GAME NIGHT 8/9: Pearl City/Kaiser

Kaiser 33, Pearl City 7

At Kaiser Stadium
Pearl City (0-2, 0-1) 0 0 0 7 — 7
Kaiser (2-0, 1-0) 17 9 0 7 — 33
Kais—Ethan Domen 41 interception return (Kyler Halvorsen kick)
Kais—Dre Falls 24 pass from Ethan Yoshino (Halvorsen kick)
Kais—FG Halvorsen 24
Kais—Mason Yoshino 14 pass from E. Yoshino (Halvorsen kick)
Kais—Safety, Pearl City recovers bad punt snap in own end zone
PC—Joshua Gleason 3 pass from Isaiah Cruz-Amerperosa (Landon Chang kick)
Kais—Ethan Lynch 15 run (Halvorsen kick)

RUSHING—Pearl City: Ali’i Gaspar 12-15, Cruz-Amerperosa 1-11, Victor Atkins 2-(minus 5), Makana Canyon 10-(minus 25), team 3-(minus 37). Kaiser: Cavin Lime 8-78, Lynch 4-22, E. Yoshino 5-5, Hunter Phelps 7-(minus 3), Domen 1-(minus 3), team 1-(minus 25).
PASSING—Pearl City: Canyon 12-41–3-133, Cruz-Amerperosa 1-1-0-3. Kaiser: E. Yoshino 14-30–1-126.
RECEIVING—Pearl City: Gleason 4-36, Raiden Pabo 2-31, Juan Vargas 2-30, Cruz-Amerperosa 2-16, Adam Puchert 2-13, Preston Hong 1-10. Kaiser: M. Yoshino 4-56, Falls 3-33, Kamakana Mahiko 2-9, Jesse Stroede 1-10, Lynch 1-8, Xavier Kepa 1-7, Phelps 1-3, Lime 1-0.
Junior varsity — Pearl City 14, Kaiser 6

Kaiser’s Ethan Lynch with a 15-yard TD run in the final minute.

Pearl City drives into the red zone but Stroede with his second pick of the game.

Kaiser starts on its 42. Tristen Mckinney with a sack for the Chargers to force a three-and-out.

Chargers start the fourth quarter third-and-goal at the 3. Isaiah Cruz-Amerperosa takes a pitch but then tosses it to Joshua Gleason for a 3-yard TD. 26-7, 11:54, Q4.


Kaiser’s Cavin Lime with a third-down sack to force fourth-and-10 but Kaiser is called for defensive PI.

Pearl City junior defensive lineman Sean Ivy with a strip-sack and recovery. Chargers ball on the Kaiser 20.

Canyon converts one fourth down with a 10-yard pass to Preston Hong but Chargers then punt.

Halvorsen has a 29-yard field goal attempt blocked.

Kaiser’s Caleb Markwith with a sack and the Chargers lose 23 yards on their first drive and punt.

Kaiser will get the ball first. Cougars three-and-out.

At Kaiser Stadium
Pearl City (0-1, 0-0) 0 0
Kaiser (1-0, 0-0) 17 9
Kais—Ethan Domen 41 interception return (Kyler Halvorsen kick)
Kais—Dre Falls 24 pass from Ethan Yoshino (Halvorsen kick)
Kais—FG Halvorsen 24
Kais—Mason Yoshino 14 pass from E. Yoshino (Halvorsen kick)
Kais—Safety, Pearl City recovers bad punt snap in own end zone

RUSHING—Pearl City: Ali’i Gaspar 9-10, Victor Atkins 2-(minus 5), Makana Canyon 5-(minus 15), team 1-(minus 21). Kaiser: Cavin Lime 3-17, E. Yoshino 3-16, Ethan Lynch 1-0, Hunter Phelps 3-(minus 2), Domen 1-(minus 3), team 1-(minus 25).
PASSING—Pearl City: Canyon 5-21–2-58. Kaiser: E. Yoshino 9-19–1-88.
RECEIVING—Pearl City: Juan Vargas 2-30, Joshua Gleason 1-14, Isaiah Cruz-Amerperosa 1-8, Adam Puchert 1-6. Kaiser: M. Yoshino 2-29, Falls 2-25, Kamakana Mahiko 2-9, Jesse Stroede 1-10, Lynch 1-8, Xavier Kepa 1-7.
Junior varsity — Pearl City 14, Kaiser 6

(1:54) Cougars ball with less than two minutes to go on their 42.

