GAME NIGHT 9/27: Mililani/Saint Louis

No. 1 Saint Louis 54, No. 3 Mililani 21


BOXSCORE
At Aloha Stadium
MIL (6-2, 4-0) 14 0 0 7 — 21
STL (7-0, 6-0) 13 21 13 7 — 54
SL—Roman Wilson 53 pass from Jayden de Laura (Lason Napuunoa kick)
MIL—Ransen Motoyama 51 pass from Brendyn Agbayani (Kaulana Navares kick)
SL—Wilson 10 pass from de Laura (kick failed)
MIL—Malosi Sam 7 pass from Agbayani (Navares kick)
SL—Koali Nishigaya 1 run (Napuunoa kick)
SL—Harvey Welch 46 interception return (Napuunoa kick)
SL—Nishigaya 75 pass from de Laura (Napuunoa kick)
SL—Nishigaya 64 pass from de Laura (Napuunoa kick)
SL—Isaac Silva 24 pass from de Laura (Napuunoa kick)
SL—Bronz Moore 38 fumble return (Napuunoa kick)
MIL—Pono Hookano 32 pass from Agbayani (Navares kick)

RUSHING—Mililani: Malosi Sam 16-72, Jasiah Alcover 11-39, Agbayani 6-(-48), team 1-(-22), Mikey Agasiva 0-10. Saint Louis: Jayden de Laura 5-(-11), Ka‘ohu Kamakawiwo‘ole 4-(-8), Nishigaya 1-1, Mason Taliulu 2-24, Maile Fa 2-3, Connor Apo 1-(-6).

PASSING—Mililani: Agbayani 21-38-2-270. Saint Louis: de Laura 11-18-1-378, Connor Apo 1-1-0-7.


RECEIVING—Mililani: Jarin Kalama 3-29, Motoyama 2-59, Pono Hookano 3-48, Kanoa Gibson 5-76, Sam 2-10, Mystik Sampaga 3-26, Alcover 1-0, Kai Banks 1-15, Koa Kalama 1-7. Saint Louis: Roman Wilson 4-84, Koali Nishigaya 5-263, Isaac Silva 1-24, Trech Kekahuna 1-7, Prince Solomon 1-7.

Agbayani floats a 32-yard TD pass to Pono Hookano in the final minute. Saint Louis 54, Mililani 21, Q4, :29.

Dennis Tadio hustles and scoops up a Mililani fumble, turns it into a 38-yard return for a TD. SAINT LOUIS 54, MILILANI 14, Q4, 4:31.

Bronz Moore with a nice interception for Saint Louis, which is using a ton of reserves.

Mililani will punt after stalling at its 45, but the snap bounces and Ho‘ohuli can’t get free. Ball goes out of bounds at the 23, Saint Louis ball. Two plays later, de Laura to Isaac Silva for a 24-yard TD. They go for two, and Nishigaya is stopped short. That would have put the game in mercy-rule running-clock territory. SAINT LOUIS 47, MILILANI 14, Q3, 7:12.

WHOAAAAA… Nishigaya does it again. He hauls in a pass on a sideline route, breaks through the arm tackle and sprints down the right sideline for a 64-yard TD. SAINT LOUIS 41, MILILANI 14, Q3, 11:15. That’s five receptions for 263 yards for Nishigaya.

HALFTIME BOXSCORE

At Aloha Stadium
MIL (6-1, 4-0) 14 0 — 14
STL (6-0, 5-0) 13 21 — 34
SL—Roman Wilson 53 pass from Jayden de Laura (Lason Napuunoa kick)
MIL—Ransen Motoyama 51 pass from Brendyn Agbayani (Kaulana Navares kick)
SL—Wilson 10 pass from de Laura (kick failed)
MIL—Malosi Sam 7 pass from Agbayani (Navares kick)
SL—Koali Nishigaya 1 run (Napuunoa kick)
SL—Harvey Welch 46 interception return (Napuunoa kick)
SL—Nishigaya 75 pass from de Laura (Napuunoa kick)

RUSHING—Mililani:
#9 Malosi Sam 15-65,
#23 Jasiah Alcover 5-23,
#7 Agbayani 2-(-20),

Saint Louis:
#7 Jayden de Laura 5-(-11),
#13 Ka‘ohu Kamakawiwo‘ole 1-(-2),
#23 Nishigaya 1-1,
#1 Mason Taliulu 1-20,

