged past the Magic 5-3, 8-3 to take a 13-6 lead at

the half, but the Magic clawed back in a 7-0 third frame.

The play was

answered by the Kalaheo Lakers’ Giancarlo Belen who sank the opener of a

charity pair, but the Magic came right back with a Craig Livingston Rowan

bucket for the 17-16 Magic bulge, Rowan raising his arms in triumph at the


Buckets by Magic’s Braxton Garma, Randy Charlson, Tavana, and Rowan

surged the team forward in the final three minutes of play as the Magic wrapped

up a 24-20 win, capitalizing heavily on defensive turnovers to nail down an

11-7 final frame.

The Lakers stayed close, but couldn’t capitalize on

several inbounds under their basket as the clock wound down.

Garma had the

hot hand for the Magic with 9 points followed by Tavana’s 7 points.


Kalaheo Lakers’ sizzling first half was paced by Sam Schur who tucked in all of

his 11 points in that period followed by Giancarlo Belen’s 5-point second half


The Lihu`e Wolfpack broke away from a three-quarter defensive

slugfest to outgun the Kaumakani Supersonics 12-6 in the final stanza of the

14-Under game one, but the effort fell short as Kaumakani outlasted the clock

25-23 as the Wolfpack threatened up until the final buzzer.


Simpliciano and Jonathan Arakaki spearheaded the Lihu`e final period


Top gunners for the Supersonics were Jordon Dizon with 7 points and

Andres “Bully” Emayo with 5 points.

Ryan Shimanuki topped the Lihu`e

Wolfpack scoring with 11 points followed by Simpliciano’s 6 points, 4 coming in

the last quarter.

The team with no wins was going to give the undefeated

team its first loss claimed one of the Kalaheo Pistons before their encounter,

but despite outshooting the Lihu`e 5-O’s 12-4 and 8-7 in the second and third

frames, fell victim to an explosive 15-4 Lihu`e fourth period as the Lihu`e

5-O’s took a 37-32 win into the locker rooms.

Kalaheo’s hot frames came

behind Kamu Kawaihalau who tucked away 6 of the Pistons’ 12 second period

points, and 4 of the 8 third period points enroute to being the top scorer for

Kalaheo. Mark Andres followed with 9 points in the loss.

Lihu`e 5-O’s was

led by Houston Aki’s 10 points and Ikaika Valmoja’s 7 points.



Kaua`i Magic 24, Kalaheo Lakers 20

Score by quarters


Magic 3 3 7 11 24

Kalaheo Lakers 5 8 0 7 20

Kaua`i Magic

scoring: John Powell Santos 0, Jake Kuzen 0, Sean Inouye 2, Braxton Garma 9,

Randy Charlson 2, James Yamamoto 0, Jamen Kealoha-Albarado 0, Devin Tavana 7,

Craig Livingston Rowan 4.

TGI Kalaheo Lakers scoring: Reggie Vigilia 0,

Jordan Sato 2, Keelan Sakuda 2, Sam Schur 11, Harold Shimono 0, Giancarlo Belen


14U Boys

Kaumakani Supersonics 25,

Lihu`e Wolfpack


Score by quarters

Kaumakani Supersonics 7 4 8 6 25


Wolfpack 4 0 7 12 23

Kaumakani Supersonics scoring:

Kaylen Rita 3, Stephen Emayo 4, Aaron Hesapene 2, Andres Emayo 5, Jeremy Manuel

0, Jordon Dizon 7, Joshua Cabral 0, Dawa Bunao 0, Ross Acoba 0, Walea Arquette

1, Lance Kauwe 3.

Lihu`e Wolfpack scoring: Ryan Shimanuki 11, Justin

Kashiwabara 0, Ronald Hosaka 0, Chris Simpliciano 6, Jonathan Arakaki 4, Bryce

Ageno 2.

Lihu`e 5-O’s 37, Kalaheo Pistons 32

Score by


Lihu`e 5-O’s 11 4 7 15 37

Kalaheo Pistons 8 12 8 4


Lihu`e 5-O’s scoring: Jon-Peter Sit 6, Kevin Cadiente 1, Ikaika

Valmoja 7, Sam Chung 3, Addison Bulosan 3, Houston Aki 10, Philipp Acob 4,

Kaulana Lemke 3.

Kalaheo Pistons scoring: Edward Delos Santos 0, William

Carbonel 0, Tab Matsumoto 5, Lenin Sagisi 0, Fia Moe 0, Futi Tavana 4, Don

Carbonel 0, Mark Andres 9, Koji Nakaya 0, Brennen Hashi 0, Kamu Kawaihalau



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