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BIIF girls basketball: Konawaena beats Hilo for 100th straight league victory

| | Jan 17 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

KEALAKEKUA — Konawaena and Hilo met on the hardcourt Monday evening with much more than a pair of undefeated records and league playoff seedings on the line. The Wildcat girls entered the game with 99 straight wins over BIIF opponents, a streak that started at the beginning of the 2009 season after Konawaena lost to Waiakea in the 2008 league championship game.

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