GAME NIGHT 9/28: Kamehameha/Punahou

No. 3 Punahou 30, No. 6 Kamehameha 14, FINAL

Terrell picks up 33 yards then carries for 1 and that’ll do it.

Keone back in for Kamehameha and his second-down pass is intercepted by Jonah Henry at the Warriors’ 41. 1:37 Q4.

Intentional grounding leads to a three-and-out, Punahou punts. 1:46 Q4.

Serrao returns the kickoff 38 yards to the 40. Togiai back in at QB for Kamehameha. After a holding call, Togiai scrambles for 4 yards then takes a 6-yard sack. Warriors punt. 2:52 Q4.

After encroachment on first down, Brady steps up in the pocket and launches a deep ball for Falatea. He makes the catch and goes the distance, 75 yards, TOUCHDOWN PUNAHOU. PAT good. 5:04 Q4.

Serrao picks up 19 yards and is up to 130 tonight. A fumbled snap and a sack by Caleb Markwith brings up fourth-and-13. A deep ball to Skyler Ramos is incomplete but a flag comes out late. Pass interference extends the drive. Keone to H-back Micah Pasionfor 11 yards to the Punahou 13. Timeout Punahou. Serrao is dropped for a loss of 3 and Pu’u-Robinson breaks up the next two passes to bring up fourth down. Warriors line up for a 33-yard field goal but Kamehameha takes its first time out. Preston Rezentes’ kick is wide left. Punahou ball. 5:15 Q4.

Kaufusi takes a swing pass 12 yards but Kamehameha holds there and Punahou punts. Horn’s kick is short and goes out of bounds at the Kamehameha 45. 8:53 Q4.

Keone connects with Akima for 12 yards to the Punahou 45. But the Kamehameha drive stalls there and punts. Punahou ball at its 23. 10:25 Q4.

Brady completes a short throw to Terrell, who picks up 26 yards. On third-and-5, Brady is hit by Lancen Dung but stays up and scrambles for the first down. Punahou ball at the Kamehameha 38 to end the third quarter. After two incompletions, Brady connects with Falatea for 7 yards to bring up fourth down. Tim Horn comes in and drills a FIELD GOAL from 48 yards out. 11:41 Q4

Serrao with four consecutive carries and goes over the century mark with a 26-yard burst to the Punahou 33. The drive is halted when freshman Tevarua Tafiti sacks Keone for a 9-yard loss. Kamehameha punts. Vincent Terrell returns the punt 20 yards to the Punahou 25.

Keone’s pass to Skyler Ramos on third-and-10 comes up a yard short and Kamehameha punts.  Kainalu Pu’u-Robinson storms in and blocks it and recovers at the Kamehameha 17. Kaufusi for 15 yards then scores from the 2. TOUCHDOWN PUNAHOU. 2-point attempt failed. 5:00 Q3.

Pass interference on third down extends Punahou’s drive, but Kamehameha holds and forces a punt. Warriors ball at their 27. 7:05 Q3.

Punahou will kickoff to start the third quarter. Serrao brings it out to the 30. Serrao picks up 7 yards on third and 2. Drive ends with two pass breakups by the Punahou secondary. Kamehameha punt is downed at the Punahou 7. 9:37 Q3.

Halftime box

At Aloha Stadium
Punahou    7    7    —    14
Kamehameha         7    7    —    14

KS—Jonah Morikawa 48 interception return (Preston Rezentes kick)
Pun—Hugh Brady 3 run (Tim Horn kick)
Pun—Tamatoa Falatea 4 pass from Brady (Horn kick)
KS—Hoku Arias 3 run (Rezentes kick)

RUSHING—Punahou: Sitiveni Kaufusi 8-33, Vincent Terrell 1-5, Brady 4-(-14). Kamehameha: Laakea Ane 3-6, Alec Serrao 10-55, Christmas Togiai 2-(-2),  Braden Akima 4-15, Kiai Keone 2-3, Arias 1-3.
PASSING—Punahou: Brady 10-20-2-143. Kamehameha: Togiai 0-2-0-0, Keone 6-7-0-42.
RECEIVING—Punahou: Falatea 6-78, Moku Dancil-Evans 3-44, Koa Eldredge 1-21. Kamehameha: Titus Maunakea 1-3, Serrao 1-4, Brock Ai 1-1, Akima 3-34.

Punahou starts at its 9. Brady is sacked on first down and hit again on second down and loses the ball. Arias picks it up and takes it into the end zone. But it’s ruled an incomplete pass. Punahou retains possession and punts. Kamehameha takes over at its 42. Warriors lose 3 yards on an first-down completion. After a 5-yard run, a timeout and an incomplete pass the first half ends in a tie.

