BIIF basketball: Kauka, Samura named Scoring Live Player of the Year

HPA guard Brooke Samura scores in the paint against Parker on Jan. 11 in Waimea's Castle Gym, finishing with 44 points. Samura was recently named Scoring Live's DII Player of the Year after leading the state in scoring. (Hawaii Preparatory Academy/Courtesy Image)

Kohala’s Layden Kauka (4) shoots free throws to tie with the Seabury Hall Spartans during the Division II HHSAA Boys Basketball Championship game on Feb. 24 held at the Neal Blaisdell Arena on Oahu. The Kohala Cowboys prevailed to clinch the DII HHSAA Boys Basketball State Championship title 49-45 in overtime. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Star-Advertiser)

KAILUA-KONA — Scoring Live officially released its All-Hawaii awards for the 2023-24 basketball season, and multiple Big Island Interscholastic (BIIF) players represented the isle by making the list.