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VOTE: Waianae’s Torii Field vs. El Paso’s RR Jones Stadium in USA Today Poll

By Paul Honda on October 28, 2019

Raymond Torii Field is in the final four. The USA Today’s Best High School Stadium Poll is now in its third round and Waianae’s Torii Field is one of the semifinalists. Last week’s voting began with a strong surge for Jelsma Stadium (Okla.), but voters pushed Torii to a landslide victory. Out of 38,291 votes, Torii Field finished with nearly 67 percent of the count with 25,615. Jelsma tallied 33 percent (12,676). The new round pits Torii Field against heavy […]

VOTE: Waianae’s Torii Field vs. Oklahoma’s Jelsma Stadium in USA Today Poll

By Paul Honda on October 22, 2019

The quarterfinal round of USA Today America’s Best High School Football Stadiums public poll is underway. Waianae’s Raymond Torii Field advanced out of the round of 16 last week with a lopsided win over Diamond Ranch Academy (Utah). Torii Field, the No. 3 seed, is paired with No. 6 Jelsma Stadium (Okla.). In early voting, Jelsma Stadium leads Torii Field 303-217 (59 percent to 41 percent). >> VOTE FOR RAYMOND TORII FIELD BY CLICKING HERE. Many of the sites in […]

VOTE: Waianae’s Torii Field in USA Today ‘Best Stadium’ poll

By Paul Honda on October 15, 2019

The warm temperatures and cool trade winds are nice enough, but the evening sunset view at Raymond Torii Field in Waianae is like few other sites. The USA Today has started a national poll for the best home field in the country for prep football, and Waianae’s Torii Field is seeded No. 3. The head-to-head format among 16 teams is underway. Vote for Waianae’s home field here. UPDATE, Wednesday, 9 a.m. Within the past 18 hours, the voting has exploded […]

Waianae’s Nainoa Machado sets school record in receiving yards against No. 1 Saint Louis

By Nick Abramo on October 12, 2019

The season ended with some fireworks for Waianae. As some people around the island suspected, the finale Friday was not a dud, even if it also wasn’t a victory. The Seariders (1-8, 0-5 OIA Open) competed and dragged No. 1 Saint Louis in the mud more than a little bit at their home, Raymond Torii Field. Waianae dropped a 56-26 game. In one regard, that’s a blowout. In another, that’s a mighty effort against a team full of superstar players […]

GAME NIGHT 10/11: Saint Louis/Waianae

By Nick Abramo on October 11, 2019

No. 1 Saint Louis 56, Waianae 26, FINAL 10:47: Neither team scores in fourth quarter. Game over. —————- 10:22: Third quarter ends. 10:22: The Crusaders get the ball back on a fumble recovery of their own. 10:20: Waianae has a chance to tighten it up even more after a fumble recovery at its 45. 10:17: Running clock no longer in play. 10:16: The Seariders march 65 yards for a touchdown. It’s capped by Kaloi-English’s 12-yard TD pass to Kaai Tambaoan-Kaeo. […]

VIDEO: Kamehameha coach Abu Ma‘afala and Waianae RB Kolu Quisquirin-Sabagala

By Paul Honda on October 5, 2019

Kamehameha coach Abu Ma‘afala chats about his team’s resilience in a 20-15 win over Waianae. The Seariders got a school-record 247 yards, plus two touchdowns, on a whopping 46 carries by sophomore Kolu Quisquirin-Sabagala. (Update: A 3-yard carry by Quisquirin-Sabagala was incorrectly attributed to another Waianae player. Quisquirin-Sabagala’s corrected rushing totals are 47 attempts, 250 yards.)

Waianae’s Kolu Quisquirin-Sabagala gets nearly 50 touches in narrow loss

By Paul Honda on October 4, 2019

(Update: Kolu Quisquirin-Sabagala’s rushing totals have been corrected to 47 attempts and 250 yards. A 3-yard carry by Quisquirin-Sabagala on a fake punt run was incorrectly attributed to Kealii McLeod. Along with three receptions for 60 yards, Quisquirin-Sabagala actually did have 50 touches in this game.) He ran like a bruiser. He ran like a man. He ran, for the most part, like his favorite player, Saquon Barkley of the New York Giants. But Kolu Quisquirin-Sabagala is a just a […]

GAME NIGHT 10/4: Kamehameha/Waianae

By Paul Honda on October 4, 2019

(Update: The rushing totals for Kolu Quisquirin-Sabagala have been corrected to account for a 3-yard rush on a fake punt in the first quarter. That had incorrectly been attributed to Kealii McLeod. Quisquirin-Sabagala’s rushing totals are 47 attempts, 250 yards.) Kamehameha 20, Waianae 15 BOX SCORE At Raymond Torii Field Kamehameha (3-5, 2-5) 0 7 7 6 — 20 Waianae (1-7, 0-5) 0 6 6 3 — 15 KS—Kawika Clemente 40 pass from Jonah Yuen (Preston Rezentes kick) WAI—Kolu Quisquirin-Sabagala […]