HHSAA Basketball: Hot fourth quarter allows Damien to pull away in 69-50 win over Ka Makani

  • Hawaii Prep’s head coach Greg Dunigan relays instructions during the second half of Saturday’s game at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Hawaii Prep’s Kaila Kaahu looks on as the final seconds of Saturday’s HHSAA D-II 5th place game tick away. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Hawaii Prep’s Kyana Brucelas battles against a Damien defender during Saturday’s HHSAA D-II 5th place game at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

  • Hawaii Prep’s Brooke Samura takes a free throw during the second half of Ka Makani’s HHSAA D-II 5th place game against Damien Saturday at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today)

HONOLULU – After three quarters of tightly-contested play in their HHSAA D-II 5th place game, the Monarchs of Damien simply found another gear against Hawaii Prep.