PHOTO GALLERY: 2018 Polynesian Bowl

Team Mauka quarterback Chevan Cordeiro tried to avoid Team Makai's Drew Faoliu during the first quarter of the 2018 Polynesian Bowl. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.

Here are some photos from Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser, from tonight’s 2018 Polynesian Bowl high school football all-star game at Aloha Stadium.

Team Makai, behind two touchdown runs by Lompac (Calif.) running back Toa Taua, who committed to Nevada during the game, defeated Team Mauka, 31-14.

BOX SCORE
at Aloha Stadium
Team Makai 3 14 7 7 — 31
Team Mauka 0 0 7 7 — 14
Makai—FG BT Potter 37
Makai—Blue Smith 19 pass from Tanner McKee (Potter kick)
Makai—Kyler Gordon 49 interception return (Potter kick)
Mauka—Paul Moala 57 punt return (Jonah Lipel kick)
Makai—Toa Taua 1 run (Potter kick)
Mauka—Brian Snead 1 run (Lipel kick)
Makai—Taua 2 run (Potter kick)


RUSHING—Makai: Toa Taua 11-41, Enoch Nawahine 10-18, Devin Leary 2-11, Austin Ewing 2-8, Talanoa Hufanga 2-7, Jalen Tuivaiave-Olomua 2-3, Khalil Shakir 1-0, McKee 2-(minus 1). Mauka: Dorian Thompson-Robinson 6-27, Chevan Cordeiro 3-10, Kirby Bennett 3-6, Rico Rosario 3-6, Brevin White 1-5, Brian Snead 1-5, Jonah Panoke 1-1.
PASSING—Makai: Leary 7-8-0-70, Ewing 2-4-0-40, McKee 5-6-0-38. Mauka: Thompson-Robinson 5-11-0-94, Cordeiro 4-6-0-57, Brevin White 3-5-2-28.
RECEIVING—Makai: Jeremy Ruckert 4-57, Mustapha Muhammad 2-36, Smith 2-24, Solomon Enis 2-13, Shakir 2-10, Nawahine 2-8, Mauka: Tuni Faletau Fifita 3-63, Devon Williams 2-24, Manuel Allen 2-23, Michael Wilson 2-17, Braden Lenzy 1-28, Rosario 1-18, Panoke 1-6.

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Ma’a Tanuvasa (left) and Jesse Sapolu (right) posed with defensive MVP Kyler Gordon (20) and offensive MVP Tanner McKee (12) in the 2018 Polynesian Bowl. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.
Team Makai’s Toa Taua powered his way through Team Mauka’s defense during the second quarter of the 2018 Polynesian Bowl. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.
Team Makai’s L‘Christian Smith reached for the first down against Team Mauka’s Byran Addison during the first quarter. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.
Team Makai’s Solomon Enis couldn’t come up with a catch against Team Mauka’s Marcus Johnson during the first quarter of the 2018 Polynesian Bowl. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.
Saint Louis quarterback Chevan Cordeiro finished 4-for-6 for 57 yards in the first half of the Polynesian Bowl. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.
Team Mauka’s Manuel Allen tried to get past Team Makai’s Talanoa Hufanga during the first quarter of the 2018 Polynesian Bowl. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.
Team Makai’s Enoch Nawahine looked for an opening against Team Mauka during the first quarter of the 2018 Polynesian Bowl. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.
Team Mauka’s Kirby Bennett carried the ball against Team Makai’s Josh Madison during the first quarter of the 2018 Polynesian Bowl. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.
Team Makai’s Devin Leary tried to avoid Team Mauka’s Cameron Latu during the first quarter of the 2018 Polynesian Bowl. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.
Waianae’s Rico Rosario caught an 18-yard pass, but was called out at the 1-yard line despite replays on TV showing he scored. Photo by Jay Metzger/Special to the Star-Advertiser.

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