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Summer 2010

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Slice of Sports

Cheering on NCAA Volleyball Champs

Kawika Shoji ’06 and Brad Lawson ’08, who both play volleyball at Stanford University, received national and regional recognition recently as the Cardinals won the NCAA mens volleyball national championship.

Shoji was also named as the 2010 American Volleyball Coaches Association Men's Division I-II National Player of the Year.

Lawson was named 2010 Player of the Year by the Mountain Sports Federation.

Coaches Reports

Boys and Girls Golf

Coach Glenn Inouye ‘69

The 2010 golf season saw history made as the intermediate girls team won its first  ILH championship. Team members included Rose Huang ’15, individual champion Keilyn Ing ’15, Ayumi Sakamoto ’15, Kaci Masuda ’14, Kristi Koyanagi ’15, and Anne Mukai ’15.

State tournament sponsor David Ishii tourn sponsor stands with ‘Iolani golfers Corey Kozuma ’10, Trey Kidd ’13, Reo Saito ’11, Lorens Chan ’12 and Eric Le ’13.
The barsity boys golf team finished second in the state. Led by senior Corey Kozuma ’10 and defending individual champion Lorens Chan ’12, a young varsity boys team rebounded from an uncharacteristic weak first round to shoot the lowest second day team total and rallied to tie for 2nd place along with Moanalua High.  Other members of the state tournament team included Reo Saito ’11, Trey Kidd ’13 and Eric Le ’13. 

Varsity golfers Charlee Kapiioho ’10 and Marissa Chow ’12
A successful 2010 ILH season concluded with Lorens Chan winning the ILH individual championships. Lorens was also named to the ILH first team, while the ILH second team included Reo Saito ’11 and Corey Kozuma. Other varsity team members included Ross Horiuchi ’10, Elliot Le ’11, Sam Elliot ’11, and Reese Suzuki ’13.

Varsity girls Marissa Chow ’12 and Charlee Kapiioho ’10 placed third and tenth respectively in the HHSAA State Golf Championship.
Other members of the varsity team included Mari Galiher ’10, Jamie Takayesu ’11 and Melanie Teruya ’13.

Boys Water Polo

Coach Randy Bart ’82

The 2009 season was an elevator of emotions. AT the top floor, the intermediate team won the ILH championship. This was no small accomplishment for a team that was under-sized and under-manned compared to the other teams in the league.

At the middle floors were the varsity teams. Varsity II ended the season 4th in the ILH, losing to Kamehameha in the last game. Varsity I finished 6-3 with an early season win over Punahou but a late season loss to Kamehameha.

Girls Paddling

Coach Catherine Fuller ’84

It was a rebuilding year for girls paddling. Many new girls turned out with some moved into new divisions. The varsity I crew won a race for the first time in many yeas, defeating Kamehameha by a fraction of a second. The team included Malia Meza ’11, Marisa Terayama ’11, Kilali Gibson ’12, Kimberlee Souza ’11, Lumi Shimizu ’10 and Phoebe Jordan ’10.

Girls Soccer

Coach Kristin Masunaga ’99

The ‘Iolani girls soccer team received its first berth to the state tournament in 11 years, finishing 9-1-2 in the ILH. The team played hard yet suffered a loss to Kamehameha to place second in the ILH.  A highlight of the season was being the only team to defeat state champion Punahou.

Girls Varsity Tennis

Coach Allison Ishii ’02

The girls varsity tennis team had a strong season this year. They finished 2nd in ILH and 3rd in the State. Doubles team Kristen Poei  ’13 and Bobbi Oshiro ’12 placed 2nd in both the ILH and state Championships. The team graduates seven seniors this year.

Boys and Girls Wrestling

Coach Loren Otake ‘96

The boys varsity wrestling team finished the season third in the ILH and ninth in the state. Garrett Chan ’10 placed second in the ILH and third at states. Kari Watase ’10 placed first in the ILH and second at states. Ian Akamine ’11 took first in the ILH and first in the state and repeated as state champion. Marc Fagaragan ’11 placed third in the ILH and sixth in the state. Kaela Shiigi ’11 placed first in the ILH.  Lacee Toyama ’11 placed third in the ILH and sixth in the state.

Sports in Photos

Corey Kozuma ’10, center, is pictured with his family and golf coach Glenn Inouye ‘69, far right, after signing a national letter of intent to play golf for the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Jarrett Arakawa ’10, who played varsity football, baseball and basketball,  was honored by the Quarterback Club in May. He is pictured with ‘Iolani football coaches Joel Lane and Wendell Look ’78. Arakawa signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

The ‘Iolani Lower School Baseball Club joined together on May 1 and attended a University of Hawaii baseball game at the Les Murakami Stadium. Members of the ‘Iolani varsity team accompanied the up-and-coming players