Waimea, Kauai sweep Week 2 of KIF air riflery

LIHUE — Waimea’s Alexys Bermudez posted the highest score of the day at 247 to lead the Menehune to a sweep of the Island School Voyagers.

Over at the Kauai High School range, Brooke Hornos posted a 231 to lead the Red Raiders to sweep Kapaa, Wednesday during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation air riflery matches.

Sean Magoun, one of the Island School coaches, said originally the Voyagers were scheduled to travel to the Hanapepe Armory for its match against Waimea, but because the armory was not available, the Menehune came over to the Puhi campus for its match.

Following Bermudez’s score of 247 (89-78-80), Waimea boasted two girls with scores of 230, Kayla Ishida (84-84-62), and Kisha Esposo (84-75-71).

Melia Takakusagai finished two points back at 228 (87-80-61) followed by Quiana Duarte ending at 226 (82-77-67).

Other Menehune wahine on the line included Tiffany Minia (69-60-34-163), Melanie Sacro (70-6-041-171), Chelsea Samatra (82-75-62-219), and Courtney Guirao (84-71-64-219). Waimea’s girls posted a day’s high 1161 points compared with Island School’s 908 points.

Alex Obert topped the Island School girls with a 199 (68-56-75) followed by Amanda Nguyen (79-71-40-190), Jessica Raitz (80-54-55-189), Ariana Wilson (87-53-32-172), and Lauren Olke (62-75-21-158).

Other Voyager girls on the firing line included Deanna Sloger (77-50-29-156), Ashley Silvestre (49-34-14-97), and Angelique Silvestre (52-33-41-126).

Island School’s Chad Andrade posted the highest score for the boys at 235 (82-77-76), but Waimea’s boys fired five sets in the 200-point mark to take the match, 1084 to 940.

John Anthony Prado (79-85-56) and Jaron Parongao (85-75-60) topped the Waimea boys, each Menehune carding a 220.

They were followed by Anthony Daligcon (89-79-51-219), Kris Toma (72-81-62-215), and Weston Souza (86-72-52-210).

Other Menehune boys on the line included Sean Dela Cruz (81-68-48-197), Devon Hartsell (89-56-47-192), Zayin Minia (66-60-46-172).

Micah Kimi followed Andrade’s lead for the Island School boys at 220 (90-79-51). Other scoring Voyagers included Michael Chun (62-59-47-168), Tanner Tavares (63-47-51-161), and Sam Goldberg (57-52-47-156).

Stephen Foster (73-24-39-136) and Micahel McEvoy (18-24-23-65) were the other Voyagers on the firing line.

Brooker Hornos’ 241 (87-68-86) led the Kauai girls to a 1118-996 win over the Kapaa Warriors.

Hornos was followed by Sara Koide (88-64-76-228), Emma Leary (83-59-75-217), Megan Leary (90-57-70-217), and Krystle Pascua (82-63-70-215).

Jamie McDermott (80-69-62-211) and Kailee Arakaki (58-28-43-129) were the other two Red Raiders on the line.

Shyanne Almarza (78-75-86-239) and Marissa Goo (76-73-85-234) led the Warrior girls followed by Annie Ballesteros (76-40-63-179), Breannah Kaleiohi (72-58-47-177), and Keisha Aki (66-53-48-167).

Other Kapaa girls on the firing line included Rachel Apana (61-12-30-103), Alohilani Chun (46-20-35-101), Sage Watanabe (63-35-37-135), and Sierra Shigematsu (56-30-14-100).

Micah Chun posted the highest score for the boys at Kauai with a 238 (92-64-82), finishing just eight points short of a perfect score in the prone position.

The total led the Kauai boys to a 1152-873 win over Kapaa, all eight of the Kauai shooters finishing in the 200-mark.

Following Chun, Colby Ihara-Takase (80-75-76-231), Darian Gerardo (85-62-82-230), Brandon Iida (84-67-78-229), and Alec Greer (77-67-80-224) scored for the Kauai boys.

Ryker Amimoto (89-50-84-223), Hikari Oberman (82-59-82-223), and Ryan Valhuerdi (83-60-64-207) were the other Red Raider boys on the line.

Kalani Murakami topped the Kapaa boys with a 224 (85-62-77), the sole Warrior to surpass the 200-point mark.

Following Murakami, Kahia Kahiwalani (82-61-48-191), Justin Hatchell (71-45-61-177), Mason Tabura (64-51-42-157), and Joel Grooms (64-14-46-124) accounted for the Kapaa score.

Other Warriors on the line included De’vonn Manuel (49-35-28-112) and Joven Gouveia (59-41-15-115).

Kauai will travel to the Hanapepe Armory to meet Waimea, starting at 3 p.m., Wednesday.  Kapaa will be at Island School, also starting at 3 p.m.

• Dennis Fujimoto, staff writer and photographer, can be reached at 245-0453 or dfujimoto@ thegardenisland.com.


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