Pearl City Girls finish 3rd, Boys 4th in HHSAA State Wrestling Championships

Feb 14, 2011 | PC Sports


The Pearl City Chargers proved that they belong amongst the state's top high school wrestling programs finishing in 3rd place for the girls and 4th place for the boys in the team championships during the 2011 HHSAA State Wrestling Championship Tournament held at Blaisdell Arena on Saturday.

Punahou High School captured both the boys and girls championships with the boys winning their 5th straight title and girls capturing their 3rd in a row.

Pearl City's Raynald Cooper III was the top individual finisher for the Chargers winning the 173 Lbs. title in a dramatic 3-1 decision over defending state champion Patrick Sheehan from Punahou. Cooper won last year's 162 Lbs. state title before moving up this year to compete in the 173 Lbs. division.

Chargers Individual Results:


110 Lbs.      Tristin Kamaka                    3rd

116 Lbs.     Jonathan Kamaka III           2nd

122 Lbs.     Gabriel Iereneo-Baring       5th

142 Lbs.     Blake Cooper                        6th

173 Lbs.     Raynald Cooper III                1st

217 Lbs.     Evan Greenleaf                     4th

287 Lbs.     Devin Ching                           2nd

                                                             Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Jonathan Kamaka III (left) finished in 2nd place on a 8-4 decision to Maryknoll's Cassidy Oshiro in the 116 Lbs. championship match.


105 Lbs.     Joey Nanhta                             5th

122 Lbs.     Kaimiloa Evans                       3rd

142 Lbs.     Charmagne Monis                 2nd

177 Lbs.     Janelle Fuamatu                    2nd

222 Lbs.     Sanoe Spencer                      3rd

                                                             Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Kaimiloa Evans pins Kiana Yamat from Lahainaluna for 3rd place in 122 Lbs. division.

Top 5 Team Results:


Team                                         Score

Punahou                                   210.0

Kamehameha-Kapalama     172.0

Lahainaluna                             137.0

Pearl City                                   125.5

Campbell                                    84.0



Team                                       Score

Punahou                                 149.5

Lahainaluna                           117.5

Pearl City                                 116.0

Kahuku                                    108.5

Aiea                                            96.0


Heart of a Champion, Raynald Cooper III                                        

                                                             Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

                                                             Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Coach Lee pictured congratulating newly crowned 173 lbs. state champion Raynald Cooper III.

Congratulations to the 2011 Pearl City Chargers Wrestling teams, coaches and supporters!

Great Job!