Castle takes 5th place in OIA tourney with 2-0 sweep of Pearl City

Oct 24, 2012 | PC Sports


Castle and Pearl City faced off for the second time in the Oahu Interscholastic Association Red Division Girls Volleyball Championship Tournament on Tuesday at Farrington High School. The Lady Knights made it two in a row against the Lady Chargers with a 2-0 sweep (25-19, 25-22) to finish the double elimination format tournament in fifth place.

Both teams qualified for next week's HHSAA State Division I Girls Volleyball Championship Tournament that runs from Tuesday, October 30 through Friday, November 2. Pearl City filled out the final qualifying state berth from the OIA Red Division with a sixth place finish in the championship tournament.

Castle's Ku'ulei Lynch once again led the Lady Knights in scoring with 11 kills. Teammate Shaney Tiumalu added 7 kills for the Lady Knights.

Kara Chong put down 7 kills for the Lady Chargers.

The Lady Knights controlled the match through game one and up to late in game two as the Lady Chargers put together a scoring rally that fell short at 25-22.

                                                              Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Castle's Ku'ulei Lynch slams the ball over the net for a kill in game one.

                                                              Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

Castle's Shaney Tiumalu had 7 kills for the Lady Knights but also played tough defense pictured here blocking a strike by Pearl City's Kara Aiwohi in game one.

                                                              Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]

The Lady Chargers pull together in the second game as the team made a late rally to close within two points of the Lady Knights at 22-24.