Three Maui youth rugby teams win
Three Maui teams won titles in the Aloha Youth Rugby 7s Tournament that took place Tuesday and Wednesday at Kapiolani Park on Oahu.
The Wahine Warriors of Maui won the under-19 girls bowl title, defeating Wager High School of Edmonton Alberta 4-2 in the final. The Warriors comprised Elenoa Filikitonga, Olivia Filikitonga, Siliika Filikitonga, Latasha Kalaluhi-Mose, Sariah Kamalani, Caroline Mahoni, Malina Motulalo, Kilisitina Otukolo, Fumie Reyes and Linda Tatofi.
The Mana O Maui under-14 boys claimed their division’s cup for a second straight year with a 19-14 win over Kahuku Parkside. Mana O Maui’s roster comprised Lousa Alpis-Koka, Mosese Aholelei, Ezekiel Ahonima-Sombelon, Kinohi C-Galdeira, Atu Falekaono, Isaiah Grijalva, Pouono Hafoka Jr., Latasha Kalaluhi-Mose, Sione Lolohea, Aizeah Lakalaka, Malina Motulalo, Penisoni Panuve, Isaiah Patlan, Gerardo Plascencia and Elijah Pulotu.
The Maui Rugby under-8 team won its unscored tournament, with Buster Ahia, Kamaha’o Au, Kayden Cruz, Ofahelotu Falekaono, Siosiua Filikitonga II, Aizley Lakalaka, Loko Lakalaka, Jirah Lavea, Marley Lavea, Ma’ake Lolohea, Isaiah Matsui-Modrow, Mose Mose, Chris Mose, Kalepo Mose-Laupola, Ano Motulalo, Dawson Nuese, Landen Rabanes-Hashimoto and Filipe Totau.