Waimea celebrates prom with tennis split

HANAPEPE — Waimea High School celebrated their prom night with a split against Kapa’a Saturday at the Hanapepe Tennis Courts with the boys teams taking a 4-1 win over the Warriors while the Menehune ladies came up short, 3-2 over Kapa’a.

Kollin Morikawa led the Waimea boys control over the Kapa’a boys by getting past Taylor Alfiler, 6-2, 7-5 in the First Singles.

Jake Anderson handled Daniel Rodrick, 6-1, 6-4 in the Boys Second Singles while the team of Kale Nakata and Darrel Nonaka fell to Kapa’a 3-6, 6-7(1) in the Boys First Doubles.

Adam Kerlin and Chris Ramelb made up that Kapa’a team.

Jordan Sato teamed with Harold Shimono, Jr. to take Brent Sokei and Matt Hanley, 6-4, 6-3 in the Boys Second Doubles, and Ruben Nonaka and Froilan Tyler downed Kila, Youn and Travis Wakayama, 6-2, 6A n the Boys Third Doubles.

Lyndsey Tom went 6-0, 6-0 over Waimea’s Sonya Tacub in the Girls First Singles to set the stage for Kapa’a as Crystine Ito was 6-0, and 6-2 over Keisi Naumu in the Girls Second Singles.

Mailika Napoleon, coming off a strong showing , in the Friday night Kapa’a girls basketball win, teamed with Courtney Kerlin to down Waimea’s Erna Agmata and Sheila Ramos, 6-2, 6-0 for Kapa’a’s only Girls Doubles win, the Warriors taking the Girls Third Doubles.

Tiffany Lum teamed with Jenny Rumbaoa to down Kelli Okamoto and Stephanie Kawamura 6-2, 6-5 in the Girls First Doubles while Sharia Shimono and Banana Kajiwara downed Cherine Ito and Lauren Esaki 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in an exciting Girls Second Doubles match.

• Dennis Fujimoto, photographer and staff writer, can be reached at 245-3681 (ext. 253) and dfujimoto@kauaipubco.com.

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