GAME NIGHT 10/12: ‘Iolani/Aiea

No. 10 ‘Iolani 30, Aiea 3, final

10:37: Game over.

10:36: ‘Iolani is at its 45 with 33 seconds left.

10:29: Kyler Mento intercepts a pass for ‘Iolani. 3:11 to go in game.

10:22: Kaneshiro catches a 5-yard TD pass from Chong. Makekau kicks the extra point. ‘IOLANI 30, AIEA 3, 6:01 left in game.

10:17: ‘Iolani is driving on the running of Jake Lee. The Raiers are at the Aiea 5.

10:12: Micah Shikada intercepts a Castillo pass. It’s Aiea’s first turnover of the game.

10:10: Two plays later, Chong hits Nishigaya with a short pass and he slips off three tacklers and scores from 4 yards out. Makekau kicks the extra point. ‘IOLANI 23, AIEA 3, 11:13 to go in fourth quarter.


10:05: Third quarter ends. ‘Iolani has a second and goal from the 5.

10:00: Raiders have the ball at the Aiea 35 after a trade of punts.

9:55: Aiea punts on its next possession. Raiders ball at Na Alii 44.

9:47: Makekau kicks a 31-yard field goal. ‘IOLANI 16, AIEA 3, 6:19 left in third quarter.

9:45: ‘Iolani has a fourth down and goal from the 1. A 15-yard penalty brings the ball back to the 16.

9:43: Chong hits Kaneshiro with a 46-yard pass on a deep slant. It moves the ball to the Aiea 5.

9:39: Na Alii drive as far as the 14 before Thomas Hulett kicks a 31-yard field goal. He wound up with his leg and slipped on his back on the follow through. ‘IOLANI 13, AIEA 3, 8:54 left in third quarter.

9:34: A Castillo pass to Kalahiki-Basques goes for 17 yards.

9:32: Second half underway. Aiea ball at its 45.


9:13: Halftime.

9:12: A Chong pass is intercepted by Aiea’s Kalahiki-Basque. Less than 1 second to go before halftime.

9:10: Raiders are driving with short Chong passes to Kamana. The ball is a the Aiea 37 with 11 seconds to go in the first half.

9:05: ‘Iolani muffs a punt return and Mogote recovers for Aiea. But an inadvertent whistle brings the ball back for a do-over.

8:58: A 19-yard Chong pass to Rayden Kaneshiro covers 19 yards to the Aiea 23. But three plays later, ‘Iolani’s Nishigaya fumbles and Mogote recovers for Aiea at Na Alii 11.

8:54: ‘Iolani takes over on downs when a Castillo pass falls incomplete.

8:52: Aiea is on the move with a mix of passes and runs and a 15-yard personal foul penalty on the Raiders. The ball is at the ‘Iolani 25.

8:48: Aiea is wearing pink jerseys with green and white trim.

8:48: Castillo is back in at QB for Aiea.

8:46: Na Alii to start at their 40.

8:44: The Raiders do not get a first down and will be punting.

8:42: A Bautista pass into the end zone on fourth down falls incomplete. ‘Iolani takes over on downs on its 18.


8:37: First quarter ends.

8:36: Castillo runs for seven yards and gets hit in the head as he slides. A personal foul penalty moves the ball to the ‘Iolani 8. Castillo is being checked out on the sideline. Fabian Bautista in at QB>

8:32: Na Alii get the ball back on a bad snap and ‘Iolani fumble. Maalo Auvaa recoers. Aiea ball at the Raiders’ 23.

8:26: Aiea has a fourth down and 7 from the 26. A Castillo pass falls incomplete. Raiders ball at their 26.

8:24: Short passes by Na Alii’s Kayson Castillo to Zach Kalahiki Basque and Austin Mogote moves the ball to the Raiders’ 29.

8:22: Aiea’s Chase Kanae recovers a Chong fumble. Na Alii ball at the ‘Iolani 44.

8:13: On a second-down play, Nishigaya goes up the middle and bounces to the right for a 46-yard TD run. Makekau misses the extra-point kick. ‘IOLANI 13, AIEA 0, 6:52 to go in first quarter.

8:12: Aiea punts on its first possession.

8:05: Jonah Chong’s 20-yard pass to Carter Kamana gets the ball to the 1. On the next play, Nishigaya gets in for a 1-yard TD run. Mika Makekau kicks the extra point. ‘IOLANI 7, AIEA 0, 9:21 left in first quarter.

8:04: ‘Iolani has a fourth down and 6 at the Aiea 21. The Raiders call timeout.

8:03: The field is wet, but it is not raining.

8:00: We are underway here at Aiea. ‘Iolani takes the opening kickoff. A 12-yard Kaua Nishigaya run and a 15-yard face-mask penalty on Na Alii pushes the ball to the Aiea 37.

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SERIES HISTORY: ‘Iolani leads the series 2-0 … Their only meetings came in the state championship game in 2009 and a preseason contest in 1964 … ‘Iolani has never lost on Aiea’s field, going 3-0 … ‘Iolani is currently riding a four-game winning streak, its longest since winning seven in a row in 2014-15 … Aiea is on a four game losing streak, their longest since losing six in a row in 2015 … Wendell Look and Wendell Say have combined to coach 584 games and win 319 and are on the short list of coaches who have coached more than 250 games: Cal Lee, John Velasco, Eddie Hamada and Don Botelho.


Jonah Chong11202-328-112,16221
Sam Faumuina48-16-0902
Tate Shimao68-9-0561
Kaua Nishigaya1120698316
Rexton Suzuki822822
Jake Lee217740
Rayden Kaneshiro114420
Cole Ichikawa71020
Sam Faumuina4110
Tate Shimao62-30
Jonah Chong1139-491
Carter Kamana11849598
Jonah Miyazawa11515576
Rayden Kaneshiro11354384
Kaua Nishigaya1115982
Wailoa Manuel66882
Cole Ichikawa77671
Rexton Suzuki810410
Noah Gaudi36361
Jake Yokogawa34240


Kayson Castillo8149-305-201,89617
Fabian Bautista914-26-21473
LJ Vongsy52-4-0320
Jordan Cezar12-3-0110
Fabian Bautista927640
LJ Vongsy517621
Keoni Young-Tavai526450
Dante Bareng215360
Ma'alo Auva'a211300
Kainalu Caetano15230
Zach Kalahiki-Basque96130
Kayson Castillo81471
Jerrymya Duh1150
Jordan Cezar2220
Austin Mogote8210
Babu Capanang6710
Dylan Soberano8200
Jonathan Pei21-20
Zach Kalahiki-Basque95481811
Babu Capanang6224373
Fabian Bautista9363744
Dylan Soberano8262631
Austin Mogote8171451
LJ Vongsy58490
Kainalu Caetano1130
Keahi Lum1120
Keoni Young-Tavai52-10


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