Kamehameha DB Evan Rau’s 5 INTs lead Hawaii standouts at PTP Showcase

Highlights from 11v11 scrimmage action at the PTP Sports National College Showcase in St. George, Utah, on Friday.

It was the second day of the event and the first with 11-on-11 play. The group from Hawaii has four teams: Red, Orange, Green and Silver. Other island players were distributed to other teams. There are squads from 10 states in the event.

247sports.com’s Steve Bartle of Ute Zone named Kamehameha defensive back Evan Rau one of the top defensive performers of day two. Rau had a productive day with five interceptions, including a pick-six, over the course of two scrimmages. Each scrimmage consisted of 10 nine-play series for each team’s offense.

“It was an eventful day and we’ll be back at it tomorrow (Saturday) at 10 a.m.,” said Rau, a 5-foot-10, 175-pound junior.

Bartle also noted linebacker Tevarua Tafiti, LB Kahanu Kia and defensive back Matagi Thompson of Punahou, defensive end Kaeo Akana of Roosevelt and LB La‘akea Louis of Saint Louis among the top performers of the day.

Ute Zone also named Farrington offensive lineman Iapani “Poncho” Laloulu as one of the top performers on day one (Thursday) out of 1v1 and 7v7 action.


  1. The Truth October 31, 2020 7:00 pm

    Welch made plays all weekend where’s the love?

  2. Paul Honda October 31, 2020 7:33 pm

    He made co-MVP for his position today. Story on deck.

  3. Sheddy November 2, 2020 9:53 pm

    Cuz, the competition in Utah must be pretty terrible if these guys shining this brightly (not that they aren’t good but it’s like the boys from Hawaii are college playing pop warner in Utah? Why was the competition this “easy”. Seems like several had video game type stats. Did the football boys playing fall sports participate or they all have COVID? Seems weak.

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