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GAME NIGHT 9/6: Radford/Waipahu

By Hawaii Prep World on September 6, 2019

Waipahu 43, Radford 14 ———- WR Solofu Setu with a 51-yard catch-and-run TD for Waipahu and Pola goes 61 yards to the house for a 43-14 advantage. Howard loses his helmet and defensive back Maka Sakimi throws a TD pass on fourth-and-goal from the 17. Rams trail 30-14 with 8:00 left in the fourth quarter. Senior Marcus Howard, Radford’s third-string QB, now in the game after injuries have forced the first two QB’s to leave the game. Waipahu WR Jeff […]

Waipahu gets creative but falls short against Damien

By Brian McInnis on August 24, 2019

Alfred Failauga has proven time and time again he can hurt you with his legs. On Friday night at Waipahu’s field, he showed that his arm and hands are pretty deadly, too. On the Marauders’ first play from scrimmage, the state’s all-time career rushing leader took an option pitch from quarterback Cody Marques, stopped in the backfield, and heaved it about 35 yards upfield to a wide-open Jovan Gooman, who caught it at the 50 and outraced Damien’s secondary for […]

GAME NIGHT 8/23: Damien/Waipahu

By Brian McInnis on August 23, 2019

No. 9 Damien 30, Waipahu 21 Holtz taking a couple of knees to end this thing in a 30-21 win for the Monarchs. Damien 3-0. Waipahu turns it over on downs at the Damien 46. 1:38 remaining, Monarchs looking to kill the clock. 10:17: Damien’s Fosi Ulima with two sacks on this Waipahu drive, and three total for the game. Holtz tosses a great fade to Jarvis Natividad for the 10-yard score and the XP is good as Damien goes […]


Waipahu running back Alfred Failauga headed to Polynesian Bowl

By Billy Hull on August 22, 2019

Hawaii’s all-time career rushing record holder is now a Polynesian Bowl All-Star. Waipahu senior Alfred Failauga earned the honor today to play in the high school football all-star game at Aloha Stadium in January. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound running back broke Vavae Malepeai‘s career rushing mark in the state of Hawaii last week in a loss to Leilehua. Through three games this season, Failauga has totaled 762 rushing yards on 94 carries with seven touchdowns. He is nearly 500 rushing yards […]

Waipahu’s Alfred Failauga sets state rushing record

By Billy Hull on August 17, 2019

Waipahu running back Alfred Failauga is Hawaii’s all-time career rushing record holder. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound senior broke Vavae Malepeai‘s mark of 4,549 yards on a 4-yard run midway through the first quarter of tonight’s game against No. 9 Leilehua at Hugh Yoshida Stadium. HISTORIC MOMENT: #Waipahu’s Alfred Failauga passes #Mililani legend @vavaeee’s 4,549 yards on #Hawaii #HighSchoolFootball’s career rushing list @dmccrackenKHON @Ren_Clapton @WaipahuHigh #Cover2 // https://t.co/9oZimTtTXJ 🤙🏽 pic.twitter.com/gLMvqTUS9D — Rob DeMello (@RobDeMelloKHON) August 17, 2019 Failauga rushed for 186 yards […]

Waipahu’s Alfred Failauga turned opportunity as a freshman into record-breaking career

By Jason Kaneshiro on August 17, 2019

The celebration was somewhat subdued, but the achievement remained undeniable. On the way to the bus following a 23-13 loss at Leilehua, Waipahu’s players and coaches stopped for a moment to commemorate senior running back Alfred Failauga becoming the state’s all-time leading rusher. After a photo opportunity with a banner printed for the occasion, the Marauders sang happy birthday to Failauga after his 186-yard performance pushed him past former Mililani standout Vavae Malepeai for the top spot on the rushing […]

GAME NIGHT 8/16: Waipahu/Leilehua

By Jason Kaneshiro on August 16, 2019

No. 8 Leilehua 23, Waipahu 13, FINAL  Mules take a knee and run out the clock. Waipahu recovers the onside kick at its 47. Marques pressured into an incomplete pass. His deep ball is intercepted by Ethan Kuth at the Leilehua 23. :34 left. Leilehua comes up with a strip sack and score, but it’s called back due to a facemask. Another penalty moves the ball to midfield. Failauga picks up 6, stopped for no gain, then a gain of […]

Career-high 342 rushing yards has Waipahu’s Alfred Failauga on verge of history

By Christian Shimabuku on August 10, 2019

Alfred Failauga’s special night could pale in comparison to what’s likely to happen in six days. The 342 rushing yards he produced on 31 carries in a 49-28 win at Castle on Friday were the fifth most in a single game in Oahu history. He also added five touchdowns, which all came in the second half. His performance against the Knights, was nothing short of amazing. In the process, he also leapfrogged Kahuku’s Mark Atuaia and Aofaga Wily and ‘Iolani’s […]