Kamehameha Maui girls capture third straight MIL championship

The Kamehameha Schools Maui girls bowling team pose for photos after receiving their gold medals Saturday. -- RODNEY CARILLO photo

The Kamehameha Schools Maui girls bowling team claimed its third straight Maui Interscholastic League team title with a 3-0 victory over Maui High at Maui Bowling Center in Wailuku on Saturday, the final day of the season.

Nadia Apo-Takayama had a high game of 168 to lead the Warriors, who end the season at 18-6. Keala Ching had a 157 and Healani Tolentino posted a 153.

The Sabers (14-10) got games of 158 and 143 from Erikah Dowells, and a 134 from Schuyler Barcoma-Suyat.

In the boys match, Kamehameha Maui (15-9) earned a 3-0 win over Maui High (8-16).

Josiah Kaluau-Shimada led the Warriors with a 181 and 170. Kahiau Carino added a 156 and Bryson Reformina had a 152.

The King Kekaulike boys bowling team pose for photos after receiving their gold medals Saturday. -- BRUCE IKEDA photo

Johnny Pires posted a 154 to lead the Sabers. Zachary Domingo bowled a 152 and 140, and Aidan Vigneux also had a 140.

Kaluau-Shimada took top boys medalists honors for the season, ahead of Dillon Ikeda and Trevor Onaga of team champion King Kekaulike.

Dowells was the top girls medalist, followed by Apo-Takayama and Baldwin’s Alyssa Riglos.

In other matches Saturday, the Baldwin boys and girls teams posted 3-0 victories over Kihei Charter.

Riglos bowled a 167 and 156 to lead the Baldwin girls (17-7). Jailee Fujita had 161 and Victoria Leong added a 156. The Tiger Sharks (1-23) were led by Emma Troyer (129), Victoria Fonville (128) and Maile Coulter (115).

In the boys match, Kainalu Torres-Estores led the Bears (17-7) with a 152 and 150. Dylan McGowan had a 129 and Dallen Silva had a 109. Jayden Uyeno bowled a 149 for Kihei Charter (0-24), which also got a 115 from Otis Freeman and a 107 from Nicholas deLaveaga.

The Billy Tees Bowling State Championships are scheduled for Nov. 1-2 at Hickam Bowling Center in Honolulu.

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MIL STANDINGS

Boys

W L T Pct.

x-King Kekaulike 20 4 0 .833

Baldwin 17 7 0 .708

Kamehameha Maui 15 9 0 .625

Maui High 8 16 0 .333

Kihei Charter 0 24 0 .000

x-clinched MIL championship

Saturday’s Results

Kamehameha Maui 3, Maui High 0

Baldwin 3, Kihei Charter 0

End of regular season

Girls

W L T Pct.

x-Kamehameha Maui 18 6 0 .750

Baldwin 17 7 0 .708

Maui High 14 10 0 .583

King Kekaulike 10 14 0 .417

Kihei Charter 1 23 0 .042

x-clinched MIL championship

Saturday’s Results

Kamehameha Maui 3, Maui High 0

Baldwin 3, Kihei Charter 0

End of regular season

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