Youth roundup: Dream Team comes up short

Jasmyne Ballesteros and Bailey Perreira combined for 19 points to lead Team Central to a 24-7 win over the Kauai Ballers. The Ballers got four points from Tory Refamonte and a pair from Kai-Lee Kupihea Tuesday night at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.

The game was one of three played in the county’s Division II girls youth basketball league for players in the fourth through sixth grades.

During the second and third games, the Dream Team, coached by Luther Yam, dropped both of its matches. The B team lost, 38-10, against Kaulupono and Westside beat the A team, 25-19.

Alysha Palacio blossomed for 12 points and Kaye Serapio bucketed 11 points to lead Kaulupono to a 38-10 win over the Dream Team B, who got six points from Kekaimalie Hunt and four points from Ka Leonahe Hunt.

Momi Martins topped out at eight points, Trisha Burton came up with seven, and Ashlyn Agena had six points to lead the Westside to a 25-19 win over the Dream Team A in the nightcap.

Jada Ines finished with a game-high nine points for Dream Team A. Alexie Ann Yam finished with six points.

Players take the floor Saturday with five games on tap at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center starting at 9 a.m.

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