GAME NIGHT 8/31: St. Francis/Pearl City

St. Francis 27, Pearl City 13, FINAL
Final Box

At Pearl City
St. Francis (4-0, 3-0)    8    13    0    6    —    27
Pearl City (2-2, 2-0)    0    7    0    6    —    13

StF—Shepherd Kekahuna 57 interception return (Jonan Aina-Chaves run)
StF—Alden Rosa 11 pass from Bubba Akana (run failed)
PC—Jordan Oshiro 18 pass from Micah Quillopo-Jamile (Kyle Hyun kick)
StF—Kain Lyman 5 run (Makana Poole kick)
StF—Poole 30 pass from Akana (run failed)
PC—Thomas King 9 pass from Makana Canyon (pass failed)


RUSHING—St. Francis: Aina-Chaves 5-66, B. Akana 7-(-17), Lyman 3-52, Poole 425, Dayton Leong 2-25, Jonah Aina-Chaves 5-37, JP Tilly 1-(-4), Team 1-(-25). Pearl City: Tex Kang 3-2, Gabriel Parrish 5-6, Makana Canyon 3-(-23), Mikey Ortiz-Ma’ae 1-1, Christian Tielu 4-23, Pookela Moses-Espanto 8-21.
PASSING—St. Francis: Akana 13-31-2-256, Rosa 0-1-0-0. Pearl City: Tielu 0-4–30, Canyon 10-21-1-98, Quillopo-Jamile 1-1-0-18.
RECEIVING—St. Francis: Aina-Chaves 1-15, Leong 2-32, Kekahuna 3-96, Rosa 2-32, Poole 3-36, Chase Akana 2-45. Pearl City: Stanton Hong 1-12, Herbert Hallers 1-11, Thomas King 2-22, Parrish 1-3, Oshiro 1-18, Moses-Espanto 1-8, Dallas Ching 1-0, Quillopo-Jamile 3-41.
JV—Farrington 20, Pearl City 7

Saints take a knee to end it.

For some reason, St. Francis is still throwing and Akana is picked off by Afoa, who takes it back to the 9. Canyon hits Thomas King on a slant. TOUCHDOWN PEARL CITY. PAT pass failed. :31.4 Q4

Canyon floats one to Quillopo-Jamile. Kekahuna nearly comes up with his third pick but Quillopo-Jamile pulls in the tipped pass and takes it to the 16 for a 29-yard gain. Canyon’s throw into the end zone is picked off, this time by Kordell Ng. Touchback. 1:44 Q4.

Akana is dropped for back-to-back sacks to bring up fourth and 17. Saints punt. Pearl City ball at the St. Francis 45. 2:31 Q4

Chargers convert on third and 1 but Canyon is sacked for a loss of 11 by Tapena Tuitupou. The punt it muffed, Siaosi Haunga recovers for St. Francis. After a big loss on the reuturn and a penalty, Saints take over at their 22. 4:45 Q4.

Saints take it right back with Kekahuna’s second interception. Saints ball at the Pearl City 31. Jonah Aina-Chaves gets to the 6 but fumbles and Pearl City recovers. 7:11 Q4.

The kickoff return is fumbled and Zack Shiraki recovers for St. Francis at the Pearl City 23. Saints get to the Chargers 9, but take a loss on first down and face third-and-goal from the 13. Timeout Saints with 8:54 left. Akana’s throw is intercepted by Nuusegi Afoa, who brings it out to the 26.

Leong picks up 17 yards on a short throw. Jonah Aina-Chaves runs through a Pearl City defender for a 19-yard gain. Akana completes a screen pass to Makana Poole, who stiffarms a defender and breaks for a 30-yard score. TOUCHDOWN ST. FRANCIS. PAT run short. 10:35 Q4.

Pearl City facing fourth-and-2 at its 23 to begin the fourth quarter. Chargers punt. Saint Francis ball at its 34.

On third and 6 at the 41, Kekahuna catches a WR screen and breaks free, he breaks a tackle and the 15 and gets to the 5 before being dragged down after a 54-yard gain. Akaka is sacked for a 10 yard loss on third down and his fourth-down pass is dropped in the end zone. Pearl City ball at its 15. 1:48 Q3.

Chargers go three and out. Saints ball at their 37 after an illegal block on the return. 4:33 Q3

St. Francis converts on third and 3, holding moves the Saints back to midfield and they punt. Pearl City ball at its 19.

Pearl City begins the third quarter at its 21. After an encroachment penalty and two short runs, Canyon is tackled by the facemask, personal foul Saints, first down Chargers. A holding penalty on first down is too much to overcome, Chargers punt. St. Francis’ Justus Paahuli picks it up on a bounce and takes it to the Pearl City 49. 8:40 Q3.

