Kauai Soccer Association titles on the line Sunday

LIHUE — Michael DeWitt, Gabriel Franklin and Tiernan Kehoe each scored goals to lead the top-seeded Rush North BU16 to its 3-0 win over Keahi BU16 Sunday at the North Vidinha fields.

The Kauai Soccer Association is closing is fall season with the playoff games which started Sunday. The exception was the Boys Under 16 match which saw the Rush North claim the division title with its victory.

“The Under 16 had its title game Sunday,” said Kevin Devitt, the KSA commissioner. “The remainder of the divisions will have their championship games Sunday.”

Under 8

Jai Dabin-Duterte and Tristan McDaniel each scored to lead the top-seeded Lihue Arsenal to its 2-0 shutout over the No. 4 seed Futsal Kauai.

The victory set the stage for the title showdown against No. 3 seed Futsal Kauai who upset No. 2 seed Kapaa FC, 2-1, behind goals from Nash Burkart and Nainoa Melchor. Camille Dasalia-Mundon had the sole Kapaa goal.

Under 10

No. 4 Keahi upset the top-seeded Lihue Arsenal 4-2 behind two goals from Jacob Grossman and scores from Shayne Shibuya and Kainoa Sila to meet up second-seeded Northshore Nation, who shut down No. 3 seed Kapaa FC when Javin Hennessy found the net twice.

The Lihue Arsenal got its goals from Jordan Andres and Bron Apao.

In the girls games, Ceanne Baliaris and Logan Kashima set the stage for No. 3 Lihue Arsenal who upset No. 2 Kalaheo Fire who got its goal from Adriana Hernandez.

The Lihue Arsenal will face off against the top-seeded Futsal Kauai who got scores from Mia Kaneakua-Inoshita and Tea Rosa in its 2-0 win over Makani.

Under 12

The top-seeded Futsal Kauai, a 1-0 winner over Makani on a goal from Duke Bush, will square off against the second-seeded Northshore Nation FC BU12 who took a 1-0 edge over Team Onipaa ‘03 Boys in a shootout.

On the girls arena, No. 4 seed Northshore Nation upset the top-seeded Lihue Cougars White 1-0 in a shootout to face No. 2 seed Lihue Cougars Red who took a 1-0 win over Futsal Kauai behind a score from Jessica Hreljac.

Under 14

Sage Ioanna scored two goals and Kiran Costa added a net to lead No. 3 Rush North to a 3-1 upset over No. 2 Keahi, who got its goal from Shayden Duldulao.

The win set the stage for a meeting of Rush North against the top-seeded Team Onipaa ‘02B in the boys division, who was a 5-4 winner over Team Onipaa ‘01B. Conor Hunt led the Onipaa win on a pair of goals and got help from Kane Casillas, Ben Griep and Ka Alae Ula Miike.

Andrew King had a hat trick, or three goals scored, and Galen Agtunon led the Onipaa effort.

In girls action, Roycie Faye walked off with a hat trick and Kaya Ramirez added a goal to lead Team Onipaa to its 4-0 win over the Rush, whichs sets the stage for a showdown against the top-seeded Futsal Kauai, who enjoyed a bye during the playoffs.

The championship games start at 10:30 a.m. at the North Vidinha fields with no admission charged.


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