Courtesy of Honolulu Advertiser
Kalani High School senior Dara Ajimine became the first bowler, boy or
girl, to win three straight state titles in the Billy Tees/HHSAA
Bowling State Championships today at Lihu'e Bowling Center on Kaua'i.
Ajimine helped the Falcons capture first place in the team
competition, bowling a combined score of 7482, followed by Kapolei
(7333) and Hilo (7090).
Ajimine bowled a 1752 (190, 195, 211, 230, 150, 201, 189, 186, 200).
Sacred Hearts' Venny Jean Turner came in second (1669) and Kapolei's Kimie Roller third (1583).
Pearl City boys won their first title since 2001, and fifth overall,
with a score of 8004. Waiakea came in second place with 7967 and Hawaii
Baptist was third with 7740.
Baldwin's Corey Gushikuma won the
boys individual title, bowling a 1788 (202, 159, 167, 246, 215, 203,
180, 213, 203). Jonathan Nakagawa of Kalani was second (1760) and
Kealakehe's Bryson Apolo was third (1755).