GAME NIGHT 9/16: Waialua/Roosevelt

Roosevelt has been busy this season. Friday is already its seventh game of the year. Photo by Bruce Asato/Star-Advertiser.
Roosevelt has been busy this season. Friday is already its seventh game of the year. Photo by Bruce Asato/Star-Advertiser.

Only two ranked teams are in action Friday night in a seven-game slate scheduled for Oahu.

Roosevelt (1-5, 1-4) has played in twice as many games as Waialua (2-1, 2-1) heading into an OIA Division II matchup tonight at 6 p.m. at Ticky Vasconcellos Stadium. The Bulldogs need a win to keep pace for one of four berths into the OIA D-II playoffs.

HISTORY: Roosevelt leads the all-time series 6-3 with the most memorable win coming last year in double overtime. Waialua had won the two meetings before that by a combined score of 62-26.

Live updates will follow below:

Box score
Waialua 0 0 0 13 – 13
Roosevelt 0 0 7 0 – 7

ROOS: Shastyn Kakahuna 43 yard run (Jake Hijirida kick)
WAIL: Tevesi Toia 11 yard run (Dylan Hardin kick)
WAIL: Lancen Kuni 20 yard pass from Toia (kick failed)

Individual Statistics
WAIL: Risein Campbell 17-94; Toia 12-76; Matthan Hatchie 1-(-1). ROOS: Kakahuna 10-60; Isaiah Rosa 17-59; Kekoa Lima 7-54; Charvis Paia 12-23; Noah Rosa 2-2; Ashton Lafaele 1-1; Kobi Brown 1-0.

WAIL: Toia 9-14-0-118. ROOS: Kakahuna 3-7-0-0.

WAIL: Sam Merill 1-33; Campbell 1-27; Kuni 2-22; Denton Barbadillo-Aton 2-17; Caleb Apau 1-15; Kyler Dicion 2-4. ROOS: Lima 2-6; Rosa 1-(-6).

8:11 p.m.: SACK. Big play for the Bulldogs by Emilio Lorenzo. Exciting finish, Waialua wins 13-7.

8:08 p.m.: Well… Here’s the ball game. 3rd and 25 From Roosevelt’s 22. 1:26 left. Incomplete, fourth down.

8:03 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN WAIALUA!, Tevesi Toia 20 yard pass to Lancen Kuni, Kick failed. 13-7 Waialua. 2:29 left in the game

7:46 p.m.: Tevesi Toia 11 yard run, TOUCHDOWN, WAIALUA! PAT good, 7-7 with 9:40 left in the 4th.

7:41 p.m.: Roosevelt hasn’t shut out Waialua since 2001.

7:33 p.m.:
Waialua turns it over on downs again, this time at the Roosevelt 11. Still 7-0 but if last year was any indication this is far from over.

7:21 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, ROOSEVELT! Shastyn Kakahuna 43 yard run with 7:59 to go in the third. PAT was good

7:18 p.m.: Both teams moving the ball very well, but just can’t crack the plane.

6:55 p.m.: Roosevelt with 116 rushing yards, Waialua held to 96 in an evenly-matched battle. That first half lasted 28 minutes.

6:52 p.m.: Halftime and still scoreless. Waialua hasn’t pitched a shutout since 2013.

6:42 p.m.: Waialua turns it over on downs

6:35 p.m.:
Light rain falling, but not a cloud in sight. That might help Roosevelt’s running game even further. Waialua made a big stand to halt Roosevelt at the 3-yard line.

6:30 p.m.: The first quarter ends scoreless, both defenses came to play, but Roosevelt already has 79 yards rushing as a team.


  1. Checkyoself September 16, 2016 4:26 pm

    Waialua 10-21 Roosevelt

  2. Clowns September 16, 2016 5:45 pm

    Dreams don’t count clown

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