Boys volleyball team tied for top spot in MIL

Despite losing a four-set match to rival Seabury Hall on Friday on Maui, the Molokai boys volleyball still remains tied for first place in the Maui Interscholastic League Division II standings with a 5-1 record.

Molokai senior Dayson Gomes (#10) puts the ball over the defense of Kamehameha Schools Maui in Saturday's win over KSM on Maui. Photo courtesy of Ka Leo o Na Koa.

The Farmers were able to win a marathon first set 30-28 at Erdman Athletic Center before losing the next three sets 25-11, 26-24 and 25-15.

Top players for Molokai were Roycee Colairo with 11 kills, Dhavin Spencer-Basa, eight kills, Brahunson Kaai with seven kills and two blocks. Hauoli Falealii finished with 38 assists.

The next day the Farmers traveled to Kamehameha Schools Maui to play the Warriors on Saturday at noon. Molokai won the first two sets 25-17 and 25-12 before losing the third set 25-20. The Farmers came back in the fourth set to win 25-16.

The week before, the Farmers swept Lahainaluna at home 25-12, 25-23, and 25-23.

In that March 16 victory over the Lunas, Dayson Gomes, Calairo and Kaai led the balanced attack for Molokai with six kills each. Calairo also added five aces while Kaai had three blocks. James Corpuz also served three aces for Molokai.

The volleyball team has two home games this weekend at The Barn against King Kekaulike, 7 p.m. on Friday and noon Saturday.


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