Mililani Tennis Player Named Best In The OIA West
Mililani’s Haley Fujimori has been selected as the OIA Western Division Girls Tennis Player of the Year, the league announced recently.
A sophomore, Fujimori and partner Alysse Nakasato captured the OIA doubles title April 25, defeating Elyssa Shirai and Leina Mizusawa of Pearl City 6- 3, 6-0 in the finals at Central Oahu Regional Park.
The pair went on to make the semifinals of the state tennis championships, where they were defeated by eventual state champs Katreina Corpuz and Alyssia Fossorier of Punahou.
Mililani had a leaguebest eight players chosen as either First or Second Team All-Stars. In addition to Fujimori and Nakasato, teammates Halie Chang, Erin Jyo and Kaua Beamer all were chosen to the First Team.
Taryn Fujimori and Cameron Quon made the Second Team from Mililani.
The OIA’s All-Star teams are selected in a vote of league coaches at season’s end.
Mililani’s Jason Agsalda was named Coach of the Year by his peers in both the boys and girls divisions.
In the boys division, Mililani boasted four First Team All-Star selections, including Jace Akagi- Okuma, Micah Andrade, Davin Lee and Mikah Sato.
Akagi-Okuma and Lee teamed up to bring home the OIA boys doubles title, having defeated Rayden and Koby Murata of Kalani 6-1, 6-3. (Akagi-Okuma and Lee went on to take third at the state championships. The pair lost in the semifinals to the team of Jordan Azuma/Phuc Hyunh of Iolani, which went on to win the championship.)
The Trojans also had four players make the West’s Second Team, including Ryan Hirokane, Elisha Lin, Tobey Chang and Sean Balignasay.
OIA Water Polo All- Stars Revealed
Leilehua’s Amber Hamil was chosen as an OIA Second Team All-Star for the recent prep water polo season.
Hamil helped lead the Mules to their third-straight state tournament appearance and their eighth in the last nine years. Leilehua finished 6-6 in their regular season (7-9 overall) under head coach Nate Higa.
The Mules placed both Keahi Lele-Roy and Chyel Palmer on the Honorable Mention Team.
Lilia DeWilde made the Second Team from Waialua, which finished 8-6 this spring. Teammate Shannon Foster was chosen for the Honorable Mention Team.
Virginia Gustafson was Mililani’s lone All-Star selection, earning Second Team honors. The Trojans’ Maritza Segovia received Honorable Mention