Punahou star guard Laynee Torres-Kahapea has been recognized as the Hawaii high school girls basketball Gatorade player of the year.
The Buff n’ Blue ball club had an up and down season overall finishing 9-9 and 5-8 in ILH play, but Laynee Torres-Kahapea was one of the bright spots for them this season.
Torres-Kahapea led the Buff n’ Blue in scoring with 15.6 points per game and 17.5 points per game in ILH play. She was named ILH MVP by coaches and was a member of the Hawaii Star-Advertiser Fab 15.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered! Welcome to the Park Blocks, @Layneetk!— Portland State Women’s Basketball (@psuviksWBB) November 9, 2022
“Laynee really stood out to us this summer on the recruiting trail with her tenacious defense and desire to compete on every possession.” — @CoachChelseyG #GoViks | #BuildTheShip pic.twitter.com/sE5z39YbA2
To cap off her remarkable high school basketball career, Laynee will go onto play at the next level, signing with division one program Portland State for the 2023-2024 season.