The Maui Interscholastic League championships in all three divisions of canoe paddling were sewn up on Saturday at Ka Lae Pohaku in Kihei, with Seabury Hall claiming the girls and mixed titles, and Kamehameha Maui clinching first place in the boys competition.
The Seabury girls crew of Kamaile Lee, Bela Hamilton, Alexis Smith, Mikaela McDaniel, Kaile Aina Sutherland and Kaulu Luuwai won MIL regatta No. 3 in 4 minutes, 12.31 seconds - Kamehameha was second in 4:23.56.
Luuwai, Lee and Hamilton teamed with Adam Ferrier, Mogul Luuwai and Alden Simmer to keep the Spartans unbeaten in mixed competition. Their time of 3:57.02 was 1.63 seconds better than the Warriors.
Competitors in the girls race take off from the starting line during Maui Interscholastic League regatta No. 3 on Saturday at Ka Lae Pohaku.
The Maui News / CHRIS SUGIDONO photo
Bryce Takabayashi, Maleko Lorenzo, Kauanoe Vanderpoel, Elijah Won, Dustin Tacdol and Kupaa Luat-Hueu gave Kamehameha the top spot in the boys race, in 3.43.34. Seabury (3:46.55) was the runner-up.
The fourth regatta of the season is scheduled for next Saturday at Hanaka'o'o (Canoe) Beach Park in Lahaina.
MIL REGATTA NO. 3
At Ka Lae Pohaku, Kihei
Girls-1. Seabury Hall (Kamaile Lee, Bela Hamilton, Alexis Smith, Mikaela McDaniel, Kaile Aina Sutherland, Kaulu Luuwai) 4:12.31, 2. Kamehameha Maui 4:23.56, 3. Molokai 4:28.24, 4. King Kekaulike 4:39.09, 5. Lanai 4:48.92.
Boys-1. Kamehameha Maui (Bryce Takabayashi, Maleko Lorenzo, Kauanoe Vanderpoel, Elijah Won, Dustin Tacdol, Kupaa Luat-Hueu) 3.43.34, 2. Seabury Hall 3:46.55, 3. Maui High 3:50.73, 4. Baldwin 3:57.94, 5. Maui Prep 4:00.84, 6. King Kekaulike 4:35.15.
Mixed-1. Seabury Hall (Adam Ferrier, Mogul Luuwai, Bela Hamilton, Alden Simmer, Kamaile Lee, Kaulu Luuwai) 3:57.02, 2. Kamehameha Maui 3:58.65, 3. Baldwin 4:17.58, 4. Lanai 4:37.23, 5. King Kekaulike 4:51.07.
Junior varsity winners
Girls-King Kekaulike (Brenna Hoonan-Amby, Taylor Lihau Collier, Lorraine Holokai, Angel Vallejo, Kaimilani Corpuz) 1:58.51. Boys-Maui High (Aaron Ehlis, Grayson Biga, Ernest Knight, Arvenjae Jaeden, Lucas Ibanez, R.J. Wheler) 1:43.25. Mixed-Maui High (Bond Anderson, Ernest Knight, Keana Ball, Arvenjae Jaeden, Lucas Ibanez, Briana Hollingsworth) 1:51.60.