GAME NIGHT 9/15: Damien/’Iolani

‘Iolani 30, No. 10 Damien 19


at Aloha Stadium
‘Iolani (4-2, 3-1) 3 7 17 3 — 30
Damien (3-2, 3-1) 6 0 0 13 — 19

Iol—FG Mika Makekau 27
DMS—Lindon Sevilleja 53 pass from Jake Holtz (kick failed)
Iol—Carter Kamana 7 pass from Jonah Chong (Makekau kick)
Iol—FG Makekau 44
Iol—Chong 20 run (Makekau kick)
Iol—Lanakila Pei 73 punt return (Makekau kick)
DMS—Sevilleja 17 pass from Holt (Christian Souza kick)
Iol—FG Makekau 28
DMS—Jarvis Natividad 7 pass from Holtz (run failed)

RUSHING—‘Iolani: Kaua Nishigaya 41-226, Chong 5-(minus 3), team 3-(minus 24). Damien: Logan Lauti 4-31, Aperamo Sulu 11-28, Holtz 4-25, team 1-(minus 2).
PASSING—‘Iolani: Chong 21-34–0-203. Damien: Holtz 24-34-1-287.
RECEIVING—‘Iolani: Kamana 12–142, Jonah Miyazawa 4-44, Nishigaya 3-3, Rayden Kaneshiro 2-14. Damien: Lauti 8-85, Sevilleja 7-120, Natividad 5-54, Sulu 3-24, Alohi Arecchi 1-4.

(2:17) ‘Iolani ball on the Damien 18.

(2:44) ‘Iolani pins Damien at its 3. Sophomore Shayden Molina with the strip sack. Brock Hedani on the recovery. ‘Iolani ball.

(4:02) ‘Iolani starts on its 33. Nishigaya breaks off a 22-yard run to give him 215 rushing yards. He is the fifth ‘Iolani RB to have 200 rushing yards against Damien (Joe Igber, Mike Hirokawa, Raynold Stowers, Kyle Chang). Raiders will punt inside 3 minutes.

(6:37) Damien ball on its 31. Holtz goes 7-for-8 on the drive and hits Jarvis Natividad for a 7-yard TD. Bad snap on the XP. ‘Iolani leads 30-19 with 4:06 to go.

(11:50) ‘Iolani ball on the 20. Nishigaya with an unbelievable drive. 33 carries, 193 yards now for the game. 10 plays to get to the Damien 10. Fourth-and-3. Timeout ‘Iolani. Makekau’s 28-yard field goal is good. 30-13, 6:47, Q4.

Damien will start the fourth quarter first-and-10 at the ‘Iolani 17. Lindon Sevilleja with a 17-yard TD pass from Jake Holtz on first play of fourth quarter. 27-13, 11:50.


(1:59) Damien ball on its 20. Quarter ends on a 21-yard pass from Holtz to Lauti.

HOUSE CALL. Lanakila Pei with a 73-yard punt return TD. 27-6, 1:59.

(3:26) Damien starts on its 37. Monarchs three-and-out as Holtz misses Lauti on a ball that could have been six. Damien has missed a couple in this game that could have gone for huge gains.

(5:33) ‘Iolani ball on its 20. Nishigaya with runs of 23 and 11 yards on the drive and is now up to 130 rushing yards for the game. Nishigaya with 9 more and then Chong keeps on third-and-1 for a 20-yard TD. Raiders up 20-6, 3:36, Q3.

(8:42) Damien ball on its 23. Four straight completions by Holtz to start his second half. Fourth-and-4 at the 20 and Damien moves early. Damien decides to kick it and misses a 41-yard field goal wide right.

(12:00) ‘Iolani starts on its 10 after a targeting penalty on the kickoff. The Raiders didn’t have a penalty in the first half. Raiders back to work on offense and convert their first third down on a 39-yard catch and run by Kamana. Third-and-goal at the 7 and Duke Hoohuli gets a huge sack. Loss of 15. False start penalty moves it back 5 more yards. Makekau will try from 44. IT’S GOOD. Mika Makekau with a 44-yard field goal. 13-6 ‘Iolani, 8:51, Q3. Upon first look that is believed to be the longest field goal made by a woman in Hawaii prep history.


‘Iolani’s Carter Kamana (21) celebrated with running back Kaua Nishigaya (1) and wide receiver Rayden Kaneshiro (4) after his touchdown late in the first half against Damien. Photo by Jamm Aquino/Star-Advertiser.

at Aloha Stadium
‘Iolani (3-2, 2-1) 3 7
Damien (3-1, 3-0) 6 0

Iol—FG Mika Makekau 27
DMS—Lindon Sevilleja 53 pass from Jake Holtz (kick failed)
Iol—Carter Kamana 7 pass from Jonah Chong (Makekau kick)

RUSHING—‘Iolani: Kaua Nishigaya 18-80, Chong 4-12, team 2-(minus 22). Damien: Aperamo Sulu 8-17, Holtz 2-18, team 1-(minus 2).
PASSING—‘Iolani: Chong 15-22–0-113. Damien: Holtz 7-12-1-138.
RECEIVING—‘Iolani: Kamana 9-81, Jonah Miyazawa 3-30, Nishigaya 3-3. Damien: Logan Lauti 3-32, Sevilleja 2-73, Jarvis Natividad 1-27, Sulu 1-6.


