Online Extra: Kamehameha sweeps into quarterfinal rematch with Punahou


Tribune-Herald

Evan Enriques and Kamehameha-Hawaii are loading up again for Punahou.

Enriques smacked 28 kills on .431 hitting and sophomore Emmett Enriques posted 10 kills Wednesday night as the Warriors pushed past Kalaheo 25-22, 25-17, 25-21 at McKinley High School in Honolulu in a first-round match at the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division I volleyball tournament.

Defensively, Evan Enriques led the way for the Big Island Interscholastic Federation runner-up with 16 digs, Shannon Kanakaole added 13 and Dennis Silva had 11. Kaipo Woolsey chipped in with nine kills as the Warriors (15-1) hit .307.

In a rematch of last season’s five-set state final thriller, Kamehameha will face top-seeded Punahou (15-2), the Interscholastic League of Honolulu champion, at 7 p.m. today in the quarterfinals. Despite trailing twice, the Buffanblu overcame Enriques’ 42 kills last tear to capture their sixth state title in eight season after eking out the decisive set 15-13.

Statistics were not available Wednesday night for the Mustangs (13-3), the Oahu Interscholastic Association’s third-place team. Kamehameha started slow with .150 hitting in the first set before heating up in Game 2, when the Warriors made only two attack errors and hit. 406.

Woosley, a senior, hit .368 as Kamehameha rebounded from its first loss of the season, a five-setter last Saturday against Waiakea in the BIIF title game.

In its quarterfinal,. No. 3 seed Waiakea (14-1) also plays an ILH team, Kamehameha-Kapalama (15-3), at 7 p.m. today at Waipahu High. The Oahu Warriors swept McKinley 25-16, 25-22, 25-21 in the first round.

The ILH has accounted for the past 33 state Division I champions.

Glance

Division I

Wednesday

At McKinley High, Honolulu

First round

Kamehameha-Hawaii def. Kalaheo 25-22, 25-17, 25-21

Kaiser def. Roosevelt 25-12, 25-14, 25-12

At Waipahu High, Waipahu

First round

Leilehia def. Maui 25-19, 25-23, 25-23

Kamehameha-Oahu def. McKinley 25-16, 25-22, 25-21

Today’s matches

At McKinley High, Honolulu

Quarterfinals

Kaiser vs. No. 4 Baldwin, 5 p.m.

Kamehameha-Hawaii vs. No. 1 Punahou, 7 p.m.

Consolation bracket

Kalaheo vs. Roosevelt 3:30 p.m.

At Waipahu High, Waipahu

Quarterfinals

Leilehua vs. No. 2 Moanalua, 5 p.m.

Kamehameha-Oahu vs. No. 3 Waiakea, 7 p.m.

Consolation bracket

Maui vs. McKinley, 3:30 p.m.

Friday’s matches

Semifinals

At McKinley High, Honolulu

Kaiser-Baldwin winner vs. Kamehameha-Hawaii/Punahou winner, 5 p.m.

Leilehua-Moanalua winner vs. Kamehameha-Oahu/Waiakea winner, 7 p.m.

Fifth-place semifinals

At Waipahu High, Waipahu

Kaiser-Baldwin loser vs. Kamehameha-Hawaii/Punahou loser, 5 p.m.

Leilehua-Moanalua loser vs. Kamehameha-Oahu/Waiakea loser, 7 p.m.

Saturday’s matches

At Neal Blaisdell

Center, Honolulu

Championship match

Semifinal winners, 7 p.m.

Third-place game

Semifinal losers, 3 p.m.

Fifth place match

Fifth-place semifinal winners, noon

Seventh-place match

Consolation winners, 9 a.m.

Division II

Today

Quarterfinals

At Farrington High

No. 3 Pahoa vs. Campbell , 5 p.m.

No. 2 Seabury Hall vs. Waialua, 7 p.m.

At Moanalua High

No. 4 Farrington vs. Kauai, 5 p.m.

No. 1 Hawaii Baptist vs. Hawaii Prep, 7 p.m.

Friday

Semifinals

At Moanalua High

Pahoa-Campbell winner vs. Seabury Hall-Waialua winner, 5 p.m.

Farrington-Kauai winner vs. Hawaii Baptist-Hawaii Prep winner, 7 p.m.

Consolation

At Farrington High

Pahoa-Campbell loser vs. Seabury Hall-Waialua loser, 5 p.m.

Farrington-Kauai loser vs. Hawaii Baptist-Hawaii Prep loser, 7 p.m.

Saturday

At Blaisdell Arena

Championship

Semifinal winners, 5 p.m.

Third-place match

Semifinals losers, 1:30 p.m.

Fifth-place match

Consolation winners, 10:30 a.m.

 

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