Makua Lani's Timothy Catanzaro sends a ball upfield against Konawaena during a game on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at Old Kona Airport Park. (J.R. De Groote/West Hawaii Today File Photo)
Hawaii Prep's Angela Cipriano takes on Makua Lani's Mara Duarte on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at Old Kona Airport Park. (J.R. De Groote/West Hawaii Today File Photo)
Konawaena's Kyanah Blas showed her knack for making saves as a freshman, and as an upperclassman she was one of the best goalkeepers in the state. The co-BIIF girls Division I player of the year signed with Hawaii. (Tribune-Herald/File Photo)
Makua Lani's Tia Lurbiecki (2) steps over the leg of Island School's Nora Frost as she moves the ball down the pitch during a play-in game for the HHSAA Division II state tournament in 2017. (Rick Winters/West Hawaii Today File Photo)
Many Hawaii Island soccer players have played with Kona Crush Soccer Academy through the years in order to step up their game and move on to the collegiate level.