Surfriders In State Hoops Finals
Should the Kailua girls basketball team make a run in this week’s Division I state tournament, its collective cohesiveness would be a huge factor, and nothing would please head coach Mandy Llamedo more.
Since she took over the program in 2012, developing team unity has been a prevailing theme. “We have the tools to do well at both ends of the floor, but chemistry is the most important thing at this point in the season,” said Llamedo, who led Kailua to a 9-5 mark as well as a fourth-place finish at the recent OIA tournament. “A lot of this season has been about bringing them together. We’re