GAME NIGHT 8/10: Kapolei/Kamehameha

No. 6 Kamehameha 21, No. 8 Kapolei 7, FINAL

8:11: Bailey’s pass down the right sideline to Stribling had possibilities, but it falls incomplete. Kamehameha ball. 2:12 left.

8:10: It’s fourth and 10 from the Kamehameha 35 for the Hurricanes. 2:19 left in game.

8:08: Stokes catches a Bailey pass that covers 40 yards to the Kamehameha 35. 2:32 to go in the game.

8:06: Warriors going for it on fourth down and 10 from the Kapolei 30. A pass from Togiai to Wrx Kimura gets just 5 yards. Kapolei’s ball at its own 25.

8:01: Three incomplete passes by Bailey and two procedure penalties later, Kapolei punts.

7:55: Ramos picks up 27 yards on a reverse all the way to the Hurricanes’ 1. On the next play, Laakea Ane punches it into the end zone. Rezentes adds the extra point. KAMEHAMEHA 21, KAPOLEI 7, 5:23 to go in game.

7:53: A Bailey pass tips off the hands of Sinai-Taheed Robello and into the hands of Kamehameha’s Kalau Morikawa for an interception at the Kapolei 28.

7:49: The Warriors decide to line up in the elephant package and they give it to defensive stalwart Arias. He scores the 2-yard TD off left tackle. Rezentes kicks the extra point. KAMEHAMEHA 14, KAPOLEI 7, 5:55 to go in game.

7:48: After a timeout, Rezentes is in to try a 20-yard field goal. But Kapolei goes offside. The ball moves up half the distance to the goal — to the 2.

7:47: Another pass to Akima gets 2 yards. It’s fourth and goal from the Hurricanes’ 3 with 6:01 to go in game.

7:46: Togiai’s pass to Braden Akima moves the ball to the 5. Third and goal.

7:45: Warriors have a second down and goal from the 16.

7:44: On third down and 24, Togiai finds a wide-open Edward Correa for a 46-yard gain down the middle. Kamehameha ball at the Kapolei 10.

7:43: Warriors lose 14 yards on a holding penalty.

7:41: Kamehameha faces third down and 10 at the Hurricanes’ 42.

7:38: Kamakawiwoole strips the ball from Bailey and it results in a loss of 5 yards. The Hurricanes lose another 5 on a delay of game penalty and eventually punt. Kamehameha ball on the Kapolei 42.

7:33: On a third and 1, a bad snap goes way over Togiai’s head and it results in a 14-yard loss. Kamehameha punts. Kapolei’s ball at its own 15.

7:32: Togiai scrambles for 6 yards and a first down to the Hurricanes’ 32.


7:30: Third quarter ends.

7:28: Kamehameha is moving the ball with fluidity. Togiai, now in at QB, runs for 13 yads and Bush rushes for 16. The ball is on the Kapolei 38.

7:21: The Warriors punt. When the Hurricanes get the ball back, Bailey runs for an 18-yard gain. But the drive stalls and Kapolei punts, pinning Kamehameha at its own 5.

7:08: Kamehameha blitzes; Kapolei has great blocking; Ikari Stokes gets open on a seam down the left side, catches a dart from Bailey and goes the rest of the way for a 52-yard touchdown. Micah Fonoti kicks what winds up as (after two 5-yard penalty) a 35-yard extra point. KAMEHAMEHA 7, KAPOLEI 7, 8:13 left in third quarter.

7:03: Bailey scrambles for 10 yards and then the Hurricanes get 15 more due to a Warriors’ personal foul penalty.

7:01: The Warriors bog down on a tackle for loss by Kapolei’s Maceal Afaese. They punt. Kapolei takes over on its 19.

6:59: Onyx Freitas catches an 11-yard pass from Tanuvasa to bring the ball to the Kamehameha 48.

6:56: Second half is underway.


Some halftime stats —

Kapolei total yards: 55 (40 pass, 15 rush)
Kamehameha total yards: 100 (26 pass, 74 rush)

Kamehameha’s Serrao rushed nine times for 59 yards.
Kapolei’s Zion-Jabez Robello rushed four times for 27 yards.

The Kamehameha defense has seven sacks, including three by Hoku Arias, and a total of 11 tackles for loss.

Both teams have one turnover (one interception each).


6:40: Halftime.

6:39: Christmas Togiai comes in for two plays at QB and he’s sacked both times by Dante Lafoga.

6:36: A Tanuvasa 9-yard pass to Titus Maunakea is followed by a 16-yard Serrao run. The ball is at midfield. The Warriors call timeout with 0:09 to go in first half.

