GAME NIGHT 8/19: Roosevelt/Pearl City

Roosevelt receiver Shayne Teruya looked for running room after making a catch against Pearl City in 2015. Photo by Darryl Oumi/Special to the Star-Advertiser.

Pearl City and Roosevelt meet in the second game of a doubleheader tonight at Aloha Stadium in what has always been an entertaining series. The series is tied 7-7-1 but Pearl City has won the last five dating back to a tie in 2007. Roosevelt’s last win over Pearl City was way back in 2002. These teams have never played each other at Aloha Stadium. Roosevelt hasn’t won at Aloha Stadium since beating Aiea in 1992, a span of nine straight losses. Roosevelt hasn’t started a season 2-0 since 2007. Roosevelt hasn’t had a 100-yard rusher since the final game of 2014, when Shaedon Kalei did it, a span of 17 games. Pearl City has not won at Aloha Stadium since 1984, when it beat Campbell 7-0. That is a string of nine straight losses.

PEARL CITY CHARGERS (1-1, 1-0)
Head coach: Robin Kami
2017 Chargers roster

VS.

ROOSEVELT ROUGH RIDERS (1-0, 1-0)
Head coach: Kui Kahooilihala
2017 Rough Riders roster

Pearl City 42, Roosevelt 0

at Aloha Stadium
Roosevelt (1-1, 1-1) 0 0 0 0 — 0
Pearl City (2-1, 2-0) 14 21 7 0 — 42
PC—Andre Carter 1 run (Zameer Khan kick)
PC—Isaiah Asinsin 1 run (Khan kick)
PC—Makoa Cooper 2 run (Khan kick)
PC—Zion Tupuola-Fetui 4 pass from Isaiah Asinsin (Khan kick)
PC—Thomas King 16 pass from Asinsin (Khan kick)
PC—Alihikaua Rodrigues 21 fumble return (Khan kick)

RUSHING—Roosevelt: Mitchell Camacho 8-14, Jared Elwin 4-13, Shastyn Kekahuna 8-8, Sharif Tarin 4-7, Samuel Baang 1-4, team 2-(minus 13). Pearl City: Carter 12-82, Tex Kang 10-32, Cooper 8-28, Micah Quillopo-Jamile 3-18, Asinsin 5-10, Treven Alvarado 1-(minus 1), team 3-(minus 6).
PASSING—Roosevelt: Kekahuna 3-7-1-30. Pearl City: Asinsin 5-6–0-85.
RECEIVING—Roosevelt: Elwin 2-14, Nicholas Ogata 1-16. Pearl City: Micah Quillopo-Jamile 1-35, Cooper 1-21, King 1-16, Dayton Hernandez 1-9, Tupuola-Fetui 1-4.
Junior varsity — Pearl City 26, Roosevelt 14

Quillopo-Jamile in at QB.

Roosevelt gets inside the 10 but Kasey Kikuyama with the interception in the end zone for the Chargers to save the shutout.

Nothing of note in the rest of the third quarter. Twelve minutes left.

Running clock. Alihikaua Rodrigues returns a Roosevelt fumble 21 yards for a TD. 42-0, 10:00

HALFTIME BOX
at Aloha Stadium
Roosevelt (1-0, 1-0) 0 0
Pearl City (1-1, 1-0) 14 21
PC—Andre Carter 1 run (Zameer Khan kick)
PC—Isaiah Asinsin 1 run (Khan kick)
PC—Makoa Cooper 2 run (Khan kick)
PC—Zion Tupuola-Fetui 4 pass from Isaiah Asinsin (Khan kick)
PC—Thomas King 16 pass from Asinsin (Khan kick)

RUSHING—Roosevelt: Mitchell Camacho 6-13, Jared Elwin 3-15, Sharif Tarin 1-4, Shastyn Kekahuna 6-0, team 2-(minus 13). Pearl City: Carter 11-80, Cooper 8-28, Asinsin 4-10, Treven Alvarado 1-(minus 1), team 1-(minus 2).
PASSING—Roosevelt: Kekahuna 1-3-0-7. Pearl City: Asinsin 5-6–0-85.
RECEIVING—Roosevelt: Elwin 1-7. Pearl City: Micah Quillopo-Jamile 1-35, Cooper 1-21, King 1-16, Dayton Hernandez 1-9, Tupuola-Fetui 1-4.
Junior varsity — Pearl City 26, Roosevelt 14

Back to action and Samuel Soto gets a sack for the Chargers defense.

Pearl City with a couple of late hits, bad penalties and the Chargers call back-to-back timeouts. All the kids on the field as the coaches use it as a teaching moment.

Asinsin to Thomas King for a 16-yard TD on the first play. 35-0, 2:54.

Tupuola-Fetui with the forced fumble and Rodrigues recovers on the Roosevelt 16.

Chargers take over on Roosevelt 44. A screen on third down to Cooper goes for 21 yards inside the 20. Third-and-goal at the 4. Play action. Asinsin finds Zion Tupuola-Fetui for the 4-yard TD pass. 28-0, 3:13, Q2.

Roosevelt into Pearl City territory for the first time. Fourth-and-3 at the 48. Kekahuna is sacked by Alihikaua Rodrigues.

Makoa Cooper in at RB for second quarter. Roosevelt has the stop as Pearl City tries a reverse on third down but the Rough Riders whistled for a helmet-to-helmet foul. First down at the 35. Asinsin is absolutely PASTED as he throws the ball and it’s so underthrown that Micah Quillopo-Jamile makes the adjustment and comes all the way back to the ball for a 35-yard reception to the 10. Makoa Cooper 2-yard TD run. 21-0, 7:41.

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Chargers start on their 15. Carter with 11 carries for 80 yards as quarter ends.

Jared Elwin pops a 9-yard run on third-and-7 for Roosevelt’s first first down. Rough Riders take a delay of game penalty on third-and-short and then can’t pick it up as Zion Tupuola-Fetui tackles Kekahuna. Punt.

Roosevelt’s punter can’t hold the snap and gets it but takes a knee. Chargers ball on the 3. Asinsin with the 1-yard TD run. 14-0 Chargers, 4:50.

Shastyn Kekahuna starts at QB. Rough Riders done in by two false start penalties and go three-and-out.

Isaiah Asinsin starts at QB. Andre Carter at RB. After an incomplete pass on a deep throw, Pearl City runs it nine consecutive times with Carter scoring on a 1-yard TD and picking up 60 rushing yards on the drive.

Chargers will receive.

Game won’t kick until at least 9:30 p.m. Coin toss about to take place at 9:32 p.m.

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Roosevelt pass vs. PC: Lowen Kahooilihala, 259 yards in 2007
Roosevelt rush vs. PC: Ryan Daley, 152 yards in 1992
Roosevelt receivers vs. PC: Justin Otaguro, 125 yards in 2007. He is the only guy to go over 100.
PC pass vs. Roosevelt: Brock Teixeira, 310 yards in 2012
PC rush vs. Roosevelt: Joe Maneafaiga, 217 yards in 2015
PC receiver vs. Roosevelt: Isaac Amorin, 194 yards in 2012 (he is the only guy with more than 86)

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