GAME NIGHT 9/8: Mililani/Farrington

Farrington’s Justin Uahinui couldn't evade Mililani’s Mykah Tuiolemotu on a sack in a 2016 game. Photo by Bruce Asato/Star-Advertiser.

No. 4 Mililani returns from a successful trip to California to try to win its seventh straight game in the series against Farrington, which last beat the Trojans in 2011.

Head coach: Rod York
Trojans roster


Head coach: Randall Okimoto
Govs roster

No. 4 Mililani 42, No. 6 Farrington 6, FINAL

9:46: Game over.

9:43: A 66-yard pass from Eter to Silva is called back due to an illegal man downfield penalty.

9:40: Cy Kuboyama-Hayashi is in at QB for Mililani. The Trojans punt.

9:38: After three incomplete passes, Farrington punts.

9:31: Third quarter ends.

9:28: The Trojans drive 74 yards with a bunch of relatively short gains. Gabriel fakes a handoff up the middle and takes it outside on a keeper for a 15-yard touchdown. Santiago, despite a badly handled snap, kicks the extra point. MILILANI 42, FARRINGTON 6, 2:10 left in the third quarter. RUNNING CLOCK.

9:19: Platooning quarterback Chris Afe-Alaivanu is sacked for a 5-yard loss by Tuiolemotu and the Govs punt it away.

9:17: Samsen Tanuvasa gains 6 and 8 yards for a Govs first down.

9:12: A Muasau 10-yard gain leads to Kilifi Malepeai’s 8-yard up-the-middle touchdown run. Santiago adds the kick. MILILANI 35, FARRINGTON 6, 10:04 left in the third quarter.

9:08: Farrington starts the second half at its own 44. But on second down, a bad snap leads to a fumble recovery by Mililani’s Dylan Mathew Tirso Miguel.

8:49: Halftime.

8:48: The Govs run three more plays before halftime.

8:47: On a third-down play, Treshawn Kepa intercepts a Gabriel threat to end Mililani’s threat.

8:44: Foi Sila strips the ball from Mililani running back Kaliliohu Kila and starts to run untouched toward the end zone, but the play is blown dead. A pass interference call on fourth down gives Mililani another chance.

8:31: Farrington is punting again. 6:33 left in first half.

8:29: Spencer Santos recovers a fumble for Mililani, but the Trojans do not turn that mistake into points. Farrington takes over on downs at its own 26.

8:18: Trojans are driving. Chang catches a 28-yard pass from Gabriel. Three plays later Darius Muasau goes up the middle for an 8-yard touchdown. Santiago kicks the extra point. MILILANI 28, FARRINGTON 6, 10:53 left in first half.

8:17: First quarter ends.

8:12: A sack by Shane Kady puts a crimp in Farrington’s next drive and the Govs punt.

8:08: Two plays into Mililani’s next drive, Chang is wide open down the right sideline for his third TD of the night, a 57-yard pass from Gabriel. Santiago adds the kick. MILILANI 21, FARRINGTON 6, 3:16 left in first quarter.

8:03: Eter scrambles to get out of trouble and hits Chad Silva with a pass that goes for 57 yards and a Farrington touchdown. Blessing Umaga’s extra-point try goes wide right. MILILANI 14, FARRINGTON 6, 3:57 left in first quarter.

7:53: A Gabriel screen pass to Kilifi Malepeai goes for 34 yards. Two plays later, Gabriel hits Chang in the back right corner of the end zone for a 15-yard touchdown. Santiago adds the extra point. MILILANI 14, FARRINGTON 0, 6:57 to go in first quarter.

7:51: Farrington’s second possession ends with a punt, thanks in part to a sack and a tackle for loss by Mykah Tuiolemotu.

7:45: Two Dillon Gabriel passes to Cy Kuboyama-Hayashi and a 15-yard facemask penalty moves the ball to the Farrington 21. After Kuboyama-Hayashi dropped a pass in the end zone, Gabriel finds Ryan Chang on a deep slant for a 21-yard touchdown. Damien Santiago adds the extra point. MILILANI 7, FARRINGTON 0, 9:44 left in first quarter.

7:43: Storm Sua of the Trojans intercepts a pass by Farrington’s Stephen Eter.

7:41: After a short punt, Farrington starts at its 40.

7:39: Trojans go three and out.

7:37: Mililani receives the kick and start at its 30.

7:17: Varsity kickoff is about 15 minutes away.
6:59: Final JV score — Mililani 15, Farrington 12. The varsity teams have taken the field for warmups.
6:51: Mililani’s JV team just scored a touchdown and added a 2-point conversion to take a 15-12 lead in the fourth quarter. Farrington’s JV team is driving.

NOTES: Mililani has had a receiver go over 100 yards against Farrington in each of the last four meetings. Mililani is 6-1 vs. Farrington when its QB throws for more than 170 yards. Mililani is 4-1-1 when it has a running back gain more than 100 yards against Farrington. Mililani is looking to start 5-0 for the first time since its undefeated 2014 campaign. Farrington is 0-2 when it has a single running back go over 200 yards against Mililani. Rod York has never allowed a Farrington receiver over 100 yards. Randall Okimoto has beaten York only once, way back in 2011, and York leads the series 7-1. Farrington hasn’t had a four-game winning streak since it began the 2015 season 5-0. The Govs have allowed seven points in their last three games, their best three-game stretch since 1991 when they pitched four shutouts in a row. That was Okimoto’s sophomore year. Counting a season-opening forfeit by Kaiser, Mililani has shut out three OIA foes in a row, the first time in program history. The last OIA team to score on the Trojans was Leilehua in last year’s state tournament. Farrington running back Bobby Alualu-Alo is the only running back in D-I with more than 178 rushing yards but no touchdowns. York will coach his 90th game on Friday, he is 70-19 to start his career. Cal Lee was 70-20 in his first 90 games. Don’t get too excited, though, if Lee retired tomorrow York would have to win 10 games a year for 20 years to catch the state leader’s 266 career wins.

Top performances in the series
Mililani passing vs. Farrington: Jarin Morikawa with 318 yards in 2012
Mililani rushing vs. Farrington: Vavae Malepeai with 199 yards in 2014
Mililani receiving vs. Farrington: Kalakaua Timoteo with 130 in 2015
Farrington passing vs. Mililani: Elijah Filifili with 340 in 2005
Farrington rushing vs. Mililani: Tyler Taumua with 226 in 2012
Farrington receiving vs. Mililani: Elijah Lesu with 168 in 2005


  1. September 8, 2017 10:20 pm

    farr need a new coach

  2. Miss_Laulau September 9, 2017 3:40 am

    So What! There will be other games. Farrington is and always be my fav. Go Govs!

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