Kaulupono splits; Team Lihue wins

KALAHEO — The crowd on both sides of the ball roared Tuesday night during the final minute of the matchup against Kaulupono and the Dream Team, division 4, at the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center.

The Dream Team held on to a 17-14 win.

Kaulupono, division 3, took the floor and redeemed its young division loss with a 32-12 showing over the Westside girls, led by T.J. Ramos pouring in nine points, Kaye Serapio adding eight points and Braelyn Cayaban finished with six points.

Ashlyn Agena topped the Westside scoring on four points.

In the earlier matchup, Kaulupono roared back from a 10-2 halftime deficit to finish within three points of victory. Hazel Serapio, after scoring Kaulupono’s sole first-half bucket, led the second-half 12-7 charge with six of her game-total eight points. Tasia Kamoku added three points and a digit by Isley Ulanday rounded out the effort.

Jade Ines topped the Dream Team win on seven points and Alexie Ann Yam added six points and valuable height inside, where she snagged a number of rebounds for the Dream Team. Pairs from Tracelle Iwamoto and Tatum Luczon rounded out the victory.

Syrus Delos Reyes netted nine points, and Mikey Manera added six points to lead Team Lihue, division 4, to a 31-19 win over the Lakers, who were playing its second game in as many nights.

Ernesto Alcones, Kellen Coloma, and Elijah Lautej posted four points each, and a pair from Justin Gummerus rounded out the win.

Ian Rapozo topped the Lakers’ effort on seven points with Kelson Rapozo, Austin Renaud and Sage Cua each bucketed four points in the effort.

Games continue Saturday with seven games on tap starting at 8 a.m. when the Westside Girls, division 3, tip off against Kaulupono.


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