Ms. Helm goes for the kick as the seniors stand ready to react in the friendly kumu versus seniors game, Friday, Sept. 23. It was the final game in a weeklong kickball tournament that was part of homecoming activities leading up to the football game Friday night.

Photo by Aaron Veincent

Ms. Helm goes for the kick as the seniors stand ready to react in the friendly kumu versus seniors game, Friday, Sept. 23. It was the final game in a weeklong kickball tournament that was part of homecoming activities leading up to the football game Friday night.

Recap: Kickball tournament brings spirit

Seniors placed first, juniors second, freshmen third, and sophomores fourth in a spirited homecoming week kickball tournament that occurred during four lunches throughout the week.

On Tuesday, Sept. 20, seniors and freshmen began the competition by taking it to the quad. Seniors won with a score of 6-0, with the game containing 4-innings.

The beginning of the game went quick with many balls being punted high, making them easily catchable, but as time went on, the seniors found a strategy and took the lead.

Day 1, Seniors vs. Freshmen: Senior Daryn Nakagawa catches the ball kicked from one of the freshmen.
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Day 1, Seniors vs. Freshmen: Senior Daryn Nakagawa catches the ball kicked from one of the freshmen.

On day two, the sophomores played the juniors. The juniors took the victory with a score of 6-0 in a 5-inning game.

 

Day 2, Juniors vs. Sophomores: Sophomore Kaitlyn Randall gets ready to kick with Aikalaokekainalu Chappell pitching.
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Day 2, Juniors vs. Sophomores: Sophomore Kaitlyn Randall gets ready to kick with Aikalaokekainalu Chappell pitching.

Thursday brought the losers from the previous games, the freshmen and sophomores, to play against one another. The freshmen got the win this time, with a score of 7-2 in a 5-inning game.

Day 3, Sophomores vs. Freshmen: Freshman Gabriel Arcas runs to 3rd base as sophomore Makaio Lorenzo calls for the ball.
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Day 3, Sophomores vs. Freshmen: Freshman Gabriel Arcas runs to 3rd base as sophomore Makaio Lorenzo calls for the ball.

The week ended off with the championship game between the week’s two winners, the juniors and seniors. The seniors overcame the juniors with a score of 14-2 in a 5-inning game.

Day 4, Seniors vs. Juniors Championship: Junior Ilihia Keawekane punts in the direction that Kalaʻi Tamanaha points to.
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Day 4, Seniors vs. Juniors Championship: Junior Ilihia Keawekane punts in the direction that Kalaʻi Tamanaha points to.

After their win of the tournament, the seniors were ready to take on their kumu, and they won, 4-0, in the 4-inning match.

 

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