comscore Prep vb: No. 1 Punahou sweeps No. 2 Kamehameha | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Sports | Top News

Prep vb: No. 1 Punahou sweeps No. 2 Kamehameha


Punahou’s offense was late to the party at Kapalama Heights. Not a recommended ingredient in brewing in a recipe of success against seven-time defending state champion Kamehameha.

But the patient Buffanblu served up their own winning formula and the state’s top-ranked team triumphed 25-19, 25-23 on Friday afternoon at Kekuhaupio Gym, clinching the Interscholastic League of Honolulu’s first of two state berths.

No one player had more than six kills for Punahou (7-0), which wore down mistake-prone Kamehameha (4-2) through attrition. Long rallies usually fell the way of the Buffanblu.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature
Comments have been disabled for this story...

Scroll Up