Comets beat Sonics in KYBA Basketball

KALAHEO — The Comets topped the Kaumakani Supersonics 17-8 behind 4-point scoring performances from Rachel Hamamura, Jaimee Mariano, Jondi Das, and Mele Yama.

The Supersonics had all of their scoring from Lorrine Lagoc-Agrade and Britneylyn Palacio, each girl notching 4 markers in the loss.

Chasing a 4-point deficit in the second quarter, the Supersonics’ Lagoc-Agrade and Palacio combined to deadlock the contest 6-6 at the half, only to have the Comets come back with a tenacious defense that limited Kaumakani to just a field goal in the second half. The Comets capitalized on Supersonic turnovers. The Supersonics also suffered from a 0-for-7 performance at the free throw line.

In the second game, Kalia Mayer scored six points to lead the Eastside Warriors to a 20-9 win over the Westside Riders.

Alex Palacio scored all of the Riders’ nine points.

In the final game on Monday, Cody Morden scored 10 points to lead the Blackhawks to a 32-22 win over the Westside Hornets. Jondelle Aceret-Ipac and Tanisha Defabian each scored eight points for the Hornets.

In Boys 17-under action played on Saturday at the Raiderdome, Joseph Alquisalas scored a team high 28 points to lead HB to a 71-22 win over the Lihue Shadows. The Shadows were led by four Brian Vidal points.

In the second game, Waimea’s Desmond Rodrigues scored 10 points to lead his team to a 48-36 win over the Globetrotters. Kawika Hepa led the Globetrotters with 19 points.

In Men’s Open playoff action, Rob’s topped Kaua’i Freight 54-47 behind Dustin Gummerus’ 22 points. Jason Kerr scored 23 for Kaua’i Freight.

In the second playoff game, Rafael Andaya scored 15 points to lead Puhi Paint to a 60-50 win over Rob’s. Kevin Kailikini scored 14 points for Rob’s.


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