Cooper, Evans win gold at state wrestling championships

Feb 22, 2016 | PC Sports

Congratulations to the Pearl City Chargers boys and girls wrestling teams who performed well at last weekend's HHSAA State Wrestling Championships held at the Blaisdell Arena.

Baylen Cooper and Asia Evans led the way winning gold on Saturday in the championship finals.

Cooper, wrestling in the 138 lbs. weight class defeated Waianae's Sheldon Bailey Jr. (D: 10-8), Cooper avenged a loss to Bailey in the finals of last week's OIA championships.

Evans defeated Waianae's Anuhea Hamilton (D: 4-2) in the 127 lbs. weight class to capture the championship title. Evans earned her second consecutive individual HHSAA state championship crown.

The Lady Chargers placed four wrestlers in the championship finals


Boys Individual Results


138 lbs.  Baylen Cooper  1st

152 lbs.  Trevor Alvarado  3rd

160 lbs.  Kasey Kikuyama  5th

195 lbs.  Matthew Keopuhiwa  3rd

Team Results

12th   67.0

Girls Individual Results


107 lbs.  Mikayla Abe  2nd

122 lbs.  Netanya Kang  2nd

127 lbs.  Asia Evans  1st

145 lbs.  Jacqueline Fuamatu  5th

155 lbs.  Nina Seoane  4th

168 lbs.  Jenny Fuamatu  2nd

Team Results

3rd    125.5



138 Lbs.

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127 Lbs.

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