Team Hawaii wins gold at 2019 AAU Junior Olympics

Published: Jul. 11, 2019 at 6:59 AM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Team Hawaii made a statement Wednesday afternoon in the 2019 AAU Junior Olympics as the KIHA (Kapolei Inline Hockey Arenas) 12-under and 14-under squads won gold with wins over Team USA and Team New Zealand, respectively.

The 12-under KIHA Warriors took down Team USA 5-4 in overtime for a first place finish after trailing 4-2 for much of the contest.

A game-winning goal by Jackson Pang was the deciding factor in this contest with an assists from Jordan Nahoi-Baricar.

The 14-under team also had some success on the day, taking down New Zealand 5-0 to win gold. The team finished 6-0 in the tournament.

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