12 and Under titles on the line this Saturday

Hanakila will meet Team Lihu‘e X at 10 a.m., Saturday, at the Kilauea Neighborhood Center for the championship of the Boys Under 12 division of the Kaua‘i Summer Youth Basketball league.

Later, the Kamikaze will face off against Kaulupono-Blue for the Girls Under 12 division starting at 2 p.m., Saturday at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.

The determination for the championships was settled, Tuesday night when Lexton Camat and Triston Hawelu-Inanod of Hanakila ended as the two top scorers for the 33-18 win over Kaua‘i Ballers in one of two boys playoff games at Kilauea.

Camat ended with 13 points and Hawelu-Inanod netted 10 points to lead the Kilauea-based Hanakila to its spot in the finals.

Chysen Barretto ended the night with seven points and Mikela Matayoshi added four points to lead the Kaua‘i Ballers’ effort.

Marty Lacierna finished with 15 points and Brennan Suniga added 12 points to lead Team Lihu‘e X to its 43-36 edge over Westside Basketball for the second slot in the championship game.

Briggs Agu ended with a game-high 32 points to lead the Westside effort.

Westside will face the Kaua‘i Ballers for the third place berth, Saturday starting at 9 a.m. in Kilauea.

Randy Vicoy spearheaded a 59-44 win for the Warriors against Hanakila, dropping a game-high 24 points in a Mens 18 and Over game.

Austin Rosa added 13 points in the win.

Matthew Cummings and Bruson Nacapuy ended with 11 and 10 points, respectively for Hanakila.

Casey Fernandez’s hustling provided the spark for Hanakila-Blue’s 31-26 edge over Team Lihu‘e, Fernandez ending with a game-high 12 points with Shania Kahepu‘u, the Kaulupono power forward, adding nine points.

Ashley Lucas and Marissa Martinez, both key ball handlers for Lihu‘e, led the effort with eight points apiece.

Low post Siokapesi Paua ended with a game-high 10 points to lead the Kamikaze to a 41-18 win over Hanakila to settle the seeding for the championship game.

Following Paua’s lead, Kalau Tanaka-Pesamino and Sandrea Chung pocketed eight and six points, respectively.

Angelica Cudiamat and Keani Tolenoa topped the Hanakila effort with four points apiece.

With those results, Hanakila faces Team Lihu‘e for third place starting at 1 p.m., Saturday at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.

The Kamikaze face Kaulupono-Blue for the title at 2 p.m.

Also on tap in Kalaheo, the playoffs for the Girls 14 and Under division take place starting at 3 p.m. when Team Lihu‘e faces Kaulupono. At 4 p.m., the Kamikaze face the Kaua‘i Ballers.

Championships for the Girls 14 and Under will be played Monday starting at 6 p.m.


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