Kauai girls, Kapaa boys win Rotary meet

LIHUE — Waimea’s Henry Delos Reyes was the big winner coming out of the 70th annual Rotary track meet Thursday night under cold, windy conditions at the Vidinha Stadium.

Delos Reyes picked up a state qualifying standard in the boys 300-meter hurdles event (41.51), and two consideration standards in both the boys long jump (2nd, 19 feet, .06 inches) and in the boys triple jump (42-01).

Kauai High School girls, led by Natalie Nishioka who got state consideration standards in the girls 100-meter hurdles (17.02) and the girls 300-meter hurdles (51.46), finished with 157 points followed by the Warrior wahine at 110 points. Waimea High School collected 106 points and Island School ended with 84 points.

The Kapaa High School boys, led by its relay teams and Junard Mata getting a consideration standard in the boys high jump at 5-08, finished with 222 points followed by the Kauai Boys at 88 points, just four points ahead of Waimea at 84 points. Island School rounded out the field at 48 points.

In addition to the team honors, Nishioka was named Most Outstanding Female Athlete while Delos Reyes secured the Most Outstanding Male Athlete honors.

Trophies were presented to the top boys and girls and medals were also presented to the top three finishers of each event.

The KIF qualifying meet No. 5 takes place 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Vidinha Stadium.


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