• Hawai‘i wahine dominate USF XC Invitational
• Ayonon helps Linfield to 5-0 soccer preseason
• Red Bulls trim Eagles in Kilauea
Hawai‘i wahine dominate USF XC Invitational
Chantelle Laan led the University of Hawai‘i cross country team that captured first place at the 11th Annual University of San Francisco Invitational held Saturday, Sept. 13.
UH totalled 19 points with the first, second, third, fifth, and eighth place finishes while posting the three best times and five of the Top 8 slots.
Laan, who had the only sub-17 minute time, crossed the line in 16:57 followed by freshman teammates Dana Buchanan (17:32) and Monica Su (17:37).
Rounding out the other two point scorers for UH are returnees Robin McRobbie and Jenny Bell, McRobbie finishing fifth (17:40), while Bell came in eighth (17:56).
Hawai‘i’s other five runners included Heidi Frank (10th 18:21), Shayne Enright (12th 18:30), Carin Patterson (14th 18:36), Sharlene Carello (15th, 18:44), and Carolyn Berger (17th, 18:53).
Hawai‘i hosts one of its two meets on Saturday, Sept. 20 – the Hawai‘i Big Wave Invitational (4k), at the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course with the men’s race beginning at 7:30 a.m., and the women at 7:50 a.m.
Ayonon helps Linfield to 5-0 soccer preseason
Colby Lopaka Ayonon, 20, a Kapa‘a High School graduate, is starting his junior year on the Linfield College Men’s Soccer team as a midfielder.
Ayonon, a 2-year letter winner, fired his second goal with one assist of the 2003 season to close the Linfield pre-season on a 5-0 note.
Majoring in physics and math, Ayonon finished the ‘02 season for Linfield in action for 12 matches as a reserve.
Ayonon left Kaua‘i a three-time KIF all-star selection winner as well as an all-state selection in his senior year with 15 goals being scored that year.
“Dreams and ambitions do come true,” is the message Ayonon would like to relay to soccer players on Kaua‘i.
Colby is the son of Bobby and Cyndi Ayonon.
Red Bulls trim Eagles in Kilauea
Treston Nagahisa paced the Red Bulls who got their first taste of victory in their game against the Kilauea Eagles on Saturday.
Treston put the Red Bulls on the scoreboards first, and continued his run on goals, scoring several more times before the game was over.
Kobe Nagahisa was also a multiple-goal scorer with Larry Rupert and Coleman Langstaff adding to the victory with their goals.
The Eagles’ goal came late from Austin Yardly.
Jacob Dykhouse, Kamahao Fernandez, and Jordan Layaoen led the Eagles with outstanding play.