Molokai Wrestlers Strong in States
By Randy Manley
On Saturday May 14, 58 wrestlers from the Molokai Wrestling Club participated in the Kid’s State Wrestling Championships at the Lahaina Civic Center on Maui. In all, 520 wrestlers representing 22 wrestling clubs from Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Hawaii Island and Lanai competed throughout the day.
Wrestlers from age four through adult were grouped in seven divisions and a variety of weight classes.
At the end of the day, 34 Molokai wrestlers finished in the top three in their respected divisions. As a team the Molokai Club finished the day in fourth place with 76 total team points, just behind third place Maui Central (77 pts.), second Napili Surf Riders (80 pts.), and first place Maui Razorbacks (89 pts.).
Lydia Dudoit, Hina Chow, Vincente Venenciano, Kailaoe Cabating, Caele Manley, Kesay-Lee Bicoy, Kolonahe Balbas, Charisse Manley
Marcus Dudoit, Alika Balbas, Kalani Bicoy, Ku Chow, Anela Chow, Karley Kaulili, David Moses Makaiwi, Teston Dunnam, Keeya Bicoy, Kaeo Chow, Kevin Dudoit
Kalawaia Maikui-Kalilikane, Casidy Victorino, Cendall Manley, Transon Dunnam, Sonny Balbas, Kenji Brito, Chelsen Victorino, Jayse Lalim-Rillon, Zeff Dudoit, Jake Samaniego, Makana Kaahanui, Noah Caparida, Rizpah Torres-Umi, Paul Valdez, Shauden Pedro