Two top-four teams in the state will clash for the OIA Open Division title on Friday at Aloha Stadium as No. 2 Mililani and No. 4 Kahuku both jumped a spot in the latest Honolulu Star-Advertiser Football Top 10 released Monday.
The Trojans (8-2) moved past No. 3 Punahou (7-3) and the Red Raiders (7-3) flip-flopped spots with Campbell (7-4) after beating the Sabers 27-7 on Friday in Ewa Beach.
Those were the only changes in the Top 10. ILH champion Saint Louis (9-0) remained the unanimous No. 1 and is ranked No. 10 in the country by MaxPreps and No. 15 by USA Today this week.
The bottom five are Lahainauna (No. 6), ‘Iolani, Kamehameha, Hilo and Waipahu.
The 10th-ranked Marauders (8-4) defeated Castle, 32-3, on Friday to win an OIA championship for the second straight year. Waipahu will play in the Division I state tournament semifinals on Friday, Nov. 9, and are expecting to play ‘Iolani, head coach Bryson Carvalho said after the game.
State football brackets have only been released in Division II so far. Baldwin and Maui will play for the MIL D-I title and state berth on Friday.
No. 9 Hilo defeated Kealakehe, 25-11, on Friday to win the BIIF Division I title. No. 7 ‘Iolani is the other team in the four-team field for the state tournament in Division I.
KIF champion Kapaa (two), OIA D-II champion Roosevelt (one), Moanalua (one) and Castle (one) also received a vote in this week’s rankings.
TOP 10 SCHEDULE
Friday, Nov. 2
No. 5 Campbell vs. Farrington, at Aloha Stadium, 5 p.m.
No. 2 Mililani vs. No. 4 Kahuku, at Aloha Stadium, 7:30 p.m.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser Top 10