Boys Soccer: Honokaa wins Division II state title

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor

Honokaa repeats as the boys soccer state champion in Division II, ending its season Saturday undefeated at 19-0.

A 72nd minute goal by Valentino Quijano-Moeckel was enough to vault Honokaa past Kapaa.

Seeded No. 1 in Division II, Honokaa outscored the opposition 11-1 in three state tournament games.

It was a rematch of last year’s championship game, when Honokaa routed Kapaa, 4-1.

Honokaa has won both championships under coach Maurice Miranda.

Elsewhere in Division II, HPA fell to St. Anthony, 2-1, to take fourth place. And Konawaena lost 1-0 to Mid-Pacific to seal sixth place.

Makua Lani dropped out in the first round to No. 2 seed Kapaa, 2-1

In Division I, No. seed Mililani topped Kalani, 3-1, for the state title.

The top seeded Big Island team, No. 4 seed Kealakehe, was dumped out in the quarterfinals by Iolani, 1-0. And Waiakea lost to Kalani in the first round, 4-0.

In the consolation bracket, Waiakea slumped 3-1 to Aiea and had to settle for eighth place.

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