Top Players & Watch List: RBs 10/30

Farrington's Ranan Mamiya went 80- yards for a score before Mililani's defense could get settled. Honolulu Star-Advertiser/Jamm Aquino
Farrington’s Ranan Mamiya went 80- yards for a score before Mililani’s defense could get settled. Honolulu Star-Advertiser/Jamm Aquino

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Updated 10/30/14
Statistics as of Oct. 25

Note: New Extra Point notes included, along with notes from Oct. 22 (10/22).

RUNNING BACKS
1. (tie) Vavae Malepeai, Mililani >> Pupule rating: 98
6-0, 200, Jr. 
∆∆ vs #3 Saint Louis Aug 16 rush 25-112, 2 TD (2,2) rec 1-15
∆∆ vs Kailua Aug 23 rush 9-80, 3 TD (2,22,6), 2-pt run rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #10 Kapolei Aug 30 rush 15-156, 2 TD (47,1) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Aiea Sept 12 rush 13-65, 2 TD (4,5) rec 3-30, TD (4)
∆∆ @ #6 Campbell Sept 19 rush 29-145, 2 TD (2,9), 2-pt run rec 1-6
∆∆ vs #3 Farrington Sept 27 rush 22-199, 4 TD (41,9,8,3) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Moanalua Oct 5 rush 21-122, 2 TD (6,3) rec 2-27
∆∆ vs #10 Kaiser (playoff) Oct 17 rush 13-57, 3 TD (5,3,12) rec 1-31
∆∆ vs #6 Campbell (playoff) Oct 23 rush 22-154, 2 TD (5,3), 2-pt run rec 1-27
∆∆ Total rush 160-1,090, 22 TD; 6.8 YPC; 121.1 YPG
three 2-pt runs
rec 9-136, TD; 15.1 YPR; 15.1 YPG
XP: The workload has been steady for Malepeai, who passed the 1,000-yard mark in the win over Campbell. A win over Kahuku in the OIA D-I title game means a first-round bye in the state tourney next week. A loss means there’s no rest.


10/22
He’s been dinged up a bit this year, but nothing serious enough to keep him on the bench. Malepeai has played eight games and carried the ball a relatively scant 138 times (17.3 per game), plus kick returns and eight receptions. At this point last year — going into the OIA semifinal round — Malepeai had played eight games (he missed a regular season game with a rib injury) — he had 164 carries (20.5 per game) for 1,035 yards and 15 TDs. And four catches for 32 yards. In other words, if he’s wearing down after two seasons of roughly 19 carries per game, it hasn’t shown yet.

1. (tie) Ranan Mamiya, Farrington >> Pupule rating: 98
5-11, 170, Sr.
∆∆ vs Waipahu (Aloha) Aug 16 rush 4-124, 3 TD (25,61,31)
∆∆ vs #9 Kapolei (Ticky) Aug 23 rush 11-128, 2 TD (7,21) rec 2-25 KR 89-yd TD
∆∆ @ Moanalua Aug 29 rush 14-97, 3 TD (18,25,16) rec 3-26
∆∆ vs Aiea (Ticky) Sept 6 rush 6-34, TD (1) rec 1-3 PR 60-yd TD pass 1-1-0-71, TD (71)
∆∆ @ Kailua Sept 12 rush 10-81, TD (8) rec 2-23 pass 0-1-0-0
∆∆ @ #2 Mililani Sept 27 rush 12-93 rec 2-81, TD (80)
∆∆ vs #6 Campbell (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 24-168, 3 TD (6,36,2) rec 0-0 pass 0-1-0-0
∆∆ vs Waianae (playoff) Oct 17 rush 13-105, TD (1) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #5 Kahuku (Aloha) (semifinal) Oct 23 rush 19-72 rec 4-22
∆∆ Total rush 113-902, 14 TD; 8 YPC; 100.2 YPG
rec 14-180, TD; 12.9 YPR; 20 YPG
KR – TD
PR – TD
PASS – TD
XP: The Red Raiders were the first team to keep Mamiya out of the end zone this season.

