Menehune volleyball places second

The Waimea High School volleyball team finished second falling to Damien 25-19,25-11,25-14 in three games the 2019 New City girls High School volleyball championships.

The Menehune, who finished 11-0 in the round one, and two of the Kauai High School’s Volleyball, to capture the second seed, fell to the No. 1 seeded Damien.

According to Brandi Hori-Moises, this is the best finish in school history for the Waimea volleyball team.

Game stats

Waimea Menehunes: (13-1, 2-1 HHSAA) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Samio, Raelee 8-0-2; Alquiza, Titi 4-0-0; Bateman, Isabella 3-0-3; Niccore, Kepler 3-0-0; Togioka, Tehani 1-1-0; Moises, Braeanna 1-0-0; Wisneski, Makeyah 1-0-1; Nakaahiki, Maya 0-1-0; Totals 21-2-3.0. (Assists) – Moises, Braeanna 15. (Dig leaders) – Nakaahiki, Maya 11; Moises, Braeanna 10; Togioka, Tehani 8

Damien Monarchs: (16-1, 3-0 HHSAA) (Kills-aces-blocks) – Pactol, Rayne 10-0-0; Wengler, Kaira 8-1-1; Campbell, Heavenly 6-0-4; Kekipi-Nuuanu, Tia-M 6-0-2; Kalulu-Sugai, Del 3-2-0; Tilton, Julia 3-0-3; Park, Aiyani 0-3-0; Totals 36-6-5.0. (Assists) – Kalulu-Sugai, Del 22. (Dig leaders) – Park, Aiyani 22; Kalulu-Sugai, Del 16; Pactol, Rayne 11


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