LIHUE — The Kapaa High School girls air rifle team finished just four points shy of 1,300 points Thursday during their match against Island School at their home range during the Kauai Interscholastic Federation air riflery series.
Led by Haley Gokan plinking off 268 (94 points, prone; 84 points standing; and 90 points kneeling) points, the Kapaa girls took its match against the Voyagers by posting 1,296 points to Island School girls’ 996 points.
Over on the boys’ range, Kapaa boys, led by Michael Rosa (94-78-82-254) and Michael Anderson (95-78-81-254), posted a team 1,242 points to Island School’s 1,167 for the win.
Kauai High School’s Kierstyn Bukoski (87-76-81-244) finished with 244 points to lead the Red Raider wahine to 1,184 points over Waimea’s 1,125 points, the Menehune getting its lead from Larissa Kobayashi who finished with a 238 (95-56-80).
The Menehune boys flip-flopped the winners’ circle, taking an 11-point margin after being led by Eilon Jamorabon who finished with 256 (94-71-91) points and Braden Kobayashi who added 248 (93-72-83) points at the Kauai High School range.
Kapaa’s point total marks the third straight week its wahine team has posted high points — each week surpassing the 1,200-point mark. For the Warrior boys, this marks the second straight week of 1,200-point plus scores. Both teams are undefeated in the standings with two more meets scheduled, and lead the KIF standings.
Kapaa next travels to the Kalaheo Neighborhood Center Wednesday to take on the Menehune while Kauai travels to the Island School facility for a match against the Voyagers. The Kalaheo NC match is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. while the Island School range will see its first shots fired from 3 p.m.
Kapaa girls: Larissa Tsai (93-75-88-256), Loren Weiner (91-76-82-249), Janice Manique (97-83-86-266), Haley Gokan (94-84-90-268), Alicia Hayakawa (92-80-85-257), Analani Bacon (91-69-82-242), Kiara Dolino (91-69-81-241).
Island girls: Quinn Catlin (79-65-66-210), Anuhea Schweitzer (60-65-68-193), Janey Valente (88-60-63-211), Hannah Whelan (86-69-74-229), Bonnie Lee (48-40-65-153).
Kapaa boys: Ian Kimura (89-69-87-245), Maverick Yadao (94-63-83-240), Michael Rosa (94-78-82-254), Michael Anderson (95-78-81-254), Mark Corpuz (90-76-83-249), Levi Eulalio (94-65-66-225), Kainalu Gorospe (79-41-46-166), Jonathan Workman (82-56-69-207).
Island boys: Reece Valencia (91-47-62-200), Bryant Wu (93-64-88-245), Christian Ranis (66-74-67-207), Kaikea Kaui (88-48-79-215), Blaze Takayama (90-68-62-220), Max Rovinsky (89-62-74-225), Ezra Washburn (80-69-74-223), Bryce Yoshida (91-75-88-254).
Kauai girls: Kierstyn Bukoski (87-76-81-244), Kimberly Matutina (90-67-76-233), Kelli Okayama (92-65-79-236), Noelle Oyama (76-61-65-202), Jenna Takata (90-76-76-242), Kaeley Yamamotoya (85-74-70-229), Keiley Albarado-Planas (79-64-72-215), Kylee Viernes-Toyama (77-61-72-210).
Waimea girls: Tatiana Acain (83-54-79-216), D’Annalyn Helgen (95-56-80-231), Larissa Kobayashi (87-75-76-238), Norie Mae Ramirez (84-49-65-198), Kristine Ruiz (79-68-80-227), Dawn Serapio (83-67-63-213), Kaela Tsuchiya (67-30-61-158), Leslie Uri (75-44-69-188).
Waimea boys: Bergen Ceballos (80-67-68-215), Dawson Franco (77-51-75-203), Bryan Ingeniero (81-64-73-218), Eilon Jamorabon (94-71-91-256), Keinan Kamakele (86-62-73-221), Braden Kobayashi (93-72-83-248), Kaya Labanon (73-34-59-166), Dennison Mopas (74-60-72-206).
Kauai boys: Jacob Alvarez (93-51-88-232), William Andres (95-64-81-240), Bryce Fernandez (68-59-68-195), Keenan Iwai (79-66-70-215), Brandon Marcos (88-66-71-225), Michael Patricio (78-57-79-214), Jaeden Victor-Basuel (90-71-74-235), Kalen Konishi (83-60-68-211).