Mililani ekes out
OIA track sweep


By Dave Reardon
Star-Bulletin

Their legs may have been too tired for dancing, but the seniors on the Mililani boys and girls track and field teams certainly enjoyed their prom last night.

Before the dance, the Trojans successfully defended both Oahu Interscholastic Association championships yesterday at their home track.

No records were set at yesterday's meet, which was attended by about 250 people.

The Mililani girls barely won their fourth OIA title in a row, edging Kahuku, 63-6213. Zero point production in the relays killed the Red Raiders; they were disqualified from the 4x200 because of an out-of-zone pass, and they didn't enter a team in the 4x400.

"I was like, 'Oh, they're not here (in the relay),' " said Mililani captain Cherina Tucker, who ran the first leg of the Trojans' second-place 4x400 relay.

It was the only place Kahuku's Natasha Kai was not yesterday. The senior, who is headed to the University of Hawaii to play soccer, turned in an incredible five-first-place performance.

It was obvious that confusion over a mismeasurement at last week's OIA East championships that indicated she had broken the state record in the long jump did not cause Kai to lose focus yesterday.

"It didn't bother me at all," Kai said. "Mistakes happen. People made a big deal out of it, but life goes on." She won the 100 high hurdles (15.67), long jump (16-834), 300 low hurdles (46.49), triple jump (35-10) and the high jump (4-11). Kai was also a member of the ill-fated 4x200 relay team.

Since the limit of events for an individual is six, Kai could not run on the meet-closing 4x400 relay. Neither could her sophomore sister, Krisha, and the Red Raiders didn't enter the event.

Still, strong performances in the shot put and discus by Sassy Fely (second and third) and Ashley Fely (third and first) kept Kahuku in it even without representation in the final event. One bad baton pass by Mililani and the meet could be Kahuku's.

But the Trojans ran a clean race and finished second to Pearl City. It was just enough.

"This is by far our closest win," said Shane Akamine, who is completing his final season as Mililani's boys and girls coach. "We were chasing all meet. We kept on chasing, battling, battling. I told the girls, if you're not good enough to win the meet, you'll have the prom to go to tonight and at least you can feel good about that."

Dane Masunaga replaces Akamine next season.

Meanwhile, the Mililani boys were quietly dominant, scoring 77 points with no superstars on their way to their third consecutive OIA championship and fourth overall. Pearl City and Radford tied for second with 35 points each.

Trojans captain Kali French said a midseason team meeting helped the team.

"We kind of knew this season would take a lot of work," said French, who won the 400 meters and was second in the 200. "We started the season kind of disappointing ourselves. We came in third in the OIA relays, and we're supposed to be on top. Andrew (Kamikawa) and Brian (Daniels) and me are captains, so we took charge some more."

Kamikawa doubled with victories in the 800 and 1,500 meters to lead Mililani.

Daniels won the 100 meters in a time of 11.28. Daniels, who is headed for Dixie State College next fall on a football scholarship, also competed in the discus and shot put, placing fifth in the latter. He also anchored the winning 4x100 relay team.

"I just try to focus on the events as they come up," he said.

William Broadus Jr. added a victory in the 110 high hurdles.

OIA Championships

At Mililani High School

BOYS

Team scores

1. Mililani 77. 2. Radford 35. 2. Pearl City 35. 4. Moanalua 26. 5. Kalaheo 19. 5. Kahuku 19. 7. Campbell 18. 8. Leilehua 14. 9. Kalani 8. 9. Waianae 8. 11. Roosevelt 7. 12. Farrington 6. 13. Nanakuli 4. 14. Kailua 2. 14. Castle 2. 14. Aiea 2.

100 meters--1. Brian Daniels, Mililani, 11.28. 2. Warren Pitts, Kalaheo, 11.33. 3. Todd Higa, Waianae, 11.44. 4. Kali French, Mililani, 11.52. 5. Robert Theriault, Moanalua, 11.66.

200 meters--1. Warren Pitts, Kalaheo, 23.41. 2. Kali French, Mililani, 23.47. 3. Robert Theriault, Moanalua, 23.51. 4. Daniel Lang, Pearl City, 23.83. 5. Adam Zeithammel, Radford, 24.31.

400 meters--1. Kali French, Mililani, 51.15. 2. Robert Theriault, Moanalua, 51.60. 3. Warren Pitts, Kalaheo, 52.95. 4. Richard Frost, Campbell, 53.74. 5. Adam Zeithammel, Radford, 53.81.

800-meter run--1. Andrew Kamikawa, Mililani, 2:00.88. 2. Michael Little, Moanalua, 2:06.12. 3. Marcus Felder, Pearl City, 2:06.24. 4. Marshall Felder, Pearl City, 2:07.23. 5. Parish Sinn, Mililani, 2:09.11.

1,500 meters--1. Andrew Kamikawa, Mililani, 4:17.06. 2. Joe Wyatt, Campbell, 4:22.74. 3. Jeff Lim, Mililani, 4:24.35. 4. Chris Castell, Mililani, 4:26.79. 5. Ryan Moore, Moanalua, 4:29.35.

