Cougars looking for the W

Lance Miyashiro finished with a game-high 19 points to lead Wailua to a 40-39 overtime win last Thursday at the county’s 12 and Under boys basketball games.

Treston Brede and Ryden Tacbian chipped in 10 and 4, respectively, to help the victory.

Chase Parongao finished with 8 points, and P.J. Oligo and Brandon Palacio added 6 points to lead Kaulupono in the first of three games played in Kalaheo.

Donovan Harrison ended with a game-high 15 points and Keoni Kenzie added 10 while Adam Clark chipped in 7 to lead Gee Unit to a 44-19 win over the Lihu‘e Lakers in Game 2.

Kerwin Moreno topped the Lakers with 6 points, followed by Chavis Banasihan’s 3 points.

In Game 3, Kainoa Simao broke out with 6 points to lead the Kalaheo Heat to a 23-17 edge over the Lihu‘e Cougars. Tystin Gummerus helped with 5, and Kalawai‘a Judd and Kelson Andrade added 4 points each.

Kyle Napolean tied with Simao on a 6-point note to lead the Cougars. Grant Basquez has 5 points and Mikai Moranz was good for 4 points.

With the win, the Kalaheo Heat broke into the win column while the Lihu‘e Cougars are still seeking that elusive first win.

Saturday, Feb. 10

Duke Pauli continues to sizzle, this time finishing with 26 points as Team Central doused the Kalaheo Heat 62-15 in the first of three games Saturday.

Keane Agoot and John Das contributed 10 and 8 points, respectively.

Gummerus led the Heat with 11 points.

In Game 2, the Kaili Lagundino-led Kaulupono soared over the Lihu‘e Lakers 31-19. Lagundino notched a dozen points in the win.

Chase Parongao and Ariel Lahip added 4 points each, and Oligo rounded out the leaders with 3 points.

Brenden Tillet led the Lakers with 8 points, followed by Joynard Cusilit and Banasihan finishing on 4-point notes.

Kameron Perez and Kaimana Wilson netted 10 points apiece as the Lihu‘e Hammahs hammered Wailua 36-12 in Game 3. Kellen Aquino added 5 points in the win.

Miyashiro accounted for almost all the Wailua scoring with 10 points.


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