Waiakea wins state golf championship, Kealakehe places fifth

From left, are Noah Otani, Jake Otani, Ryder Ng, Mike Lopez, Dysen Park and Alika Toledo. (Dennis Fujimoto/ The Garden Isle)

LIHUE — For the first time in 20 years, Waiakea High School’s boys golf team won the HHSAA State Team Championship, carding 614 to defeat 2022 champion Maui Prep by six strokes on Friday at Wailua Golf Course.