Dominic Piano (643), Jessie Duarte (581), and Joseph Aurelio (530) helped Kaua’i clinch the KIF title on Saturday.
The Red Raiders, who won last year’s KIF crown, finished in ninth place at the state bowling championship at Lihu’e Lanes last season.
Meanwhile, the girls title is still up for grabs, with Kapa’a and Kaua’i battling it out this Saturday. According to results coordinator Melissa Nobriga, there will be a one-game tiebreaker roll off immediately following Saturday’s match if Kapa’a and Kaua’i tie in the last regular season contest of the year. The Red Raider girls got the win this past Saturday and held off the Warriors, who were on their way to the top.
Mei-Ling Keopuhiwa (579), Samantha Riofta (454), and Noel Campos (449) paced Kaua’i.
Kapa’a was led by Ranelle Jacinto (486), Kelii Cacal (446), and Marissa Agena (418).
Syanne Sagawa (468), Natasha Acosta (467), and Tiffany Lum (458) were Waimea’s top bowlers.
Chris Aguilar (580), Kekoa Masuda (544), and Ryan Kunselman (515) led Waimea’s boys squad.
Kapa’a’s top bowlers were Nathan Conception (607), Junnel Capito (494), and Sean Callejo (463). The final match of the season is set for Saturday at Lihu’e Lanes, starting at 2 p.m.