Kapaa High girls clinch KIF bowling title

LIHUE — Angelika Questin rolled a day’s high 197 to lead the Kapaa High School girls to its title Thursday at Kauai Bowl.

Currently, the Kauai Interscholastic Federation leading girls individualist, Questin holds a 162 average over nine games.

Questin topped the Kapaa girls with games of 197, 144 and 155 to lead the Warrior girls to a 1,960 pinfall, getting top honors in all three games for the KIF championship.

Jaffia Ballesteros, currently No. 4 in the girls individualists with a 137 average over nine games, helped Kauai girls take second place with rolls of 133-112-102 toward the Red Raiders’ 1,809 pinfall total.

Waimea girls ended in third with a 1,570 pinfalls, led by the KIF No. 2 girls individualist, Selena Perez-Suniga, who holds a 148 average over nine games — a four-pin lead over Hazel Jarquio (144 average) of Kapaa.

Waimea’s Gilson Guillermo had rolls of 180-159 and 120 to lead the Menehune boys to first place Thursday with a 2,213 pinfall total.

According to Kauai High School coordinator Lysande Sagawa-Pananganan, the Kauai High School boys clinched the KIF title during Week 4.

This week, Kauai boys finished play in third place with a 2,042 pinfall.

Kapaa settled in second place with a 2,090 score behind the high games of George Ho at 194 and Caleb Keohohou’ at 192.

Kauai got high games from D.J. Alao (174-147-164), Kelii Alcos (167-156-145) and Rendie Mones (127-124-145).

Waimea’s top rollers included Kalei Nakaya (155-132-157), Guillermo (180-159-120) and Chase Ueno (174-147-155).

Ian Luis, of Kauai, holds the top spot in the KIF boys individualist with a 207 average over nine games, followed by Waimea’s Ueno (182 average), Alao (168), Ho (165) and Nakaya (163).

On the girls’ lanes, Kapaa’s leading bowlers included Questin (197-144-155), Jarquio (134-144-158) and Keisha Aki (118-141-114).

Kauai’s top girl bowlers included Janice Pursima (96-123-128), Geneva DelaCruz (109-139-115), Frances Morden (126-101-128), Jaden DeCosta Caalim (153-109-135) and Ballesteros (133-112-102).

Waimea’s leading girls include Maisie Sagucio (139-84-137), Lixie Villanueva (104-120-84), Diane Gawaran (88-101-99) and Perez-Suniga (151-116-122).

KIF bowlers get time off this week due to the fall break, returning to the Kauai Bowl for the final week on Oct. 17 starting at 5:30 p.m.


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