Punahou scored three unanswered second half goals to defeat Pearl City 3-1 Wednesday afternoon in the first round of the HHSAA Division I Hawaii State Boys Soccer Championships played at the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex in Waipahu.
Punahou moves on to face #3 Kaiser today in the championship quarterfinals at 5:00pm in the Main Stadium.
Pearl City will play Hilo in the consolation 5th place semifinals at 1:00pm on Field 8.
Pearl City: Luke Wyman (21:00).
Punahou: Antonio Espinoza (52:00), Kainoa McDonald (71:00), Brian Yanagi (75:00).