Warriors sweep Menehune in air riflery match

KAPAA — The Kapaa Warrior air riflery teams swept Waimea on Wednesday afternoon at their home range.

The Warrior wahine, after taking high-point honors last week, continued to sizzle with 1,276 points over Waimea’s 1,111 points. Kapaa boys finished with 1,218 points to take Waimea on 1,188 points.

“Both teams shot over 1,200 points,” said Major Victor Aguilar, the Waimea coach. “We fired enough to win, but that wasn’t good enough. Kapaa is shooting at where we would be at the end of the season.”

Alicia Hayakawa led the Kapaa girls at 267 (94 prone, 86 standing, 87 kneeling) points followed by Janice Manique (92-79-92-263), Analani Bacon (93-78-83-254), Loren Weiner (95-73-78-246) and Haley Gokan (87-73-86-246).

Larissa Tsai, last week’s high pointer for Kapaa, topped the individualsts at 243 (96-66-81), finishing the prone position just four points shy of being perfect. Other Kapaa girl individualists included Kira Dolino (90-80-73-243).

Kristine Ruiz led the Waimea girls at 246 (91-71-84) followed by D’Annalyn Helgen (83-71-79-233), Tatiana Acain (85-58-84-227), Dawn Serapio (84-54-74-212) and Leslle Uri (66-57-68-193). Other Menehune on the range included Larissa Kobayashi (77-14-45-136), Monique Lorenzo (49-62-71-182), and Norie Mae Ramirez (71-54-66-191).

Larissa’s brother, Braden, topped the Menehune men at 266 (93-87-86) points followed by Keinan Kamakele (86-86-70-242), Kaya Labanon (80-83-73-236), Bryan Ingeniero (84-63-79-226) and Dawson Franco (82-60-76-218). Other Menehune on the line included Bergen Ceballos (81-40-63-184), Dennison Mopas (81-65-72-218) and Kallen Wachi (72-39-67-178).

Ian Kimura topped the Kapaa boys on 261 (95-74-92) points followed by Maverick Yadao (96-73-77-246), Michael Anderson (90-72-83-245), Michael Rosa (93-61-83-237) and Mark Corpuz (90-65-74-229). Other Warriors on the firing line included Kainalu Gorospe (74-40-35-149) and Carter Warganichi (43-14-28-85).

Kapaa next travels to the Kauai High School range Wednesday with the first relay starting at 3 p.m.


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