GAME NIGHT 10/13: Kalani/Kalaheo

Kalaheo 22, Kalani 7, FINAL


7:36: Ryan Higashionna intercepts Alana and brings the interception all the way to the Kalaheo 4 with nine seconds left when the Mustangs could have taken a knee and ended it. A scuffle breaks out and the refs call the game. 22-7 is your final.

7:33: Amasiu jumps on a fumble and Kalaheo has the ball back at Kalani’s 43 with 1:15 left. Kalani has one timeout left.

7:29: Kalani forces a quick three-and-out and starts from its own 49 with 2:16 left.

7:24: Jordan Kobashigawa intercepts Kalani backup quarterback Logan Lim from his own 18 and this thing is pretty much over if Kalaheo can run some clock out with 2:37 remaining.

7:18: Kalani forces a turnover on downs on its own 23 and must score now if it wants to rally back, down 22-7 with 4:10 left.

7:10: Missed opportunity for Kalani, who turns it over on downs at the Kalaheo 5 with 10:36 left.

7:04: Kalaheo turns it over on downs and Kalani has the ball at the Mustangs’ 45 with 11:56 left.


7:02: End of the third. Kalaheo faces fourth down from its own 44 to start the fourth and leads 22-7.

6:57: Bland second half thus far, as both teams couldn’t get much of anything going after Amasiu’s touchdown. Kalani punts again and Kalaheo starts its next drive from its own 20.

6:35: TOUCHDOWN MUSTANGS. In their first play from scrimmage in the second half, Jaden Amasiu takes a handoff 80 yards to the house, then runs in the two-point conversion. Kalaheo extends its lead to 22-7 with 11:36 left in the third quarter.

6:33: Kalaheo takes the opening kickoff of the second half to its own 20.


6:15: Kalani can’t even it up before halftime and Kalaheo leads 14-7 at the half. The Mustangs also receive to start the second half.

6:05: Kalani gets it back on its own 25 after a turnover on downs. But on the next play, Noa Lapera takes an interception 31 yards TO THE HOUSE. The Mustangs go for two and don’t convert but they lead 14-7 with 1:52 left in the half.

6:01: Kalaheo gets the ball back at the Kalani 30 after Evan Goad intercepts Sakamoto.

6:00: TOUCHDOWN KALAHEO. Carl Addy takes a handoff 27 yards to the Kalani 1, then punches it in on the next play with 4:18 left in the half. He’s already up to 89 yards on 13 carries. He then takes a handoff for the two-point conversion. Kalaheo takes an 8-7 lead.

5:54: Sakamoto gets picked off by Kekoa Alana, Kalaheo’s quarterback who plays both ways. The Mustangs have it at the Kalaheo 23 with 4:45 left in the first half.

5:52: Kalaheo turns it out downs again and Kalani takes over from its own 15, 5:08 left in the half.

5:40: Both teams have struggled offensively, with Kailua’s field still muddy from yesterday. Although it hasn’t rained on this side today, the residue of Friday night is still affecting both sides.

5:36: Kalani gets the third down stop and looks to add to its lead, starting on its own 15 after the punt.


5:33: End of the first. Kalaheo faces third-and-8 from the Kalani 49 to start the second quarter trailing 7-0.

5:31: Kalani has its second consecutive three-and-out after scoring the opening touchdown. Kalaheo to start from its own 49 with 1:13 left in the first.

5:28: The Mustangs put a nice drive together but turn it over on downs at the Kalani 20, 2:46 to go in the first.

5:18: After both teams exchange three-and-outs and punts, Kalaheo gets the ball back on its own 20 with 8:08 left in the first.

5:09: Kalani comes out firing and it doesn’t take long for the Falcons to score. Nicholas Sakamoto and Micah Matsuda connect for a 30-yard touchdown on a dime from Sakamoto. Kevin Tabuchi‘s PAT is good and the Kalani lead is 7-0 with 10:47 left in the first.

5:04 p.m.: Kalaheo tries an onside kick to start but the Falcons are on it and recover at midfield.


5:03 p.m.: Kalaheo wins the toss and elects to defer to the second half. Kalani will receive to begin this game.

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SERIES HISTORY: Kalaheo leads 21-8 but Kalani has won six of the last seven.


Nicholas Sakamoto10116-296-201,0346
Nicholas Sakamoto101252870
Nathaniel Balangitao6471911
Jake Lee631590
Kai Sigler53380
Brayden Miguel51280
Javan Montiho722250
Jerick Robinson92-10
Jerick Robinson9333311
Noah Ah Sam8171682
Jonathan Cai7101130
Micah Matsuda612980
Javan Montiho79702
Mark Mendoza24630
Nathaniel Balangitao67600
Jake Lee67550
Brayden Miguel59380
Jevin Matsukado11210
Kai Sigler5160
Jalen Galapate1240
Dillon Cortez1240
Noa Uchida1110
Sheldon Chu11-10


Noa Lapera1054-117-66334
Kekoa Alana1020-42-32161
Jaden Amasiu91-3-0170
Isaiah Akiu51-7-240
Carl Addy9773862
Jaden Amasiu9713062
Noa Lapera1045510
Jedaiah Borge48461
Bryson Johnson54120
Kekoa Alana104951
Isaiah Akiu5120
Sheldon Mejia2100
Jordan Neufeldt10262491
Jedaiah Borge472012
Kekoa Alana10151901
Noa Lapera104661
Carl Addy94460
Isaiah Akiu55330
Bryson Johnson57280
Jaden Amasiu93230
Evan Goad11220
Sheldon Mejia2370
Isaiah Tigilau1150


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