By Fred Guzman
For the second time with a couple of weeks, the Spartans posted a victory over traditional MIL power Baldwin. The latest win came in Friday night’s semifinal round of the St. Anthony Invitational at War Memorial Gymnasium.
Dylan King scored 19 points in leading the Spartans to a 53-48 victory and a berth in Saturday’s 7 p.m. semifinal against Corona of California. Corona advanced with 65-36 win over Kealakehe of the Big Island.
Baldwin and Kealakehe will meet for third place at 5:30.
In consolation games, Hilo beat Campbell of Oahu 61-53 and King Kekaulike defeated host St. Anthony 55-29.
LAHAINALUNA INVITATIONAL: Mission Viejo of California routed Molokai 87-22 and Marantha needed overtime to subdue Pitt Meadows of British Columbia 58-45.
MIL GIRLS: Taylor Fernandez scored 17 points for King Kekaulike in a 55-27 romp past Baldwin. Na Alii improved its league mark to 3-1.