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HAWAII BAPTIST ACADEMY

SPRING 2017

SPRING 2017

SPIKE NITE

HBA VS. KAMEHAMEHA March 10, 2017

TOP ROW: HBA vs. IOLANI II on March 2 (25-16, 25-15); BOTTOM ROW: HBA vs. HANALANI on March 4 (25-14, 25-10) Photographs courtesy of James Miura.


“My most memorable moment is when MJ slammed the ball straight into an opponent’s face and everyone went crazy. “ “I would like to dedicate this game to Vincent Ogasawara” NATHAN PILAR Freshman • Outside Hitter • 5’ 6”

“I will never forget the look on Coach Teoni’s face when I had to tell him that the bagel I recently had for lunch was now unfortunately on the gym floor.” “I dedicate this game to Shandon, for being a savage.” JONATHAN KISHABA Junior • Libero • 5’ 5”

“My most memorable moment from this year was seeing Jon Kishaba walk through the doors the first day of tryouts.” “I would like to dedicate this game to #11.” DAVIN RAUSCH Junior • Setter • 5’ 8”

“My most memorable moment was when I blocked coach and I remember just being super excited and super hyped.” “I would like to dedicate this game to my parents because they are always pushing me to do my best and my grandpa for always coming to my games and cheering me on.” MICAH MURAYAMA Freshman • Setter • 5’ 9”

“My most memorable moments are roast sessions with the team.”

“My most memorable moment is when I got to travel to San Diego for a tournament called Best of the West, where we played the top teams in the nation.”

“I would like to dedicate this game to all the hammahs that come to support us.”

“I would like to dedicate this game to the Class of 2018.”

DILLON JAMES FRANCISCO Freshman • OH/Libero/DS • 5’ 9”

“My most memorable moment is getting hit in the head by the ref stand my freshman year and getting a bruise on my forehead for two weeks. It was awesome.” “I would like to dedicate this game to my brother, the team, and the Kahi boiz.” MICHAEL JOHNSON Junior • Outside Hitter • 5’ 10”

DRU PANG Junior • Libero • 5’ 8”

“My most memorable moment was playing at Waipahu High. I was serving and heard a loud “Go Bryce” behind me. The serve went under the net and all my teammates were cracking up.” “I would like to dedicate this game to my parents who’ve spent countless hours shaping me into the person I’ve become, and the Knotty Buoys. I dedicate this game to my grandpa, who’s still in my heart and memories.” BRYCE SAKATA Junior • OPP/Setter • 5’ 9”


2017 HBA VOLLEYBALL “My most memorable moment was the first time I blocked Michael Johnson.” “I would like to dedicate this game to #11.” ERIC WONG Junior • Middle/OPP • 6’ 3”

“My most memorable moment was when MJ shaved for the first time.”

“My most memorable moment was when I went car riding with “Unko” Luke.”

“I would like to dedicate this game to everyone here tonight.”

“I would like to dedicate this game to Mike Chang, a.k.a. MC Hammer.”

KELLEN TAKATSUKA Senior • Outside Hitter • 5’ 8”

CHRISTIAN WOLL Junior • OPP/Middle Blocker • 6’ 1”

“My most memorable moment was when I got the chance to play on the varsity team.”

“My most memorable moment was when I first started playing and I had no idea what the heck I was doing. I still don’t really know what the heck I’m doing.”

“I would like to dedicate this game to my family.”

“I would like to dedicate this game to my friends.”

BRYSON GONZALEZ Sophomore • Middle Blocker • 6’ 2”

“My most memorable moment was when I served it under the net on the first day of intermediate tryouts.” “I would like to dedicate this game to my dog.” TREVOR TOKAIRIN Freshman • Outside/Opposite • 6’ 0”

MAX WIEMKEN Sophomore • Middle Blocker • 6’ 2”

“My most memorable moment was when I got my first block in eighth grade. It was memorable because I had never done something like that and it felt awesome.” “I would like to dedicate this game to my mom and dad for supporting me, my dog Hoku, and my sister Alexys.” SHANDEN ADRIANCE Sophomore • Middle • 6’ 2”


BACK (L TO R): Bryce Sakata, Trevor Tokairin, Bryson Gonzalez, Shanden Adriance, Max Wiemken, Eric Wong, Christian Woll FRONT (L TO R): Micah Murayama, Nathan Pilar, Dru Pang, Kellen Takatsuka, Davin Rausch, Dillon James Francisco, Michael Johnson NOT PICTURED: Jonathan Kishaba IN THIS ISSUE - DIGITAL EDITING: Kaci Omoto (‘17), Hannah Tavares (‘17) PHOTOGRAPHY: Joel Lau (‘18). Cover page photographs courtesy of James Miura. VISIT HBAEAGLEEYE.COM AND FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM @HBAEAGLEEYE MAHALO to HBA’s Athletic Booster Club for hosting and providing tonight’s food and drinks!

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2017 BOYS VARSITY VOLLEYBALL

2017 Spring Eagle Eye Spike Nite Edition  
2017 Spring Eagle Eye Spike Nite Edition  

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