There was no messing with Texas at the Hilo High School Holiday Prep Classic.
Shaun Breland scored 24 points and Jon Cole added 21 on Saturday night to lead Trinity Christian to a 67-59 victory against Hilo in the championship game at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo.
Albert Owens chipped in with 15 points as the Tigers withstood a 31-point effort by the Vikings’ Jalen Carvalho.
Trinity of Cedar Hills, Texas, took advantage of its height to win for the third consecutive day at the tournament. Breland and Owens, who scored 40 points Friday night as the Tigers edged Waiakea, are both listed at 6 feet, 9 inches.
Austin Dante contributed 22 points for Hilo. Carvalho scored 77 points in the tournament
Trinity 15 24 14 14—67
Hilo 14 18 19 8 —59
Lahainaluna 60, Waiakea 54: The Lunas off the Maui Interscholastic League capitalized on balanced scoring from Cyrus Kama (16 points), Ryan Madera (13), Nick Vierra (11) and Joshua Chapital (11) to take third place.
Dillon Rellez paced the Warriors with 14 points.
Waiakea 9 17 5 23 — 54
Lahaina. 15 9 15 21—60
Kamehameha 74, Keaau 59: Rylan Kiko’s 21 points and 15 from Pukana Vincent carried the Warriors to fifth place.
Isiah Segobia led the Cougars with 17 and Edgar Ventura had 13.
KS-Hawaii 15 18 18 23 —74
Keaau 15 17 12 15—59
Kohala 73, Pahoa 57: Mikala Jordan scored 20 points and Shawn Ray Ramos added 14 for the Cowboys, who claimed seventh.
The Daggers were led by Tolby Saito’s 17 points and Joel Rosario Jr’s 16.
Kohala 22 12 25 14 —73
Pahoa 14 11 17 15—57
Texas team stands tall at Hilo High tourney
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