Kealakehe, Konawaena gain top BIIF FB seeds

Kealakehe and Konawaena clinched Big Island Interscholastic Federation football regular-season titles with wins last weekend. They will be the top seeds in the league’s upcoming Division I and D-II playoffs.

In BIIF Division I, Kealakehe (7-3) beat Waiakea 43-16 on Friday to finish 6-1 in the league, one game ahead of Hilo. The Waveriders open the playoffs with a D-I semifinal game at home against last-place and winless Keaau on Saturday.

The Vikings (5-4, 5-2) host Waiakea in the other D-I semifinal.

In BIIF Division II, Konawaena (8-1) routed Honokaa 50-6 on Friday to finish 6-1 in the league, one game ahead of Kamehameha-Hawaii. The Wildcats play the Dragons again in the D-II semifinals on Friday.

The Warriors (8-2, 5-2) host Hawaii Prep in the other D-II semifinal.

In the Maui Interscholastic League, the D-I and D-II races heated up with two weeks to go in the regular season, thanks to D-II Lahainaluna’s 17-7 win at home over D-I Maui on Saturday.

All seven Neighbor Islands scores from last weekend and updated BIIF, MIL and Kauai Interscholastic Federation standings follow.

Thursday, Oct. 8
>> At Hilo 45, Keaau 0
Friday, Oct. 9
>> At Konawaena 50, Honokaa 6
>> At Kealakehe 43, Waiakea 16
>> Baldwin 42, at Kamehameha-Maui 19
Saturday, Oct. 10
>> No. 10 Kapaa 17, Kauai 0, at Vidinha Stadium
>> At Lahainaluna 17, Maui 7
>> At Kamehameha-Hawaii 45, Hawaii Prep 0

Division I

x-Kealakehe 6-1 (7-3)
Hilo 5-2 (5-4)
Waiakea 2-5 (2-8)
Keaau 0-7 (0-8)
Division II
x-Konawaena 6-1 (8-1)
Kamehameha-Hawaii 5-2 (8-2)
Hawaii Prep 2-5 (2-6)
Honokaa 2-5 (2-7)

x-clinched regular-season title

Division II

x-Kapaa 5-0 (7-0)
Waimea 1-3 (3-4)
Kauai 1-4 (1-6)

x-clinched league championship

Division I

>> y-Maui 5-1 (5-2)
>> Baldwin 5-1 (5-3)
Division II
>> Lahainaluna 3-4 (4-5)
>> y-Kamehameha-Maui 3-4 (3-5)
>> King Kekaulike 0-6 (0-7)

y-first-round champion


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