Trojans boys deal Spartans first loss

The St. Anthony High School boys basketball team earned its first Maui Interscholastic League win of the season on Thursday, beating previously undefeated Seabury Hall 71-68 at Erdman Athletic Center in Olinda.

The Trojans (1-5) had four players score in double figures, led by Preston Masanda’s 20 points. Michael Fernandez had 18, Kekaha Souza added 15 and Colby Tam had 11.

The Spartans (5-1) dropped into a tie for first place with Molokai in the MIL Division II standings.

Masanda scored nine points in the third quarter – St. Anthony outscored Seabury 23-11 in the period for a 50-37 lead, then held off a rally in the final eight minutes.

The Trojans took 41 free throws, making 28.

Kaleb Palmer scored 26 points for the Spartans – 21 in the second half, including 12 in the fourth quarter.

* KING KEKAULIKE BOYS 48, KAMEHAMEHA MAUI 27: At Pukalani, Jacob Havron scored 17 points for King Kekaulike (7-0), 12 in the first half.

Kamehameha Maui (2-6) got seven points from Keawe Rindlishbacher.

* KING KEKAULIKE GIRLS 50, KAMEHAMEHA MAUI 20: At Pukalani, Cameron Fernandez scored 16 points as King Kekaulike improved to 6-5.

Ashley Tanoue-Singson scored seven points for Kamehameha Maui (1-11).


St. Anthony (71)

Kekaha Souza 15, Micah Van Alstine 0, Michael Fernandez 18, Christian Altura 5, Sam Wyner 0, Preston Masanda 20, Colby Tam 11, Kailin Pacheco 0, Bryant Sanchez 0, Nicholas Asuncion 2.

Seabury Hall (68)

Jordan Haylor 3, Max DeLyon 11, Nyck Yashiro 2, Cameron King 8, Kai Shibley 5, Fletcher Prouty 0, Rayson Sorayama 7, Kaleb Palmer 26, Daniel Goodfellow 0, Michael Clarion 6.