First half box

At Pearl City
St. Francis (3-0, 2-0)    8    13    —    21
Pearl City (2-1, 2-0)    0    7    —    7


StF—Shepherd Kekahuna 57 interception return (Jonan Aina-Chaves run)
StF—Alden Rosa 11 pass from Bubba Akana (run failed)
PC—Jordan Oshiro 18 pass from Micah Quillopo-Jamile (Kyle Hyun kick)
StF—Kain Lyman 5 run (Makana Poole kick)

RUSHING—St. Francis: Aina-Chaves 5-66, B. Akana 3-(-1), Lyman 2-51, Poole 1-4, Dayton Leong 1-19. Team 1-(-25).  Pearl City: Tex Kang 3-2, Gabriel Parrish 5-6, Makana Canyon 2-(-12), Mikey Ortiz-Ma’ae 1-1, Christian Tielu 3-21.
PASSING—St. Francis: Akana 8-16-0-144, Rosa 0-1-0-0. Pearl City: Tielu 0-2-2-0, Canyon 4-11-0-39, Quillopo-Jamile 1-1-0-18.
RECEIVING—St. Francis: Aina-Chaves 1-15, Leong 1-15, Kekahuna 2-42, Rosa 2-32, Poole 1-4, Chase Akana 1-36.
Pearl City: Stanton Hong 1-12, Herbert Hallers 1-11, Thomas King 1-13, Parrish 1-3, Oshiro 1-18.
JV—Farrington 20, Pearl City 7

After two running plays, Pearl City runs out the clock to end the half.

Dayton Leong goes around the left side for 19 yards on first down. Saints face third-and-11 and take timeout with 2:26 left in the half. Akana goes deep down the left side to Chase Akana to the Pearl City 26. Rosa makes a tough catch at the 5. Kain Lyman around the left side from 5 yards out. TOUCHDOWN ST. FRANCIS. PAT good after a penalty. 1:37 Q2.

Pearl City faces fourth-and-1 at its 42 and Tielu sneaks up the middle for 13 yards. Canyon four of his next five passes to move the Chargers to the 18. Canyon laterals to Micah Quillopo-Jamile who throws into the end zone for Jordan Oshiro. TOUCHDOWN PEARL CITY. PAT good. 3:33 Q2.

Kain Lyman in at running back and goes off left tackle for 46 yards to the Pearl City 44. Akana looks deep for Kekahuna, who makes the catch at the 6 while being dragged down. Makana Poole up the middle to the 2. Timeout. False start moves it back to the 7. A touchdown pass is again wiped out by holding to bring up second and goal at the 20. Kekahuna takes a short pass to the 11. On fourth and goal, Akana rolls right and hits Alden Rosa, who bulls across the goal line. TOUCHDOWN ST. FRANCIS. Lyman is stopped short on the PAT. 7:35 Q2.

A personal foul on St. Francis moves the Chargers to the Saints 35. Gabriel Parish is stopped for a loss of 3 by Sione Lolohea on the last play of the first quarter. Sack and a drop on third down and the Chargers punt. Touchback. 10:54 Q2.

Aina-Chaves breaks loose around the left side and picks up 46 yards to the Pearl City 24. But concern now for Aina-Chaves who stays on the ground. Coaches and trainers from both teams surrounding him. They appear to be looking at his right leg. He’s going to be taken off the field on a cart. Play resumes and the Saints get to the 9 before a sack back to the 14. A touchdown pass is wiped out by an illegal procedure. Facing fourth and goal at the 19. the Saints line up for the field goal. The snap is botched resulting in a loss back to the 44. Pearl City ball. 1:18 Q1.

Canyon is sacked for a loss of 9 on third down. Chargers punt. Saints take over at their 30. 2:39 Q1.

Saints go three and out. The punt is muffed near midfield and bounces forward. Chargers recover at the Saints 38. 3:39 Q1.

Makana Canyon takes over at QB for Pearl City. His first completion goes for 12 yards but the next three are incomplete. Chargers punt. St. Francis ball at its 24. 4:35 Q1.

Pearl City faces third and 10 and Christian Tielu’s pass is picked off by Kordell Ng at the Chargers 36. St. Francis dials up an option pass off a reverse but Aiden Rosa’s deep ball is knocked down. Saints get back to basics and Aina-Chaves picks up 12 and 9 yards to move to the Pearl City 15. Consecutive holding calls bring up second-and-31 at the 45. Shovel pass to Aina-Chaves picks up 15 but the fourth-and-16 pass falls incomplete. Pearl City ball. 5:36 Q1.

Pearl City takes over at its 46. On second down, Shepherd Kekahuna picks off a pass and takes it back 57 yards. TOUCHDOWN ST. FRANCIS. Jonan Aina-Chaves takes the direct snap on the PAT and strolls into the end zone for the 2-point conversion. 9:38 Q1.

A penalty on the kickoff return pushes St. Francis back to its 6. Bubba Akana at QB for the Saints and picks up 4 yards on first down, the Saints get no further and punt.

Pearl City win the toss and defers. St. Francis will receive the opening kickoff.


Farrington won the JV game 20-7.

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For Pearl City’s roster, click here.

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