Campbell football notes

Campbell's Abiel Taito forced Farrington's Challen Faamatau to fumble the ball. Jamm Aquino / Star-Advertiser
Campbell’s Abiel Taito forced Farrington’s Challen Faamatau to fumble the ball. Jamm Aquino / Star-Advertiser

Campbell …
>> Has shut out three opponents
>> Has run the ball more than 22 times in every game with a high of 48 against Moanalua
>> Only been held under 100 yards rushing twice, against Kailua and Kapolei
>> Has scored a rushing TD in each of its last five games
>> Had a season-low 12 pass attempts last week against Leilehua and had only 14 the week before against Waipahu
>> Has not had more than 146 yards through the air since Week five
>> Despite the fewer attempts, the Sabers have scored at least one touchdown through the air in its last three games, and did so against every opponent except Aiea
>> Held six opponents under 100 yards rushing this year, including holding Leilehua to -24 last week.
>> Has given up more than 250 yards on the ground twice, and it resulted in both of its losses
>> Only four teams have scored a rushing TD on it
>> Five opponents have passed more than it ran against the Campbell D
>> Has given up more than 200 yards through the air just once, in week four against Kapolei
>> Leilehua’s 107 passing yards last week broke the defense’s streak of three straight games without giving up 100 passing yards
>> The Sabers have not given up a passing touchdown in the last four games, the last time they did so was when Mililani scored three times through the air
>> Offense is averaging 35 rush attempts and 22 pass attempts
>> Despite the playcalling imbalance, the offense is averaging 172.44 yards a game on the ground and 172.11 pass yards a game.
>> Defense is averaging 85.44 rush yards against it per game and 96.33 rush yards >> Terell Johnson had a season-high tie of 18 carries last week, but only got 59 yards out of them. He had 18 against Moanalua in week two but earned 127 yards and two TDs against them
>> Johnson had scored in two straight games before being held out of the end zone last week
>> Abiel Taito opened the season with a nine-carry game against Castle but has only two carries since. He was averaging more than 10 yards per carry. The above picture might give a hint why.

Terell Johnson carries the mail for Campbell. Jamm Aquino / Star-Advertiser
Terell Johnson carries the mail for Campbell. Jamm Aquino / Star-Advertiser

>> Austin May has had a carry in every game with a high of 15 last week
>> May has scored a rushing touchdown in three straight games
>> Kona Reiny-Aloy had at least one carry in each of the first five games but hasn’t had one since
>> Ezra Savea has not had more than 24 yards rushing in a game since week 2
>> The Sabers have had 12 different players carry the ball this year
>> Savea’s pass attempts have decreased every week
>> Savea has thrown a TD pass in six of his seven games
>> Savea threw for more than 200 yards in his first four games but hasn’t gone over 122 since
>> Jayce Bantolina has had at least one catch in every game
>> Bantolina has scored in three straight games and eight of nine. Only Aiea kept him from celebrating
>> Keola Himan had six catches from two different quarterbacks in the first two games but hasn’t had a catch since
>> Johnson caught at least one ball in each of the first five games but hasn’t had a catch in the last four
>> His mate in the backfield, Austin May, has only three catches this year and hasn’t had one in three weeks
>> Reiny-Aloy had a streak of seven games with a reception snapped last week
>> Javal Medlin has had at least one catch in six games
>> Six different running backs are averaging more than 3.5 yards per carry
>> Jenesus Tago has scored five rushing TDs on only 13 carries
>> Anthony Pablo has an NCAA QB rating of 134.43, just behind starter Ezra Savea’s 142.83
>> Alika Bantolina is fourth on the team in receiving yards despite catching passes in only three games
>> Coach Amosa Amosa has a higher career winning percentage than Randall Okimoto, James Millwood and Wendell Look.
>> He has as many wins as Delbert Tengan and is one away from tying Mililani legend John Kauinana.


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