BIIF hoops: Hilo’s season ends in HHSAA opening round

Hilo's Ikena Leao draws a foul from Nanakuli's Caleb Paakaula as he attempts a shot Monday in the Vikings' gymnasium. Despite a hard-fought effort, the Vikings suffered a close 50-45 defeat to Nanakuli. Leao finished with 16 points. (Tim Wright/Courtesy Image)

HILO — Hilo High School boys basketball’s impressive season came to a close on Monday night in its home gymnasium.