Pilipa'a Volleyball

Pilipa’a Girls 17-1 head to Las Vegas

Hilo, HI – The 2017 Pilipa’a Girls’ 17-1 team departs Hilo and heads to Las Vegas  to compete in the SCVA Las Vegas Classic this weekend.  The Pilipa’a 17’s 9-player travel squad includes athletes from Kamehameha-Hawaii, Kea’au, Waiakea and Hilo High Schools and is lead by Head Coach Chris Leonard who will be assisted by Zoe Leonard a Pilipa’a alum and collegiate player at Dartmouth College.

Five of the girls will be participating in the PrepVolleyball.com Unsigned Showcase for high school juniors and seniors which will be held on Friday afternoon at the Cashman Center in Las Vegas. The girls are taking advantage of the opportunity to be seen by several hundred college volleyball coaches that are expected to attend.

Pilipa’a begins play in the 148-team field  Saturday morning.  Saturday’s schedule is listed below along with the Pilipa’a 17’s roster with links to the bio pages for each of the players.  We’ll have updates during the tournament here on Pilipaa.com and our Pilipa’a Facebook  ( www.facebook.com/pilipaa ) Twitter ( @pilipaa ) and Instagram ( @pilipaavbc ).


Saturday Schedule

Pool/Bracket Opponent Schedule Result Score
1 P30 NNJ 17 Perry (NC) Desert Oasis Ct 82 at 2/18 9:00 AM Undecided
2 P30 M1 172 (NO) Desert Oasis Ct 82 at 2/18 11:00 AM Undecided
3 P30 17-2 Rich (SC) Desert Oasis Ct 82 at 2/18 1:00 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

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