GAME DAY 9/4: Kaimuki/Faith Lutheran

Kaimuki warms up at Aloha Stadium. Photo by Paul Honda / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Kaimuki warms up at Aloha Stadium. Photo by Paul Honda / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

We’ve got you covered with some special Sunday morning football from Aloha Stadium as Faith Lutheran (Las Vegas) visits the islands to play Kaimuki in a game moved from Saturday because of the threat of Hurricane Lester.

Live updates will follow below:

12:39: Solomon pass to Maiava for a 3-yard touchdown. No time left. No extra point. That’s the ballgame. Final score: Faith Lutheran 49, Kaimuki 18.


12:48: Solomon can’t find a receiver. Runs and is tackled after a 1-yard gain. Last Kaimuki timeout. 3 seconds left.

12:46: Incomplete pass. 8 seconds left. Bulldogs’ timeout.

12:45: 11 seconds remaining. Kaimuki has ball on the Crusaders’ 3. Kaimuki timeout.

12:43: Solomon finds Elijah Lemalu for a 35-yard gain. Bulldogs have the ball at the Crusaders’ 35. Then he hits Kyle Viyavong for 16 yards and then 13 to Maiava.

12:34: On fourth down from the 7, Solomon is called for intentional grounding in his own end zone for a safety. He was being chased by three Crusaders and Clay Shipley was in the process of bringing him down. Faith Lutheran 49, Kaimuki 12. 6:46 left in game.

12:33: Kaimuki starts from its own 2.

12:28: Crusaders driving again. Three Gronauer completions bring the ball to the Kaimuki 19. After an incompletion, Gronauer passes to Kothe, who eludes two would-be tacklers for a 19-yard touchdown. Hann’s kick is good. Faith Lutheran 47, Kaimuki 12. 9:08 left in the game.

12:24: Toussaint catches a 29-yard pass from Solomon and on the next play, the two hook up again for a 23-yard touchdown. A conversion pass from Solomon to Maiava misses. Faith Lutheran 40, Kaimuki 12. 10:37 left in game.

12:20: Short punt, the Crusaders’ second of the day, gives the Bulldogs the ball at their own 48.

12:17: Third quarter ends.

12:14: Two short passes, incuding one on fourth down, from Solomon to Tyace Sarcedo-Drennon gets 11 yards and a first down for the Bulldogs. Solomon then hits Ieke Seei-Cleveland for 22 yards to a set up a 12-yard Solomon to Siah Maiava touchdown pass. Maiava was wide open in the right corner of the end zone. Mana O Hawaii Manukeu’s kick is wide. Faith Lutheran 40, Kaimuki 6. 32 seconds left in the third quarter.

12:09: Kaimuki’s Mana Mahiai tackled Crusaders backup quarterback Jabessa Addisu for a 1-yard loss on a fourth down situation. Faith Lutheran punts for the first time all day.

12:06: Nice Kaimuki punt is downed at the Faith Lutheran 5.

12:03: Another three and out for Kaimuki. Another punt.

11:53: A 57-yard Gronauer to Kothe pass sets up Spiller’s 10-yard touchdown run. Faith Lutheran 40, Kaimuki 0. 10:16 left in third quarter.

11:51: Three incompletions follow and the Bulldogs punt.

11:48: Second half underway. Kaimuki starts fast with a 23-yard completion from Solomon to Andriess Toussaint, who didn’t play in the first half.

11:41: Faith Lutheran has 153 yards rushing and 109 passing at the half.

11:40: Spiller has 95 yards rushing and a touchdown on 17 carries.

11:39: Kaimuku has netted 7 yards rushing and 51 yards passing in the first half.


11:28: Pass interference call gives Bulldogs a first down at the 11 with six seconds to go before the break. Solomon doesn’t find a receiver and takes off running up the middle, cuts to the outside left and there is daylight. But Netski comes up to reroute Solomon out of bounds at the 2. It’s halftime. Faith Lutheran 33, Kaimuki 0.

11:27: Ball is on the Faith Lutheran 22. It’s fourth down and 7.

11:22: Kaimuki starts at its own 22. After a targeting penalty on the Crusaders, Solomon finds Calton Joseph down the right sideline for a 38-yard gain, by far the biggest Bulldogs’ offensive play of the day.

11:20: The Crusaders drive 43 yards for another touchdown. Spiller runs in the touchdown from 3 yards out. Hann kick is good. Faith Lutheran 33, Kaimuki 0. 50 seconds left in the half.

11:13: The Bulldogs punts for the fourth time.

11:05: After a punt, Faith Lutheran needs five plays to score, starting at the Bulldogs’ 43. This time, Hann kicks a 45-yard field goal. Faith Lutheran 26, Kaimuki 0. 5:29 to go before the half.

10:56: Two plays later, Solomon’s pass is intercepted by Alex Netski and he returns it to the house for a 21-yard touchdown return. Hann’s kick is good. Faith Lutheran 23, Kaimuki 0. 9:19 left in first half.

10:53: The Crusaders lose 24 yards on a holding penalty (spot foul) and they eventually lose the ball on downs at the Bulldogs’ 8.

10:48: A 10-yard Kaimuki punt is compounded by a 15-yard Bulldogs penalty. Crusaders take over on the Bulldogs’ 24.

10:47: First quarter ends.

10:46: A shotgun snap to Solomon gets through his hands and he takes a 15-yard loss while recovering the ball.

10:45: Gronauer looks left and sees nothing, so he looks right and finds a wide open Ho for a 7-yard touchdown. Hann kick is good. Faith Lutheran 16, Kaimuki 0. 1:33 to go in the first quarter.

10:41: A Gronauer pass to Kothe appears to be a touchdown, but he is ruled out of bounds.

10:37: Bulldogs can’t get a first down and line up to punt. The snap to punter Siah Maiava goes over his head and he falls on it for a 27-yard loss. Faith Lutheran Crusaders ball.

10:33: A pass by Kaimuki quarterback Jordan Solomon is intercepted by Keagan Touchstone. On the next play, a Gronauer pass is picked off by Kaimuki’s Daniel Nguyen.

10:28: Hann kicks a 37-yard field goal. Faith Lutheran 9, Kaimuki 0. 6:16 left in first quarter.

10:23: Eric Ho catches a 13-yard Gronauer pass and Spiller finds a big hole for 9 yards to the Kaimuki 11.

10:20: Cole Wilbourne gains 24 yards on a catch and run on a pass from Gronauer.

10:17: A three and out for Kaimuki and a punt. Faith Lutheran will start from the 50.


10:15: Faith Lutheran is very precision-like on offense. No huddle. Ball goes down and they’re ready to go.

10:08: Faith Lutheran is on the march after the opening kickoff. Quarterback Christian Marshall keeps a drive going with a 7-yard completion to Elijah Kothe on a fourth-and-four situation. Then, Saundre Spiller picks up another first down on a 10-yard run. After a penalty, Spiller gains 15 yards and two plays later, Sagan Gronauer — the second QB in — takes a shotgun snap and scores from 8 yards out. Brandon Hann’s kick is no good. Faith Lutheran 6, Kaimuki 0. 10:16 left in first quarter.

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