PASSING—Mililani:
#7 Agbayani 10-16-1-154,

Saint Louis:
#7 de Laura 7-12-0-263,

RECEIVING—Mililani:
#19 Jarin Kalama 2-15,
#5 Motoyama 1-51,
#6 Pono Hookano 1-5,
#1 Kanoa Gibson 3-55,
#9 Sam 2-10,
#2 Mystik Sampaga 1-18,


Saint Louis:
#14 Roman Wilson 3-74,
#23 Koali Nishigaya 4-199

Mililani methodically drives downfield on the ground. Agbayani threads the needle to Mystik Sampaga, sweet pass for 18 yards to the Saint Louis 3. But then it’s a delay penalty, then a sack by Jordan Botelho, and a sack by Nate Herbig and the ball is loose. Anthony Sagapolutele recovers for the Crusaders at the 28 and Mililani has come up empty on three drives in a row. Saint Louis has the ball with 46 seconds left, and after a 20-yard run by Mason Taliulu and an incomplete pass by de Laura, Ka‘ohu Kamakawiwo‘ole loses yardage on a draw play to end the half. Saint Louis went fairly conservative with the 20-point lead.

After overthrowing Nishigaya deep on the left sideline, de Laura finds him on a crossing route and the senior goes the distance for a 75-yard TD. Incredible. There were actually two Crusaders, Wilson was the other one, on another crossing route. Mililani is moving the ball, but Saint Louis’ offense is exploding here in the second quarter. SAINT LOUIS 34, MILILANI 14, Q2, 5:27.

The Trojans drive into Saint Louis territory, but on fourth and less than a yard, Saint Louis stops Sam for no gain, actually a loss. Another key play. Saint Louis ball at its 42 with 6 minutes to go in the half.

Mililani has the ball at the Saint Louis 41 after the Crusaders jump off-sides again, but after a Mililani penalty the ball moves all the way back to the Trojans’ 38-yard line. Ball at the Millani 41 when Agbayani steps up and throws a pass to the right, right into the hands of junior safety Harvey Welch, who returns the ball 46 yards to paydirt. Practically a duplicate of a pick-6 by St. John Bosco on Agbayani. HUGE play. SAINT LOUIS 27, MILILANI 14, Q2, 8:10.

Quick note: First quarter had 15 penalties, seven by Mililani and eight by Saint Louis.

The first quarter ends with Saint Louis at the Mililani 1 after a sensational 36-yard grab by Nishigaya, who is playing lights-out again. He then hauls in a 26-yard reception to the 1. WOW. De Laura tries to score on a speed option keeper, stopped at the 1 as the quarter ends. Second quarter starts, de Laura sneaks, denied again by the tough Mililani front seven. Third and goal, Nishigaya is in the backfield. Pitch left and Nishigaya darts inside for the 1-yard TD. PAT is good. SAINT LOUIS 20, MILILANI 14, Q2, 11:14.

Saint Louis’ third series ends with a punt after a big chase-down by the Trojans on de Laura, who runs out and basically, that’s a sack. After the punt, Mililani drives to the Saint Louis 37 and stalls. High pass by Agbayani and Motoyama leaps, but can’t hold the ball on the collision. Wow. The defenses are catching up.
This feels like Hagler-Hearns. Mililani drives 76 yards in eight plays, aided by three Saint Louis penalties. Agbayani is on point and delivers a 7-yard pass to Sam, the former Crusader, for an easy touchdown. The PAT is good and the Trojans lead. MILILANI 14, SAINT LOUIS 13, Q1, 5:49.

Saint Louis answers with a three-play, 77-yard TD drive. De Laura spins out of trouble, think it was DE Shane Kady with the heavy rush, and the QB launches a 62-yard bomb to Koali Nishigaya to the 15, and a facemask call moves it to the 8. Next play, de Laura rifles a fade pass to Wilson in the right corner. Mililani fans unhappy with the call after seeing the replay. This is CRAZY. After a penalty on STL, kick is wide left. SAINT LOUIS 13, MILILANI 7, Q2, 8:03.

Whoa, Nelly! After a 29-yard kick return by Kai Banks and a 15-yard flag on Saint Louis, Brendyn Agbayani hits Ransen Motoyama on a screen and he cuts against he grain for a 51-yard TD. WOHH! MILILANI 7, SAINT LOUIS 7, Q1, 9:15.

