No. 5 Campbell 28, Farrington 14, Final
9:59: Campbell does take knees to run the clock out, and 28-14 is your final. Campbell takes third place in the OIA and the final spot in the Open state tournament that comes with it. Farrington put up a fight, but its season is over.
9:58: Farrington calls its final timeout to draw up a fourth down play doesn’t convert with 1:35 left. Campbell can take knees from here on out.
9:53: Farrington forces a Campbell punt and returns the ball to the Sabers’ 34 with 2:37 left.
9:49: Farrington calls its second timeout of the half after Campbells picks up a couple of first downs.
9:45: Chaffin is INTERCEPTED AGAIN BY ADKINS-KUPUKAA. Campbell has the ball on its own 7 with 5:20 left and a chance to give Farrington a taste of its own medicine by running the clock out if it so chooses.
9:42: Farrington is starting to drive and Campbell calls a timeout to recollect its offense when Farrington gets to the Campbell 30 with 6:11 left.
9:35: CAMPBELL TOUCHDOWN. Hipa pulls on an option keeper and falls into the end zone for a 1-yard touchdown. The Sabers go for two to potentially go up by 14, and they get it when Hipa hits Tamatoa Mokiao-Atimalala. The Sabers lead 28-14 with 8:34 left and look to be on their way to locking up that final state tournament spot.
9:31: Farrington goes three-and-out and will punt. The punt snap is FUMBLED, recovered by Campbell at the Farrington 15 with 9:21 left.
9:24: End of the third. This is still anyone’s ballgame heading into the fourth.
9:23: Three straight incompletions for Hipa and Campbell punts. Farrington ball at its own 17 with 8 seconds left in the third quarter.
9:18: Nothing doing for Farrington, which goes three-and-out after multiple penalties and bad snaps. Tamatoa Mokiao-Atimalala calls a fair catch on the punt at the Campbell 47 with 2:13 left in the third.
9:12: Hipa is INTERCEPTED by Selau Kalani at midfield with 3:02 left in the third.
9:10: Farrington picks up a first down but is forced to punt in Campbell territory. The Sabers get the ball back on their own 13 with 3:46 left in the third.
9:02: TOUCHDOWN SABERS. Hipa hits Tamatoa Mokiao-Atimalala on a 12-yard screen for a touchdown. The PAT is no good, but Campbell takes its first lead of the game, up 20-14 with 7:41 to go in the third.
8:53: Campbell will start the second half from the Farrington 45 after a nice return from Tamatoa Mokiao-Atimalala.
8:35: Farrington runs out the clock and we’re tied at halftime. That touchdown was a big momentum swing for Campbell, who receives to start the second half.
8:33: TOUCHDOWN CAMPBELL. Hipa finds Ceruti at the back of the end zone for a 21-yard score. Mokiao-Atimalala entered the game for the first time but was most likely a decoy as he works through knee discomfort. The PAT is good and we’re tied at 14 with 13 seconds left in the first half.
8:31: Both teams are out of timeouts as Farrington burns its final one with 19 seconds left in the first half. Campbell has the ball at the Farrington 21 with an opportunity for some real momentum heading into the half.
8:27: Farrington attempts to punt but the snap is fumbled. Campbell has the ball at the Farrington 37 with 54 seconds left in the first half.
8:23: The Sabers can’t pick up a first down so they punt. Farrington ball on its own 47 with 2:54 left in the first half after a nice punt return.
8:18: Campbell calls its final timeout of the half facing second-and-11 from its own 48 with 3:24 left in the first half. A score here is crucial, especially with how Farrington has been moving the ball.
8:14: TOUCHDOWN FARRINGTON. The Govs grind the clock down again and score on a 4-yard rush from TJ Paleafei to take the lead once again, 14-7, with 4:37 in the first half.
8:00: TOUCHDOWN CAMPBELL. Following a 41-yard completion from Blaine Hipa to Zavier Creuti, Tyrese Tafai runs it in from 9 yards out. Chase Taylor knocks the extra point through to tie the game at 7 with 10:44 left in the second quarter.
7:57: Farrington finally throws the ball, but Darius Chaffin is INTERCEPTED by Pokii Adkins-Kupukaa at midfield.
7:54: Campbell can’t convert on third down so it punts. Farrington gets the ball back on its own 35 with 11:47 left in the second quarter.
7:52: End of the first quarter. Campbell faces third-and-13 from its own 42 when play resumes to start the second.
7:50: Campbell’s defense forces a three-and-out. After the punt, the Sabers have the ball on their own 41 with 1:20 left in the first quarter having ran just one offensive play so far.
7:45: WHOA. Peter Manuma fumbles a handoff and Farrington gets the ball back at the Campbell 45.
7:44: Campbell finally gets the ball and will start from its own 35 after the kickoff goes out of bounds.
7:43: TOUCHDOWN FARRINGTON. Caleb Matagi, listed as a defensive tackle and wearing No. 52, takes his third carry of the day in for a 5-yard touchdown. That was a ball control clinic by the Govs, who have held possesion this entire time and lead 7-0 with 3:39 left in the first quarter after Andrew Elijah Juan Cabuco‘s extra point.
7:38: Farrington is just chewing up the clock on its first possession. The Govs call timeout again facing third-and-6 at the Campbell 21 with 4:58 left in the first quarter.
7:32: Farrington has yet to throw thus far and calls timeout facing fourth-and-5 at the Campbell 41.
7:27: Farrington will start from its own 40 after the kickoff, a short one.
7:26: Campbell wins the opening toss and will defer to the second half. Farrington will receive to kick off this game.
7:22: Campbell stud receiver Titus Mokiao-Atimalala is dressed for today’s game after missing last week’s contest. Running back Jonan Aina-Chaves missed last week’s game as well but is out again due to academic issues.
7:20 p.m.: We’re a little ahead of schedule for our kickoff today here at Mililani. Mililani won the OIA JV championship game in a 14-13 thriller over Kahuku. A little smaller crowd for the varsity game, with third place honors in the OIA and the final HHSAA Open state tournament spot up for grabs.