Wrestlers Come in Second

The Molokai boys’ and girls’ wrestling team did not come out on top at last weekend’s Maui Interscholastic League (MIL) championships – but did grab some individual titles.

Mikayla Pico (98 lbs), Rizpah Torres-Umi (120) and Charisse Manley (130) won first in their weight classes, helping the girls grab second place as a team with 111 points, behind Lahainaluna.

The boys’ side also came in second behind Lahainaluna, also with 111 points, but with no individual wins.

Coaches did not return calls for comment.

The state wrestling championship will be held this weekend, Feb. 11-12, at the Blaisdell Arena in Oahu.

MIL Championship Results, per the Maui News –
Girls: Mikayla pico (98 lbs) first; Tiandra Negrillo-Magsayo (103) fourth; Michal Torres-Umi (114) third; Rizpah Torres-Umi (120) first; Kaulanarose Akaka (125) second; Charisse Manley (130) first; Larriley Rawlins (155) second; Tiffany Tanielu (220) third.
Boys: Peirce Dela Cruz (108) fifth; Maverick Dela Cruz (114) fifth; Sereno Dudoit-Enos (120) fourth; Paul Valdez (125) second; Kailen Inouye (130) second; Noah Caparida (130) third; Simon Blair (135) third; Kevin Dudoit (140) second; Shauden Pedro (152) fourth; Daylen Spencer-Basa (215) second; Charles Kamelamela (215) third; Jordan Hao (285) second.


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