The Polynesian Bowl, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21 at Aloha Stadium, announced the commitments of 23 more high school players to the inaugural game, including five from Hawaii.
Kamehameha linebacker Andrew Aleki, Maui linebacker Feleti Afemui, Kahuku defensive backs Kesi Ah-Hoy and Kekaula Kaniho and Saint Louis offensive lineman Michael Minihan have signed on to compete in the game featuring a team captained by Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota against a team led by Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Ronnie Stanley.
Of the 23 new players announced Thursday, five are ranked in the ESPN 300: OL Wyatt Davis, St. John Bosco (No. 86); DB Alex Perry, Bishop Gorman (No. 155); WR Mark Webb, Archbishop Wood (No. 181); WR Terrell Bynum, St. John Bosco (No. 188); DB Bubba Bolden, Bishop Gorman (No. 213).
They join a list of previously committed players that includes Saint Louis QB Tua Tagovailoa, Kapolei DL Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa, Saint Louis LB Isaac Slade-Matautia, Punahou DL Miki Suguturaga, Leilehua DB Charles Moku Watson, Kahuku DL Aliki Vimahi and Kapaa OL Morris Unutoa.