GAME NIGHT 9/16: Pearl City/Kaimuki

Two of the three remaining undefeated teams in OIA Division II collide at Skippa Diaz Stadium when Kaimuki and Pearl City go at it tonight. The Bulldogs have beaten the Chargers each of the last two seasons.

Top performances in series
Kaimuki passing vs. Pearl City: Tatasi Lauofo with 271 yards in 1993
Kaimuki rushing vs. Pearl City: Brandon Kekoa with 159 yards in 2011
Kaimuki receiving vs. Pearl City: Khanh Lee with 118 yards in 1993
Pearl City passing vs. Kaimuki: Isaac Shim with 214 yards in 2010
Pearl City rushing vs. Kaimuki: Dominic Maneafaiaga with 148 yards in 2014
Pearl City receiving vs. Kaimuki: Jarrett Questal with 96 yards in 2006

Head coach: Robin Kami
Chargers roster

Head coach: David Tautofi
Bulldogs roster

Pearl City 17, Kaimuki 15, FINAL

9:24: Game over.

9:22: A Richard Burton 35-yard field goal is blocked by Zion Tupuola-Fetui. 16 seconds left.

9:21: Bulldogs have a third and goal from the 7.

9:17: A string of Solomon passes and a 15-yard Seei-Cleveland run gets the ball to the Pearl City 7. 0:56 left.

9:14: Kaimuki starts from its own 36. 2:28 left.

9:13: Chargers go three and out and punt. 2:40 to go.

9:07: Solomon is chased and gets off a pass just before being tackled and the ball lands in the arms of Elijah Lemalu in the end zone. The kick attempt is blocked, but a penalty on Pearl City gives Kaimuki another chance. They try for 2, and Solomon needs to scramble again and heads for the left corner, but at the last second gives a quick toss to Lemalu in the end zone. The defender had left Lemalu to cover the possible run toward the corner of the end zone by Solomon. PEARL CITY 17, KAIMUKI 15, 3:30 left in game.

9:05: Solomon scrambles for 17 yards and a first down at the Chargers’ 18.

9:02: Bulldogs have a fourth down and 15 from the Pearl CIty 35.

8:59: Kaulana Kaluna Jr. recovers a Pearl City fumble. Kaimuki ball at the Pearl City 30.

8:57: Pearl City picks up a first down when Kaimuki jumps offside on a punt situation.

8:54: After a first down, Kaimuki punts it away.

8:45: Asinsin hits Chase Cudimat with a 19-yard pass to the Kaimuki 1. On the next play, Asinsin scores on a 1-yard TD for the second time on the night. Kahn adds the extra point. PEARL CITY 17, KAIMUKI 7, 9:15 left in game.

8:44: Pearl City gets to the 20 on a 15-yard facemask penalty on the Bulldogs.

8:39: Calvin Mock catches an 8-yard pass for another first down for the Chargers.


8:35: Third quarter ends.

8:34: Pearl City advances to the Kaimuki 46 on a 15-yard personal foul on the Bulldogs.

8:32: Treven Alvarado makes an 11-yard reception from Asinsin and for a first down and then Cooper runs for 13 yards and another first down.

8:29: Pearl City takes over at its 12.

8:27: It’s fourth down and 12 for the Bulldogs at the Pearl City 40.

8:26: Seei-Cleveland gains 12 more yards for another first down at the Chargers’ 38.

8:24: Seei-Cleveland runs four times for 27 yards. Ball is at the 50.

8:19: Chargers punt on their second possession of the second half.

8:18: Kaimuki goes three and out on its first possession of the second half.

8:12: Zameer Kahn kicks a 31-yard field goal. PEARL CITY 10, KAIMUKI 7, 9:50 left in third quarter.

8:11: Makoa Cooper rips off runs of 30 and 37 yards all the way to the Kaimuki 8. The drive bogs down, partly due to a procedure penalty.

Some halftime stats:

>> Scrimmage yards–Pearl City 176, Kaimuki 146.
>> Pearl City running back Andre Carter has 59 yards on 5 carries.
>> Kaimuki running back Ieke Seei-Cleveland has 62 yards on 13 carries.

7:49: Halftime.

7:49: The half ends with a 19-yard Solomon pass to Mana Mahiai to the Pearl City 38.

7:47: Solomon runs for 4 yards and a first down. Five seconds left in the half. Ball at the Kaimuki 43. Bulldogs call timeout.

7:46: Kaimuki faces a fourth and a half-foot. 11 seconds to go in the first half.

7:43: Kaimuki’s Richard Moon III recovers a Pearl City fumble. Ball at its own 36.

7:39: Andre Carter’s 31-yard up-the-middle run for Pearl City brings the ball to the Kaimuki 24.

7:33: Pearl City holds and the Bulldogs punt.

7:24: Kaimuki picks up two first down on the running of Seei-Cleveland. Ball is at the Pearl City 49.

7:19: Pearl City punts and the Bulldogs take over on their own 23.

7:17: On second down, Asinsin is sacked for a 14-yard loss by Kaimuki’s Kaulana Kaluna Jr.

7:15: Kasey Kikuyama gets the ball back for Pearl City with an interception of Solomon.

7:08: Asinsin’s 20-yard run gets the ball to the Kaimuki 20, but the drive stalls and Kahn’s 42-yard field goal attempts falls short. 8:27 left in first half.


7:07: First quarter ends.

7:03: On a fourth down and 3 from the Pearl City 5, Solomon throws a fade to Saburban Castillo in the left of the end zone for a touchdown. Richard Burton adds the extra point. PEARL CITY 7, KAIMUKI 7, 0:05 left in first quarter.

6:58: Seei-Cleveland’s 3-yard run gives Kaimuki a first down at the 12.

6:56: Solomon’s 11-yard run and a 15-yard personal foul on Pearl City pushes the ball to the Pearl City 24.

6:48: Three plays later, Asinsin scores on a 12-yard TD run. Zameer Kahn adds the extra-point kick. PEARL CITY 7, KAIMUKI 0, 5:10 remaining in first quarter.

6:46: Isaiah Asinsin scrambles out of trouble and unloads a 53-yard pass completion to Chase Cudimat. Ball is on the Kaimuki 5.

6:43: Bulldogs can’t go farther and punt. Pearl City ball at the 26.

6:40: Three runs by Ieke Seei-Cleveland for 21 yards moves the ball to the Pearl City 49.

6:37: On the second play, Pearl City is called for pass interference, moving the ball to the 40.

6:34: Kaimuki to start at its own 20. Jordan Solomon is the quarterback.


6:32: Pearl City wins the coin toss and elects to defer to the second half. Kaimuki chooses to receive. The Chargers will defend the mauka end zone.

6:30: Captains meeting at midfield for the coin toss.

6:24: Kaimuki and Pearl City tied in the JV game, 14-14. Varsity kickoff is about 10 minutes away.


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