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Evan Essner

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• St. Anthony High School / Grade 12 • GPA: 3.5 • SPORTS: Baseball, basketball, tennis • FAMILY: Elizabeth Augustine and Michael Essner of Wailuku • ACTIVITIES: Student government, jazz band, marching band • FUTURE PLANS: Studying business marketing at Menlo College • ...

Lunas roll to MIL title

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WAILUKU — Susi Namoa wasn’t about to miss this game if she had a choice. The Lahainaluna High School senior forward poured in 18 points while sitting out the fourth quarter to lead the Lunas to a convincing 54-13 win over Maui High in the championship game of the Maui Interscholastic ...

Pascua pours in 26 points to lead Lunas to win over Bears

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The Maui News Reece Pascua scored 26 points to lead the Lahainaluna High School boys basketball team to a 61-51 victory over Baldwin on Tuesday night at Lahaina Civic Center. The Lunas, who entered the game already having clinched the Maui Interscholastic League Division I regular-season ...

Early goal sinks Warriors

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PUKALANI — The future looks quite bright for the Kamehameha Schools Maui girls soccer team, but for now, the Warriors’ current season is over. Campbell, the fifth-place team from the Oahu Interscholastic Association, swooped into Kanaiaupuni Stadium and walked away with a 1-0 win Monday ...

Sabers keep season alive with OT win over Na Alii

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WAILUKU — Perhaps in the end of this epic battle, it was the gutty effort of Kylenna Rieta that summed things up best in Maui High School’s 58-53 overtime win over King Kekaulike in the semifinals of the Maui Interscholastic League girls Division I basketball tournament on Monday night at ...

Gangnath wins Gatorade Hawaii cross country award

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The Maui News Seabury Hall senior Chloe Gangnath was named the Gatorade Hawaii Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year on Monday. Gangnath won the girls individual championship at the state meet on Oahu in October. She crossed the finish line in a time of 19 minutes, 20.73 seconds, over 47 ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Bowling ALOHA FRIDAY BOWLING LEAGUE Friday’s Results At Maui Bowling Center Standings—Steve’s 39, Wesley’s 36, Ana’s 30.5, Rick’s 30, Mary’s 28, Celine’s 27.5, Fred’s 25, Brian’s 24. High series (handicap)—Wesley Apo 650, Steve Salatti 626, Tan Altinbay 621, ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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Paddling Maui Paddling Hui Nalu's Pali Race Sunday’s Results LONG COURSE Male OC-1 Elite—1. Triston Kahookele-Santos 1:12:16.78, 2. Nalu Sampson 1:12:59.42, 3. Kevin Dudoit 1:13:34.95, 4. Felipe Gomes 1:15:32.19, 5. George Dagan 1:15:37.54. OC-1 18-39—1. Dane Dudoit ...

Na Alii wrap up undefeated season

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PUKALANI — The Maui Interscholastic League title was already in hand, but the King Kekaulike High School boys soccer team got to coronate its first championship since 2011 with a win on a blustery, chilly Upcountry night on Saturday. Na Alii rounded out their MIL slate at 8-0-2 with a 2-1 ...

Bears keep streaks going

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KIHEI — The drama of a close boys team chase at the Maui Interscholastic League swimming and diving championships was largely gone after the first race of the day, but that didn’t dampen the day for Baldwin High School. The Bears boys won their eighth straight MIL crown, while the girls ...

Estrella Beauchamp hands Estrella rare loss

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In the third matchup this season between Baldwin High School’s Waipuilani Estrella Beauchamp and Lahainaluna’s Nanea Estrella, the Bears junior finally got the better of her cousin Saturday at a Maui Interscholastic League round-robin wrestling meet at Shine Matsui Athletic Center in ...

Bears eliminate Warriors with first victory of season

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The Baldwin High School girls basketball team picked a good time to notch its first win of the season. Led by Kyra Cambra’s 18 points, the Bears defeated Kamehameha Maui 34-33 in overtime on Saturday night in the Maui Interscholastic League Division I play-in game at the Warriors’ gym in ...

Seabury boys, King Kekaulike girls go unbeaten through MIL season

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The Seabury Hall boys and King Kekaulike girls crews finished off undefeated seasons Saturday with wins at Maui Interscholastic League regatta No. 5 at Hanakaoo (Canoe) Beach in Lahaina. The Spartans’ Noah Garcia, Robert Gibbons, Mark Brocklehurst, Ben Swartz, Reilly O’Conner and Ryder ...

Sports Bulletin Board

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• EDITOR’S NOTE: The Sports Bulletin Board is published Sundays. Mail or bring material to The Maui News, 100 Mahalani St., Wailuku, 96793; fax (808) 242-9087; call (808) 249-6845; or email sports@mauinews.com. _______________ Upcoming events • RUNNING Saturday—The Pacific Whale ...

Pine Lads improve to 5-0

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WAILUKU — The Lanai High School boys basketball team has not been to the state tournament since 2008, but the Pine Lads are making a push to get back there this season. They rolled to a 55-28 win over St. Anthony at War Memorial Gym on Friday night to improve to 5-0 in Maui Interscholastic ...

Spartans secure third straight MIL crown

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The Seabury Hall girls basketball team defeated Lanai 46-24 in the Maui Interscholastic League Division II tournament championship game Friday night in Lanai City. Ameera Waterford, Brittlay Carillo and Pio Tuivai each scored 11 points to help the Spartans improve to 14-0. As the regular ...

Valley Isle Scoreboard

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TENNIS WAILUKU WINTER JR. SECTIONALS Friday’s-Monday’s Results At Wells Park, War Memorial courts, Kahului Community Center, Kalama Park and Royal Lahaina Tennis Ranch Boys singles 18—Final: (1) Max Hoffman def. (2) Robert Chang 6-3, 6-2. Third place: (4) Hunter Fujimori def. ...

Lunas top Na Alii, claim MIL regular-season title

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PUKALANI — It’s a simple formula for the Lahainaluna High School boys basketball team, but it works to near perfection against Maui Interscholastic League foes. The Lunas relied on their vaunted defense to chalk up a 49-33 win over King Kekaulike on Thursday night. With the win, ...

Young earns first QS title with win at Sunset Pro

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The Maui News Maui’s Cody Young won the Sunset Pro on Thursday for the first World Surf League Qualifying Series title of his career. The 19-year-old went up against three former event winners in the final at Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore, including last year’s winner and fellow ...

Lahainaluna girls finish off 12-0 regular season

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The Maui News The Lahainaluna High School girls basketball team finished off another perfect regular season Thursday night, winning its 160th Maui Interscholastic League game in a row 58-35 over King Kekau­like in Pukalani. Ashley Akamine scored 19 points and Susi Namoa added 18 for the ...