A six-game slate on Oahu is set for Friday night with the most anticipation for the second game of an ILH doubleheader at Aloha Stadium.
No. 1 Kahuku (4-0, 4-0 OIA Blue) attempts to run its winning streak to 18 games against winless Radford (0-4, 0-3).
Earlier Friday, Kahuku DB Stokes Nihipali-Bolteho won an award from USA Today.
The Red Raiders are ranked No. 17 in the country by USA Today and have not allowed a single point in their last 10 quarters.
HISTORY: Kahuku leads the all-time series 4-3, but the teams have played only once since 1997. (52-7 Kahuku win in 2010).
Live updates of the approximately 7:30 p.m. kickoff to follow below:
9:57 p.m.: Kahuku recovers a fumble at Radford 21 and is taking knees. Game over, 83-0. Kahuku makes the best case a team can make for the open division.
9:52 p.m.: It’s been a quiet 4th, both teams milking it until Nihipali-Bithello scored on a 31 yard pick six. Makes the PAT. 83-0, 3:39
9:48 p.m.: If you are wondering, most points in a game in Oahu history:
1923: Kamehameha 104, Honolulu Military 0
2015: Waianae 90, McKinley 0
1999: Saint Louis 89, Pac-Five 7
1923: Punahou 88, Honolulu Military 0
1949: McKinley 87, Hilo 0
2000: Saint Louis 84, Damien 0
1999: Saint Louis 84, Pac-Five 28
2016: Kahuku 83, Radford 0
1998: Saint Louis 83, Damien 0
1999: Saint Louis 82, Damien 0
1999: Saint Louis 81, Alaska 14
9:37 p.m.: Kahuku scores again, this time on a 1-yard keeper. 76-0 going to the fourth.
9:33 p.m.: Kahuku emptied its bench long ago and starts its next drive on Rad 36.
9:28 p.m.: KJ Mataciag 8 yard rushing TD. Stokes PAT hits the left upright, no good. 69-0.
9:24 p.m.: Stokes with a punt return to the Radford five and the clock stops after an injury. It’s Radford LB Kyle Sudog, who is still down. He gets up and jogs back to the sideline favoring his right shoulder.
9:20 p.m.: Red Raiders kicking off. Clock is going to run down to the end. The Rams take the field with 11:14 remaining.
9:03 p.m.: Halftime, Kahuku leads 63-0. School record is 78 against McKinley last year, they have scored more than 67 only six times since 1973.
8:58 p.m.: Red Raiders milking the clock here as much as they can. Running the ball a lot, all 11 plays have been rushes on this drive. Ball on Radford 12. 45 seconds left before the half. Steven Lombard pounds it in for a one yard rush. Stokes-Bothello pat good. 63-0, 7 seconds left
8:49 p.m.: Another intentional grounding by Soakai. Too fast, too physical, too intimidating. After a Radford punt, Kahuku to start from midfield. 5:04 in the second.
8:41 p.m.: Next play, Vakapuna receives the option pitch and breaks three tackles en route to a 30 yard TD. Stokes-Botheo PAT good. 56-0, 8:33 left in the second. School record is 78 points against McKinley last year.
8:37 p.m.: Jonah Soakai in at QB for Radford. Last two plays have been from the wildcat formation, but to no avail. 2 plays, 2 yards gained. On the next play they swarm him so hard he intentionally grounds it and barely makes the left sideline. He started from the left hash! Radford shanks the punt. Kahuku starting from the Rams 30.
8:33 p.m.: Red Raiders driving again. Elvis Vakapuna pounding it up the middle a couple of times, playing and looking a lot bigger than his 5-8, 186 listed size. Ball on Radford 19. Harmon Brown with a 19 yard TD rush. Nihipali-Bothello kick good. 49-0, 9:53
8:29 p.m.: 42-0, Kahuku. End of first.
8:23 p.m.: Nihipali-Bothello with a 62 yard punt return for TD. Good grief.
He then makes the PAT. 42-0, 2:23
8:18 p.m.: Rams get a first down but Kesi Ah-Hoy with a 45 yard pick 6! What a play. Ball was tipped around a couple of times but Ah-Hoy snatched it in stride. Nihipali-Bothello PAT good. 35-0, 3:43.
8:14 p.m.: Touchback on the kickoff. Rams starting from own 20
8:11 p.m.: Radford’s biggest gain of their next drive was a penalty that gave them their only first down so far. 4th and 8 from their own 23. Let’s see what kind of snap they can get on this punt.
Kekaula Kaniho with a 2 yard return to Radford 47. First play of the drive is a 47 yard rush TD by Elvis Vakapuna. Symbolic of this game. Was just way faster. Kahuku leads 28-0 with 5:34 left in the first quarter.
8:03 p.m.: Miki Ah You 50 yard pick 6.
7:59 p.m.: Two straight Harmon Brown rushes, the second one a 1-yard TD. Stokes Nihipali-Bothelho PAT good. 14-0, 8:09
7:57 p.m.: Kahuku’s defense is suffocating as expected. Two straight rushes for the Rams for a total of negative 3 yards. Randy Wright incomplete pass. 3 and out for Radford. Bad snap on the punt and Kahuku recovers at Radford 7.
7:50 p.m.: Kahuku driving but a holding call has them at 3rd and 19 from the 26
7:47 p.m.: Kahuku wins the toss and will receive. Radford squibs the kickoff and it backfires as Miki Ah You returns it to the Rams 17.
7:20 p.m.: Bishop Gorman gets it done, winning 35-20. Quarterback Tate Martell with 183 yards and three touchdowns. Vavae Tata will enjoy watching this boy on tape this week.
7:08 p.m.: Kahuku takes the JV contest 54-6. Red Raiders fans and band are out in full force.
7:02 p.m.: Bishop Gorman scores again, leads 35-20 with 6:14 left.
6:55 p.m.: Bishop Gorman, Kahuku’s opponent next week, leads St. John Bosco 28-20 going into the fourth quarter. They were down early.
6:52 p.m.: Kahuku JV was up 42-0 at the half.