Saint Louis getting playing time for a lot of the roster and Logan Kalawaia breaks loose for 57 yards. The Crusaders take three knees and that’ll do it.
On fourth-and-1, Farrington lines up to punt but Samsen Tanuvasa takes the short snap and picks up 27 yards for the Governors’ second first down of the night. Farrington’s first advance into Saint Louis territory ends with a mishandled snap for a loss of 10 back to the Govs’ 45 and they punt.
Farrington goes three and out. The third quarter ends with Chandan Sappal completing a 6-yard pass on his first snap of the night. Crusaders drive to the Farrington 23, Alexander Bianco, who is alternating with Sappal, keeps it around the left side and scores. TOUCHDOWN SAINT LOUIS. PAT good. 10:27 Q4.
Farrington’s first drive of the second half start with a sack and ends with a fumbled snap. Saint Louis recovers at the Governors’ 8. On third and goal from the 1, Apo keeps it around the left side. TOUCHDOWN SAINT LOUIS. PAT good. 4:51 Q3.
The running clock is in effect as the second half gets under way. Apo remains at QB for Saint Louis. Dayton Sam goes up the middle on three straight plays. He goes the distance on the third, scoring from 53 yards out. TOUCHDOWN SAINT LOUIS. PAT good. 9:46 Q3.
Saint Louis (6-0, 5-0 ILH Open) 21 30 — 51
Farrington (2-6, 1-3 OIA Open) 0 6 — 6
StL—Nicholas Herbig 18 interception return (Garyn Napuunoa kick)
StL—Makoa Close 15 pass from Jayden de Laura (Napuunoa kick)
StL—Roman Wilson 25 pass from de Laura (Napuunoa kick)
StL—Robbie Paikai 9 run (Napuunoa kick)
Far—Raymond Millare 95 kickoff return (kick blocked)
StL—de Laura 3 run (Napuunoa kick)
StL—Dayton Sam 5 run (Napuunoa kick)
StL—Safety, snap out of end zone
StL—Paikai 18 run (Napuunoa kick)
RUSHING—Saint Louis: Sam 3-8, Paikai 5-38, de Laura 3-7, Connor Apo 1-3. Farrington: Samsen Tanuvasa 12-15, Millare 1-7, Richard Tagataese 7-(-37), Zion Lista 1-3.
PASSING—Saint Louis: de Laura 13-17-0-254, Apo 0-2-0-0. Farrington: Tagataese 1-5-1-2.
RECEIVING—Saint Louis: Close 4-101, Wilson 3-66, Koali Nishigaya 2-36, Chance Beyer 3-46, Tama Albert Sula 1-5. Farrington: Tugase Williams 1-2.
On third and 3, Tanuvasa fumbles and Saint Louis recovers at the Farrington 38. :15 Q2. One handoff ends the half.
After the free kick, Saint Louis takes over at the Farrington 48. Connor Apo takes over at QB for Saint Louis. De Laura ends his night 13-for-17 for 254 yards. Apo keeps for 3 yards and his next two throws are incomplete, but Farrington is called for roughing the passer. Paikai picks up 12 on a draw. He goes up the middle again, spins off a tackler and scores on an 18-yard run. TOUCHDOWN SAINT LOUIS. PAT good. 1:56 Q2.
Tagataese gets his first completion of the night, but is sacked for a loss of 12 on third down. The Governors punt from their 10 but the snap sails high and out of the end zone. SAFETY SAINT LOUIS. 3:38 Q2.
Saint Louis drops Farrington QB Richard Tagataese for losses of 3 and 8 yards. Farrington punts and Mason Tufaga blocks it. Crusaders take over at the Farrington 5 and Dayton Sam scores on the next play. TOUCHDOWN SAINT LOUIS. PAT good. 5:07 Q2.
Keanu Wallace nearly answers for Saint Louis with a 73-yard kickoff return to the Farrington 11. Four plays later, de Laura keeps it around the left side and scores from 3 yards out. TOUCHDOWN SAINT LOUIS. PAT good. 7:34 Q2.
Raymond Millare field the kickoff at the Farrington 5, hits a hole up the middle, get to the sideline and he’s gone for a 95-yard return. TOUCHDOWN FARRINGTON. PAT blocked. 8:30 Q2.
The Crusaders start at their 24. De Laura leads a 9-play drive going 4-for-5. Robbie Paikai finishes it with a 9-yard run. TOUCHDOWN SAINT LOUIS. PAT good. 8:46 Q2.
Samsen Tanuvasa has eight yards on nine carries for Farrington. He’s stopped for no gain on the last two plays of the first quarter. The second quarter starts with Saint Louis’ third sack and Farrington punts.
Farrington goes three and out with a net loss of 3. Governors punt and Saint Louis takes over the midfield. De Laura hits Close over the middle for 25 and caps a four-play drive with a 25-yard strike to Roman Wilson on a post. TOUCHDOWN SAINT LOUIS. PAT Good. 0:56 Q1.
De Laura goes deep again and Roman Wilson makes a tough catch for 27 yards down the right sideline. The Crusaders move back with false starts on the next two plays and a holding call to bring up second-and-30 at the Saint Louis 37. Two completions to Wilson and Koali Nishigaya and its first down at the Farrington 15. De Laura throws the fade to Close for a 15-yard score. TOUCHDOWN SAINT LOUIS. PAT good. 3:58 Q1.
Farrington picks up a first down on three runs, the drive stalls and the Governors punt. Saint Louis takes over at its 30.
Farrington loses 10 yards on its second drive, 8 on a sack by Gino Quinones, and punts. Jayden de Laura completes a 37-yard strike down the left side to Makoa Close. Dayton Sam loses a fumble and the Governors recover. 8:37 Q1.
On Farrington’s third play from scrimmage, Nicholas Herbig jumps an out route and returns an interception 18 yards. TOUCHDOWN SAINT LOUIS. PAT good. 10:45 Q1.
Saint Louis wins the toss and defers. Farrington will receive the opening kickoff.
Saint Louis wins the JV game 41-20.
SAINT LOUIS STATS
|Jayden de Laura||10||145-213-10||2,368||19|
|Jayden de Laura||10||80||292||10|
|Tame Albert Sula||7||10||87||1|
|Lexzen Rhain Ramos-Kamaka||2||2||8||0|