Maui High athletic awards announced
KAHULUI - Totauhelotu Lotulelei, a Maui Interscholastic League football first-team All-Star and league champion in wrestling and shot put, and Taylor Wakayama, a state qualifier in bowling who also competed in soccer and track and field, were named Maui High School's athletes of the year last month.
The Kraig Michael Kaleolani Vickers Memorial Awards, named for the former Maui High football player who was killed in the crash of a military helicopter in Afghanistan in August, went to Keone Kapisi and Gabrielle Berce. The award recognizes "outstanding commitment to promote a better community through service, honor and integrity."
Keone Kapisi and Gabrielle Berce pose with Nani Vickers after receiving Maui High School’s Kraig Michael Kaleolani Vickers Memorial Awards last month.
MIKE BAN photo
Kapisi and Wakayama received the scholar-athlete awards, Garren Ah Wah and Maricris Palecpec were named most inspirational and Nicola Perez-Garreaud and Ashley Bumatay received sportsmanship awards.
The team MVPs were Lotulelei (football, track and field and wrestling), Wakayama (soccer), Ah Wah (judo), Palecpec (cheerleading), Perez-Garreaud (cross country), Bumatay (wrestling), Ariel Ehara (girls paddling), Chelsea Manlansing-Pader (girls riflery), Jalen Polanco (boys basketball), Jamia Degala (girls basketball), Janine Angala (girls judo), Jessica Garcia (girls cross country), Jessica Saki (girls swimming), Jhun Gumboc (boys tennis), Jonah Baisa (boys paddling), Lihau Fujihara (boys swimming), Lynnze Lynch (girls bowling), Malia Yamashiro (girls track), Nia Bailey (softball), Noah Keolanui-Kolish (baseball), Raymon Ledesma (boys soccer), Ruby Pagdilao (girls volleyball), Ryan Sijalbo (boys riflery), Shekinah Perry (water polo), Siueli Vaha (boys volleyball), Steffi Molina (girls tennis), Taylor Akamine (girls golf), Trent Hori (boys bowling) and Zachary Taylor (boys golf).
Speed clinic for Hana athletes set for June 16
HANA - Hana High School will host a Hawaii Speed, Quickness and Agility Clinic on June 16 at the school's upper field.
The clinic, set for 9 a.m. to noon, will be run by former University of Hawaii assistant Rich Miano and a group of former players including Ashley Lelie, Leonard Peters and Tala Esera. It is open to all Hana High athletes, though the staff will focus with helping football players with their technique and specific positions. Athletes should be on the field with cleats on by 8:40 a.m.
Track and field camp set to start Monday
OLINDA - Seabury Hall coach Bobby Grossman and his staff will be conducting a track and field camp beginning Monday at 8 a.m. on the school's campus.
The following week, there will be a running camp, which also begins at 8 a.m.
Both camps conclude at noon each day, Monday through Friday. The cost for one of the camps is $100. The cost to attend both camps is $175.
For more information, contact Grossman at 573-1235.
3v3 Memorial Soccer Tournament set
OLINDA - The 3v3 Memorial Soccer Tournament will be held June 30 and July 1 at Seabury Hall.
Divisions include middle school (U11-13), high school, adult U36, and adult 36 and over. Teams are limited to six players. The entry fee per player is $20 for youth and $30 for adults. The registration deadline is June 20.
The tournament is being held in the memory of former Spartans boys soccer coach Mike Russell, who died last year in a car accident. All proceeds will be donated to his wife and two daughters.
For more information and registration forms, visit www.3v3memorial.com.
Summer basketball league called off
LAHAINA - The Maui Sports Academy College Summer Men's Basketball League has been canceled.
A tryout scheduled for Saturday at the Lahaina Civic Center has been called off.