10/22
Every defensive game plan against Farrington begins with Mamiya. Just a guess. Beyond all the stupendous numbers, defenses have to account for his presence in the backfield, split out wide, going in motion. It will not surprise me if Coach Randall Okimoto and his staff have a few more wrinkles and gadget plays for Mamiya in the postseason.

3. Wayne Taulapapa, Punahou >> Pupule rating: 97
5-11, 185, Jr.
∆∆ vs #7 Saint Louis (Aloha) Aug 29 rush 15-161 rec 3-21
∆∆ vs Damien (Aloha) Sept 5 rush 11-57, 2 TD (13,1) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs St. Francis Sept 13 rush 6-153, 3 TD (9,63,6) rec 1-10
∆∆ vs ‘Iolani Sept 27 rush 8-77, 4 TD (9,43,3,2) rec 2-19
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Oct 3 rush 10-118, 4 TD (5,2,20,1) rec 1-13
∆∆ vs #4 Kamehameha (Aloha)` Oct 10 rush 11-126, 2 TD (44,4) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #3 Saint Louis (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 25 rush 20-154, 2 TD (37,2) rec 4-25
∆∆ Total rush 81-846, 17 TD; 10.4 YPC; 120.9 YPG
rec 11-88
XP: Carried the ball a season-high 20 times for 154 yards and two TDs against Saint Louis, and added a season-high four receptions (25 yards). Now comes a week off since Punahou has already won the ILH title, then a bye week when the state tourney opens next week. Taulapapa will be the freshest RB in the D-I tourney and, possibly, the hungriest.

10/22
His workload has been extremely light due to blowout wins, but in the long run, it’s better for the Buffanblu to have Taulapapa very fresh for the stretch run. At this point a year ago, Punahou had played seven games (including two preseason). This year, there was only one scheduled preseason game and Hurricane Iselle washed that away. So Taulapapa (and his teammates) have played in two fewer games at this same point in the schedule, and he had 112 carries. That’s more than DOUBLE what he’s been asked to do this fall as of Oct. 3. He may not reach last year’s totals — 161 carries, 1,006 yards and 14 TDs, plus nine receptions for 146 yards and three more TDs — but Punahou’s campaign to repeat as state champions is going according to plan.

4. Jensen McDaniel, Kaiser >> Pupule rating: 96
Jr.
∆∆ vs Aiea Aug 15 rush 24-162, 4 TD (70,2,1,1) rec 3-29
∆∆ vs Waianae Aug 22 rush 22-159, TD (76) rec 1-8
∆∆ vs Waipahu Sept 5 rush 14-162, 2 TD (52,43) rec 1-34
∆∆ vs McKinley Sept 12 rush 12-88, 5 TD (12,5,4,8,10) rec 7-62
∆∆ vs #3 Kahuku Sept 19 rush 28-98 rec 3-99, TD (87)
∆∆ @ Castle Sept 26 rush 24-83, TD (24) rec 3-16
∆∆ @ #8 Leilehua Oct 4 rush 20-109, 2 TD (27,1) rec 2-48
∆∆ vs Moanalua (playoff) Oct 10 rush 22-247, 3 TD (8,29,87) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #2 Mililani (playoff) Oct 17 rush 20-27, 2 TD (2,1) rec 1-5
∆∆ Total rush 186-1,135, 20 TD; 6.1 YPC; 126.1 YPG
rec 21-301, TD; 14.3 YPR; 33.4 YPG
XP: Kaiser’s return to Division I football will be remembered for many things, but primarily 1) the 20-19 upset of Kahuku, 2) an amazing season by running back Jensen McDaniel, and 3) a stellar defensive unit.

