Posted: February 23, 2012 - 7:23am
Hilo holds on to advance over Moanalua, 50-45
The Vikings led 30-16 at the break and by as many as 18 points early in the third, but Na Menehune would mount a comeback, capped by Kahanu Puulei-Auld's three-pointer from the top of the arc to tie the game at 43-all with just under 2:30 to play in regulation.
Puulei-Auld had 18 points to lead Moanalua.
Hilo will take on top-seeded Punahou in the 7 p.m. quarterfinals tomorrow at McKinley.
Leilehua 61, Kapolei 43
Mules had three players score in double figures, led by Jeremiah Andrade's 17 points, as Leilehua coasted to a 61-43 win over Kapolei to advance to the Division I quarterfinals.
Troy Ross had 11 points and Cody Halvorson added 10 for Leilehua, who led 26-16 at the intermission and 46-30 after three periods.
Hurricanes' forward Christopher Dillard had 17 points in the loss.
February 23, 2012
Moanalua's Kahanu Pu'ulei-Auld drives past the defense of Hilo's Jodd Carter. Peter Caldwell | SL
Leilehua's Cody Halvorson was one of three Mules' players in double figures, finishing with 10 against Kapolei. Peter Caldwell | SL