comscore St. Francis, HBA, Leilehua, Kalaheo win

St. Francis, HBA, Leilehua, Kalaheo win

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Juniors Harlee Meyers and Kalei Mau had nine kills each as St. Francis advanced to the Division II quarterfinals of the HHSAA girls volleyball state championships with a 25-12, 25-18, 25-13 victory over Ka’u at Kalani High School.

St. Francis (11-8) plays the No. 2-seeded Molokai Farmers (9-0) at 5 p.m. today at Kalani.

St. Francis hit .305 for the match, including .550 in the opening set, while Ka’u (10-8) hit .025 for the match.

The Saints had eight service aces and four blocks, including two solo blocks by senior Ihilani Ching. Trojans libero Kayla Nishimura had a match-high 10 digs.


HBA 3, Honokaa 0

Senior Jami Grumling had nine kills and two blocks while junior Tiffany Thompson had seven kills and three service aces to lead the Eagles over the Dragons 25-17, 25-18, 25-19.

HBA (12-7) plays No. 3-seeded Roosevelt (14-1) at 7 p.m. today at Kalani.

Senior Kayla Kawamura added four service aces for the Eagles, while senior Erika Kaawa-Akiona had 12 kills and two blocks for the Dragons (10-4). For Honokaa, senior Jessica Muskat had six kills and senior Chanice Levita had five kills.


Leilehua 3, Seabury Hall 1

At McKinley High, freshman Ashlee Vaoifi had14 kills and senior Samantha Talaeai eight as the Mules (12-4) beat the Spartans 26-24, 25-13, 21-25, 25-21 to advance to the quarterfinals.

Leilehua plays No. 4-seeded Hawaii Prep (13-0) at 5 p.m. today at McKinley.

Senior Brandi Vierra had eight kills and sophomore Regal Deen-Jackson had six kills and four blocks for the Spartans (7-5).


Kalaheo 3, Waimea 2

Senior Jowell Guerreiro had 22 kills and junior Ashlyn Anduha 20 as the Mustangs (13-3) outlasted the Menehunes, 25-22, 16-25, 23-25, 25-22, 15-13.

Kalaheo plays the top-seeded University Junior Rainbows (14-3) at 7 p.m. today at McKinley.

Senior Jayme Jacinto had 25 kills for Waimea (12-2).





At McKinley and Kalani
Seeds: 1. University; 2. Molokai; 3. Roosevelt; 4. Hawaii Prep.

At McKinley
M1: Leilehua def. Seabury Hall 26-24, 25-13, 21-25, 25-21

2: Kalaheo def. Waimea 25-22, 16-25, 23-25, 25-20, 15-13

At Kalani
3: St. Francis def. Ka’u 25-12, 25-18, 25-13

4: Hawaii Baptist def. Honokaa 25-17, 25-18, 25-19

At McKinley
5: Seabury Hall vs. Waimea,

3:30 p.m.

7: Hawaii Prep vs. Leilehua, 5 p.m.

8: University vs. Kalaheo, 7 p.m.

At Kalani
6: Ka’u vs. Honokaa, 3:30 p.m.

9: Molokai vs. St. Francis, 5 p.m.

10: Roosevelt vs. HBA, 7 p.m.

At McKinley
11: Match 7 loser vs. Match 8 loser, 5 p.m.

12: Match 7 winner vs. Match 8 winner, 7 p.m.

At Kalani
13: Match 9 loser vs. Match 10 loser, 5 p.m.

14: Match 9 winner vs. Match 10 winner, 7 p.m.

At McKinley
15: Consolation championship, 1 p.m.

16: Fifth-place match, 2:30 p.m.

17: Third-place match, 4 p.m.

18: Championship match, 6 p.m.

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