For the first three weeks, the girls in green saw no stop sign, but on Saturday, the Red Raiders put on the brakes and held off the Warriors’ chances of a KIF title — at least until this Saturday.
Thanks to Noel Campos’ 661, Mei-Ling Keopuhiwa’s 507, and Samantha Riofta’s 445, the Red Raiders nailed down their first point of the season.
But with two weeks to go, the Warriors only need a half point to stake a claim for the KIF championship.
On the boys side of the lane, the competition remains close, as both Waimea and Kapa’a picked up a half point each and remained within striking distance of the Red Raiders.
Kaua’i has 2 1/3 points, followed by Kapa’a and Waimea with .833 points.
Bernard Yadao (598), Sean Callejo (569), and Leslie Planas (451) led the Kapa’a boys. Kekoa Masuda (670), Chris Aguilar (541), and Froilan Tyler paced Waimea.
Kaua’i was led by Dominic Piano (612), Joseph Aurelio (503), and Jessie Duarte (353).
Donica Abalos (499), Marissa Agena (499), and Kelii Cacal were the top bowlers for the Warrior girls.
Syanne Sagawa (496), Jenni Ueno (452), and Natasha Acosta (398) posted the top scores for Waimea.
KIF bowling rolls down to Lihu’e Lanes on Saturday, starting at 2 p.m.
- Duane Shimogawa Jr., sports editor, may be reached at 245-3681 (ext. 257) or email@example.com