Football Tour: Waipahu

Tour stop: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013

The Waipahu Marauders have some basic, key strengths in place.

Continuity under Eric Keola and his staff. A returning, seasoned quarterback in Kai Mercado-Aiona. Discipline. Aggression.

What they also have is an option attack, something Mercado-Aiona has studied and executed since he was a fifth-grader. When nobody else is running an offense like the option, it gets much harder to defend. In a wild OIA Red West, that could make a big difference.

For now, it’s early. Not a preseason game has been played yet by the Marauders. Time will tell.

Jedidiah Mageo, OL, 6-0, 260, Sr.
Kai Mercado-Aiona, QB, 5-7, 166, Jr.
Kai Mercado-Aiona, QB, 5-7, 166, Jr.
Dominick Marshall, DB 5-7, 150, Sr.
Sword De Asis, WR, 6-1, 172, So.
Jonathan Leautu, OL, 5-9, 222, Sr.
Matthew Leilua, WR, 5-8, 205, So.
Jonathan Nagaseu, LB, 5-8, 211, Sr.
Tama Iosefa, DB, 6-0, 180, Sr.
Loveni Iosefa, LB, 6-2, 192, So.
Tofi Seei, RB, 5-8, 230, Sr.
Mark Failauga, LB, 5-8, 220, Sr.


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