No. 1 Saint Louis 28, No. 4 Kahuku 0, FINAL
10:00: 28-0 is your final. It was decided the lights weren’t safe enough to keep going.
9:58: Now both teams are gathering themselves, it looks like this thing may be called. Not official yet, however.
9:39: We’re facing at least 15-minute delay here at Aloha Stadium because a few lights went out.
9:22: Saint Louis gets a first down but elects not to call a timeout and takes a 28-0 lead into the half. The Crusaders will also receive to start the second half.
9:20: Kahuku turns it over on downs at the Saint Louis 35 with 16 seconds left in the first half.
9:13: de Laura finds Koali Nishigaya for a 9-yard TOUCHDOWN. Napuunoa’s PAT increases the Saint Louis lead to 28-0 with 2:19 left in the first half.
9:09: Kahuku’s punt is BLOCKED and the Crusaders get the ball at the Red Raiders’ 28 with 3:33 left in the half.
9:04: Kahuku’s defense brings the pressure this time, sacking de Laura and then pressuring him into a near-interception en route to forcing a punt. The Red Raiders get the ball back on their own 28 with 5:05 left in the first half.
8:59: Kahuku gets a first down on a Matagi run but haven’t been able to string together more than one so far tonight. Saint Louis has the ball on its own 25 after the punt, 7:45 left in the first half.
8:52: Jason Cruz takes a handoff two yards for another Saint Louis touchdown. Napuunoa’s PAT is good and the Crusaders are skunking Kahuku early, leading 21-0 with 10:46 to go in the second quarter.
8:47: End of 1. Saint Louis leads 14-0 and is looking to add more with a fresh set of downs at the Kahuku 29.
8:43: Saint Louis forces another three-and-out and Kahuku punt. The Crusaders will take over from their own 39 with 1:24 left in the first.
8:38: Jayden de Laura throws a 22-yard DIME to Roman Wilson for a touchdown. Wilson’s speed is just unfair. Napuunoa’s kick is good and the Saint Louis lead is 14-0 with 3:19 left in the first quarter.
8:31: Kahuku can’t take advantage of its field position after a penalty on first down and a sack by Saint Louis linebacker Jordan Botelho on third down. Crusaders start from their own 18 after a nice punt, 5:34 to go in the first.
8:28: After the Crusaders kick off from their own 7-and-a-half yard line following the unsportsmanlike conduct call, the Red Raiders have decent starting field position at the Saint Louis 45.
8:26: TOUCHDOWN Saint Louis. The Crusaders drive right down the field, as Mason Taliulu‘s 1-yard rushing score caps the drive. Offensive lineman Rod Dupont has been ejected for unsportsmanlike conduct. Lason Napuunoa‘s PAT is good. The Saint Louis lead is 7-0 with 7:37 left in the first.
8:20: Kahuku picks up a first down courtesy of a nice 18-yard run by Zealand Matagi but can’t pick up another. The punt is shanked and Saint Louis takes over at the Kahuku 38 with 9:34 remaining in the first quarter.
8:16: Kahuku will start from its own 18.
8:15 p.m.: Looks like we’re finally ready to start the main event. Saint Louis wins the toss and will defer to the second half. Kahuku will receive to start this game.
Series history: Saint Louis leads 16-8
Saint Louis roster