3,000 meters--1. Joe Wyatt, Campbell, 9:35.47. 2. Jeff Lim, Mililani, 9:42.98. 3. Daniel Hutton, Radford, 9:50.88. 4. Joschka Barz, Aiea, 9:59.48. 5. Mike Resnick, Mililani, 10:02.55.

110-meter high hurdles--1. William Broadus, Mililani, 15.72. 2. Sirron Bowman, Leilehua, 16.25. 3. C. Wit Campbell, Radford, 16.34. 4. Justin Numazu, Kalani, 16.72. 5. Nolan Miranda, Castle, 16.83.

300-meter intermediate hurdles--1. Ty Jarrett, Pearl City, 41.54. 2. Brian Gibson, Radford, 43.00. 3. Gavin Doi, Mililani, 43.02. 4. Terry Ayers, Pearl City, 43.78. 5. C. Wit Campbell, Radford, 44.04.

4x100-meter relay--1. Mililani (Gavin Doi, WilliamBroadus Jr., Chazeden Kaikala, Brian Daniels), 44.77. 2. Radford (Adam Zeithammel, Brian Gibson, Jeffery Hoover, Jeremy Hoover), 44.96. 3. Pearl City (Terry Ayers, Daniel Lang, Marcus Felder, Ty Jarrett), 45.72. 4. Nanakuli (Terry Johnson, Eddie Ko, Preston Kamanawa, Ronald Strode), 46.01. 5. Leilehua (Sirron Bowman, Elan Goldstein, Chris Grunewald, Byran Ford), 46.20.

4x400-meter relay--1. Pearl City (Daniel Lang, Marcus Felder, Marshall Felder, Ty Jarrett), 3:35.47. 2. Radford (Adam Zeithammel, Jeffery Hoover, Jeremy Hoover, Brian Gibson), 3:36.8. 3. Moanalua (Motohiko Hirayu, Michael Little, Ryan Moore, Robert Theriault), 3:39.06. 4. Mililani (Gavin Doi, Andrew Kamikawa, Chris Castell, Kali French), 3:39.96. 5. Leilehua (Sirron Bowman, Roderick Hillard, Chris Grunewald, Rueben Dix), 3:42.03.

Long jump--1. Richard Frost, Campbell, 20-8. 2. Marcus Felder, Pearl City, 20-0. 3. Warren Pitts, Kalaheo, 19-714. 4. Jonathan Nakasone, Roosevelt, 19-034. 5. Graen Enriquez, Waianae, 18-434.

Triple jump--1. Byran Ford, Leilehua, 42-1034. 2. William Broadus Jr., 41-212. 3. Warren Pitts, Kalaheo, 40-614. 4. Norman Leong, Roosevelt, 37-8. 5. Random AhMow, Castle, 37-7.

High jump--1. William Broadus Jr., Mililani, 6-6. 2. Brian Gibson, Radford, 5-8. 3. Ahmal Coles, Moanalua, 5-7. 4. Terry Jasper, Mililani, 5-6.

Pole vault--1. Justin Numaz, Kalani, 12-0. 2. Kameron Lum, Moanalua, 11-6. 3. Erik Kobayashi, Roosevelt, 10-0. 4. Andrew Maixner, Radford, 9-6.

Discus--1. Jerrod Avegalio, Kahuku, 161-07. 2. Chris Faavesi, Farrington, 155-0. 3. A.J. Smith, Kahuku, 151-06. 4. Honolulu Mika, Farrington, 148-5. 5. Siota Malu, 138-1.

Shot put--1. A.J. Smith, Kahuku, 54-0. 2. Siota Malu, Waianae, 50-112. 3. Jerrod Avegalio, Kahuku, 48-634. 4. Xavier Hoolulu, Kailua, 47-9. 5. Brian Daniels, Mililani, 47-6.

GIRLS

Team scores

1. Mililani 63. 2. Kahuku 62 1/3. 3. Kaiser 40. 4. Pearl City 27. 5. Roosevelt 18. 6. Leilehua 1513. 7. Castle 13. 8. Kalaheo 12. 9. Waianae 11. 9. Moanalua 11. 11. Farrington 4. 12. Kaimuki 2. 13. Kalani 1. 13. Aiea 1. 15. Nanakuli13.

100 meters--1. Shamice Logan, Leilehua, 12.97. 2. Aleina Hammonds, Mililani, 13.15. 3. Mei Li Nickles, Mililani, 13.17. 4. Krisha Kai, Kahuku, 13.19. 5. Charis Thomas, Roosevelt, 13.35.

200 meters--1. Shamice Logan, Leilehua, 27.01. 2. Cherina Tucker, Mililani, 27.46. 3. Aleina Hammonds, Mililani, 27.77. 4. Marissa Gordon, Kaiser, 27.94. 5. Charis Thomas, Roosevelt, 27.96.

