In a game which saw sisters Chevannah Paalvast and Tessa Boagni face off against one another, the Pouakai came away with the 21-12 victory in a fast-paced game that was locked at 6 all early before Mainland was able to pull away. Jacinta Beckley led the Pouakai with 9 points – including a trio from behind the arc – while Ella Fotu scored 6, Boagni 5 and Rosalia Samia 1. Casyn Buchman led the Kahu with 5 points in the loss, while Yume Negishi had 4 and Paalvast added 3.
The Rams got out to an early 6-1 lead before the Sharks stormed back to tie things up at 13 all with less than two minutes left. Dru-leo got a layup giving the Sharks the lead with 21 seconds left and the Sharks would hold on for the win!
Alonzo Burton finished with 9 PTS and Leusogi-Ape had 6. Joe Cook-Green totaled 6 for the Rams.