St. Francis 20, Roosevelt 14
Final from Roosevelt: St. Francis 20, Roosevelt 14
Mitchell Camacho now down on the turf for Roosevelt. Able to get up and walk off under his own power.
Shepherd Kekahuna scores! 55 yard sprint gives St. Francis back the lead, 20-14 with 5:37 left.
Huge break for St. Francis. After a short punt by the Saints gave Roosevelt first down at the Saints 35, a fumble by Keneke Gusman gives them the ball right back at the 37, with 9:45 left to go.
That’s the end of the third quarter. Trainers are working on the right ankle of Bubba Akana, but it appears his night is done.
Bubba Akana is down. Gets up and tries to hop off the field, then collapses to the turf again. Jonah Aina-Chaves in at quarterback.
Sky Ogata answers for the Rough Riders, sprinting in for a 20-yard score, knotting the game at 14 with 2 minutes left in the quarter.
Jonan Aina-Chaves breaks off a 19-yard TD run, giving St. Francis its first lead of the game. He then adds a two-point conversion, and St. Francis leads 14-7. Aina-Chaves now has 126 yards rushing on the night.
At the end of the first half, Roosevelt leads St. Francis 7-6. The two teams have played a sloppy half, with the two teams combining for 154 yards of penalties
Jonah Aina-Chaves breaks through for St. Francis, scoring from 5 yards out! Two-point conversion is no good, and Roosevelt leads 7-6.
Touchdown Roosevelt! Keneke Gusman rips off a 35 yard touchdown run, and the Rough Ruders draw first blood, 7-0.
With 5:30 left in the second quarter, the two teams have combined for 103 yards of offense. Also combined for 94 yards of penalties.
First quarter comes to a close, but not without drama, as Roosevelt star tailback Mitchell Camacho is down and being attended to.
Siotame Haunga was just ejected for an unsportsmanlike conduct.
After two drives apiece, the two teams have combined for negative-5 yards, and a fumble that sets up St. Francis at the Roosevelt 35.
Game set to begin. St. Francis will receive the kickoff.
Players are back on the field warming up. Game set to start (maybe) in 15 minutes.
Start of the game has delayed due to lightning in the area. Decision on if the game will be played or not will be determined soon. If weather does not improve within 30-45 minutes, game might be cancelled.
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SERIES HISTORY: First meeting … This is St. Francis’ third trip to Ticky Vasconcellos Stadium, two of them were this year … The Saints beat McKinley earlier this year for their first win there … St. Francis’ eight game-winning streak is easily the longest in school history, double its previous long … Roosevelt’s six-game winning streak is its longest since 1983. The Rough Riders have not won seven games in a row since its legendary streak of 24 from 1956-58.
ST. FRANCIS STATS
Updated: Oct. 13, 2018