5. (tie) Kesi Ah-Hoy, Kahuku >> Pupule rating: 92
6-1, 192, So.
∆∆ vs #10 Kapolei Aug 15 rush 12-97, TD (38) rec 2-69 KR 94-yd TD
∆∆ vs Waipahu Aug 22 rush 3-23 rec 2-26
∆∆ vs McKinley (Ticky) Aug 29 rush 9-115, 3 TD (41,18,12) rec 1-20
∆∆ @ Castle Sept 12 rush 7-37, 2 TD (2,3) rec 2-46 1-2-0-40, TD
∆∆ @ Kaiser Sept 19 rush 16-74, 2 FL rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #4 Leilehua Sept 27 rush 14-2 rec 1-11 3-3-0-42
∆∆ vs Waianae (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 4-32 rec 1-14
∆∆ vs Kapolei (playoff) Oct 17 rush 10-25 rec 0-0 1-1-0-9
∆∆ vs #6 Campbell (playoff) Oct 23 rush 12-38, TD (4) rec 0-0 1-1-0-31
∆∆ Total rush 87-443, 7 TD; 5.1 YPC; 49.2 YPG
rec 8-175
KR – TD
Pass 6-7-0-122, TD
XP: His numbers have fluctuated, but when he’s in open space, there’s hardly a more exciting runner with the ball. Battled a series of minor injuries through the regular season and playoffs.

5. (tie) Makaila Haina-Horswill, Nanakuli >> Pupule rating: 92
5-6, 166, Sr.
∆∆ vs Kalaheo Aug 16 rush 16-160, 2 TD rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Roosevelt Aug 29 rush 4-57, TD rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Waialua ` Sept 6 rush 9-21 rec 1-8, TD
∆∆ vs Kaimuki Sept 13 rush 16-138 rec 1-7
∆∆ vs Anuenue Sept 19 rush 7-181, 3 TD (66,36,15) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Pearl City Sept 26 rush 17-126, 3 TD (4,21,34) rec 1-14
∆∆ vs Radford (Ticky) Oct 3 rush 20-189, TD (70) rec 1-2
∆∆ vs Kalani (Kaiser Stadium) Oct 11 rush 15-211, 3 TD (80,35,71) rec 2-10
∆∆ vs Kalani (playoff) Oct 25 rush 12-61 rec 1-20, TD (20)
∆∆ Total rush 116-1,144, 13 TD
rec 7-71, 2 TD
XP: Kalani curtailed the top rusher in OIA D-II, limiting him to his lowest output since the third game of the season. The absence of standout offensive lineman Lyle Tuiloma (ineligible for one game) was a big factor.

10/22
He rested in lopsided wins over Roosevelt and Waialua. His patience has been rewarded. That’s five 100-yard games in a row or the senior, including 400 rushing yards and four TDs in the last two games, wins over Radford and Kalani.

5. (tie) Terell Johnson, Campbell >> Pupule rating: 92
6-0, 200, Jr.
∆∆ vs Castle Aug 15 rush 11-148 yards, TD (70)
∆∆ vs Moanalua Aug 22 rush 18-127, 2 TD (5,49) rec 1-6
∆∆ vs Kailua Sept 5 rush 9-5 rec 3-31, TD (10)
∆∆ @ Kapolei Sept 12 rush 15-39 rec 2-9
∆∆ vs #2 Mililani Sept 19 rush 14-143, 2 TD (35,41) rec 1-11
∆∆ @ Aiea Sept 27 rush 14-31 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #7 Farrington (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 14-81, TD (2) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Waipahu Oct 10 rush 9-130, 3 TD (20,25,43) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #7 Leilehua (playoff) Oct 17 rush 18-59 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #2 Mililani (Aloha) (semifinal) Oct 23 rush 6-86, TD (72) rec 2-24
∆∆ Total rush 128-849, 10 TD; 6.6 YPC; 84.9 YPG
rec 9-91, TD
Extra point: Devastating speed, especially when he hits the second level and beyond.

