Hilo (8-1), by virtue of its 25-11 playoff victory over Kealakehe at Wong Stadium on Friday, wrapped up the BIIF D-I championship and earned a berth as the defending champion in the Division I state tournament.
HHSAA D-I brackets are expected to be released soon. All state D-I berths are set except the MIL spot, which will be determined on Friday, Nov. 2, in a game between MIL D-I first-round winner Maui (4-5) and second-round champ Baldwin (3-6). The other D-I teams at states are ‘Iolani (8-2) from the ILH and Waipahu (8-4) from the OIA.
Kapaa won the KIF championship on Saturday at Hanapepe Stadium with a 53-21 victory over Waimea at Hanapepe Stadijum.
The Warriors (6-2) finished the KIF season with a 5-1 record, one game better than runner-up Kauai, and will play in the Division II state tournament beginning Nov. 10. Earlier today, the HHSAA released its brackets and Kapaa is the No. 2 seed with a first-round bye.
Kamehameha-Hawaii (6-2) traveled to Konawaena and upended the Wildcats 27-22 in the BIIF D-II title game Saturday. The Warriors play a first-round game in the D-II state tournament at home against OIA runner-up Kaimuki on Nov. 10. MIL D-II champion and sixth-ranked Lahainaluna (9-0), OIA champion Roosevelt (10-2), and Pac-Five (4-4) are the other teams in the state D-II bracket.
In the BIIF 8-man championship game, Ka’u (6-0) won its third straight crown and fourth in the last five years with a 40-28 victory over Pahoa Saturday at Pahala Ball Field.
Scores from last weekend and updated BIIF, KIF and MIL standings follow.
FRIDAY, OCT. 26
BIIF D-I championship game
>> Hilo 25, Kealakehe 11, at Wong Stadium
>> At Kamehameha-Maui 21, Maui 17
SATURDAY, OCT. 27
BIIF D-II championship game
>> Kamehameha-Hawaii 27, at Konawaena 22
>> Kapaa 53, Waimea 21, at Hanapepe Stadium
>> At Lahainaluna 54, King Kekaulike 0
BIIF 8-man championship game
>> Ka’u 40, Pahoa 28, at Pahala Ball Field Updated: Nov. 25
|d - co-champions|
|x-clinched first-round title|
|y-clinched second-round title|
|c-clinched playoff spot|
|r-clinched regular-season title|
|z-clinched overall title|