HHSAA Track and Field State Championship Results

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

For their third year in a row, the Kamehameha boys track and field team dominated at this year’s state track and field meet. The Kamehameha Warriors won the 2016 HHSAA championship with a total of 78.33 points, topping Punahou and Baldwin, who were both close behind.

Kamehameha led in throwing events with Alema Kapoi’s 54 foot, 1 inch shotput toss and Wesley Faagau’s 169 foot, 8 inch discus throw. Kamehameha’s Kaeo Kruse trailed ahead in running events winning the 1,500 meter run in 4:01:53 and the 3,000 meter contest in 9:05.85.

The girls track and field team of Hawaii Prep Academy scored 57 team points, winning them the state title, with Kaiser High School close behind as the second place finisher.

Hawaii Prep led in hurdle events, with senior Emma Taylor winning both the 100 meter hurdles event and the 300 meter hurdles event. Taylor also came in second place in the 200 meter dash.

Baldwin’s Anthony Kahoohanohano-Davis set new meet records in the long jump (24 ft, 10 in) as well as the triple jump (49 ft, 10.75 in). Kahoohanohano-Davis also managed to clear a 6’8 in high jump, winning the state title in that category as well.

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