6:34: A fourth-down Bailey pass from the Kamehameha 15 falls incomplete in the end zone. 0:55 to go in first half.

6:29: Bailey eludes the rush and finds De’zhaun Stribling for a 14-yard gain to the Kamehameha 13.

6:27: On fourth down and in punting formation, Shove, the punter, tucks the ball and runs up the middle for a first down at the Kamehameha 25.

6:23: Kapolei’s Zion Jabez-Robello runs for a 28-yard gain to bring the ball to the Kamehameha 37. But two tackles for loss — one by Kapono and one by Ezra Evaimalo — slows down the Hurricanes.

6:20: On the next play, Kamehameha’s Skyler Ramos breaks free down the right side and catches a 17-yard Tanuvasa pass for the first OIA-ILH alliance TD. Preston Rezentes kicks the extra point. KAMEHAMEHA 7, KAPOLEI 0, 5:31 left in first half.

6:18: Serrao breaks loose for a 21-yard run and then Reino Bush goes for 16 more.

6:13: Arias’ third sack puts a damper on the Hurricanes’ next possession. They’re punting for the fifth time.

6:12: Kapolei’s Isaiah Mareko intercepts a Tanuvasa pass, but the Hurricanes lose 15 yards on a penalty. They start at their own 39.

6:08: The Hurricanes’ Landon Shove boots the seventh punt of the game — total. Four for Kapolei. Three for Kamehameha.

6:06: Kapolei’s Keahi Hosaka is being helped off the field. Looks like a leg or knee injury.

6:03: Bailey is sacked for 9 yards by Maeva and another 6 yards by Arias.

6:01: Kamehameha will punt again after two short Alec Serrao runs and a Tanuvasa incomplete pass. After the punt, Kapolei will start at the Warriors’ 48.

6:00: Moe Tanuvasa takes over at QB for the Warriors.

5:59: Kapolei punts. Kamehameha takes over at its own 12.


5:58: First quarter ends.

5:57: Sacks by Arias and Kalani Kamakawiwo’ole help in stalling the Hurricanes. It’s fourth down and 10 at the Warriors’ 40.

5:55: Bailey’s 8-yard pass to Elijah Badoyen goes for first-down. Later, his 13-yard pass Ikari Stokes nets another first down. Ball at the Kamehameha 40.

5:53: Kapolei receiver Sheldon McLeod is shaken up on a hit. Kamehameha called for a personal foul. First down at the 38.

5:43: At this point, it looks like the game could turn out to be a defensive battle and won by the team with the better running game and special teams. But things could change.

5:42: Due to an intense pass rush, Bailey’s first two passes fall incomplete. Kapolei is punting.

5:40: Teammates carry Rapis off the field. Backup Noa Bailey takes over at QB.

5:37: After a first-down incompletion from the Kapolei 24, Rapis is down on the ground in pain. He is being checked out by medical personnel.

5:35: For the second time, Kamehameha can’t take advantage of good field position. After a Bubba White tackle for loss for Kapolei, a fourth-down Keone pass falls incomplete.

5:33: A Dayne Maeva sack of Rapis pushes Kapolei to its own 1. Kapolei punts. Warriors take over at the Kapolei 32.

5:29: Kamahemameha loses 5 yards on a penalty and gains zero yards on the first three plays. A punt pins Kapolei at its own 3.

5:26: Kiai Keone in at QB for Warriors.

5:25: On Kapolei’s third play, Tiger Peterson intercepts Rapis’ second pass. Warriors ball at the Hurricanes’ 45.

5:22: Kapolei starts on own 20. Christian Rapis in at QB.

5:21: Kickoff, penalty, re-kick.

5:19: Warriors enter first, with Skyler Ramos carrying the State of Hawaii flag.

5:18: Kamehameha won the toss and deferred. Kapolei chose to receive. The Warriors will defend the North End zone. The captains go back to the locker room. Both teams are set to enter the field. Only 18 minutes late so far.

5:14: Captains are ready to go to midfild: Ezekiel Waialoma, Julius Buelow and Teriq Lacaden for Kapolei, and Hoku Arias, Kupono Blake, Lokahi Pauole and Akalea Kapono for Kamehameha.

5:13: The schools are singing their alma maters.

5:11: National anthem and Hawaii Pono’i.

4:58: This is a historic game — the first OIA-ILH alliance Open Division contest!!!!!

4:56: Stadium is running a bit late. We are 13 minutes away from the end of warmups.


The two teams meet for the second time ever as Kamehameha won 26-18 on Aug. 22, 2008.
For Kamehameha’s roster, click here.
For Kapolei’s roster, click here.


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