(5:55) Kaiser starts on the Chargers’ 44. Pearl City’s Bishop Foumai with a much-needed INT for the Chargers. Punt

Kaiser’s D-line is unstoppable for the second game in a row. Joseph Chin already has five tackles for loss and Duke Minihan registers a sack. Now a bad snap on the punt and it goes for a safety. 26-0, 6:03, Q2.

(10:57) Kaiser ball on its 36. Cougars march right down the field. Easton with a 15-yard pass to Mason for the first varsity hookup between the brothers and then there it is, the first TD. Yoshino to Yoshino for the 14-yard TD. 24-0 Cougars, 7:51, Q2.

After a roughly 21-minute delay we are back in action. A flag was thrown on the play so Pearl City has it on its 34. Punt.

Scary play to start the second quarter. Receiver runs a slant over the middle and it looked the Kaiser DB was going for a pick but he crashes head first into the receiver, who is down and not moving. Trainers from both teams on the field. Best wishes out to Pearl City receiver Juan Vargas, who was the player injured. He moved both of his arm while being carted off which is a great sign.


(:50.7) Chargers start on their 20. END 1

(2:14) A bad punt gives Kaiser the ball at the Pearl City 15. Kaiser completes a pass to the 1 but then Yoshino bobbles the snap and nearly coughs it up. Kaiser settles for a 24-yard field goal by Kyler Halvorsen. 17-0, :51.

(3:45) Pearl City starts on its 12. Kaiser gives up one first down but Joseph Chin with his third tackle for loss of the quarter.

(4:34) Kaiser ball on its 28. Chargers get a nice pass rush on third down to force the incompletion and a punt.

(7:19) Chargers on their 20. Canyon gets a couple of third-down completions to Juan Vargas to move the chains. Chargers get something going but Josh Okamoto with the nice pass breakup on third down for Kaiser and Pearl City punts.

(8:39) Kaiser ball on the PC 32. Fourth-and-2 and Yoshino hits Dre Falls on the post route for a 24-yard TD. 14-0 Cougars, 7:19, Q2. That is Kaiser’s fifth TD of the season and first by the offense.

(9:07) Pearl City starts on its 26. Ball pops into the air off of a receiver and Jesse Stroede with an INT for Kaiser.

(8:41) Dre Falls with a 17-yard punt return to the Pearl City 35. Freshman Easton Yoshino gets the start at QB and Mason Yoshino, who missed last game with an injury, is lined up at receiver. A bad snap on third down goes way over Yoshino’s head for a loss of 23 after intentional grounding is called. Punt.

(10:10) Chargers start from their 20. Three incomplete passes. Domen nearly with a pick off a tipped pass.

Senior Makana Canyon, who did not play last week in a loss to Kealakehe, gets the start at QB. Adam Puchert, who played QB all last week, gets the first reception for the Chargers, but Kaiser’s Ethan Doman with a pick and he TAKES IT TO THE HOUSE. 41-yard INT return for TD for Domen, who had a 100-yard pick-six and blocked a punt and recovered it for a TD in a win over Aiea last week. 7-0 Kaiser, 10:15, Q1.

Chargers will receive.

Pearl City: Kody Kikuyama, Makana Canyon, Skylar Kaliikane-McMoore, Brady Fa’auliuli
Kaiser: Aisea Toetu’u, Dre Falls

JV FINAL: Pearl City 14, Kaiser 6

JV game started 30 minutes later so don’t expect a kickoff here before 8. Pearl City with a 14-6 lead in the fourth quarter.

Had to share:

Series history: Kaiser leads 9-7
Pearl City roster
Kaiser roster


  1. […] Pearl City at Kaiser, 7:30 […]

  2. May Foumai August 9, 2019 10:29 pm

    5:55 in the 2nd qtr…INTERCEPTION WAS BY PEARL CITY #5 BISHOP FOUMAI, not Westin Oshiro.

  3. Billy Hull August 9, 2019 10:34 pm

    Sorry May, must have mixed up 6 and 5.

  4. May August 10, 2019 12:38 am

    No problem! Thanks for correcting it so fast! ☺️

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