Warriors advance to state final

Kapaa High School’s boys volleyball team reached the championship game of the New City Nissan Boys Volleyball State Championships — Division II state tournament.

The No. 2 seeded Kapaa (14-0) defeated Saint Francis of the Interscholastic League of Honolulu in straight sets in the semifinals Friday at Hawaii Baptist Academy in Honolulu — 25-17, 25-18 and 25-14.

Kapaa will face the winner of the semifinals match between No. 1 Hawaii Baptist and of the ILH and No. 4 Molokai of the Maui Interscholastic League in the finals.

The D2 championship match is scheduled for 5 p.m. today at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The result of the HBA/Molokai match was not available by press time.

Statistics not available by press time.

Kapaa High School boys volleyball head coach Kapule Kaona could not be reached for comment Friday.

Division II results from Friday are:

– Semifinal: No. 1 Hawai Baptist (ILH) vs. No. 4 Molokai (MIL), result not available by press time.

– Semifinal: No. 2 Kapaa (KIF) 3, Saint Francis (ILH) 0

– Consolation: Konawaena (BIIF) 2, Farrington (OIA) 0

– Consolation: Hawaii Prep (BIIF) 2, Castle (OIA) 0.

Information from Hawaii High School Athletic Association and ScoringLive contributed to this story.


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