Kaua`i Blue Dolphins win in Hawai`i Cup 2000

MAUI—The Kaua`i Blue Dolphins, a 10 & Under girls soccer team captured

third place in the Hawai`i Cup 2000 held recently on Maui and featuring teams

from Hawai`i and California.

The Blue Dolphins are coached by Gary Towner

and assistant coach Shari Shimabukuro and made up of girls from Kalaheo and


The team was undefeated going into the playoffs, suffering their

first loss in the final few minutes to Pearl City who ended the tournament in

first place for their age-division. California ended in second with the Blue

Dolphins in third over Kaneohe.

Team members include: Victoria Espino, Skye

Shimabukuro, Corey Mann, Jaezelle Balilea, Zoe Finn, Caitlyn Towner, Shaye

Donnelly, Kristen Shim, Chaslee Delanoza, Sanoe Souza, Mona Schimmelfenning,

Laurelle Rosare.

Following is a recap of the Dolphins’ progress through the

Hawai`i Cup:

Game 1: Kaua`i 5, Moorpark, CA. 0

Goals: 1-Sanoe Souza,

1-Jaezelle Balilea, 1-Kristen Shim, 1-Corey Mann, 1-Zoe Finn

Game 2: Kaua`i

3, Kaneohe 1

Goals: 1- Kristen Shim, 1-Mona Schimmelfennig, 1- Jaezelle


Game 3: Kaua`i 4, Maui 0

Goals: 2- Laurelle Rosare, 1-Sanoe

Souza, 1-Zoe Finn

Game 4: Kaua`i 6, Maui 0

Goals: 2-Laurelle Rosare,

2-Jaezelle Balilea, 1-Corey Mann, 1-Sanoe Souza

Playoff Game 1: Kaua`i 2,

Pearl City 3

Goals: 1-Laurelle Rosare, 1-Jaezelle Balilea

Playoff Game

2: Kaua`i 2, Kaneohe 0

Goals: 1-Jaezelle Balilea, 1-Zoe


Outstanding players: Chaslee Delanoza, Shaye Donnelly, Victoria

Espino, Skye Shimabukuro, Caitlyn Towner.


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