Online Extra: Kona, Kamehameha girls get top seeds


The seedings for the Hawaii High School Athletic Association’s Girls Basketball State Championships were announced Saturday night with Big Island Interscholastic Federation champions Konawaena and Kamehameha-Hawaii earning No. 1 seeds.

The 12-team state Division I and II tournaments will run concurrently Tuesday through Friday this coming week on Oahu.

The D-I top four seeds include No. 1 Konawena, No. 2 Kamehameha-Oahu, No. 3 Leilehua and No. 4 Lahainalua. They draw first-round byes.

BIIF runner-up Hilo plays Roosevelt at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Radford Gym in the first round. Konawaena takes on the Mililani-Kaiser winner at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the McKinley Gym.

Konawaena beat Hilo 54-30 on Saturday night to claim the BIIF title at the Kealakehe Gym.

In D-II, Kamehameha-Hawaii is the No. 1 seed, followed by No. 2 Kauai, No. 3 Hawaii Baptist and No. 4 Kalaheo. BIIF No. 2 Honokaa plays McKinley at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Kalani Gym, followed by BIIF No. 3 Kohala vs. Kailua. Kam-Hawaii takes on the University-St. Francis winner at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Kaimuki Gym.

Kamehameha edged Honokaa 49-48 to capture the D-II title on Saturday night at the Kealakehe Gym.

 

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