Akima loses a fumble at the end of a 28-yard completion from Keone. Kamehameha gets it right back with an interception by Tiger Peterson. Serrao runs of 7 and 11 yards set up first and goal at the 6. Kamehameha takes its second timeout facing third-and-goal at the 3. 1:41 Q2. Hoku Arias finishes the drive with a 3-yard run. TOUCHDOWN KAMEHAMEHA. PAT good. 1:37 Q2.

Brady feeling it now. He goes 4-for-5 for 76 yards. Completions to Moku Dancil-Evans for 19 and 22 yards and to Tamatoa Falatea for 33. Drive ends with a 4-yd scoring pass to Falatea. TOUCHDOWN PUNAHOU. PAT good. 5:42 Q2.

Serrao picks up 21 yards on a reception and two runs. Punahou holds on third-and-2. Kamehameha punts. Punahou ball at its 24. 6:41 Q2.

Brady is sacked by Lancen Dung on third down and Punahou punts. Kamehameha ball at its 22.

Kiai Keone in at QB for Kamehameha. The sophomore scrambles for 7 yards. Braden Akima converts on third-and-1. Alec Serrao gets 8 on second and 7. First quarter ends with Kamehameha at its 45. Keone is sacked by Marist Liufau on third down. Warriors punt. Punahou ball at its 36. 10:38 Q2.

Brady is sacked on first down, but connects with Tamatoa Falatea for 18 yards on third-and-17. Punahou crossed midfield for the first time on Kaufusi’s 13 yard run. Brady to Koa Eldredge for 21 to the Kamehameha 18 and 10 more to Falatea to the 8. Brady caps a 12-play, 73-yard drive with a 3-yard run. TOUCHDOWN PUNAHOU. PAT good. 2:39 Q1.

On third-and-10, Brady is picked by Jonah Morikawa, who takes it back 48 yards for the pick-6. TOUCHDOWN KAMEHAMEHA. PAT good. 6:57 Q1. Brady off to an 0-for-6 start.

Both teams have had two possessions and no first downs as yet. Kamehameha punts. Punahou ball at its 26.

Kaufusi get 6 yards on first down, loses 3 on second and Punahou goes three and out again. Kamehameha ball at its 38. 8:11 Q1.

Kamehameha QB Christmas Togiai recovers his own fumble on second down, picks up 3 yards on third and 15. Warriors punt. Punahou ball at its 30. 9:01 Q1.

Punahou starts at its 22. Sitiveni Kaufusi picks up 4 yards but Hugh Brady’s first two throws fall incomplete. Punahou punts 55 seconds into the game. Kamehameha ball at its 47.

Punahou LB Maninoa Tufono is with the captains at midfield but not suited up for the game.

Kamehameha wins the toss and defers. Punahou will receive the opening kickoff.

A couple of pregame shots:

For Punahou’s roster, click here
For Kamehameha’s roster, click here
SERIES HISTORY: Punahou leads 93-90-6; This is the 190th meeting all-time between the two schools. No two teams in the country have played more games against each other.


Hugh Brady10161-288-92,30926
Kobe Muasau765-124-37737
Koa Eldredge100-1-000
Vincent Terrell9703793
Sitiveni Kaufusi10702703
Kobe Muasau717530
Theo Chun26241
Blake Furuta22100
Malcolm Liufau1160
Gunnar Locke3460
Maninoa Tufono9211
Hugh Brady1044-1232
Tamatoa Falatea10741,05711
Koa Eldredge104173410
Moku Dancil-Evans10464945
Kanoa Kalahiki8182604
Vincent Terrell9191630
Matagi Thompson44620
Alex Thompson35541
Sitiveni Kaufusi105521
Rayden Kiaaina-Caires25520
Christopher Paige61511
Treyden Buden-Nakasone22400
Noa Takeyama11380
Zachary Johnson22140
Noah Kameehonua22130
Yoshi Kobayashi11-20


Christmas Togiai1085-164-58106
Kiai Keone842-93-64053
Moe Tanuvasa47-15-1561
Skyler Ramos102-2-0401
Onyx Freitas21-3-1200
Preston Rezentes90-1-100
Alec Serrao101005961
Reino Bush8774241
Braden Akima933780
Christmas Togiai1059651
Laakea Ane622562
Skyler Ramos103360
Hoku Arias10252
Benjamin Alapai2220
Wrx Kimura3410
Anthony Thomas-Fonoimoana2310
Nate Jackson Jr.1100
Moe Tanuvasa41-40
Kiai Keone812-420
Skyler Ramos10354044
Braden Akima9282642
Edward Correa481220
Davis Munn410861
Reino Bush89782
Alec Serrao1013650
Brock Ai67650
Kahakili Pahio44430
Christmas Togiai102401
Laakea Ane63360
Micah Pasion56360
Titus Maunakea66351
Shiloh Louis-Kaneakua11130
Onyx Freitas21110
Wrx Kimura2150


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