The Trojans go three-and-out and punt. Saint Louis is launching against Mililani, which has a single safety back. After a completion to Roman Wilson and an 11-yard scramble, Jayden de Laura with two incompletions to Matt Sykes, and he misses way early on a wide-open Roman Wilson deep. But the second spiral to Wilson is true, and it is a 53-yard TOUCHDOWN. WOH. Saint Louis 7, Mililani 0, Q1, 9:37.

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PRE-GAME
Mililani will receive the opening kickoff. Saint Louis will defend the makai end zone. Rain has held up but there still might be some later. Perfect conditions, really. Even the humidity has let up some.

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Series history: Saint Louis leads 7-1
Mililani roster
Saint Louis roster

COMMENTS

  1. Lou September 27, 2019 4:10 pm

    Watching Sol Jay carving up Mater Dei. 21-20 lead half. Go RRFL.


  2. Lou September 27, 2019 5:30 pm

    Lol, OK now Bryce Young is carving.


  3. Lou September 27, 2019 6:39 pm

    Might as well call the score for this game. St.Louis 40-9. One score for St.Louis D. Just being real.


  4. 96730to89 September 27, 2019 6:50 pm

    I’d like to argue against that just for the sport of debate, but I can’t. Punahou woke up the beast and my Trojans just came off a beat down from SJB. The only thing Mil can hope for is STL having an even more “off,” night than last week.

    And was that 40-9 a halftime prediction?


  5. MiliLouis September 27, 2019 8:11 pm

    I think he meant 1st qtr….lol


  6. jojo September 27, 2019 9:49 pm

    lol at Lou (typical Kahuku fan), talking up your boy Soljay at St. Johns up 21-20 at half but end up getting smashed 53-26 to Mater dei, didnt work out to well fer ya huh!


  7. Really September 27, 2019 10:02 pm

    What in the world is Coach Rod York and how staff wearing? Saint Louis coaches are wearing Nike Polos. Rod York and his coaches are wearing something you can find at the Swap Meet. I’m in utter shock.


  8. MiliLouis September 27, 2019 10:24 pm

    Let the beat down begin.
    Mililani fans leaving already.
    The 2’s and 3’s for StL going get some playing time tonite.
    York gotta step up his recruiting for next season…


  9. Hau’ullaBoy September 27, 2019 10:31 pm

    I’ll be the first to say, I was wrong. St. Louis D is way better than Mililani.


  10. Hau’ulaBoy September 27, 2019 10:34 pm

    St. Louis just on another level this year. RR4L but gotta give it to Crusaders. Toooo gooood!


  11. Hau’ulaBoy September 27, 2019 10:45 pm

    Somebody give Koali and dat de Laura kid a scholarship please!!! These two kids are legit. Deserve to be D1. They are that good!


  12. Hau’ulaBoy September 27, 2019 10:47 pm

    Hater lately????


  13. MiliLouis September 27, 2019 11:25 pm

    Talk stink about da coach – no problem

    But don’t put down the players.
    They’re trying.

    Have class because at the end of the day or season, they’re still 808…..


  14. jojo September 27, 2019 11:29 pm

    Mililani did good 2 weeks in a row for a public school. They will for sure smash Kahuku again. STL had Kahuku 28-0 in the 1st Quarter when Kahukus popwarner team quit. Atleast Mills was beating STL 14-13 at the end of the 1st.


  15. 94 September 27, 2019 11:35 pm

    The refs was controlling the game as soon Mililani had momentum in the game they started to call stupid calls against Mililani. As they make a big play ot move the ball miracle holding or some stupid calls start to happen. Mililani tried but can’t go against the Refs and the ST. Louis. DbS where holding all day but no flags. Gootah love to be STL. No wonder this is how they win games.


  16. Lou September 27, 2019 11:38 pm

    Sorry, it wasn’t 1 score for Stl.D, it was 2. My bad.. Anyway goodnight jenny.


  17. Lou September 27, 2019 11:42 pm

    Anybody seen Cal Lee?


