Na Alii close in on state tourney berth

King Kekaulike High School’s Lyti Akinaka lofts a scoring shot over Seabury Hall goalie Megan Malcolm during the first half of Na Alii’s 4-0 victory over Seabury Hall on Wednesday afternoon at the Spartans’ field in Olinda. • The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

The Maui News – Lyti Akinaka and Erynn Duquette each scored two goals, and the King Kekaulike High School girls soccer team inched closer to a return to the state tournament with a 4-0 victory over Seabury Hall on Wednesday in Olinda.

Akinaka scored in the 11th and 41st minutes, and Duquette added goals in the 24th and 65th minutes against the Spartans (1-5-1).

King Kekaulike, which hasn’t been to the state tournament since 2013, leads the Maui Interscholastic League Division I standings at 6-1-0. Na Alii can clinch one of the MIL’s two spots in next month’s state tournament as early as Saturday — King Kekaulike takes on three-time defending MIL champion Baldwin (3-1-2) while Kamehameha Maui (4-1-1) faces Maui High (4-3-0).

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MIL STANDINGS

Na Alii’s Erynn Duquette kicks a first-half goal as the Spartans’ (from right) Maile Dougherty, Evan Elsasser and Kalai Fong defend. • The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photo

GIRLS

DIVISION I

…………… W ….. L ….. T ….. Pts

King Kekaulike 6 ….. 1 ….. 0 ….. 18

Kamehameha Maui 4 ….. 1 ….. 1 ….. 13

Maui High ….. 4 ….. 3 ….. 0 ….. 12

Baldwin ……. 3 ….. 1 ….. 2 ….. 11

Lahainaluna … 0 ….. 7 ….. 0 ….. 0

DIVISION II

…………… W ….. L ….. T ….. Pts

Seabury Hall .. 1 ….. 5 ….. 1 ….. 4

Wednesday’s Result

King Kekaulike 4, Seabury Hall 0

Today’s Matches

Baldwin at Lahainaluna, 7 p.m.

Seabury Hall at Kamehameha Maui, 7 p.m.

Saturday’s Matches

Kamehameha Maui at Maui High, 4 p.m.

King Kekaulike vs. Baldwin at War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m.

BOYS

DIVISION I

…………….W ….. L ….. T ….. Pts

King Kekaulike 4 ….. 0 ….. 2 ….. 14

Baldwin ……. 4 ….. 0 ….. 1 ….. 13

Lahainaluna … 3 ….. 2 ….. 1 ….. 10

Kamehameha Maui 3 ….. 2 ….. 0 …… 9

Maui High ….. 0 ….. 5 ….. 0 …… 0

DIVISION II

…………… W ….. L ….. T …… Pts

Seabury Hall .. 0 ….. 5 ….. 0 …… 0

Today’s Matches

Baldwin at Lahainaluna, 5 p.m.

Seabury Hall at Kamehameha Maui, 5 p.m.

Saturday’s Matches

Kamehameha Maui at Maui High, 2 p.m.

King Kekaulike vs. Baldwin at War Memorial Stadium, 5 p.m.

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