Waiakea softball sweeps Hilo for BIIF DI Championship

The Waiakea HS softball team won two straight games against Hilo HS to win the BIIF DI Championship. (Courtesy photo/ Waiakea HS)

Today Tehani Chinen fouls as catcher Kira Alameda looks on during Waiakea’s win on Thursday. Chinen hit two homers during Thursday’s matchup. (Kuuipo Kalipi goes for a bunt as catcher Darci Kaina watches during Waiakea’s first-round win over Hilo on Thursday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Kuuipo Kalipi goes for a bunt as catcher Darci Kaina watches during Waiakea’s first-round win over Hilo on Thursday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

The Waiakea High School softball team swept Hilo High School in the BIIF Division I Championship series, winning its first BIIF DI title since 2018.