GAME NIGHT 9/21: Leilehua/Aiea

Leilehua 40, Aiea 21, F


Castillo picked off by Lagaaia, his fifth of the game, and that will end it. Final, Leilehua 40-21.
Nichols with a 49-yard TD pass to Jeremy Evans, his fourth of the night, and that might be the nail in the coffin for Aiea. Score is now Leilehua 40, Aiea 21.

And just like that, Aiea’s momentum is gone, as James McGary returns the ensuing kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown. Score is now 33-21, Leilehua.
Aiea still alive, as Castillo finds Kalahiki-Basque for a 27-yard touchdown. PAT is good, and Na Alii trims the lead to 26-21 with 7:31 left in the game.

Tom-Makue nails a 35-yard FG, and Leilehua pads their lead slightly. Immediately after, an aerial firework goes off in the Aiea neighborhood. Literally fireworks going off here at Aiea.


Aiea in trouble right now. Pinned at their own nine, they get only a 15 yard punt. Leilehua will have the ball on the Aiea 24 when the fourth quarter begins.

Aiea has an 86-yard touchdown erased by an illegal man downfield. Not only would that have made it a three point game, but it made the Aiea fans quite unhappy.

Neither offense has really been able to move the ball, as Leilehua continues to shoot itself in the foot with penalties. Up to 12 for 145 in the game.

Set to begin the second half. Aiea to receive

Halftime at Aiea. Surprisingly, Aiea has outgained Leilehua 222 to 159, but numerous short fields for the Mules have allowed them to have a 23-14 at the half.

Beautiful two-minute drill for Aiea’s Kayson Castillo, driving Na Alii 85 yards for a TD with just 6 seconds left in the half.

Aiea breaks through, as Babu Capanang breaks away from the Leilehua defense and hauls in a 48-yard bomb from Castillo. PAT is good, and Leilehua’s lead is now 23-7.

Mules again make Aiea pay for a mistake, as Nichols finds Jayzen Ramos for a 10-yard TD. PAT is good, and Leilehua’s lead grows to 23-0.


Another Aiea drive ends in an interception as Kayson Castillo’s overthrown pass is snared by Leilehua’s Warren Lagaaia at Leilehua’s 48.

Max Nichols finds Dorian Furtado with a 19-yard TD strike, but PAT is no good. Leilehua now leads 16-0.

Leilehua’s drive stalls, with Akoni Tom-Makue connecting on a 21-yard field goal. Score is now 10-0, Mules.

First quarter comes to an end, with Leilehua up 7–0 and deep in Aiea territory.

Aiea has a long drive stall at the Mules’ 26. Leilehua takes over on downs.

Leilehua cashes in on an early turnover by Aiea, as James McGary dives into the end zone off a 15-yard screen from Max Nichols.

We are underway here at Aiea.
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SERIES HISTORY: Leilehua leads 31-11-1
NOTES: Na Alii has not beat the Mules since 2012 when Keoni Piceno went off for 155 receiving yards in an 18-16 squeaker … Leilehua hasn’t had a running back exceed 100 yards against Aiea since John Sanborn had 159 way back in 2002, a span of nine meetings … Leilehua has had a receiver gain more than 100 yards in the last three meetings against Wendell Say‘s crew … Aiea hasn’t had a rusher gain more than 100 yards against Leilehua since Donny Mapusaga had 179 in 2004 and hasn’t had a receiver reach the century mark since Lofa Liilii in 2006 … Say is only 4-10 against Leilehua in his career, two of the wins against Leilehua AD and Aiea grad Nolan Tokuda.


LEILEHUA STATS


PASSINGGC-A-IYdsTD
Max Nichols11163-325-152,15727
Kekoa Turnagan34-7-0911
Masen Reis31-1-0230
Kalei Akagi100-2-100
RUSHINGGAttYdsTD
James McGary81126446
Kalei Akagi10261591
Damarion Smith8471570
Max Nichols1167663
Cody Akagi411230
Akoni Tom-Makue112230
Rayden Rulloda-Kim91150
Chad Dilay57150
Konapiliahi Raymond34140
Dorian Furtado10240
Vitale Afoa4730
Mason Reis41-80
Kekoa Turnagan33-100
TEAM1111-680
RECEIVINGGRecYdsTD
Jeremy Evans114273413
Dorian Furtado11356035
Rayden Rulloda-Kim9182442
James McGary8202182
Jayzon Ramos7151912
Kalei Akagi9131774
Masen Reis412420
Chad Dilay57380
Konapiliahi Raymond32170
Vitale Afoa5290
Cody Akagi41-50

AIEA STATS


PASSINGGC-A-IYdsTD
Kayson Castillo8149-305-201,89617
Fabian Bautista914-26-21473
LJ Vongsy52-4-0320
Jordan Cezar12-3-0110
RUSHINGGAttYdsTD
Fabian Bautista927640
LJ Vongsy517621
Keoni Young-Tavai526450
Dante Bareng215360
Ma'alo Auva'a211300
Kainalu Caetano15230
Zach Kalahiki-Basque96130
Kayson Castillo81471
Jerrymya Duh1150
Jordan Cezar2220
Austin Mogote8210
Babu Capanang6710
Dylan Soberano8200
Jonathan Pei21-20
TEAM97-190
RECEIVINGGRecYdsTD
Zach Kalahiki-Basque95481811
Babu Capanang6224373
Fabian Bautista9363744
Dylan Soberano8262631
Austin Mogote8171451
LJ Vongsy58490
Kainalu Caetano1130
Keahi Lum1120
Keoni Young-Tavai52-10

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