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:
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)
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.