(4:36) ‘Iolani ball on its 20. Really impressive drive going by ‘Iolani. Chong finds Kamana for 10 yards on third-and-3 after a Damien timeout and then it’s a healthy dose of Nishigaya with the occasional RPO from Chong and a couple of key third-down completions. Damien uses its final timeout with 1:24 left in half and ‘Iolani first-and-10 at 24. Raiders burn a timeout with 52 seconds remaining facing a third-and-9. Chong finds Kamana for 12 yards. Kamana with eight catches already. Third-and-7 at the 6 and Chong finds who else? KAMANA for the 7-yard TD. What a drive. 10-6, ‘Iolani, :16. 16 plays, 80 yards, 4-for-4 on third down.

(9:56) Damien ball at the 20. RB Aperamo Sulu with two carries for 10 yards as he finally finds some space. Holtz finds room and rushes for 20 yards into ‘Iolani territory. A holding penalty backs up Damien and it’s third-and-21. Holtz tries to hit a receiver but it goes off the hands and into the hands of Jarvis Natividad who picks up 27 yards to the 20. Damien catches a break there. Another holding penalty however and ‘Iolani breaks up a pass on third-and-3. Christian Souza tries a 30-yard field goal but misses it.

Chong finds Jonah Miyazawa on fourth down and that moves the chains. More tough running by Nishigaya to the 6 but ANOTHER high snap goes for a loss of 12. Third-and-goal from the 18. Makekau misses a 30-yard field goal.


(1:29) Nishigaya with some tough running and then Chong overthrows a TD pass down the middle to end the first quarter. ‘Iolani fourth-and-5 to start the second.

(2:54) Damien ball on the ‘Iolani 39. Lanakila Pei with two quick tackles for ‘Iolani and then Holtz has a guy wide open deep down the sideline but can’t make the connection. ‘Iolani takes the holding call instead though to make it third-and-24. Bad move as Lindon Sevilleja gets WIDE OPEN for a 53-yard TD behind the defense. Touchdown Damien. XP no good. 6-3 Monarchs, 1:29, Q1.

(4:16) ‘Iolani ball on its 27. Bad snap and Fosi Ulima recovers for Damien.

(5:05) Damien ball on its 23. Holtz nearly has another one picked and then misfires on third down. Punt time.

(7:06) ‘Iolani starts on its 41. Carter Kamana with his third catch already to get to the 26. Raiders go for it fourth-and-13 at the 29. Chong scrambles for 6 but has to know it’s fourth down there. Turnover on downs. Duke Hoohuli with the tackle.

(8:16) Damien ball on its 20. Sophomore K C Bell with a pick for the Raiders’ defense.

(10:48) ‘Iolani starts on the Damien 36 after a 10-yard punt return by Kyler Mento. Junior Jonah Chong at QB. Damien sophomore Jayden Murata with the TFL on third-and-3 at the 8. Mika Makekau 27-yard field goal. 3-0 Raiders, 8:16.

(11:53) Damien will start on its 9 after a penalty. Jake Holtz at QB for the Monarchs. First pass is complete for 6 yards but a run for no gain and a drop and it’s a three-and-out.

Damien will receive.

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  1. "UNITY=STRENGTH" September 15, 2018 5:20 pm

    Oline Oline Oline!!!:)

  2. Backwards K September 16, 2018 7:33 am

    Oline….are you kidding. Iolani’s Oline is deplorable their tackles whiff on every play and the center might as well be playing for the defense with his chronic bad snaps. #1 and #21 are the only players who make their offense go.

  3. Johnny Sins September 16, 2018 3:34 pm

    Hey @Backwards K, you obviously don’t consider the fact that iolani is the most undersized team in the state. Competing quite well, there offensive line is about 180 lbs average where teams like Leilehua and Damien average about 270lbs linemen. I would think before I’d type next time.

  4. Manti Teo September 16, 2018 3:38 pm

    There offensive line may whiff on plays but no doubt do they put up a great fight and playable holes for the running back. They seem to have an uncommon and ruthless discipline and mindset to be able to go up against guys twice there size.

  5. Backwards K September 16, 2018 8:43 pm

    I just disagreed with Unity=Strengths’ seemingly over praising Iolani’s Oline when I see the center snapping the ball over the QB’s head 5 times a game that kill precious drives or the fact that the Oline doesn’t block after initial contact. Please watch for yourself before condemning my observations but you guys are right in the sense that they are pretty disciplined and seem to play through the pain as well.

  6. Backwards K September 17, 2018 9:52 am

    Descartes and ??? I don’t think anyone should single out any kid/player regardless of their gender or skill level. These players put in a ton of work during the off season and throughout the season and despite all of the perfectionists out there, they will make mistakes. Lets give these players the respect for even having the fortitude for playing football which is very demanding. Perhaps more general and positive comments in the future starting with me too. Some of my comments are based on frustration related to my poorly predicted wagers. Sorry!

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