Pilipa'a Volleyball

Pilipa’a 2-1 after first day at SCVA


Las Vegas, NV – Pilipa’a Girls 17’s are 2-1 after the first day of competition at the 2017 SCVA Las Vegas Classic. Pilipa’a began the tournament with a solid 2-0 (25-11, 25-18) win over NNJ 17 Perry.  Pilipa’a showed a few first-match jitters but shook them off after a few points and led the remainder of the match.  Pilipa’a’ was  led by Taina Leao with 7 kills and  Makalei Watson and Makenna Mahuna with 5 kills each.

Passing and offensive inconsistencies contributed to a 0-2 (22-25, 15-25) loss to M1VB of Minnesota.  Taina Leao led Pilipa’a with 5 kills, Keani Akui and Jazzy Alston each added 4.

Pilipa’a was determined to come out strong after the disappointing loss to M1VB.  The offense was in rhythm early and outside hitter Makalei Watson recorded a team-high 11 kills and middle blocker Jazzy Alston added 4 kills to lead Pilipa’a.

Pilipa’a will play tomorrow morning at 8am  at the Cashman Center.  See the updated schedule below:

Play Schedule
Pool/Bracket Opponent Schedule Result Score
1 P30 NNJ 17 Perry (NC) Desert Oasis Ct 82 at 2/18 9:00 AM Pilipa’a Girls 17’s (MK) Won 25-11, 25-18
2 P30 M1 172 (NO) Desert Oasis Ct 82 at 2/18 11:00 AM M1 172 (NO) Won 25-22, 25-15
3 P30 Momentous 17-2 Rich (SC) Desert Oasis Ct 82 at 2/18 1:00 PM Pilipa’a Girls 17’s (MK) Won 25-13, 25-20
4 R2G1P5 Sunshine 17 South Bay (SC) Cashman Ct 49 at 2/19 8:00 AM Undecided
5 R2G1P5 El Paso Wildfire 17-1 (SU) Cashman Ct 49 at 2/19 11:00 AM Undecided
6 R2G1P5 Spark Jasmine 17-1 (NC) Cashman Ct 49 at 2/19 12:00 PM Undecided


2017 Pilipa'a 17-1 Roster

#NamePosHtYearSchoolStanding ReachApproach Reach
2Keani AkuiOH, DS5'72018Kamehameha7'2.59'0
29Jazmyne (Jazzy) AlstonMB5'9.52018Waiakea7'5.59'4
22Taina LeaoOPP, MB5'8.52019Hilo7'59'4
7Makenna MahunaS, OPP5'9.52018Kamehameha7'49'2
5Siena MizunoL, DS5'22019Hilo6'98'3
23Angel (Anela) NavorOH, S, DS5'4.52018Waiakea7'18'10
14Kaumaka SibaytonMB, OPP5'8.52018Kea'au7'59'5
3Makalei WatsonOH5'62019Kea'au7'2.59'2
9Hi'ilei Wong YuenL, DS5'42018Kamehameha

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *