Puhi Paint advances in Men’s Open basketball playoffs

KALAHEO – Puhi Paint advanced in the playoffs of the Kaua`i county men’s open

basketball league by taking the Red Dirt Boys 89-59 in the first of two playoff

games Sunday at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.

Kaleo Smith was the hot

hand for Puhi with 23 points on the night with Chris Acoba helping the cause

with 18 points and Matt Taba ending the night with 16 markers.

Jesse Erese

led the Red Dirt Boys with 14 points followed by Samuel Gray who ended the

night with 13 points. Kaleo Hanamaikai finished the evening with 11


Desmond Moniz led the Big Boys to a 78-56 showing over It Doesn’t

Matter in the second contest of the night with Chad Gummerus topping the It

Doesn’t Matter scoring on 26 points.

Moniz finished the night with 27


August 13, 2000

Puhi Paint 89, Red Dirt Boys 59


Paint scoring: Alec Reichle 6, Guy Higa 0, Chuck Reichle 8, Bryan Inouye 5,

Chris Acoba 18, Ron Garlie 8, Kaleo Smith 23, Matt Taba 16, Robert Ishikawa 0,

Alex Cezar 0, Kaleo Perez 5.

Red Dirt Boys scoring: Michael Gray 0, Brandon

Ramos 0, Samuel Gray 13, Winnie Arios 3, Jesse Erese 14, Mason Ceria 0, Micah

Smith 0, Kareem Fuertes 8, Kaleo Hanamaikai 11, Kaipo Braithwaite 6, Jeffrey

Gimenez 4.

Big Boys 78, It Doesn’t

Matter 56

Big Boys

scoring: John Quinones 10, Jay Ahuna 6, Garen Muranoka 0, Lala Sagucio 6, Bryan

Taylor 15, Steven Pascua 14, Desmond Moniz 27, Eli Moniz 0, Oliver Moniz 0,

Juan Padila 0.

It Doesn’t Matter scoring: Chad Gummerus 26, Chris Fujikado

0, Shawn Baliaris 0, Aurthur Caberto 3, Kaimi Davis 2, Josh Yorkman 0, Kelii

Bandman 0, Keoni Blake 6, Sean Hiranaka 2, Keoni Adviento 1, Dawson Bardago


August 8, 2000

Matais 67, Big Boys 49

Matais Jeff

Sullenbarger (18)

Big Boys Steven Pascua (19)

Puhi Paint 79, It

Doesn’t Matter 60

Puhi: Chris Acoba (21)

It Doesn’t: Chad Gummerus


Snap 72, Kimana 68

Snap: Nash Albery (43)

Kimana: Maynard

Shea (31)

(Photo by Dennis Fujimoto)


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