Molokai produces four champions at local MIL wrestling meet

Molokai High School played host to wrestlers from four Maui schools in the annual Maui Interscholastic League round robin event held at The Barn Friday and Saturday.

Senior Mikayla Pico earned first place in 103-pound 'A' division Saturday at The Barn.


Lahainaluna, which brought the largest team of 27 wrestlers, led the way with 11 champions.

The Lady Farmers won three weight divisions, more than any other school. Team scores were not kept during the event.

Molokai’s Mikayla Pico won the 103-pound A division with a win over Kiana Soloria of Kamehameha Maui. In the 103B division, Tiandra Negrillo-Magsayo of Molokai took first place. Charisse Manley in the 130-pound class was the other local girl to win her division.

Other local girls earning points were Kaila’oe Cabanting, second place, 108-pounds; Sierra Pico, third place, 114 pounds; Rizpah Torres-Umi, second place, 125 pounds; and Saydee Semitara-Makaiwi, second place at 140 pounds.

Kailen Inouye was the only Molokai boy champion at the event, taking first place in the 135-pound class, beating out Lorenzo Angel of King Kekaulike. Noah Caparida, Molokai, took third place in the same weight class.

Alika Ka’ahanui and Sonny Balbas took second and third place respectively for the Farmers at 120 pounds. Jordan Gorospe placed second for Molokai at 125 pounds.

At 140 pounds, Molokai’s Daniel Bicoy took second place. Shauden Pedro placed second while Solomon Maliu finished third for Molokai at 160 pounds.

Behind Lahainaluna High School, Maui High School brought the second largest team with 23 wrestlers. Molokai had the third largest team followed by Kamehameha Maui and King Kekaulike.

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One Response

  1. Molokai did great! Congratulations to all of you!

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