Saint Louis’ Quinn torches Mililani

Former Saint Louis receiver Mitchell Quinn is listed on Washington State's football roster. Photo by Bruce Asato/Star-Advertiser.

Mitchell Quinn was simply sensational on Friday night, turning a close game at the half into a rout with four third-quarter touchdowns in Saint Louis’ 47-23 win over Mililani in the Division I-Open semifinals of the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium.

Quinn finished with eight receptions for 307 yards and five TDs. He’s also a star on the Crusaders’ track team and constantly proved that he was simply too fast for the Mililani secondary. Each visit to the end zone went for at least 50 yards.

But with Quinn’s sprinter speed comes a marathoner’s stamina. He said after the game that each chunk of yards fueled him and didn’t tire him.

“It makes me want more,” he said.

Quinn contributed in a big way to Chevan Cordeiro’s school-record 528 passing yards for the night. The senior signal-caller finished with 24-of-29 passing for the day and praised his No. 1 option afterwards.

“He’s fast, he can make moves and go one-on-one, he can win the job,” Cordeiro said.

After Friday night, Quinn now has 967 receiving yards with 15 touchdowns this season. His five touchdowns against the Trojans broke an HHSAA record for most receiving scores in a state tournament game. He also tied former Crusader Desmond Hanohano for the Saint Louis single-game school record in receiving yards.

On top of his performance on Friday night, Quinn became the most recent selection for the 2018 Polynesian Bowl on Thursday. All the accomplishments on the gridiron at the high school level is unprecedented for Quinn, who was a relative unknown on the prep circuit this time last year. Despite the numbers and accolades, he’s still readily willing the guys on his team who allow him to be successful.

“It was all 11 boys on the field,” he said. “Not just me.”

UPDATE: Quinn announced after the game on Twitter he has received a scholarship offer from Hawaii.


  1. Teriitetoofa November 11, 2017 12:36 am

    Ok where’s all you Mil-Vil kaka talkers out there now ? Interested to hear what kind of kaka you got to say now. One plus for this Mililani team though. They came out to start the game very humbled. I like that keep it up.

  2. ilh November 11, 2017 1:28 am

    Toomeke, where you at, hiding, maybe can’t believe how Kahuku escaped from Waianae and the Crusaders crushing Mililani after being down 23- 17 at the Half.

  3. Nowaaaays!! November 11, 2017 2:52 am

    @ Teriitetoofa/anywaaaays/coach c/(same person)
    Only person talking kaka is you!! Youz about 7 dayz away from getting yo shet packed in from st.louis!!!
    Bwaahahaha!!! Dont forget to pucker up!!!

  4. Joey November 11, 2017 9:08 am

    Quinn was incredible last night. I’ve been watching football for over 44 years and I haven’t seen a performance quite like that. His stats speak for themselves. The guy can flat out fly!

  5. Tiu November 11, 2017 9:16 am

    It’s a whole new ballgame people. Good luck to both teams

  6. Reppin THE Ville November 11, 2017 9:19 am

    Trojan boys, awesome season. Heads up and continue working hard. Crusader boys, well played game. Good luck next week. Red raider boys, good luck as well, bring it home for the OIA…

  7. Terii'te'toofa November 11, 2017 9:39 am

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA go go go Nowaaaays lol !!! Love to hear PHONY crybabies like you whine and cry. For you it’s gonna be another long unbearable miserable year as usual until next season lol. But you go girl lol

  8. Bone 1 November 11, 2017 3:42 pm

    AWESOME GAME Mr. Quinn, keep working hard, G2G, Crusader Strong!!!

  9. anywaaaays!! November 11, 2017 3:53 pm

    The only thing this game proved was that Cal Lee recruits more and better players than rod york. St Lulu’s defense looks embarrassing giving up that many points to Mililani. St Lulu has never played a power offense and defense like ours. Good thing we gave Waianae chance and played only hard enough to not give Cal Lee game tape on us.


  10. Laie Park Boyz November 11, 2017 6:49 pm

    Didn’t Kahuku give up more points to Mililani than STL did? anywaaays has so many usernames, lol…..

  11. Scout Department November 11, 2017 8:11 pm

    “Good thing we gave Waianae chance and played only hard enough to not give Cal Lee game tape on us”
    Good thing almost the entire season wasn’t televised either…It would suck if there was a way to get our hands on that! *GETREAL stop giving the boys up North a bad wrap.

  12. tha receivers guru November 12, 2017 12:24 am

    THIS quinn kid is looking like Kanawai noa statues….Never had a playmaker since the cal studs prep days…..

  13. TooMeke November 12, 2017 11:46 am

    Millz DB coach didn’t adjust… okay if you get burnt once…but after the 2nd time they should’ve always had a safety over this kid. Glad he got an offer.

    Garontee Big Red doesn’t make that mistake.

    It still amazes me that a school with zero running game is undefeated…speaks to the quality (i.e. the lack thereof) of the defenses they played.

    Big Red’s D is good enough to hang with St Louis’ offense… the bigger question mark is Kahuku’s offense vs St L’s defense…that’s where the game will be decided.

    Should be a great game – anyone calling for blowouts are karazee…


  14. Period November 13, 2017 4:36 am

    Let’s hope that Quin kid and the rest of the receiving corp at St. Louis are ready to get hit! The Red Raiders dee bees are unforgiving and will bring the wood. I don’t think they faces hitters like these yet. Add th this a formidable dee line, and it’s a recipe for disaster! Period.

  15. Recruit dis November 13, 2017 1:53 pm

    All I gotta say is speed kills. Pick your poison if you blitz it leaves your secondary man to man if you don’t it gives Cordeiro time to pick you apart. Remember when I said this years offense is better then last years because as a team their better now you know what I meant. Just remember they have another receiver on the other side name Panoke that’s killer too and not too mention the slot backs .

  16. george November 14, 2017 7:06 am

    Kahuku defense will not stop SL offense, but they can limit the scoring opportunity’s and slow them down, they have a chance. If SL comes out on fire, It’s going to be a long game.

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