ON THIS DATE IN 2002: Castle wins rare OIA football crown

On this date in 2002, Castle won its first OIA championship since 1945.

The Knights shut out surprised rival Kailua 25-0 at Aloha Stadium. Castle lost 20-0 in the regular season meeting with the Surfriders.

Jared Suzui
gave Castle all the points they needed on an 82-yard punt return in the second quarter. The defense made it hold up and added on with an interception return for a touchdown by Antone Watanabe and a blocked field goal return by Ikaika Ho. Ethan Gonsalves added a field goal.

Castle attempted only two passes, both of them falling incomplete.


  1. Whatsamattau November 15, 2020 3:58 pm

    2002 Black Knights…a great team, great players, and good coaches…too bad the Head Coach is no longer at Castle, even though he still teaches there…

  2. ??? November 16, 2020 5:53 am

    Agreed, he was a good coach for Castle.

  3. MANU MANU November 16, 2020 4:40 pm

    Hey SPECTRUM / OC16 how’s about rebroadcasting this game?!!!!

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