Ka Makani take down Konawaena for D-II crown: HPA mounts comeback to win BIIF Championship

  • Konawaena’s Chelsea Velez reacts after a Wildcat point during Thursday’s BIIF D-II Championship match in Konawaena. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Konawaena’s Baelyn Kauhi fights for the ball against two HPA players Thursday night in Konawaena. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • HPA’s Brooke Samura (left) and Ka’iulani Bento attempt to make a block during the fourth set of Thursday’s BIIF D-II Championship match at Konawaena. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • HPA’s Parker Lewis rises to make one of her 15 kills in Ka Makani’s five-set victory over Konawaena Thursday night. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Hawaii Prep celebrates after the match-winning point falls in the fifth set of Thursday’s BIIF D-II Championship match at Konawaena. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

KEALAKEKUA – Hawaii Prep’s backs were against the wall.