Below is the reverse chronological summary of games for Day 1:
Wednesday, First Round
Game 4, Kamehameha School-Kapalama 11, Kalani 2
Most of the afternoon was rain showers, but it did not muffle the crowd cheers of surprise and awe as Kalani (OIA public school) jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter against the Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH) private school. Then tough became tougher as the Warriors starters wore down the Falcons in the second quarter, then played everyone in the win. Leading scorers: Kam-Kap: Payton Bosque 4, Kaylen Nitahara 4; Kalani: Charity Lopes, Lisa Namatame.
- KS-Kap 3-6-1-1 = 11
- Kalani 2-0-0-0 = 2
Game 3, Kaiser 9, Hawaii Preparatory Academy 8
Hawaii Prep (Big Island Interscholastic Federation) attempted to crawl stroke its way back into an apparently lopsided contest against Kaiser (of the OIA), only to fall short at the final buzzer. Leading scorers, Kaiser: Ana Alumbaugh 5; HPA: Erin Evans 2, Janelle Laros 2.
- HPA 1-3-3-1 = 8
- Kaiser 6-0-1-2 = 9
Game 2, Baldwin 15, Kapolei 7
Baldwin (Maui Interscholastic League) started out testing the waters, then blew by Kapolei (OIA) in the second quarter with consistent defensive pressure leading to countless counterattacks. Leading scorers, Baldwin: Kendra Bean 4, Rebecca Buenrostro Gallimore 3, Dyllan Cabiles 2; Kapolei: Annika Slattery 3, Jasmine Palumbo 2, Mailani Wendt 2.
- Baldwin 2-9-2-2 = 15
- Kapolei 2-0-2-3 = 7
Game 1, Roosevelt 14, Waialua 4
Roosevelt dominated the all-OIA clash by jumping out to a large lead, then continuing their scoring output versus Waialua. Leading scorers, Roosevelt: Taylor Brooks 7, Laura Young 4; Waialua: Gabriella Delgado 2.
- Roosevelt 5-3-2-4 = 14
- Waialua 1-0-1-2 = 4
(b~note, i.e., blogger~note: as always, first cuts are abbreviated to get info online rapidly, so please stay tuned as additional details & comments are added, including images, for clarity & completeness… my current style is to use reverse chronological order to better document these events in a way that many have told me is more meaningful and reflective… thanks for your patience in reading & reviewing, sincerely, your blogger & editor)