5. (tie) K.J. Pascua, ‘Iolani >> Pupule rating: 92
5-5, 157, So.
∆∆ vs Mino Jiyu (Japan) Aug 16 rush 15-120, 2 TD (1,2) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Damien Aug 29 rush 23-132, TD (8) rec 1-39
∆∆ #8 Saint Louis Sept 13 rush 17-81 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Sept 20 rush 21-190, 5 TD (39,19,3,7,7) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #1 Punahou Sept 27 rush 15-64, 2 TD (2,14), 2-pt run rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #4 Kamehameha Oct 5 rush 11-125, TD (69) rec 1-27
∆∆ vs St Francis Oct 11 rush 9-78, 2 TD (32,16) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs St. Francis (playoff) Oct 17 rush 16-70, TD (9) rec 1-6
∆∆ vs Damien (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 25 rush 20-91, TD (1) rec 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 147-951, 15 TD; 6.5 YPC; 105.7 YPG
2-pt run
rec 3-72
XP: The workload has piled up gradually, but Pascua keeps running like a man with fresh legs. Mr. Consistency.

10/22
The two quickest RBs I’ve seen on the straight-dive/draw this year have been Waianae’s Jurick Valdez and Pascua. Explosive and compact.

9. (tie) Kaulana Apelu, Kamehameha >> Pupule rating: 91 (injured)
5-10, 185, Sr.
∆∆ @ Del Oro (Calif.) Aug 29 rush 10-79 rec 3-42 (INJ – knee)
Extra point: After losing his junior season to injury, he came into the fall prepared for a potential championship run. In less than a full game, Apelu accumulated more than 100 yards against one of the CIF’s top teams on the road, averaging nearly 8 yards per carry. We’ll never know what #13 would’ve done with a healthy, full season. He was explosive, tough and promising as a sophomore two years ago. My guess is that Apelu would’ve had a 1,000-yard season. Coach Cosbie thinks Apelu will rebound and play at the next level. In time, there’s no doubt it can happen.

9. (tie) Ace Faumui, Kalani >> Pupule rating: 91
∆∆ vs Waialua Aug 16 rush 0-0
∆∆ @ Kalaheo (Kailua field) Aug 23 rush 0-0
∆∆ vs Anuenue (Kaiser Stadium) Aug 29 rush 8-108, 4 TD (50, 6, 2, 11), 2-pt run rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Roosevelt Sept 5 rush 14-151, TD rec 2-(-10)
∆∆ vs Radford (Kaiser Stadium) Sept 12 rush 6-8 rec 3-49
∆∆ vs Kaimuki (Kaiser Stadium) Sept 20 rush 25-180, TD (15) rec 4-8
∆∆ @ Pearl City Oct 3 rush 20-142, TD (1) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Nanakuli (Kaiser) Oct 11 rush 32-280, 4 TD (69,6,88,4) rec 1-0
∆∆ @ Nanakuli (playoff) Oct 25 rush 14-43 rec 1-13
∆∆ Total rush 113-904, 11 TD
rec 7-60
XP: Season comes to a close for Faumui and the Falcons. QB Tyler Ching went down with an injury in the first half and Nanakuli converged on Faumui after that.

10/22
That’s 67 carries in his last three games. How much more pounding can Faumui take? How much more can he give out? He’s a big back with a body more like a defensive end rather than a DT. If QB Tyler Ching is healthy, that would force defenses to think before stacking the box with eight or nine.

11. (tie) Keenan Luis, Baldwin >> Pupule rating: 90
∆∆ vs Edison (Calif) WMS) Aug 23 rush 3-5
∆∆ vs Maui (WMS) Aug 29 rush 12-87, TD
∆∆ vs Lahainaluna (WMS) Sept 6 n/a
∆∆ vs King Kekaulike (WMS) Sept. 12 rush 7-55
∆∆ @ KS-Maui Sept 19 rush 19-245, 2 TD (79,46)
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Sept 26 rush 15-111, 2 TD (1,49) rec 1-37, TD (37)
∆∆ vs Maui (WMS) Oct 10 rush 6-11 rec 4-60
∆∆ vs #9 Lahainaluna (WMS) Oct 17 rush 20-68 rec 1-(-3)
∆∆ vs KS-Maui (WMS) Oct 24 rush 26-208, TD (26) rec 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 108-790, 6 TD; 7.3 YPC
rec 6-94, TD

