Reformina takes 39th at state bowling

Brianne Reformina of Kameha­meha School Maui was the top Maui Interscholastic League finisher in the Billy Tees State Bowling Championships on Friday at Kauai Lanes in Lihue, taking 39th place in the girls competition.

Reformina had games of 174, 190 and 125 to finish the two-day, nine game event with a 1,377 total.

Leilehua senior Gwen Maeha won for the third year in a row with a 1,799 total.

Kiley Kochi (1,326) of King Kekaulike was 50th. The other MIL competitors to bowl nine games were Maui High’s Erikah Dowells (1,224) Kamehameha Maui’s Ashley Taylor Peralta (1,147), Baldwin’s Alyssa Riglos (1,141) and Victoria Leong (1,108), King Ke­kau­like’s Jennea Nagura (1,036) and Maui High’s Camryn Ban (872).

Kamehameha Maui’s Hea­lani Tolentino had a 1,092 in eight games, Nadia Apo Taka­yama had a 1,041 in eight games and Moani-Keala Shimada had a 730 in six games.

In the boys event, Li Furukawa of Kamehameha Maui had a 1,406 to place 67th. Campbell’s Josiah Benner-Eslit won with an 1,841.

Gavin Brittain of King Ke­kaulike had a 1,364, and teammate Trevor Onaga finished at 1,326, as did Kamehameha Maui’s Kayce Mercado — one pin better than the Warriors’ Aisaka Fakava. King Kekaulike’s Dillon Ikeda (1,313) and Baldwin’s Kainalu Torres-Estores (1,254) and Kyle Fuchikami (1,124) were the other MIL entrants to finish nine games.

Josiah Kaluau-Shimada of Kamehameha Maui had a score of 1,136 in eight games, and Brendan Urayanza had a 403 in three games.

Kamehameha Maui was eighth out of nine schools in the girls team standings with a score of 5,971. Pearl City won for the fifth time in six years with a 7,272.

Kamehameha Maui finished behind all seven other boys teams with a 6,478. Mililani won with an 8,020. Pearl City, which had won the previous seven titles, did not qualify as a team this year.