GAME NIGHT 9/20: Pearl City/Kalani

Kalani 17, Pearl City 6, FINAL

Pearl City fumbles on first down. Kalani recovers at the 21. Falcons take a knee to end the game.

Kalani runs three times, Pearl City uses two timeouts, Falcons punt, touchback. :46.9 Q4.

Tobosa back in at QB for Pearl City. He completes three straight throws to Joshua Gleason to move to the Kalani 25. Facemask pushes Pearl City back and Tobosa is sacked for a loss of 12 on fourth down. Kalani ball at the Pearl City 40. 1:52 Q4.

Lim’s third-down throw is tipped an intercepted by Skylar Kihewa, who takes it back to the Pearl City 48. 4:15 Q4.

On second down, Puchert is sacked and loses the ball. Jaden Self recovers the fumble for Kalani at the Pearl City 33. 5:24 Q4.

Holding call effectively kills Kalani’s drive, Falcons punt with 5:44 left. Pearl City ball at its 43.

Chargers convert on a fourth-and-1 and Puchert completes a 16-yard pass to the Kalani 37. His next throw sails high and is intercepted by Hunter Park. After a 26-yard return, its Kalani ball at the Pearl City 47. 7:30 Q4.

Kalani starts at its 22. Falcons go three-and-out and Jayden Self’s punt sails with the wind 70 yards for a touchback. Penalty on Kalani and its Pearl City ball at its 35. 10:25 Q4.

Pearl City starts at the Kalani 46. Puchert runs for 9 yards but a penalty pushes the Chargers back to their 48 and the Chargers punt on the final play of the third quarter.

Kalani starts at its 20. Lim converts a third down with an 11-yard completion, but is sacked on the next third down and the Falcons punt. :50.9, Q3

Pearl City starts at it 41. Tobosa converts a fourth down with a 9-yard completion to the Kalani 43. He’s then sacked twice for 22 yards in losses. Kalani called for roughing the punter and Pearl City gets a first down. Adam Puchert in at QB for the Chargers. After a drop and a loss of 7, Chargers punt.

Kalani starts at its 20 going into the wind. On second down, Balangitao breaks loose but pulls up near midfield and grabs the back of his leg after a gain of 28. Lim is sacked on third down and the Falcons punt.

Kalani will receive the kickoff to open the second half.

First half scoring summary

At Kaiser
Pearl City (2-4, 2-3) 0 6 — 6
Kalani (3-3, 2-3) 10 7 — 17

Kal—FG Kevin Tabuchi 31
Kal—Jonathan Cai 24 pass from Logan Lim (Tabuchi kick)
Kal—Nathaniel Balangitao 28 pass from Lim (Tabuchi kick)
PC—Kody Kikuyama 4 pass from Isaiah Cruz-Ameperosa (kick failed)

Holding pushes the Falcons back and Lim keeps for 8 yards on the final play of the half.

Chargers start at their 22. After a 14-yard completion, Chargers set up a screen and its intercepted by Kalani’s Nicholas Sakamoto. Falcons ball at the Pearl City 36. 37.9 Q2.

On third-and-10 Lim goes deep to Jaymn Mohika-Poche for 34 yards to the Pearl City 31. His next throw is tipped and intercepted by Pearl City’s Thiessen Wright. 1:06 Q2.

Tobosa is sacked for a loss of 16 on first down. A high snap leads to a loss of 14 and another high snap results in a loss of 15 and its fourth-and-55 at the Pearl City 30. Kalani takes over at it 35 with 1:42 left in the half.

Falcons lose 4 yards on first down and go three-and-out. The punt goes out of bounds at the Kalani 25 for 1 yard.

Pearl City starts at its 27. Tobosa keeps for gains of 13 and 5 yards. Drive stalls at the 45. Chargers punt. Kalani ball at its 20. 5:06 Q2.

Kalani starts at its 20 after a touchback. Lim picks up a first down with a 15-yard completion. Falcons stopped short on third and 1 and punt for the first time tonight.

As shower blows through Hawaii Kai, the wind sends kickoff short and out of bounds. Chargers start at their 35 and move back with a false start and a sack for a loss of 10. Kalani helps them out with two personal foul calls and Pearl City crosses midfield for the first time tonight. Tobosa with completions for 21 and 11 yards and a holding call on Kalani gives Pearl City first-and-goal at the 8. Tobosa is stopped at the 5 on  fourth down, but holding on Kalani gives Pearl City another shot. Adam Puchert in at QB, he pitches it back to Isaiah Cruz-Ameperosa who pulls up and tosses it to Kody Kikuyama for a 4-yard TOUCHDOWN. PAT wide. 8:41 Q2.

On third-and-11, Lim drops back and tosses a middle screen to Balangitao. He’s got a wall of Falcons in front of him and he takes it 28 yards for a TOUCHDOWN. PAT good. 11:33 Q2.

Pearl City starts at its 6 after an illegal block on the kickoff. Gaspar picks up a first down on an 11-yard run. Pearl City faces fourth-and-5 at its 22 and Kalani takes a timeout with 4 seconds left to keep the wind for the punt. After a penalty pushes the Chargers back to their 11, their punt is downed at the Pearl City 27.

Kalani RB Nathaniel Balangitao converts on fourth-and-1 with a 4-yard gain to the 35. Falcons face another fourth down and Lim keeps for 3 yards to keep the drive going. Kalani with fourth-and-10 and Lim looks for Jonathan Cai on a post and they connect for the 24-yard TOUCHDOWN. PAT good. 2:04 Q1.

Pearl City starts at its 20 after a touchback. Ali’i Gaspar picks up 4 yards on first down but that’s it for the Chargers. They lineup as if to go for it on fourth-and-6 but take timeout. Punt is downed at the Chargers’ 48.

Logan Lim at QB for Kalani. Falcons pick up a first down at the 18 on a facemask call then promptly give it back with a 15-yard penalty of their own. Lim picks up 5 yards on a keeper and another 11. Kevin Tabuchi nails a 31-yard FIELD GOAL. 7:57 Q1.

Pearl City starts at its 19. Rastin Tobosa starts at QB for the Chargers. They open with a false start, then a fumble on a handoff for a 4-yard loss. Pearl City punts on fourth-and-15. Kalani takes over at the Pearl City 29. 10:50 Q1.

Pearl City wins the toss and elects to receive the opening kickoff.

Pearl City wins the JV game 28-14. Looks like the Chargers varsity will be without QB Makana Canyon, who set the school’s passing record last week against Nanakuli. No. 12 is on the sideline but not suited up for Pearl City.

NOTE: Pearl City coach Robin Kami needs one win to pass Joe Francis for the most wins in school history.


Series history: Pearl City leads 20-3
Pearl City roster
Kalani roster


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