GAME NIGHT 9/30: ‘Iolani/Kamehameha

'Iolani's Tai-John Mizutani was stopped at the goal line in the first meeting this season against Kamehameha. Photo by Bruce Asato/Star-Advertiser.
‘Iolani’s Tai-John Mizutani was stopped at the goal line in the first meeting this season against Kamehameha. Photo by Bruce Asato/Star-Advertiser.

The regular season begins to wind down Friday night with the OIA Division I playoffs set to begin next week.

‘Iolani (3-4, 0-4) gets a second shot to beat Kamehameha (2-4, 1-3) in the second game of a doubleheader at Aloha Stadium tonight. The Warriors won the first game 50-20.

HISTORY: Kamehameha leads the series 50-24-1 in the Prep Bowl and state championship eras and has won seven straight and 20 of the last 22.

Kickoff is set for approximately 7:45 p.m. Live updates will follow below:

11:12: Final score — KAMEHAMEHA 21, ‘IOLANI 16.

11:09: Mizutani connects with Genovia for a 25-yard touchdown. ‘Iolani is lining up for the 2-point conversion. The pass attempt falls incomplete.
>> KAMEHAMEHA 21, ‘IOLANI 16. 4 seconds left.

11:06: ‘Iolani gets as far as the Kamehameha 13. It’s third down and 21 from the Warriors’ 25. 13 seconds left.

10:51: Raiders are driving with less than 3 minutes left, but Kalamaku Kuewa breaks up a pass in the end zone and then intercepts a Mizutani pass. Warriors ball at their 31. 2:15 left in the game.

10:42: ‘Iolani loses the ball on downs, but gets it back when Kamehameha can’t move. The Raiders are driving.

10:35: The Warriors drive 80 yards for another touchdown. This time, Yam brings them down the field with a 24-yard pass to Cabunoc and a 13-yard pass to Shannon. He eventually hits Cabuunoc for a 20-yard touchdown. Stack adds the extra point.
>> KAMEHAMEHA 21, ‘IOLANI 10. 11:18 left in the game.


10:25: Mizutani passes for an apparent touchdown to Genovia in the end zone, but it is called back on a penalty. On the next play, he hits KJ Pascua with a screen pass, but Pascua is popped at the 4 and fumbles into the end zone. The Warriors’ Hoku Arias recovers.

10:23: ‘Iolani punts, but gets the ball back on Jonah Buchanan’s fumble recovery.

10:15: Shannon gets the call and rambles in for a touchdown from 35 yards out. Stack hits the extra point.
>> KAMEHAMEHA 14, ‘IOLANI 10. 7:01 left in the third quarter.

10:14: ‘Iolani punts on its first possession. Kamehameha is keeping it on the ground with five straight runs into Raiders territory.


9:50: On the last play of the first half, Yam scrambles for 17 yards to the 5, but the second quarter time expires.

9:50: Yam’s pass to Cabunoc sets up a first and 10 at the ‘Iolani 22. Only 9 seconds to go before halftime.

9:46: ‘Iolani punts and Kamehameha has driven past midfield.

9:40: The Kamehameha momentum slows down and Stack’s 42-yard field goal attempt is short. Raiders ball at their 20.

9:38: Shannon gains 15 yards on a big hole up the middle to the Raiders’ 34.

9:33: Two plays later, Mizutani finds Genovia in the right corner of the end zone for an 8-yard touchdown. Minami adds the extra point.
>> ‘IOLANI 10, KAMEHAMEHA 7. 7:43 left in the first half.

9:32: Two Mizutani passes to Genovia cover 31 yards to the Kamehameha 12.

9:30: Mizutani gains 16 yards to midfield and then passes to Genovia for 13 yards to the Warriors’ 37.


9:20: Warriors are marching. Passes to Jaykob Cabunoc and runs by Kanoa Shannon set up Yam’s 27-yard touchdown pass to Christopher Ah Mook Sang. Adam Stack’s extra point is good.
>> KAMEHAMEHA 7, ‘IOLANI 6. Time is out in the second quarter.

9:15: The drive is halted, but Evan Minami kicks a 25-yard field goal for the Raiders.
>> ‘IOLANI 3, KAMEHAMEHA 0. 4:38 left in the first quarter.

9:13: Rayden Kaneshiro catches a 17-yard Mizutani pass to the Kamehameha 9.

9:10: Justin Genovia catches a 51-yard pass from Tai-John Mizutani. The Raiders keep moving with lots of short passes.

9:07: Cameron Chang sacks Yam for a 7-yard loss on third down and the Warriors punt.

8:59: Kamehameha receives the kick and crosses midfield on its second play from scrimmage, when Breden Akima catches a Boogie Yam pass for a 23-yard gain.


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