KAPAA — High scoring offense continues to make the weekend Kauai Senior Softball games. The East Kauai Legends had their home field at the Bryan Baptiste Sports Complex ready for four games while the all natural carpet of Puhi Park was put in order by the Ohana Motors Rebels for a trio of ballgames.
Kauai High School senior Akira Williams just missed on placing in the top three of two events on the final day of the 2019 K. Mark Takai Swimming & Diving Championships over the weekend.
In last year’s Division II boys soccer championship match, the Warrior boys lost on a late penalty kick. This year, they won the state championship on a penalty kick. Poetic justice? Perhaps.
KAPAA — A boys 195-pound match determined which school would claim this year’s Kauai Interscholastic Federation boys wrestling title. Between Waimea High School freshman Kawila Kaneapua and Kauai High School senior Jesse Cardenas, it was the underclassman who got the win via pin.
There’s a growing criticism that the NBA has become focused mostly on player movement and that actual basketball is now a mere afterthought. That has a modicum of truth to it, since current players are moving around with more planning and in consultation with one another more than ever before. Analysis during last week’s trade deadline wasn’t just focused on how the deals being made would impact the rest of this season, but how they would ultimately set up the free agent market for this summer and trying to read the tea leaves on who will end up where.