Seabury finishes unbeaten run to MIL D-II title; Na Alii force playoff with Warriors for D-I crown
The Seabury Hall girls volleyball team completed an undefeated run to the Maui Interscholastic League championship on Friday, defeating Hana 24-26, 25-11, 25-19, 25-20 in the MIL tournament final at Jon Garcia Gym in Wailuku.
In the Division I tournament final, King Kekaulike forced a playoff for the overall championship with a 25-13, 25-20, 25-15 victory over previous unbeaten Kamehameha Maui. Na Alii and the Warriors Saturday.
Erica Pilotin had 15 kills and 19 digs for the Spartans (14-0), who went unbeaten in league play for the fourth time in the last five years, and won the MIL championship for the sixth time in the last seven. Last year was the first in the D-II state tournament’s history that Seabury was not in the field.
Fushia Pua and Noho Lind each had 11 kills for the Dragons (11-3), who are going to the state tournament for the sixth straight year. Pua also had six aces, and Lind had three, along with three blocks and three digs. Shya Roback had eight kills.
Hana’s only losses this year are to Seabury, and the Dragons are the only team to take a set off the Spartans. Friday’s match made Hana the first team to go up a set on Seabury this year.
Chandler Cowell had 18 kills and 18 digs for Na Alii (9-5) in the D-I match. Nina Macphetridge had 14 kills and 12 digs, Lauren Albrecht had 22 assists and 14 digs and Nanna Inouye had 26 digs.
Alea Cervantes and Talia Leauanae each had eight kills for the Warriors (13-1). Leauanae also had 25 digs, and Inez Garcia had 22. Aliah Ayau finished with 32 assists.