11. (tie) Dominic Maneafaiga, Pearl City >> Pupule rating: 90
∆∆ vs Roosevelt Aug 15 rush 14-83, 2 TD (1,32) PR 44-yd TD
∆∆ @ Waialua Aug 23 rush 9-47, 2 TD (5,3) rec 3-52
∆∆ vs Kaimuki Aug 29 rush 7-148, 2 TD (62, 20) rec 3-23, TD KR 81-yd TD
∆∆ vs Anuenue Sept 5 forfeit W
∆∆ vs Radford (Aiea field) Sept 20 rush 17-95, TD (10) rec 2-60, 2 TD (56,9)
∆∆ @ Nanakuli Sept 26 rush 23-110 rec 4-76, 2 TD (12,40)
∆∆ vs Kalani Oct 3 rush 15-104, TD (13) rec 4-32, TD (21)
∆∆ vs Kalaheo Oct 11 rush 0-0 rec 4-67, TD (20) PR 20-yd TD
∆∆ vs Radford Oct 25 rush 18-64, TD rec 4-38, 2-pt catch
∆∆ Total rush 103-651, 9 TD
rec 24-348, 7 TD
2-pt catch
PR – 2 TD
KR – TD
Extra point: Another Sproles-esque performance for the explosively quick playmaker.

11. (tie) Jahred Silofau, Saint Louis >> Pupule rating: 90
5-8, 190, So.
∆∆ vs Mililani Aug 16 DNP
∆∆ vs St. John Bosco (Calif) Aug 22 rush 3-28 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #1 Punahou (Aloha) Aug 29 DNP
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Sept 5 rush 2-13, TD (4) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ ‘Iolani Sept 13 rush 13-101, TD (20) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #4 Kamehameha (Aloha) Sept 20 rush 20-152, TD (3) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs St Francis (Aloha) Sept 27 rush 3-32, TD (4) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Damien (Aloha) Oct 3 rush 7-20, TD (1)
∆∆ vs #6 Kamehameha (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 17 rush 20-181 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #1 Punahou (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 25 DNP
∆∆ Total rush 68-527, 5 TD; 7.8 YPC; 87.8 YPG
XP: Did not play against Punahou.

10/22
Early in the year, the STL staff was truly perplexed in a good way about the RB situation. Then along came the young sophomore by midseason, and even then, they kept his load light. Last week’s 20-181 line against Kamehameha was a huge factor. The more they run, the better their defense plays. That simple.

14. (tie) Jordan Bayudan, Kamehameha >> Pupule rating: 89
5-9, Jr.
∆∆ @ Del Oro (Calif) Aug 29 DNP?
∆∆ St. Francis Sept 5 rush 11-79, TD (32) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Damien Sept 11 rush 10-65, 3 TD (7,2,1) rec 2-10
∆∆ vs #8 Saint Louis (Aloha) Sept 20 rush 11-144, TD (82) rec 1-3
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Sept 27 rush 2-22, 2 TD (15,7) rec ?
∆∆ vs ‘Iolani Oct 3 rush 16-159, 3 TD (25,12,8) rec 1-13
∆∆ vs #1 Punahou (Aloha) Oct 10 rush 12-26 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #3 Saint Louis (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 17 rush 6-29 rec 1-16
∆∆ Total rush 68-524, 9 TD; 7.7 YPC; 74.9 YPG
rec 5-42
XP: He emerged with two big games this year and was a solid contributor after starting the season as a reserve.

14. (tie) Onosai Emelio, Maui >> Pupule rating: 89
6-0, 225, Sr.
∆∆ vs Kealakehe (WMS) Aug 15 DNP
∆∆ vs KS-Maui (WMS) Aug 21 rush 16-111, TD
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Aug 29 rush 8-84, TD
∆∆ vs #9 Lahainaluna (WMS) Sept 13 rush 3-10
∆∆ vs King Kekaulike (WMS) Sept 20 rush 6-42, 3 TD rec 0-0
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 4 rush 12-144, 3 TD (5,87,5) rec
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Oct 11 rush 9-134, 3 TD (3,83,2) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 17 DNP?
∆∆ vs #8 Lahainaluna (WMS) Oct 25 DNP?
∆∆ Total rush 54-525, 1 TD
XP:

