Hawaii 24/7 Staff
Two Big Island boys basketball teams are seeded in the state championship, which kicks off Wednesday, Feb. 22 on Oahu.
Division II boys basketball champion HPA received the No. 2 seed in the state tournament.
HPA (9-3) is seeded No. 2 in Division II and takes on Hanalani at 7 p.m. Thursday. Hanalani (12-2) was second in the Interscholastic League of Honolulu.
On Thursday, BIIF runner-up Kohala (8-5) plays OIA champ and No. 1 seed Kalaheo.
In Division I, BIIF champion Kamehameha-Hawaii (13-1) is seeded No. 3 and will opens at 5 p.m. Thursday against the Academy of the Pacific – Pearl City winner.
Also in Division I, Hilo (12-3), plays 5 p.m. Wednesday against Leilehua (8-2). If Hilo wins, top seed Punahou (11-1) awaits in the quarterfinals.
The championship games are Saturday at the Neal Blaisdell Center. The Division II championship game tips off at 5 p.m. and the Division I title game is at 7 p.m.
Both games will be broadcast on Channel OC16.
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