MaxPreps: Crusaders No. 34, Red Raiders No. 39

Saint Louis' Dylan Toilolo caused a fumble by Punahou's Enoch Nawahine in the Crusaders' 28-14 victory Friday night at Aloha Stadium. Jamm Aquino / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.
Saint Louis’ Dylan Toilolo caused a fumble by Punahou’s Enoch Nawahine in the Crusaders’ 28-14 victory Friday night at Aloha Stadium. Jamm Aquino / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Saint Louis and Kahuku both moved up consideraby in the CBS MaxPreps national computer rankings this week.

The Crusaders (8-1) jumped 34 spots to No. 34, passing half the teams in front of them in last week’s rankings. The Crusaders avenged its only loss of the season by beating Punahou 28-14 on Friday at Aloha Stadium in the Interscholastic League of Honolulu game that CBS MaxPreps rated as one of the Top 10 games in the nation to watch.

Kahuku (9-1) blanked Waianae 38-0 in the Oahu Interscholastic Association semifinals on Saturday at Aloha Stadium. The Red Raiders jumped 54 spots to No. 39, passing more than half of the teams that had been in front of them.

Due to their loss, the Buffanblu (7-2) tumbled 34 spots to No. 86.

Kahuku is expected to be No. 1 — with Saint Louis at No. 2 and Punahou at No. 3 — again in this week’s Honolulu Star-Advertiser Top 10 when it is released later today.

All three teams have qualified for the upcoming state tournament Open division.

A year ago, the Red Raiders defeated the Crusaders 39-14 in the state’s tournament’s top division.

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  1. ??? October 25, 2016 4:05 am

    Awesome, more fire for Kahuku kids to prove people wrong!

  2. ilh October 25, 2016 6:51 am

    We are hoping for the rematch from last year, Go Saints.

  3. TooMeke October 25, 2016 9:27 am

    It’s awesome that our small state has two teams in the top 40.

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