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Waipuilani Estrella-Beauchamp and Nanea Estrella are state wrestling champion cousins who make each other better

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Lahainaluna’s Nanea Estrella got her arm raised after defeating Baldwin’s Waipuilani Estrella-Beauchamp at the Pa‘ani Challenge on Saturday. In their previous meeting, Estrella-Beauchamp got the upper hand.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Lahainaluna’s Nanea Estrella got her arm raised after defeating Baldwin’s Waipuilani Estrella-Beauchamp at the Pa‘ani Challenge on Saturday. In their previous meeting, Estrella-Beauchamp got the upper hand.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Baldwin’s Waipuilani Estrella-Beauchamp, left, and Lahainaluna’s Nanea Estrella are cousins, offseason training partners, opponents and among the best wrestlers in the state. Estrella-Beauchamp is a two-time state champion, while Estrella is a three-time state champion.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Baldwin’s Waipuilani Estrella-Beauchamp, left, and Lahainaluna’s Nanea Estrella are cousins, offseason training partners, opponents and among the best wrestlers in the state. Estrella-Beauchamp is a two-time state champion, while Estrella is a three-time state champion.

It wasn’t easy to tell that the two senior wrestlers scrapping on the mat Saturday were cousins. Yet, there they were, mixing it up for the 138-pound championship at Punahou’s 10th annual Pa‘ani Challenge. Read more

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