Three named to HYSA All Stars

One girl and two boys made the Class of 2007 All Stars team released by the Hawai‘i Youth Soccer Association.

Ka‘ala Leong of Kapa‘a was listed to the Girls Gold team as a forward while Pono Matthews, designated as Player of the Year, was named as a forward for the Boys Gold team.

Also making the Boys Gold team as a forward was Brendan Young. Both of the boys honorees are from Kaua‘i High School.

Kapa‘a sweeps Waimea in KIF Tennis

HANAPEPE — Kapa‘a split in the boys singles match, but after taking two of the three boys doubles matches, went on to edge out Waimea 3-2 in KIF tennis Saturday at the Hanapepe tennis courts.

The Warrior ladies, on the other hand, controlled their matches over Waimea, taking their series 5-0.

Kapa‘a’s Daniel Rodrick started the boys rolling in the No. 1 singles match, defeating Darrel Nonaka 6-3, 6-3, but in the No. 2 courts, Waimea’s Harold Shimono Jr. reversed the tables, defeating Matt Hanley 6-4, 6-2.

The Warrior No. 2 doubles team of Kilakila Youn and Travis Wakayama got past Ruben Nonaka and Kekoa Masuda and Dustin Valdez and Jacque Amo, playing on the No. 3 doubles court, defeated Craig Ponting and Geoffrey Tran 6-2, 7-5.

The featured matchup in the No. 1 doubles team saw Jordan Sato and Michael Haack of Waimea edging out the Warrior team of Adam Kerlin and Steven Pascual 7-5, 7-6(7).

On the girls’ side of the court, Kapa‘a reigned as Lyndsey Tom defeated Tiffany Lum 6-1, 6-2 and No. 2 singles Crystine Ito handled Jade Cano 6-1, 6-2.

Kelli Okamoto and Stephanie Kawamura, playing in the No. 1 doubles court, defeated Rachel Wright and Ceci Sun 6-2, 6-2. Cherine Ito teamed with Mailika Napoleon on the No. 2 courts to defeat LeeAnn Sagucio and May Badua 6-2, 6-1, and in the final matchup, Lauren Esaki and Eryn O’Shaugnessy defeated Leslie Gudoy and Beverly Grande 6-1, 6-4 in the No. 3 girls doubles match.

Kapa‘a boys reigned in the exhibition matches, 3-1 as the Warrior team of Ador Lopez and Angel Hernandez got past Daniel Kalauawa and Ty Shitanaka 8-6. Rodrick and Youn teamed up to defeat Darrel Nonaka and Shimono 10-8 while Amo and Lopez teamed up to defeat Kalauawa and Rouben Buyat 8-2.

Waimea’s Kevin Toma and Kainalu Barino defeated the Kapa‘a team of Patrick Tran and Valdez.

Waimea edged Kapa‘a in the girls exhibition, 2-1 as Candice Klein teamed with Amanda Kamakea to defeat Naomi Taylor and Angela Mones 9-7. Waimea’s second win came when Bessie Baclig and Wright teamed to defeated the Warrior team of Taylor and Mones 8-4.

Kapa‘a got its win when Tori Yatogo and Ella Arume defeated Nicole Caballero and Keri Souza 8-0.

Waimea draws the bye Saturday as KIF Tennis moves to the Kiahuna Tennis Courts where Kapa‘a will host Kula starting at 12 noon. Those matches will be followed by Kaua‘i going up against Island School starting at 2 p.m.

R/C off-road races Sunday at Wailua

The Garden Isle R/C racers will be hosting its off-road races at the Wailua off-road track Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

The track is located just makai of the moto-cross track.


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