GAME NIGHT 9/23: Nanakuli/Mililani

Mililani running back Kilifi Malepeai hauled in a pass from QB Dillon Gabriel against Farrington this season. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

Mililani looks to clinch the OIA Red division title with a win over Nanakuli tonight. The Golden Hawks haven’t beat Mililani since 1988, a streak of 16 straight losses. The Golden Hawks have been shut out by the Trojans in four of the last five meetings.

Top performances in series
Nanakuli passing vs. Mililani: Nick Asinsin with 130 yards in 1994
Nanakuli rushing vs. Mililani: Ikaika Asinsin with 185 yards in 2002
Nanakuli receiving vs. Millilani: Henry Po Ching with 102 yards in 1994
Mililani passing vs. Nanakuli: Maka Kahoano with 211 yards in 2004
Mililani rushing vs. Nanakuli: Billy Barbour with 156 yards in 2002
Mililani receiving vs.Nanakuli: Jon Santos with 169 yards in 2004

NANKULI GOLDEN HAWKS (1-5, 1-4 OIA Red)
Head coach: Kili Watson
Golden Hawks roster

VS.

NO. 3 MILILANI TROJANS (6-0, 5-0)
Head coach: Rod York
Trojans roster

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Mililani 44, Nanakuli 33 (FINAL)

Mililani 44, Nanakuli 33, 0:30 left in fourth quarter
Po’okela Pi’ilani caught a 30-yard scoring pass from Enos. PAT pass failed.

Mililani 44, Nanakuli 27, 3:00 left in fourth quarter
Nanakuli’s Chase Morgan returns a fumble 28 yards for a score. Sinai Robello catches a two-point conversion pass from Enos.

Mililani 44, Nanakuli 19, 3:27 left in fourth quarter
Nanakuli’s Reno Curtis catches a 6-yard scorin pass from Enos. Conversion run failed.

Mililani 44, Nanakuli 13, 7:58 left in fourth quarter
Nanakuli’s Kaleo Banks catches a 22-yard touchdown pass from Clyde Enos. The conversion pass failed.

Mililani 44, Nanakuli 7, end of third quarter

Mililani 44, Nanakuli 7, 2:03 left third quarter
Mililani’s Higa catches a 10-yard scoring pass from Gabriel. Santiago makes the PAT.

There is a long delay as an injured Mililani player is being taken away by an ambulance.

Mililani 37, Nanakuli 7, 6:17 left third quarter
Mililani’s Kaysen Higa catches a 17-yard touchdown pass from Gabriel. Santiago makes the PAT.

Mililani 30, Nanakuli 7, 1:49 left second quarter
Santiago makes a 38-yard field goal.

Mililani 27, Nanakuli 7, 3:28 left second quarter
Chase Morgan returns an interception 60 yards for a score off a deflected pass. Morgan makes the PAT.

Mililani 27, Nanakuli 0, 5:16 left in second quarer
Santiago makes 25-yard field goal.

Mililani 24, Nanakuli 0, end of first quarter

Mililani 24, Nanakuli 0, 1:11 left first quarter
Reichel Vegas catches a 22-yard touchdown pass from Dillon Gabriel on fourth-and-11. Santiago makes PAT.

Mililani 17, Nanakuli 0, 4:20 left first quarter
Santiago makes a 29-yard field goal.

Mililani 14, Nanakuli 0, 8:43 left first quarter
Kilifi Malepeai scores on a 1-yard run. Santiago makes the PAT.

Mililani 7, Nanakuli 0, 10:38 left first quarter
Charm Lomibao returns an interception 20 yards for a touchdown. Damien Santiago makes the PAT.

Game start time: 6;40 p.m.

Nanakuli won the coin toss and deferred until the second half.

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