Cordeiro tops Cover2 award winners

Saint Louis quarterback Chevan Cordeiro joined Vavae Malepeai (2015) and Tua Tagovailoa (2016) as winners of the Marcus Mariota Award presented by Cover2. Photo courtesy KHON2 sports.

The annual Cover2 awards presented each year by KHON’s Cover2: Hawaii High School Football Weekly television show were announced tonight.

Saint Louis quarterback Chevan Cordeiro joined previous winners Vavae Malepeai of Mililani and Tua Tagovailoa of Saint Louis as the Marcus Mariota Award winner. Named after the current Tennessee Titans quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner at Oregon, the Marcus Mariota Award honors the state player of the year. The winner is selected by a special panel and the Mariota family, based on on-field performance, productivity in the classroom, and impact on the community.

The other award winners were:

Tommy Kaulukukui Award (Offensive player of the year): Kahale Huddleston, Sr, Hilo
Finalists: Huddleston; Mitchell Quinn, Saint Louis; Chevan Cordeiro, Saint Louis; Dillon Gabriel, Mililani

Manti Te’o Award (Defensive player of the year): Kana’i Mauga, Sr, Waianae
Finalists: Mauga; Kalamaku Kuewa, Kamehameha; Miki Ah You, Kahuku; Noa Purcell, Saint Louis

Coach of the Year: Cal Lee, Saint Louis
Finalists: Lee; Eddie Klaneski, Damien; Brad Uemoto, Konawaena; Makoa Freitas, Kahuku

Olin Kreutz Award (Lineman of the year): Faatui Tuitele, Jr, Saint Louis
Finalists: Tuitele; Inoke Vimahi, Kahuku; Dalton Lins, Lahainaluna; Noah Williams, Mililani

Herman Wedemeyer Award (Two-way player of the year): Pokii Adkins-Kupukaa, Soph, Campbell
Finalists: Adkins-Kupukaa; Jalen Tuivaiave-Olomua, Mililani; Maninoa Tufono, Punahou; Zion Tupuola-Fetui, Pearl City

Chad Owens Award (Special teams player of the year): Sekope Latu, Sr, Kahuku
Finalists: Latu; Damien Santiago, Mililani; Harry Hill, Konawaena; Jacob Tobias, Saint Louis

Here is the link to the season finale of Cover2 that aired tonight.


  1. TooMeke November 17, 2017 8:10 am

    Congrats to all the achievers. Good luck with your futures.

  2. 88 November 17, 2017 4:55 pm

    This kid is half the player I was.

  3. Recruit dis November 17, 2017 10:48 pm

    Please ban 88 from this forum. Talk about a pure dumb ass!

  4. 88 November 18, 2017 7:31 am

    @ Recruit dis, ban you from this site for a weak user name. Keep performing for me clown.

  5. Recruit dis November 18, 2017 2:20 pm

    88- would be a dumb ass like you to put down a kid after winning award. Talk about one loser. I bet you were a loser in high school and still one loser now.

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