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Spartans place fifth at D-II state tourney

The Maui News

Anau Tuivai posted a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds as the Seabury Hall girls basketball team defeated Damien 53-30 in the fifth-place game of the Snapple/HHSAA Division II State Championship on Saturday in Hilo.

Pio Tuivai also scored 14 points while recording nine rebounds for the Spartans — the Maui Interscholastic League champions end the season at 16-1.

Teresa Nakalea led the Monarchs (8-7) with 13 points.

In the D-II consolation final, Lanai beat Campbell 49-40.

Keala Montgomery had 15 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Pine Lasses (9-7). Haley Ostrander scored 13 points and Arriana Maltezo had 12 rebounds and eight points.

The Sabers (6-10) got 17 points from Lauren Poniatowski.

In the Division I fifth-place game in Honolulu, MIL champion Lahainaluna lost to Maryknoll 50-38.

Kiera Kaniho had 12 points and eight rebounds, and Ashley Akamine had 11 points for the Lunas (13-4).

Mahalo Akaka led the Spartans (11-7) with 15 points.

MARYKNOLL 50, LAHAINALUNA 38

MARYKNOLL (50)

Serenity Moananu 4, Jewels Furuto 2, Aloha Akaka 12, Taimane Faleafine-Auwae 2, Kyla Neumann 3, Kira Kaopua 2, Lilly Koki 5, Mahealani Choy Foo 5, Kiara Fuller 0, Mahalo Akaka 15, Brandie Tobin 0.

LAHAINALUNA (38)

Ashley Akamine 11, Alea Kimokeo 0, Aira Baguyo 0, Piper Pascua 4, Kiera Kaniho 12, Taylor Eldredge 7, Margie Ruiz-Sana 0, Kyana Brucelas 4, Haley Mahoe 0.

Maryknoll 12 14 10 14–50

Lahainaluna 7 9 6 16–38

SEABURY HALL 53, DAMIEN 30

SEABURY HALL (53)

Anau Tuivai 14, Ameera Waterford 8, Bryanna Molina 0, Faylin Sales 0, Brittlay Carillo 9, Sara Lampshire 0, Valentina Lewis 0, Tiana Medeiros 0, Leela Waterford 8, Pio Tuivai 14.

DAMIEN (30)

Kaira Wangler 0, Tiani Souza 0, Tiare Arquero 7, Teresa Anakalea 13, Kaycee Pitt 4, Constance Kaeo 0, Riley Ramirez 2, Myah Foki-Chung 0, Emily Brown 0, Tiana Maafala 0, Shastyne Selele 0, Gloriana Sua 4, Shayna Selele 0.

Seabury Hall 13 11 17 12–53

Damien 5 5 11 9–30

LANAI 49, CAMPBELL 40

CAMPBELL (40)

Cristine Corpuz 8, Julien Parado 4, Lauren Poniatowski 17, Thelma Agae 0, Alexia Vitale 5, Edestine Carr 0, Ekela Donlin 3, Vaelua Fatu 3, Vittoria Giulianelli 0, Kasten Balino 0.

LANAI (49)

Claire Manuel 0, Celina Romero 0, Jasmine Molina 2, Haley Ostrander 13, Keala Montgomery 15, Arriana Maltezo 8, Souina Seiuli 7, Giyana Agliam 4.

Campbell 12 11 11 6–40

Lanai 6 14 13 16–49

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Girls basketball State Championships

Saturday’s Results

DIVISION I

At Blaisdell Arena

Fifth place

Maryknoll 50, Lahainaluna 38

Third place

Waiakea 56, Kahuku 44

Championship

Iolani 55, Konawaena 46

DIVISION II

At Hilo Civic Center

Consolation final

Lanai 49, Campbell 40

Fifth place

Seabury Hall 53, Damien 30

Third place

Hawaii Baptist 37, Kamehameha Hawaii 29

Championship

Hanalani 40, Mid-Pacific 37