No. 4 Kahuku 46, No. 5 Campbell 0
FINAL. Red Raiders advance to the OIA Open title game against Mililani next Saturday at Aloha Stadium.
Sailele Lafoga looks pumped up as he recovers a fumble for Campbell. Despite the score, looks like the kids are having fun out there.
The ball is popping out seemingly every other play as it is a mess out there on the field. Sabers punt.
Sophomore Kelsyn Tangaro-Kanoa breaks off a 99-YARD TOUCHDOWN RUN for Kahuku on his first carry of the game. 46-0, KAH, 9:21, Q4.
Campbell punts to start the fourth quarter and the rain comes pouring down again.
Kenai Liua sacks Hipa to end the third quarter. Running clock has sped this game up.
Rain has stopped falling as Sabers start their next drive. Without Jonan Aina-Chaves and Titus Mokiao-Atimalala, it continues to be rough going but Zavier Ceruti with a 25-yard catch to put the ball out near the 40. Cambell gets Kahuku to jump on third down and it’s a first down into Kahuku territory. Hipa pressures by two defenders and gets out of a sack but then makes a poor throw off his back foot and Mana Fonoimoana-Vaomu goes and gets it and takes it to the house. 63-yard pick-six for Kahuku. 39-0, 3:59, Q3.
(10:08) Matagi goes slipping and sliding on the carry as this field is an absolute mess now. Kahuku pounding the rock, but a block-in-the-back penalty wipes out a TD run by Tiger Adolpho on the bootleg. Adam Requilman boots a 34-yard field goal in tough conditions. 32-0, KAH, 7:03, Q3.
Tamatoa Mokiao-Atimalala can’t catch the punt and Kingston Jones gets it for Kahuku.
(11:48 on clock) Kahuku gets the ball first on its 38. Mariteragi at QB. Rain is coming down hard to start the second half. Quickly third-and-long. Carson Murakami nearly comes up with a pick. Sabers force a three-and-out.
8:06: Mana Fonoimoana-Vaomu intercepts a Hipa pass on the 4 and returns it to the 30. Kahuku takes a knee and the half ends.
8:05: Campbell driving. Ball at the Kahuku 10, thanks in part to a Pokii Adkins-Kupukaa 15-yard reception from Hipa. 0:15 left in second quarter. Ball at the Red Raiders’ 20.
7:59: On the next play, Matagi goes around left end for a 14-yard TD. Requilman’s extra-point try is wide left. KAHUKU 29, CAMPBELL 0, 1:45 left in second quarter.
7:58: On first down from his 26, Hipa throws a long pass that is picked off by Kahuku’s Tomasi Pasi. He returns it 49 yards for an apparent touchdown, but a holding call gives the Red Raiders the ball at the 14.
7:52: Two sacks by Kahuku’s Enese Tonga puts a crimp on the Sabers’ drive. The Red Raiders can’t move either and punt it away.
7:49: Campbell on the move, thanks to a 15-yard Hipa pass to Ceruti.
7:45: Kahuku gets to its 42 and punts it away. Mana Fonoimoana-Vaomu’s 55-yard punt goes out of bounds at the Campbell 3.
7:43: Tiger Adolpho enters the game at QB for Kahuku and picks up a first down with a 13-yard run.
7:40: Campbell punts on its next possession. Kahuku ball at its 12.
7:34: So far, on the playing field there is no sign of the Sabers’ Titus Mokiao-Atimalala, the star wide receiver, and Jonan Aina-Chaves, the hard-charging running back.
7:32: On the next play, quarterback Jason Mariteragi throws his first pass of the night and it’s a 22-yard touchdown to a wide-open Lokana Enos in the flat. Requilman kicks the extra point. KAHUKU 23, CAMPBELL 0, 11:44 left in second quarter.
7:31: Ah You tips a Hipa pass high in the air and cradles it for an interception. Red Raiders ball at the Campbell 22.
7:28: First quarter ends.
7:24: Zealand Matagi gets the ball. He hits the hole on the left side and picks up 10 yards and is hit by what looks like a sure tackle. But he stays on his feet, breaks the tackle and is off to the races for a 90-yard touchdown. Adam Requilman makes the extra point. KAHUKU 16, CAMPBELL 0, 0:14 left in first quarter.
7:22: There is a trade of punts, and now it’s Kakuku’s ball, first and 10 at its 10-yard line.
7:20: A 50-yard Blaine Hipa to Zavier Ceruti connection brings the ball for the Sabers to the Kahuku 12. But on the next play, the Sabers fumble and the ball is recovered by the Red Raiders’ Joseph Taufa.
7:06: Tomasi Pasi returns the kick 65 yards all the way to the Sabers 5. Three plays later, Zion Ah You goes in for a 1-yard touchdown. Adam Requilman kicks the extra point. KAHUKU 9, CAMPBELL 0, 6:50 left in first quarter.
7:00: Ace Kaufusi of the Red Raiders wraps up Campbell running back Chasen Torres for a loss. Torres fumbles and the ball rolls toward the end zone, goes in the end zone and out the side of the end zone for a safety. KAHUKU 2, CAMPBELL 0, 7:35 to go in first quarter.
6:55: The Sabers go three and out and punt it away. Kahuku ball at the Campbell 47.
6:53: Campbell will receive. Kahuku is defending the makai end zone.
6:48: The national anthem, Hawaii Pono’i and the alma maters are done. The captains are about to go to midfield. Kickoff is a few minutes away.
6:32: Kahuku beat Waianae 18-12 in the JV game.