Trey Une, Hilo senior Viking, played the best game of his high school career against the Kamehameha Warriors in the BIIF championship. Une lead the Vikings win for their first title in over a decade.
Une hit for 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting. He also grabbed nine rebounds during the Vikings’ 55–44 victory over the Warriors to win the BIIF Division I basketball title. This is Hilo’s first Division I basketball title since 2010.
Kikahi Deperalta-Huihui played a great game, with 14 rebounds and six on the offensive glass. He also added six points and two blocks.
Rayson Padilla scored 15 points and Peyton Pana scored nine points for the Vikings (7-2). The Vikings shot 45%. They also went 0 of 9 from 3-point range and hit 11 of 16 free throws.
Nixis Yamauchi, a Viking freshman guard, scored 10 points. Braedy Yamada added 8 points. Logan Watterson, and Kaleb Guerrero each had seven points for the 7-1 Warriors.
The Warriors shot 32%. They also made 4 of 21 long-distance shots and 6 of 10 from the free throw line.
Kamehameha will host Kahuku at Koaia gym at 1 p.m. on Monday. In the first round of the Division I state tournament.
Hilo will face the Iolani – Roosevelt winner at McKinley High, Oahu at 5 p.m. on Thursday.