KIF announces winter all stars

Kapa‘a High School senior Chance Bukoski was voted the Player of the Year by the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation for the second year in a row, as the KIF announced its winter all stars this week.

Kapa‘a, who won the KIF title and went on to become the state runner-up at the Division II Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association’s state championship tournament, placed seven players on the all-star list. Kapa‘a head coach Kevin Cram also received Coach of the Year honors for the second year in a row.

On the girls side, Jocelyn Enrique, who is making her second appearance as a soccer all star, was named the Player of the Year. Kapa‘a’s girls also placed seven players on the all-star list and head coach Crissy Marti is also making a repeat appearance on the list, being named the Coach of the Year for her second year in a row.

Basil Walton of Kaua‘i High School received top honors for boys basketball. The senior, who finished the season as the league’s leading scorer, was joined by three of his teammates. Head coach Ipo Yoshioka returns as this year’s Coach of the Year for taking the Red Raiders to another state championship tournament.

Mai’lika Napoleon of Kapa‘a was named POY on the girls’ side. Napoleon and Coach of the Year Terri Maguire led the Lady Warrior basketball team to winning five straight games which earned them the KIF title.

Top paddlers were singled out for each event, with each school being represented in almost every event. Kapa‘å, who won the KIF championships, fared the best placing eight of its paddlers on the list.

For swimming, Kaua‘i dominated the list with swimmers Matt Ross and Tyson Chihara named in several events.

Kapa‘a’s Emma Rausch was also named in multiple events.


Boys Team

Guard: Justin Ramos (Kau)

Guard: Tyrus Ceria-Lux (Kau)

Center: Travis Stine (Kau)

Forward: Basil Walton (Kau)

Forward: John Beralas (Kap)

Utilit: Kekoa Prem (Kap)

Player of the Year:Basil Walton (Kau)

Coach of the Year: Ipo Yoshioka (Kau)

Girls Team

Guard: Mai’lika Napoleon (Kap)

Guard: Kiera Barba (Wai)

Center: Destiny Smith (Kap)

Forward: Jondi Das (Kap)

Forward: Cheri Kua (Wai)

Utility: Leilani Laranio (Kap)

Player of the Year: Mailika Napoleon (Kap)

Coach of the Year: Terry Maguire (Kap)

Canoe Paddling

Boys crew

Ethan Dinnan (Kap)

Tyler Hale (Kap)

Chase Carveiro (Kap)

Ryan Wong (IS)

Ryan Tokashiki (Kau)

Matthew Haack (Wai)

Girls crew

R. Ku‘ulei Smith (Kap)

Lokelani Manaku (Kap)

Jaimie Esaki (Kap)

Blaise Nakamura-LaMadrid (IS)

Tiffany Blackstad (Kau) Senior

Xiani Matagiese (Wai)

Mixed crew

Jacob Planas (Kap)

Megan Mendoza (Kap)

Tayler James (IS)

Carlos Maibeth-Mortimer (IS)

Wesley Larue (Kau)

Alanna Lind (Kau)

Kyle Ruiz (Wai)

Kahea Gerona (Wai)


Boys team

Forward: Seth Quisel (Kau)

Forward: Ian Lactaotao (Kap)

Forward: Aaron Vea (Wai)

Midfield: Ikaika Fuerte (Kap)

Midfield: Josiah Motosue (Kau)

Midfield: Chance Bukoski (Kap)

Defense: Kelsey Gaetjens (Kau)

Defense: Joseph Velasco (Kap)

Defense: Alex LaMadrid (Kap)

Defense: Adam Kerlin (Kap)

Goalie: Colson Fernandez (Kau)

Utility: Caleb Sarsona (Kap)

Player of the Year: Chance Bukoski (Kap)

Coach of the Year: KevinCram (Kap)

Girls team

Forward: Dakota Barnett (Kap)

Forward: Ashlyn Ubongen (Kau)

Forward: Brandi Gomes (Kau)

Midfield: Tiana Kunioka (Kap)

Midfield: StephanyFoster (Kap)

Midfield: Cayla Kitabayashi (Wai)

Defense: Christine Yotsuda (Kap)

Defense: Lauren Esaki (Kap)

Defense: Jocelyn Enrique (Kap)

Defense: Shari Souza (Kau)

Goalie : Meagan Pablo (Kap)

Utilit: Tiffany Ikeda-Simao (Kau)

Player of the Year: Jocelyn Enrique (Kap)

Coach of the Year: Crissy Marti (Kap)


Girls 200 Yard Medley Relay

Kapa‘a High — Team A: Emma Rausch, Tanya Rames, Kara Dastrup, Kaitlyn Jarry

Boys 200 Yard Medley Relay

Kapa‘a High — Team A: Dylan Haight, Garrett Stephen, James Hitchcock, Aaron Belmonte

Girls 200 Yard Free: Casie Ford (Kau)

Boys 200 Yard Free: Matt Ross (Kau)

Girls 200 Yard IM: Tanya Rames (Kap)

Boys 200 Yard IM: Tyson Chihara (Kau)

Girls 50 Yard Free: Melanie Grindle (Kula)

Boys 50 Yard Free: Kelsey Tanaka (Kau)

Girls 100 Yard Butterfly: Melanie Grindle (Kula)

Boys 100 Yard Butterfly: Kelsey Tanaka (Kau)

Girls 100 Yard Free: Emma Rausch (Kap)

Boys 100 Yard Free: James Hitchcock (Kap)

Girls 500 Yard Free: Casie Ford (Kau)

Boys 500 Yard Free: Aaron Pigott (Kau)

Girls 200 Yard Free

Kaua‘i High — Team A: Casie Ford, Mary Tausend, Tory Kobayashi, Trisha LaMay-McVay

Boys 200 Yard Freestyle Relay: Kauai High — Team A:

Tyson Chirara, Matt Ross, Aaron Pigott, Kelsey Tanaka

Girls 100 Yard Backstroke: Emma Rausch (Kap)

Boys 100 Yard Backstroke: Matt Ross (Kau)

Girls 100 Yard Breaststroke: Tanya Rames (Kap)

Boys 100 Yard Breaststroke: Tyson Chihara (Kau)

Girls 400 Yard Freestyle Relay

Kaua‘i High — Team A: Trisha LaMay-McVay, Mary Tausend, Tory Kobayashi, Casie Ford

Boys 400 Yard Freestyle Relay

Kaua‘i High — Team A: Matt Ross, Cody Ishiguro, DJ Herr, Tyson Chihara


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