Na Alii deal Spartans first loss

The King Kekaulike High School boys volleyball team sent Seabury Hall to its first loss of the Maui Interscholastic League season on Thursday, defeating the Spartans 25-14, 27-25, 23-25, 15-25, 15-13 at Na Alii’s gym in Pukalani.

Colton Cowell had 28 kills for King Kekaulike (2-1), and Lionel Mills added 14. Izaiah Manrique had 45 assists, and Don Thompson contributed five blocks.

The Spartans (2-1) got 18 kills and six blocks from Cameron King. Makena Jost had 16 kills and three blocks, Blake Rizzo had 11 kills and Nyck Yashiro had 46 assists.

Both teams played their second straight five-set match.