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For the third straight year, more than 200 female wrestlers took part in the Punahou Invitational Girls Wrestling Tournament
Tuesday at the Buffanblu's Hemmeter Fieldhouse.
The tournament, also known as The Paani Challenge, included wrestlers from 24 schools from six islands and one school from Arizona.
"I think we got some really good turnout again despite several of the schools having to opt out because they are still taking final exams, but overall I think the participation is fabulous and there's good representation from the neighbor islands, as always," tournament vice-chair Natalie Taniguchi said.
Wrestlers were placed into the A, B or C bracket of their respective weight classes - based on experience and ability - with the hope of getting each wrestler quality mat time...