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Kamai’s 11 goals lift Roosevelt


Sophomore utility Rachel Kamai scored 11 goals to power the Roosevelt Rough Riders over the Baldwin Bears 19-5 and into the quarterfinals of the Stanford Carr Development/HHSAA Girls Water Polo State Championships at Kamehameha-Hawaii on the Big Island.

Roosevelt (12-3), the OIA’s No. 3 seed, meets three-time defending champion Punahou (8-0), the No. 1 seed, at 2:15 p.m. today in the quarterfinals at the Hawaii Naeole Aquatics Facility.

Senior driver Alison King had three goals for Baldwin (6-5), which plays Kapolei in a consolation match at 1 p.m. today.

Goals—Roo: Rachel Kamai 11, Nicole Mitsunaga 3, Kauionalani Keola 2, Hannah Yasuda 2, Kekaikuihala McGee. Bal: Alison King 3, Karli Mendes, Cheyene Morrin.

Waiakea 12, Leilehua 5

Senior Leigh Williams scored three of her match-high six goals as the Warriors went on a 6-1 run in the third quarter to pull away from the Mules.

Waiakea (6-5) advances to a quarterfinal match with No. 2-seeded and OIA champion Kahuku (14-0) at 4:45 p.m. today.

Leilehua (11-4) plays Kaiser at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the consolation bracket.

Goals—Wai: Leigh Williams 6, Aurora Caldera 2, Kara Paulachak, Sarah Marie Barros, Katie Torigoe, Lauren Hill.
Lei: Aundrea Vidal 2, Mckenna Shounk 2, Charlene Rivers.

Kamehameha 10, Kaiser 3

Senior utility Kehau Ai scored four goals and junior Brittney Garrigan three goals as the Warriors bolted to a 9-1 first-quarter lead to put away the Cougars.

Kamehameha (6-3), the ILH runner-up, advances to a quarterfinal match with MIL champion Lahainaluna (10-0), the No. 3 seed, at 6 p.m. today.

Kaiser (8-7) plays Leilehua at 1 p.m. tomorrow.

Goals—Kam: Kehau Ai 4, Brittney Garrigan 3, Kiana Yamashiro 2, Kawena Bikle. Kai: Kristi McQuaid 2, Jessie Watkins.

Mililani 7, Kapolei 3

Sophomore driver Kelsi Choquette scored twice within 30 seconds in the third quarter as the Trojans built a 5-1 lead en route to a win over the Hurricanes.

Senior Alexzandrea Daley and junior Cassie Kawamata also scored twice for Mililani.

The Trojans (12-3) advance to a quarterfinal match with No. 4-seeded Kamehameha-Hawaii (10-0) at 3:30 p.m. today. Kapolei (8-7) plays Baldwin at 1 p.m. in a consolation match.

Goals—Mil: Alexzandrea Daley 2, Kelsi Choquette 2, Cassie Kawamata 2, Molly McGuire. Kap: Demiana Gerber, Kayla Lanier, Alysha Hanevold.
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