The final OIA Division I playoff game of the weekend pits host Farrington against Radford.
Here is our game preview.
Farrington 36, Radford 14, FINAL
10:02: GAME OVER.
9:58: Eter scores on a 20-yard run. Umaga adds the extra point. FARRINGTON 36, RADFORD 14, 1:48 left in game.
9:57: The Govs punt on their next possession and then Radford winds up losing the ball on downs deep in their own territory.
9:47: The Govs drive into Radford territory, but Radford’s Aldrich Pascual recovers a fumble and returns it 50 yards for a touchdown. A conversion pass from Suitonu to Cameron Copeland puts two more points on the board. FARRINGTON 29, RADFORD 14. 4:53 left in the game.
9:36: Wright scrambles for a 19-yard gain to the Farrington 40, but the Rams can’t drive deeper.
9:29: Eter finds Chad Silva for a 21-yard TD pass. Eter runs in the 2-point conversion. FARRINGTON 29, RADFORD 6, 11:53 left in game.
9:28: Third quarter ends.
9:27: The Govs keep the chains moving as Eter picks up 25 yards on a fourth-down keeper. The ball is at the Radford 20.
9:22: Eter’s pass to Silva covers 17 yards for a first down at the Govs’ 45.
9:19: Two penalties — a block in the back and sideline interference — brings the Govs all the way back to their 15.
9:18: The Ping-Pong ball goes back to Farrington as Ezra Williams intercepts a long Wright pass.
9:17: The Rams go three and out and punt, but get the ball back on Suitonu’s interception of a long Eter pass.
9:09: Afe-Alaivanu catches his second TD pass of the night from Eter, this time from 31 yards out. Ezra Williams kicks the extra point. FARRINGTON 21, RADFORD 6, 6:48 left in third quarter.
9:05: The Rams go three and out and punt, but the boot is blocked by Farrington’s TitanAlii Pesamino. The Govs take over on the Radford 31.
9:00: Eter throws to Faamatau for a 3-yard touchdown. Radford’s Taias Savea was all over Faamatau at the goal line, but Faamatau held on. Eter then throws a 2-point conversion pass to Umaga. FARRINGTON 14, RADFORD 6, 8:42 left in third quarter.
8:57: It’s fourth and goal from the 3.
8:54: Two 10-yard runs by Tanuvasa and an 18-yard run by Faamatau has Farrington on the move. It’s first and 10 from the Radford 10.
8:30: Second quarter ends. Halftime.
8:27: A 17-yard Eter to Silva pass brings the ball to the Farrington 41. 0:44 left in first half.
8:25: Radford punts and pins the Govs deep in their own territory.
8:18: An Eter pass to Reginald Faamatau covers 13 yards and gets the ball to the 50. Farrington, however, gives up the ball on downs after the next four plays.
8:13: Radford can’t move it on a fourth and goal from the 25 and turn over the ball on downs.
8:11: Two big penalties, including one for holding, push the ball all the way back to the Farrington 44.
8:08: The Rams punt, but get the ball back by recovering a muff by the Govs. Radford ball at the Farrington 8.
8:05: First quarter ends.
8:03: Radford’s Kyle Sudog sacks Eter for a 13-yard loss and the Govs punt it away.
7:59: Wright hooks up with Suitonu for a 22-yard touchdown pass. The extra point is blocked. RADFORD 6, FARRINGTON 6, 1:21 left in first quarter.
7:51: A pass interference penalty against Farrington pushes the ball to the Govs 27.
7:50: Radford gets in to Farrington territory on Wright’s 23-yard pass to Matai Suitonu.
7:46: On the next play, Eter finds Chris Afe-Alaivanu open on the right side for a 22-yard touchdown. Blessing Umaga’s kick is blocked. FARRINGTON 6, RADFORD 0. 3:22 left in first quarter.
7:41: The Govs get two first downs on two Stephen Eter passes to Chad Silva. They get another first down on an Eter pass to Bobby Alualu-Alo. Farrington ball on the Radford 22.
7:35: Rams can’t move and will punt for the second time.
7:34: Wright completes a 14-yard pass to Robert Garrison.
7:31: Tanuvasa is short by inches. Rams ball at their 7.
7:30: On fourth and inches from the 8, Tanuvasa takes a pitch and gets to what looks like the 7. The chains are coming in to measure.
7:26: Samsen Tanuvasa’s 5-yard run on fourth and 1 gives the Govs a first down at the Radford 17.
7:20: Radford goes three and out and punts.Tymon Paleafei returns the punt back 18 yards to give the Govs the ball at the Radford 31.
7:17: Radford is going to receive the kick and Farrington will defend the H-1, mauka goal. Randy Wright is in at QB for the Rams.