14. (tie) Challen Faamatau, Farrington >> Pupule rating: 89
5-10, 183, So.
∆∆ vs Waipahu (Aloha) Aug 16 rush 5-28 rec 1-6
∆∆ vs #9 Kapolei (Ticky) Aug 23 rush 15-68 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Moanalua Aug 29 rush 16-115, TD rec 2-24, TD
∆∆ vs Aiea (Ticky) Sept 6 rush 7-86, 2 TD (1,4) rec 2-36
∆∆ @ Kailua Sept 12 rush 5-30 rec 2-25, TD (5)
∆∆ @ #2 Mililani Sept 27 rush 6-49, TD (9) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #6 Campbell (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 16-79, TD (1) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Waianae (playoff) Oct 17 rush 7-35, 2 TD (1,4) rec 2-48
∆∆ vs #5 Kahuku (Aloha) (semifinal) Oct 23 rush 16-50, TD (11) rec 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 93-540, 8 TD; 5.8 YPC; 60 YPG
rec 9-139, TD
XP: The versatile sophomore has been used as a pass catcher sporadically, but has managed to score a TD either way in his last seven games.

10/22
The more the Governors employ Faamatau as a dual threat, the more pressure they’ll put on defense. He’s proven he can produce as a pass catcher. Mamiya is a headache for DCs, but if Faamatau is part of the catch-and-run game, all kinds of possibilities open up for the receiving corps.

14. (tie) Daniel Kelley, Maui >> Pupule rating: 89
5-7, 200, Jr.
∆∆ vs Kealakehe (WMS) Aug 15 rush 28-216, TD
∆∆ vs KS-Maui (WMS) Aug 21 rush 14-150, 2 TD
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Aug 29 rush 10-50, TD
∆∆ vs #9 Lahainaluna (WMS) Sept 13 rush 10-38
∆∆ vs King Kekaulike (WMS) Sept 20 rush 6-64, TD (33) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 4 DNP?
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Oct 11 DNP?
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 17 rush 9-85, TD (22)
∆∆ vs #8 Lahainaluna (WMS) Oct 25 rush 7-41
∆∆ Total rush 84-644, 6 TD
XP:

14. (tie) Sean Noda, Kaimuki >> Pupule rating: 89
5-5, 140, Sr.
∆∆ vs Anuenue (Kaiser Stadium) Aug 23 rush 14-152, 3 TD (6,9,56) rec 2-16
∆∆ @ Pearl City Aug 29 rush 8-1 rec 1-7 KR 81-yd TD
∆∆ vs Radford (Kaiser Stadium) Sept 6 rush 18-130, TD (56) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Nanakuli Sept 13 DNP?
∆∆ vs Kalani (Kaiser Stadium) Sept 20 rush 17-95 rec 1-23
∆∆ @ Waialua Sept 26 rush 18-76 rec 2-27
∆∆ vs Kalaheo (Kaiser Stadium) Oct 3 rush 22-205, TD (72) rec 1-15
∆∆ Total rush 97-659, 5 TD
rec 7-88
KR – TD
Extra point: Career best 205 yards and a TD in the season finale against Kalaheo. This senior was inspiring to watch, a two-way Ironman and kick return on special teams.

14. (tie) Tristin Spikes, Hilo >> Pupule rating: 89
5-8, 175, Sr. 
∆∆ vs Waiakea (Wong) Aug 16 rush 12-112, no other stats available
∆∆ vs Hawaii Prep (Wong) Aug 30 rush 9-98, TD (30) rec 3-63, TD
∆∆ vs KS-Hawaii (Wong) Sept 5 rush 25-114, TD rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Honokaa Sept 12
∆∆ @ Kealakehe Sept 20 rush 16-25 rec 2-15
∆∆ @ Keaau Sept 27
∆∆ vs Konawaena Oct 4 rush 13-48, TD
∆∆ vs Waiakea (Wong) Oct 10
∆∆ vs Keaau (Wong) Oct 25
∆∆ vs Kealakehe (Wong) Oct 31
XP:

