Boys Volleyball: Kamehameha pipped; honors for Enriques

Hawaii 24/7 Staff

Heartbreak for No. 3 seed Kamehameha Schools Hawaii in the boys volleyball Division I finals as No. 1 Punahou hung on to take the fifth and deciding set, 15-13.

However, Kamehameha’s Evan Enriques earned individual honors and was named the Division I Most Outstanding Player for the tournament.

Teammate Daniel Aina, Jr. also was named to the Division I all-tournament team.

The win gave Punahou its sixth title in the last decade.

Also in Division I, Waiakea topped Kamehameha Schools Kapalama for fifth place overall.

In Division II, No. 4 seed HPA outlasted No. 3 McKinley for third place overall.

HPA’s Keanu Yamamoto and Tyler Van Kirk was named to the Division II all-tournament team.

Also in Division II, Kohala dropped its final match to earn sixth place overall.

2012 New City Nissan Boys Volleyball Championships

Division I: Wednesday, May 2 – Saturday, May 5

McKinley High School, Farrington High School & Blaisdell Arena

Division II: Thursday, May 3 – Saturday, May 5

Kaimuki High School, Kalani High School & Blaisdell Arena

HHSAA Boys Volleyball All-Tournament Teams

Division I All-Tournament Team

Sean Gruebner, OH, Punahou

Tui Tuileta, OH, Punahou

Nicholas Andrews, MB, Punahou

Nainoa Frank, OH, Kalaheo

Kupono Fey, OH, Punahou

Daniel Aina, Jr., S, KS-Hawaii

Kolby Kanetake, L, Moanalua

Most Outstanding Player:

Evan Enriques, OH, KS-Hawaii

Division II All-Tournament Team

Chad Barretta, OH, Hawaii Baptist

Keanu Yamamoto, OH, Hawaii Prep

Shane Jacob, MB, Seabury Hall

Tyler Van Kirk, MB, Hawaii Prep

Rocky DeLyon, OH, Seabury Hall

BJ Hosaka, S, Hawaii Baptist

Kalei Hosaka, L, Hawaii Baptist

Most Outstanding Player:

Michael Fisher, OH, Hawaii Baptist

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