Dragons torch Lions in Kona 9-0

Honoka‘a and Makua Lani fight for the ball Thursday at Old Airport Park in Kailua-Kona. (Conor Langs/West Hawaii Today)

Honoka‘a and Makua Lani race for the ball Thursday in Kailua-Kona. (Conor Langs/West Hawaii Today)

A Dragons soccer player pushes the ball through midfield against the Lions on Thursday at Old Airport. (Conor Langs/West Hawaii Today)

Kea‘au senior Max Mullins stays in possession of the ball as Kamehameha Schools-Hawai‘i junior Kamanaopaa Stone attempts to steal during a match on Thursday on the road. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Kamehameha Schools-Hawai‘i junior William Henderson takes the ball down the field during a match against Kea‘au on Thursday at home. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Honoka‘a boys soccer player Zach Juan advances the ball past Makua Lani’s Owen Sadhra-Corks on Thursday at Old Airport Park. The Dragons won in mercy-rule fashion, 9-0, with Juan scoring two goals. (Conor Langs/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Honoka‘a boys soccer handled business against Makua Lani on Thursday at Old Airport Park — beating the Lions in 9-0, mercy-rule fashion. The Dragons improved to 2-2-1 in the Big Island Interscholastic Federation (BIIF) — sitting in the middle of the Division-II standings. MLS fell to 0-4-0 overall, remaining in the cellar of DII.