Special Olympics athletes compete in Area Games

First photo: Alan Gascon reacts to an unlucky roll as teammate James Ignacio looks on during the Special Olympics Area Games bocce competition Tuesday at Maui High. The event served as a qualifier for the State Games, scheduled for Aug. 17-18 on Oahu. Second photo: Jon Prest releases a shot as teammate Brian Moniz gets a high-five. Third photo: Kainalu Lasco (left) is congratulated by Anela Koa soccer teammate Moses Lasco after scoring during a scrimmage with players from the Kamehameha Maui girls varsity team.