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The Mililani Pinto All Star Team took the state championship in its division (ages 7-9) July 1 on Maui, defeating the Kona All Stars with a score of 12-5. Comprised of 13 boys and two girls, it was the only undefeated team among a pool of 12. They are (front, from left) Makayla Pagampao, Logan Faildo, Jaren Banis, Micah Swangel, Kupono Bailon, Reef Paiva, Jasen Yuen, Taryn Hirano, Ridge Choy, Baren Banis, Lennon Elder, (back) coaches Keoki Cristobal, Ren Banis Jr. (head coach), Kevin Chong, Westin Saito, players Alex Moreira, Braxton Cabrera, coach Shawn Saito, and players Tanner Paguyo and Jaedyn Cristobal. Photo from Karen Young Yeun.