Lunas start season with sweep of Sabers

First photo: Lahainaluna High School’s Carter Stockham attempts a kill against the block of Maui High’s Ralph Bonete and Julius Benavidez during the first set of the Lunas’ 25-20, 25-21, 30-28 victory over the Sabers on Tuesday night at Shine Matsui Athletic Center in Kahului. The opening day of Maui Interscholastic League boys volleyball play also included King Kekaulike’s 25-22, 26-24, 25-23 win over Baldwin in Pukalani. Second photo: The Lunas’ Ko’i Kekona hits against the block of the Sabers’ Trent Takara. Third photo: Maui High’s Jon Aunese gets a shot inside the block of Lahainaluna’s Leovigildo Amby and Aliksa Pihda. Fourth photo: Amby defends a shot by the Sabers’ Chey Higashiguchi.

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