400 meters--1. Marissa Gordon, Kaiser, 1:02.57. 2. Aleina Hammonds, Mililani, 1:03.81. 3. Shannon Parks, Castle, 1:04.64. 4. Bianca Salazar, Kaiser, 1:06.13. 5. Jennifer Tanhchaleun, Aiea, 1:06.13.

800 meters--1. Carmen Calpo, Pearl City, 2:21.22. 2. Orion Wilson, Pearl City, 2:29.52. 3. Deanne Soon, Mililani, 2:36.65. 4. Victoria Castaneda, Kalaheo, 2:36.92. 5. Leilani Kauluhiokalani-Myers, Castle, 2:37.75.

1,500 meters--1. Orion Wilson, Pearl City, 5:16.75. 2. Leonie Sugai, Castle, 5:17.45. 3. Deanne Soon, Mililani, 5:19.01. 4. Ashley Swart, Kaiser, 5:19.98. 5. Leilani Kaluhiokalani-Myers, Castle, 5:27.38.

3,000 meters--1. Ashley Swart, Kaiser, 11:55.87. 2. Leonie Sugai, Castle, 12:00.23. 3. Deanne Soon, Mililani, 12:29.39. 4. Sheena Thain, Kaimuki, 12:43.24. 5. Nichole Woitovitch, Kalani, 12:49.61.

100-meter high hurdles--1. Natasha Kai, Kahuku, 15.67. 2. Mei Li Nickles, Mililani, 16.06. 3. Nicole Wright, Kalaheo, 16.45. 4. Krisha Kai, Kahuku, 16.53. 5. Rosemary Workman, Mililani, 16.68.

300-meter low hurdles--1. Natasha Kai, Kahuku, 46.49. 2. Euvelyn Calma, Farrington, 49.19. 3. Rosemary Workman, Mililani, 49.72. 4. Liane Tom, Mililani, 50.40. 5. Christina Johnson, Waianae, 52.03.

4x100 meter relay--1. Mililani (Lianne Tom, Aleina Hammonds, Cherina Tucker, Mei Li Nickles), 51.30. 2. Roosevelt (Valeen Giron, Charis Thomas, Amber Goodloe, Maile Sawyer), 52.45. 3. Kalaheo (Victoria Castaneda, Ashley Terrill, Sabina Binduga, Nicole Wright), 54.41. 4. Moanalua (Brittany Stampley, Parris Smith, Katie Heislinger, Tracie Adams-Cutler), 54.42.

4x400 meter relay--1. Pearl City (Carmen Calpo, Shayna Egloria, Iris Nakata, Orion Wilson), 4:17.70. 2. Mililani (Cherina Tucker, Rosemary Workman, Liane Tom, Aleina Hammonds), 4:20.27. 3. Roosevelt (Amber Goodloes, Charis Thomas, Valeen Giron, Maile Sawyer), 4:25.62. 4. Moanalua (Tracie Adams-Cutler, Parris Smith, Katie Heisinger, Flora Chau), 4:27.58. 5. Kaiser (Bianca Salazar, Kathryn Hurd , Ashley Swart, Marissa Gordon), 4:31.54.

Long jump--1. Natasha Kai, Kahuku, 16-834. 2. Krisha Kai, Kahuku, 16-5. 3. Shamice Logan, Leilehua, 15-812. 4. Jasmine Yoshino, Kaiser, 15-314. 5. Shayna Egloria, Pearl City, 15-112.

Triple jump--1. Natasha Kai, Kahuku, 35-10. 2. Krisha Kai, Kahuku, 35-614. 3. Jasmine Yoshino, Kaiser, 34-5. 4. Mei Li Nickles, Mililani, 32-1012. 5. Nicole Wright, Kalaheo, 32-912.

High jump--1. Natasha Kai, Kahuku, 4-11. 2. Justine Kamauoha, Kaiser, 4-11. 3. Jenna Hino, Kaiser, 4-9. 4. Allison Lee, Kaiser, 4-9. 5. Meriani Lewnilovo, Kahuku, 4-3. 5. Katherine Eum, Leilehua, 4-3. 5. Jasmine Wagner 4-3.

Pole vault--1. Chun Mei Nickles, Mililani, 8-6. 2. Justine Kamauoha, Kaiser, 7-0. 2. Kimberly Chu, Kaiser, 7-0. 2. Kristin Mukai, Moanalua, 7-0.

Discus--1. Ashlee Fely, Kahuku, 126-4. 2. Krisha Kai, Kahuku, 117-0. 3. Sassy Fely, Kahuku, 114-612. 4. Cassandra Taualo, Waianae, 113-6. 5. Mary Telona, Waianae, 112-9.

Shot put--1. Cassandra Taualo, Waianae, 35-11. 2. Sassy Fely, Kahuku, 34-10. 3. Ashlee Fely, Kahuku, 34-912. 4. Patty Machado, Roosevelt, 33-8. 5. Shantell Tom, Waianae, 31-1012.