L to R: First Row: Dannielle Aumua, Anne Wong, Trinity Martin, Shay Bonilla, Destiny Carter, Ryanne “Cookie” Burnett; Second Row: Te’Hiwa Medeiros, Sade Mizusawa, Dallas Martinez, Kailyn Kupau, Mahina Kaleiheana-Erickson, Raena Ho
The Lancers of Sacred Hearts Academy make their schools first appearance in the ‘Iolani Classic in 2018. Led by Head Coach Richard Kasuya, the Lancers are coming off a 12-12 season, finishing in 4th place in ILH Division I competition. The Lancers return a strong cast from last season, led by upperclassmen Dallas Martinez, Te’Hiwa Medeiros, Trinity Martin and Sade Mizusawa. Senior Dallas Martinez averaged 15.5 ppg along with 6.6 rpg earning Honolulu Star Advertiser “Fab 15” and Second Team All-ILH honors. Junior forward Te’Hiwa Medeiros averaged 11.3 ppg and 6.4 rpg last season, earning Honorable Mention All-ILH honors.
Coach Kasuya commented on this year’s group: “We believe we are a program on the rise, and are committed to proving we can compete with some of the best teams in the state. We expect that ILH Division 1 will be extremely challenging again this year, and know that we will have to be at our very best every game to be competitive with the other teams in our league.