Hawaiʻi Police Department
Hawaiʻi Police Activities League (HI-PAL)
Lieutenant Darren Horio
Seventy-four youths from 10 teams participated in the HI-PAL Click It or Ticket Summer Tournament this past weekend at Keaukaha Gym.
Hoop Dreams claimed the title of the 12-and-under division, out-gunning PGU 42-21 in the finals. Kiaʻi Apele, Shesley Martinez, Keawe Silva and Kaupena Yasso each tallied eight points to lead the champions. Kayden Souza scored 11 to lead the runners-up.
Members of the championship Hoop Dreams squad included Apele, Martinez, Silva, Yasso and teammates Izayah Chartrand, Umi Kealoha, Fuyson Ogata and Keegan Scanlan.
In the 14-and-under division, Kona’s Shut D romped through the competition, completing the tournament with a 4-0 record, including a 52-28 victory over the runners-up, Hoop Dreams. Bryton Lewi led Shut D with 22 points. Randon Arima led Hoop Dreams with 11.
Members of Shut D included Lewi, Mel Oandason, Isaiah Estorpe, Sanjay Thompson, Moses Brooks and Lewko Lai.
Participants of the event were asked to pledge to use their seatbelts.
For additional information on any Click It or Ticket or HI-PAL event, please call Lieutenant Darren Horio at 961-8121 or Officer Randy Morris at 326-4646 extension 258.