GAME NIGHT 8/27: Roosevelt/Kaimuki

Sophomore QB Jordan Solomon set a school record with 331 passing yards in the Bulldogs' first game of the season against Waialua. Photo by Kaylee Noborikawa/Star-Advertiser.
Sophomore QB Jordan Solomon set a school record with 331 passing yards in the Bulldogs’ first game of the season against Waialua. Photo by Kaylee Noborikawa/Star-Advertiser.

Another matchup of top-10 teams highlights the five-game slate Saturday on Oahu.

Kaimuki plays at Kaiser Stadium for the third straight weekend as the Bulldogs face Roosevelt in an OIA D-II game. Kaimuki has played two thrillers so far, defeating Waialua 22-20 in overtime and losing 26-22 to Kalani in the final two minutes.

Live updates of the 6:30 p.m. kickoff will follow below:


Kaimuki 28, Roosevelt 7, FINAL

at Kaiser Stadium
Roosevelt (1-3, 1-2) 0 0 0 7 — 7
Kaimuki (2-1, 2-1) 8 14 6 0 — 28
Kaim—Calton Joseph 1 run (Joseph run)
Kaim—Bailey Uehara 15 pass from Jordan Solomon (Torey Faimealelei kick)
Kaim—Ieke Seei-Cleveland 24 pass from Solomon (Faimealelei kick)
Kaim—Andries Toussaint 10 pass from Solomon (kick failed)
Roos—Shastyn Kekahuna 15 run (Jake Hijirida kick)

RUSHING—Roosevelt: Charvis Paia 11-40, Kekahuna 10-32, Isaiah Rosa 8-12, Noah Rosa 1-4, Kekoa Lima 1-(minus 2). Kaimuki: Seei-Cleveland 12-65, Elijah Lemalu 13-46, Joseph 7-39, Solomon 5-16, Saia Maiava 3-6, Mana Mahiai 1-2, team 2-(minus 18).
PASSING—Roosevelt: Kekahuna 5-13–0-27. Kaimuki: Solomon 9-19–0-106.
RECEIVING—Roosevelt: Noah Rosa 2-21, Chris Kalamau-Molina 1-4, Kekoa Pitoy 1-2, Randy Eusebio 1-0. Kaimuki: Seei-Cleveland 2-34, Daniel Nguyen 2-25, Toussaint 2-22, Uehara 1-15, Joseph 1-6, Tyace Sarcedo-Drennon 1-4.
Junior varsity — Kaimuki 18, Roosevelt 12

FOURTH QUARTER

Last chance for Roosevelt. Fourth-and-11 and Roosevelt picks up the blitz. Kekahuna gets off a throw and misses a streaking receiver. If he puts it on the numbers it’s a 60-yard TD pass. Turnover on downs.

Punt is touched by a Roosevelt player and Lemalu recovers for Kaimuki. Rough Riders hold and get the stop on fourth down with six minutes left.

Seei-Cleveland with a 10-yard run but is slow to get up and spends time on the field before coming off. Hopefully just cramps. Solomon gets a 2-yard run on third-and-1. Drop on third down forces a punt.

Roosevelt with second-and-5 at the 29 to start the fourth. Fourth-and-1 at the 25. Paia up the middle for 2 and a first down. Third-and-2 and Kekahuna on a broken play fakes the handoff and goes up the middle for a 15-yard TD run. 28-7, 9:46.

THIRD QUARTER

Kekahuna hits Noah Rosa for 16 yards and then scrambles for 15. Now a defensive PI and quickly Roosevelt on the Kaimuki 34.

Seei-Cleveland recovers the fumble on the kickoff. Kaimuki takes over on the Roosevelt 28. Third fumble lost by the Rough Riders. Elijah Lemalu with four runs to the 8. Solomon hits Daniel Nguyen for 7 yards but Randy Eusebio keeps him out of the end zone and Solomon fumbles on fourth-and-1. Roosevelt recovery in the end zone.

Lineman Hunter Mulu hurt on a play and has to be carried off by two teammates. Looks like a knee. Solid drive by the Bulldogs as Solomon completes some nice throws. Perfect ball into the corner of the end zone for Andries Toussaint for a 10-yard TD. Third TD pass for Solomon. 28-0, 4:45, Q3.

