GAME NIGHT 10/14: Moanalua/Kapolei

Kapolei looks to advance to the semifinals of the OIA Division I tournament for the second time in school history. Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.
Kapolei looks to advance to the semifinals of the OIA Division I tournament for the second time in school history. Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

Seven games with major state tournament implications in most are on tap tonight on Oahu.

Everything you need to know to get you ready for the OIA quarterfinal game between Moanalua and host No. 4 Kapolei can be found in our game preview.

Live updates of the 7:30 p.m. kickoff can be found below:

10:21 p.m.:
Running clock made this game move smoothly through the fourth quarter, Kapolei wins 49-9 and gets a little bit of extra time to get ready for Farrington next week. That should be a good one.

10:12 p.m.: Antoneo Filipo-Brown with the short run for a touchdown to open the fourth quarter. Meyer kicks PAT, 49-9 with 10:55 remaining.

10:06 p.m.: End 3rd, Kapolei 42-9. Moanalua had so many chances.

9:55 p.m.: Tagovailoa finds Sarono in the end zone for the second time to extend Kapolei’s lead to 42-9 with 3:51 left in the third. Kapolei’s defense coming up big again as Dylan Naehu forced a fumble and Kukea Emmsley recovered the ball to give the Hurricanes possession.

9:43 p.m.: Na Menehune come up empty to open the third. Moanalua reaches the Kapolei 10 and fails to score. Kapolei gets the ball back with 9:19 left but punts as well.

9:17 p.m.: Moanlaua worked its way down to the two yard line but can’t punch it in on four pass plays. The last one was fourth and two, off Ramones’ hands. Halftime.

9:08 p.m.: Kapolei tries an onside kick but fails, Moanalua with the ball at midfield with a minute left.

9:04 p.m.: Ouch, Leonard Lee picks off Yuen and Kapolei will get a few free points before the half. That hurt. First and goal from the 7 and they flip it in to Perez for the touchdown. 35-9.

9:02 p.m.: Moanalua gets a stop and will get the ball back with two minutes to work.

9:00 p.m.: Moanalua shows some life, short passes down the field. Na Menehune finally get into a rhythm late in the second. Alakai Yuen completes a 26-yard scoring pass to Rylan Miguel, completing a four-minute drive. Kapolei leads 28-9 with 2:20 left.

8:44 p.m.: Hurricanes need just three plays to add to their lead. Kaeo Alvarez-Ranan hauls in a 20-yard pass from Tagaovailoa for a TD. Meyer makes his fourth PAT of the game, 28-3 with 6:17 left in the second.

8:33 p.m.: Kansana strikes again, bouncing off Moanalua defenders and streaking down the sideline for a 43-yard score. Meyer makes PAT, 21-3 Kapolei with 8:45 left in the second. Did someone say Ryan Ramones was the best receiver in the OIA? Kansana is making a case.

8:23 p.m.: Josh Kansana opens the second quarter with a 40-yard rushing TD. Beau Meyer makes PAT, 14-3 Kapolei lead with 11:28 left.

8:12 p.m.: Kapolei’s offense is almost too explosive, Sarono fumbles at the goal line after an athletic catch and run. Kapolei gets the ball back, though, as the quarter ends. Moanalua might want to think about blocking Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa. He is having a career day. Hurricanes missed several opportunities during that drive, including a pass that went right through the arms of Sarono in the end zone.

7:55 p.m.: Kapolei’s defense is flying to the ball but Moanalua is moving before stalling and kicking a field goal. Na Menehune get a lucky bounce on Wyatt McMillan’s 31-yard field goal. The kick appeared short but the ball bounced off the crossbar and through the goal post. Kapolei leads 7-3, 5:46 left in the first.

7:53 p.m.: Hurricanes strike first on Jaymin Sarono 10-yard pass from Taulia Tagaovailoa. Kapolei needed just four plays to reach the end zone, helped by a 50-yard pass from Tagaovailoa to Josh Kansana. PAT good, 7-0

7:47 p.m.: Kapolei’s defense is just a stout, forcing a fourth and five from the 25. Moanalua goes for it but throws an incomplete pass.

7:44 p.m.:
Great start for the Moanalua defense, Na Menehune take over at the Kapolei 29 after a bad snap.


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