Kamehameha outside linebacker/defensive end Ezra Evaimalo, a University of Hawaii commit, has been named a 2020 Polynesian Bowl All-Star.
Evaimalo is the first Warrior selected to the game after Kamehameha had four players — linebackers Hoku Arias and Tiger Petersen, defensive lineman Kupono Blake and offensive lineman Lokahi Pauole — selected to the 2019 game.
Evaimalo is the 22nd player from a Hawaii high school selected to the 2020 game. The other players are Saint Louis linebackers Jordan Botelho and Nick Herbig and defensive tackle Stanley McKenzie, Punahou defensive back Alaka’i Gilman and offensive lineman Solatoa Moea’i, Saint Louis receivers Roman Wilson and Matt Sykes, Kahuku offensive lineman Micah Soliai Howlett and cornerback Kaonohi Kaniho, Mililani linebackers Muelu Iosefa and Bam Amina, defensive lineman Shane Kady and offensive lineman Sergio Muasau, Farrington offensive lineman Faaope Laloulu, Saint Louis quarterback Jayden de Laura and safety Kamo’i Latu, Waipahu running back Alfred Failauga, Campbell two-way standout Tamatoa Mokiao-Atimalala, Konawaena linebacker Alex Muti, ‘Iolani safety Lanakila Pei and Kapolei defensive end Maceal Afaese.
Saint Louis leads the way with seven players selected to the 2020 game followed by Mililani (four), Kahuku and Punahou (two) and Farrington, Campbell, Kapolei, Waipahu, Konawaena, ‘Iolani and Kamehameha (one).
Another player from Hawaii will be announced later this afternoon.
The 2020 Polynesian Bowl will take place Saturday, Jan. 18, at Aloha Stadium featuring 100 of the best high school football players in the country. The majority of the players will be of Polynesian ancestry.
For a current list of players selected to the game, click here.