Roosevelt three-and-out.

Bulldogs open second half with a three-and-out.

HALFTIME BOX
at Kaiser Stadium
Roosevelt (1-2, 1-1) 0 0
Kaimuki (1-1, 1-1) 8 14
Kaim—Calton Joseph 1 run (Joseph run)
Kaim—Bailey Uehara 15 pass from Jordan Solomon (Torey Faimealelei kick)
Kaim—Ieke Seei-Cleveland 24 pass from Solomon (Faimealelei kick)

RUSHING—Roosevelt: Charvis Paia 7-30, Isaiah Rosa 7-7, Shastyn Kekahuna 6-3, Noah Rosa 1-4, Kekoa Lima 1-(minus 2). Kaimuki: Joseph 6-40, Seei-Cleveland 8-34, Mana Mahiai 1-2, team 2-(-18).
PASSING—Roosevelt: Kekahuna 3-6-0-6. Kaimuki: Solomon 3-6-0-57.
RECEIVING—Roosevelt: Chris Kalamau-Molina 1-4, Kekoa Pitoy 1-2, Randy Eusebio 1-0. Kaimuki: Seei-Cleveland 1-24, Daniel Nguyen 1-18, Uehara 1-15.
Junior varsity — Kaimuki 18, Roosevelt 12

SECOND QUARTER

HALF.


Charvis Paia converts a 6-yard run on third-and-1 to get to the 31. 48 seconds and counting…Ricci Moon with a huge sack of Kekahuna all the way back at the 29 with 13.7 seconds remaining. Roosevelt has to call its last timeout and it’s fourth-and-18. Deep ball is incomplete.

Roosevelt catches a break as Seei-Cleveland fumbles and Elijah Byers recovers on the Kaimuki 36.

Rough Riders are three-and-out. Only 41 total yards with 2 minutes left in first half.

Nguyen with a 40-yard punt return to the Roosevelt 24. First play is a screen from Solomon to Seei-Cleveland, who does all of the work. 24-yard TD pass makes it 22-0, 4:18, Q2.

Roosevelt ball on its 19. Here comes the rain. Sama Paama gets the sack on third down and Rough Riders are three-and-out.

Nice run by Seei-Cleveland for 16 yards inside Roosevelt territory. Bulldogs with two incomplete passes and punt.

Block-in-back penalty wipes out nice return for Roosevelt. Rough Riders drive into Kaimuki territory but Saia Maiava with the big stop on fourth down. Bulldogs take over at their 41.

Joseph with a 48-yard punt return to the Roosevelt 17. Solomon to Bailey Uehara for a 15-yard TD. 15-0, 10:48, Q2.

Nguyen almost picks off Kekahuna to start the second quarter. Roosevelt punts.

FIRST QUARTER

Solomon in at QB and hits an 18-yard completion to Daniel Nguyen. A bad snap on third-and-4 results in a 17-yard loss and a punt.

Roosevelt starts on its 42. Three-and-out.

Roosevelt stuffs Joseph on third-and-1 for a loss and Kaimuki is three-and-out.

Kekoa Lima with a 56-yard return to the Kaimuki 27. Noah Rosa started at QB but Shastyn Kekahuna now in for the second drive. Kekahuna fumbles on the handoff and Lucian Finley recovers for Kaimuki.

Calton Joseph starts for Jordan Solomon at QB. Joseph runs for 25 to the 13 and Seei-Cleveland runs for 5 to the 8. Bulldogs pound away and Joseph runs it in on a QB sneak from the 2. Touchdown Bulldogs. 9:12, Q1. Joseph runs it in for the 2-point conversion. 8-0.

First play is a handoff by Roosevelt. Saia Maiava forces fumble and Ieke Seei-Cleveland recovers for Kaimuki.

CAPTAINS
Roosevelt: Shastyn Kekahuna, Randy Eusebio, Ashton Lafaele, Ben Likio
Kaimuki: Daniel Nguyen, Saia Maiava, Andries Toussaint, Joyfull Elieasar


Kickoff expected for around 6:35 p.m.

JV FINAL—Kaimuki 18, Roosevelt

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