Bears open MIL title defense with sweep of Na Alii

Ar. Naipo

The Maui News

Ariana Naipo recorded a double-double with 11 kills and 10 digs, and the Baldwin High School girls volleyball team opened Maui Interscholastic League play with a 25-10, 25-22, 25-15 victory over King Kekaulike on Thursday night in Pukalani.

Amanda Naipo added seven kills and six digs, and Keirah Kusunoki also had seven kills to go with two digs and a block for the Bears, the defending Maui Interscholastic League Division I champions.

Lilinoe Paschoal dished out 32 assists and had three kills and a block, and Natronai Anana had 20 digs and four aces for Baldwin.

Statistics for Na Alii were not reported.

In Thursday night’s other MIL D-I match, Maui High opened its season with a 25-22, 25-22, 25-18 victory over Lahainaluna at Shine Matsui Athletic Center.

Statistics from the match were not reported.

* This story includes a correction from the original publication on Fri., Aug. 19, 2022. Maui High School defeated Lahainaluna in a match Thursday night. Due to incorrect information submitted to The Maui News, the wrong team was credited with the win.


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