The undefeated Seabury Hall boys basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Hawaiian Airlines Division II State Championship by rallying for a 58-55 victory over Damien on Thursday at the Kaimuki gym on Oahu.
In the Division I tournament, both Maui Interscholastic League teams were sent to the consolation bracket - third-seeded Baldwin lost 66-61 to Maryknoll at Radford, and Lahainaluna lost 54-32 to Iolani, the No. 1 seed, at McKinley.
Seabury Hall's Cameron King made three 3-pointers and finished with 26 points. Jaxson Stinger had 13 points for the Spartans (15-0), the No. 3 seed in D-II.
Seabury, which placed fourth in the state last year, will play Hawaii Prep today with a berth in the title game at stake. Ka Makani advanced with a 44-41 victory over second-seeded Kaiser.
Kobe Ikari was the top scorer for the Monarchs (14-7), with 23 points. Jaylen Layco added 14.
Kalani and fourth-seeded Kohala are in the other semifinal.
Hawaiian Airlines Boys Basketball
Seventh-place semifinal: Kalaheo 41, Leilehua 38
Seventh-place semifinal: Waiakea 52, Mo-analua 49
Campbell 58, Konawaena 53
Iolani 54, Lahainaluna 32
Farrington 46, Mililani 44
Maryknoll 66, Baldwin 61
At Neal Blaisdell Center
Seventh-place game: Kalaheo vs. Waiakea, 11 a.m.
Fifth-place semifinal: Lahainaluna vs. Konawaena, 1 p.m.
Fifth-place semifinal: Mililani vs. Baldwin, 3 p.m.
Iolani vs. Campbell, 5 p.m.
Farrington vs. Maryknoll, 7 p.m.
Seabury Hall 58, Damien 55
Hawaii Prep 44, Kaiser 41
Kohala 71, Kauai 56
Kalani 54, St. Francis 41
Fifth-place semifinal: Damien vs. Kaiser, 5 p.m.
Fifth-place semifinal: St. Francis vs. Kauai, 7 p.m.
Kalani vs. Kohala, 5 p.m.
Seabury Hall vs. Hawaii Prep, 7 p.m.
Seabury was held to nine points in the second quarter and trailed 39-33 at halftime. The Spartans were down 46-43 entering the final period.
Lahainaluna's Ryan Madera scored nine points, and Peni Taufa had eight points and nine rebounds. The Lunas (9-7) will play fourth-seeded Konawaena in a fifth-place semifinal.
Iolani (11-3) got 15 points from Zach Buscher.
Baldwin (13-2), which will play Mililani today had three players score in double figures - Ryan Garces went 4-for-5 on 3-pointers en route to a game-high 22 points, Philip Thomas had 17 and Teva Eldridge added 13.
Joshua Burnett scored 20 points for Maryknoll (12-3).
|SEABURY HALL 58, DAMIEN 55|
|Kobe Ikari 23, James Roy 13, Jaylen Layco 14, Ernie Kornya IV 0, Aaron Miyahira 0, Linden Quintal 0, Bransen Apao 0, Ezekiel Naum 0, Rocklen Mori 5.|
|SEABURY HALL (58)|
|Cameron King 26, Paxton Malek 0, Duncan Harrisson 0, Nyck Yashiro 4, Jordan Hay-lor 3, Rip Pahukoa 6, Bryce Barbier 6, Jaxson Stinger 13.|
|IOLANI 54, LAHAINALUNA 32|
|Ryan Madera 9, Peni Taufa 8, Cyrus Kama 6, Calvin Chapital 4, Brandon Agapay 3, Marvin Sidon 2, Willem Thorbecke 0, Lauren Corpuz 0, Kalalani Kaaikala 0, Joshua Corpuz 0, Nicolas Vierra 0.|
|Zach Buscher 15, Robbie Mann 12, Ikaika Phillip 9, Chris Gallacher 6, Zach Gelacio 5, Hugh Hogland 4, Erik Yamada 3, Kamu Borden 0, Bryson Hamada 0, John Lee 0.|
|MARYKNOLL 66, BALDWIN 61|
|Kaleb Gilmore 6, Joshua Burnett 20, Brandon Floyd 8, James Winquist 6, Sean Ogata 4, Tyson Kaloa 2, Micah McGivern 0, Samuel Ahn 0.|
|Ryan Garces 22, Philip Thomas 17, Teva Eldridge 13, Kody Takushi 7, Josiah Maglente 2, Sam Balantac 0, Niko Corpin 0, Jeremiah Badillo 0, Taje Akaka-Foster 0.|