GAME NIGHT 8/10: ‘Iolani/Moanalua

Moanalua 21, No. 8 ‘Iolani 20, FINAL

Javar to Lee for 15 yards on third and 5. Javar keeps it for 22 yards to the ‘Iolani 27. Timeout with 34.3 seconds left. Incomplete pass. Javar keeper to the 14. Incomplete, 13.7 seconds. Incomplete, 8.9. Third and 10 at the ‘Iolani 14. Javar keeps it and slides at the 10. Timeout with 4.3 left. ‘Iolani takes a timeout as Griffin Motas lines up a 27-yard field goal. ‘Iolani uses another timeout just before Motas drills it through. Motas sets up one more time. Here we go again. Motas drills a line drive and IT’S GOOD from 27. Moanalua with the walk off.

‘Iolani starts with a delay of game, hands it off twice followed by another delay and punts with 1:48 left. Penalty on the return pushes Moanalua back to its 31. 1:39 left.

Javar converts on fourth and 2 from the Moanalua 47 to extend the drive and four hits more in a row to drive to the ‘Iolani 16. But a mishandled exchange in the backfield hits the ground and ‘Iolani’s Shayden Molina recovers. Raiders ball with 3:53 left.

Chong converts on a third down, but the Moanalua defense comes up with a sack and the Raiders punt. Moanalua takes over at its 20. 9:03 Q4.

Moanalua starts at the ‘Iolani 48 after the free kick. Javar picks up 29 yards in two completions. Darius Johnson with 13 on his first carry. A touchdown pass is called back by holding. Moanalua has second and 19 at the ‘Iolani 25 to start the fourth quarter. Javar scrambles for 18 to bring up third and 1. Javar scrambles again but loses a fumble. ‘Iolani recovers at its 13. 11:40 Q4.

Moanalua goes three-and-out and the punt is downed at the ‘Iolani 15. Raiders lose 11 yards on two runs followed by a bad snap into the end zone. Chong tosses it out of the back of the end zone for a SAFETY. 1:40 Q3.

Javar takes a sack for a loss of 18 back to the Moanalua 1 and Na Menehune punt from the 6. ‘Iolani takes over at the Moanalua 38. Two plays later Bantolina goes up the middle for a 23-yard TOUCHDOWN. PAT pass failed. ‘Iolani takes its first lead. 4:43 Q3.

Lanakila Pei returns the kickoff to the ‘Iolani 41. Hedani breaks loose on first down and takes it 59 yards for the TOUCHDOWN. PAT good. 6:50 Q3.

Moanalua gets the ball to open the second half. Javar scrambles for 13 yards on third and 12. Javar completes eight consecutive passes, three going to Kealohi, and finishes with a 1-yarder to Dacryes Domingo for a TOUCHDOWN. PAT failed. 7:13 Q3

Halftime :

At Moanalua
‘Iolani (1-0, 0-0) 0 7 — 7
Moanalua (0-0, 0-0) 7 3 — 10

Moan—Lawsen Lee 23 pass from RJ Javar (Griffin Motas kick)
Iol—Brock Hedani 2 run (Wailoa Manuel kick)
Moan—FG Motas 21

RUSHING—‘Iolani: Hedani 9-37, Brody Logan Bantolina 7-47, Jonah Chong 2-3.  Moanalua: So’onaoso Saole-Teixeira 5-17, Malachi Pelesasa 2-(-3), Javar 8-9, Team 1-(-12)

PASSING—‘Iolani: Chong 8-13-1-53. Moanalua: Javar 14-16-1-153.

RECEIVING—‘Iolani: Carter Kamana 4-42, Rexton Suzuki 1-(-1), Noah Gaudi 1-(-1), Manuel 1-6, Cole Ichikawa 1-7. Moanalua: Rudy Kealohi 7-77, Dacyres Domingo 2-9, Lee 3-49, Saole-Teixeira 1-(-1), Jansen York 1-19.

Moanalua starts at its 21 with 2:38 left in the half. Javar finds Kealohi two more times to get to the ‘Iolani 40. Bad snap results in a loss of 12. Another completion gets 19 back but holding and a sack push Moanalua back to its 46. Javar’s fourth-down pass is intercepted by Micah Camat to end the half.

‘Iolani starts at its 30. Brody Logan Bantolina picks up 25 yards on two carries. Chong to Carter Kamana for another. Drive stalls at the Moanalua 21 when a fourth down pass to Kamana falls incomplete.

Moanalua starts at its 20. Javar completes four passes to Rudy Kealohi for 42 yards and picks up 14 on a keeper to give Moanalua first and goal at the 1. Na Menehune lose yardage on the next two plays and Javar nearly has a pass picked in the end zone. Griffin Motas drills a 21-yard FIELD GOAL. 4:59 Q2.

‘Iolani starts at its 35. Raiders mix run and pass to drive to the Moanalua 29 to end the first quarter. Brock Hedani’s 12-yard run gives ‘Iolani first-and-goal at the 10. Pass interference moves the ball inside the 3. Hedani finishes the 11-play drive with a 2-yard TOUCHDOWN run. PAT ties it up. 10:45 Q2.

Chong looks deep on first down and its intercepted by Moanalua’s Christian Sison. Na Menehune take over at the ‘Iolani 27. Moanalua drives to the 11 but gets pushed back by intentional grounding and holding penalites. On third and 22, RJ Javar goes over the middle for Lawsen Lee for the 23-yard TOUCHDOWN. PAT good. 1:48 Q1.

So’onaoso Saole Teixeira carries the ball on the first four plays for Moanalua. Drive stalls on a sack by Joshua Miyazawa and the Moanalua punt is downed inside the ‘Iolani 5.

‘Iolani will receive the opening kickoff. Raiders drive to the Moanalua 32 in 12 plays. Jonah Chong is sacked by Brad Lilo on fourth and 8 and Moanalua takes over at its 36.

Series history: ‘Iolani leads 3-0
‘Iolani roster
Moanalua roster


  1. "UNITY=STRENGTH" August 10, 2019 5:38 pm

    Alright guys focus and give it your all tonight this game means something!!! let’s see some movement out there giving 100% and still going never give up hehe Let’s get it On!!!:)

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