Junior Lifeguards finish strong

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Malia Splittstosser holds on to her lead under the strong challenge of Maddie Hoesel in the final few feet of the girls 15-17 iron guard race Saturday during the Kauai Junior Lifeguard island finals at Kalapaki Beach.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Keanu Brown is first out of the water, ahead of Henry Sherer and Dutch Fairbanks, in the boys 15-17 run-swim-run event Saturday during the Kauai Junior Lifeguards island finals at Kalapaki Beach.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Lani Alo and Juliana Tampus go for the remaining flag during an elimination round of the girls 15-17 beach flags race Saturday as Waileia Edwards and Alana Cayabyab control their flags at the Kauai Junior Lifeguard island finals at Kalapaki Beach.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Juliana Tampus sets the pace in the girls 15-17 division in the 1.2-mile run Saturday as the pack runs past the water safety bureau jet ski during the Kauai Junior Lifeguard island finals at Kalapaki Beach.

NAWILIWILI — Keanu Brown, Henry Sherer and Dutch Fairbanks led the competition on the “big boys” side, or the boys 15-17 age group, and Juliana Tampus shared the arena with Malia Splittstosser, Alana Cayabyab and Waileia Edwards on the “big girls, the queens of Kalapaki,” or the girls 15-17 age group, on Saturday.

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