  18. ItIsWhatItIs September 27, 2019 11:42 pm

    I must have been watching a different game than 94. Cause the game I seen was a total beat down!! And I’m not even talking about the players on the field. That Mililani coaching staff better take full responsibility for this L! How many times does STL need to beat you when you blitz 3 LB’s and leave your CB’s with no safety help? Coach York got worked tonight!
    Looks like Punahou shook the Gorillas cage. STL WAY TOO MUCH


  19. 94 September 27, 2019 11:47 pm

    I not crying just call how I see it. It gets boring when the game is one sided. Yah I bet you was worried when we had momentum then STL magical has call all throughout the game. I applaud you STL. No matter how you guys get the win even if you have to get the refs on your side. You guys still happy because you get the win. A win is a win right just like how you guys Robbed Punahou


  20. crybabies September 27, 2019 11:54 pm

    Everyone stop complaining STL won nuff said, Mil could not handle them so thats that. Regardless of the bad calls, refs are only human and there are no instant replays so they gotta make judgement calls. In the end its high school football not the NFL and regardless you gotta admit that the success of STL has helped local boys be able to play college ball.


  21. MiliLouis September 27, 2019 11:55 pm

    Don’t cry about the officiating.

    Not even close as how bad Punahou got robbed last week.

    At least you had a few OL holding calls.

    StL + refs > punahou


  22. Crybaby94 September 27, 2019 11:57 pm

    94 – wah wah, waaaah waaah wah. Waaaaah wah. That’s all we hear bro.


  23. Recruited not Rooted September 28, 2019 12:33 am

    @ ??? I rarely agree with you, actually never, but please show some class. You can talk trash about the teams or the coaches all you want, but to signal out a kid like that c’mon smh. Actually, I feel the Agbayani kid has been getting better by the game. Until this one got out of hand, he made some nice throws and wasn’t getting a lot of help form his receivers. As I always tell my Crusader, you need to work even harder to prove those that believe in you right, and especially those that don’t believe in you wrong. Keep your head up young man, you have a bright future. Hell, you’ve already surpassed anything ??? has done or will ever do.


  24. BleedRed September 28, 2019 4:52 am

    Mililani got robbed,more like embarrassied,referees were blowing the whistle in favor of Saint Louis,they were too busy calling all those touchdowns,Mililani came in overconfident thinking they were going to follow Punz gameplan,not even close,Nishigaya>Mililani RRFL


  25. Makakilo Warrior September 28, 2019 5:38 am

    Wow incredible commentary … just wow! It was a beat down, plain and simple. Mililani scores 14 in the 1st quarter and in the last minute of the game. Nishigaya had more offense by himself than Mililani as a team. There were lots of flags on both sides, nuf sed. Crying doesn’t resolve anything, but then again that is the world we live in…..if you don’t get your way, just Keep the main thing the main thing crying all day. C’mon let’s just support the young men playing the sport they love


  26. jojo September 28, 2019 6:59 am

    St. Louis has the good ole boy alumni network working for them in business, government and yes high school reffering. Its no secret let the truth come out. The crusaders are good enough to win every game by themselves but the refs can and do make it harder for their opponents. Not all refs but there are certain individuals that are working in secret.

    All you public school fans complaining about the refs and do nothing, while the private school alumni become refs for one reason…to support their alma mater.

    Stay woke!


  27. FTBL September 28, 2019 7:54 am

    I thought Agbayani can hold his own, but only time will tell. I’m definitely not a Millville fan, but I think Agbayani is legit. He made some bad decisions, but he made some really nice throws ( some that the receivers dropped) and seemed poised. Gotta consider he was up against the best defense in the state and he is only a sophomore.


  28. BleedRed September 28, 2019 7:55 am

    The refs weren’t the ones who couldn’t stop the smallest man on the field, blame the refs but they had no bearing on this game, plain and simple ass whooping, both teams are undisciplined hence all the penalties but you can’t win if you can’t defend,RRFL


  29. Nothing but the truth September 28, 2019 11:08 am

    Everyone is entitled to their opinion, even an ignorant one. On 8/31 someone posted after St Louis defeated Bishop Gorman that “this was the crappiest BG team ever. Even Kalani could have beaten them last night”. Why do I bring this up now? This crappiest BG ever, if you take out the SL game, is 4-0 and has outscored their opponents thus far this year 172-49. This makes SL look very good; it makes Kalani look even better.


  30. Hau’ulaBoy September 28, 2019 3:29 pm

    Haha!!! Go Falcons!!!


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