20. (tie) Kawika Akahi, King Kekaulike >> Pupule rating: 88
∆∆ @ KS-Maui Sept 5 rush 14-134, TD rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Sept 12 rush 25-98, TD (1) rec 0-0 pass 1-10-1-45
∆∆ vs Baldwin Sept 26 rush 7-61, TD (52) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #9 Lahainaluna Oct 3 rush DNP?
∆∆ vs KS-Maui Oct 11
∆∆ vs Maui Oct 17
∆∆ Total rush 46-293, 4 TD; 6.4 YPC; 97.7 YPG
rec 0-0
Extra point: He plays RB, QB and is a pretty good field-goal kicker, too.

20. (tie) Jhustin Balisacan, Kauai >> Pupule rating: 88
5-9, 170, Jr.
∆∆ @ Konawaena Aug 16 rush 12-76 rec 2-35
∆∆ vs Damien (Vidinha) Aug 23 rush 24-160, 3 TD rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Waimea (Vidinha) Sept 5 DNP?
∆∆ vs Kapaa (Vidinha) Sept 12 DNP?
∆∆ @ Waimea Sept 26 rush 14-71
∆∆ vs Kapaa (Vidinha) Oct 4 rush 16-55 rec 3-6
∆∆ vs Waimea (Vidinha) Oct 18 rush 16-64, TD rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Kapaa Oct 25 rush 10-31 rec 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 92-457, 3 TD
rec 5-41

20. (tie) Michael Feliciano, Moanalua >> Pupule rating: 88
∆∆ @ #8 Waianae Aug 15 rush 17-70, TD (32) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #7 Campbell Aug 22 rush 11-39 rec 3-31, TD (14)
∆∆ vs #5 Farrington Aug 29 rush 2-1 rec 10-154, TD (30)
∆∆ vs Kapolei Sept 5 rush 7-27 rec 2-26
∆∆ vs Aiea Sept 19 rush 9-30 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Kailua Sept 27 rush 5-26 rec 8-83, TD (8)
∆∆ @ #2 Mililani Oct 4 rush 9-34 rec 5-95, TD (55)
∆∆ @ #10 Kaiser (playoff) Oct 10 rush 6-27 rec 5-44, TD (20)
∆∆ Total rush 66-254, TD; 3.8 YPC; 31.8 YPG
rec 33-433, 5 TD; 13.1 YPR; 54.1 YPG
XP: Feliciano’s versatility was a good benefit for the Moanalua offense, and he was in the right place at the right time with Coach Jason Cauley. In another offense, he might have been a run-only RB or slotback getting a few targets each game. In this situation, he was able to get plenty of action with both sets of skills, and finished with 687 yards and six TDs from scrimmage in eight games.

20. (tie) Randy Neverson, Leilehua >> Pupule rating: 88
6-0, 205, Sr.
∆∆ vs Kailua Aug 16 rush 3-22 rec 2-64, TD (41)
∆∆ vs McKinley Aug 22 rush 10-51, TD (2) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #9 Waianae Aug 29 rush 6-43, TD (21) rec 1-17, TD (17) pass 1-1-0-36, TD KR 57-yd ret
∆∆ vs Castle Sept 5 rush 0-0 rec 1-22, TD (22)
∆∆ @ Waipahu Sept 12 DNP
∆∆ @ #7 Kahuku Sept 27 rush 1-13 rec 1-9
∆∆ vs #10 Kaiser Oct 3 DNP (INJ – knee)
∆∆ vs #8 Campbell (playoff) Oct 17 DNP (INJ – knee)
∆∆ Total rush 20-129, 2 TD; 6.5 YPC; 25.8 YPG
rec 5-112, 3 TD; 22.4 YPR; 22.4 YPG
pass 1-1-0-36, TD
XP: The Mules can’t help but wonder what could’ve been with a healthy Neverson.

20. (tie) Storm Lotomau, ‘Iolani >> Pupule rating: 88
5-4, 167, Sr.
∆∆ vs Mino Jiyu (Japan) Aug 16 rush 10-89, 2 TD (10,10) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Damien Aug 29 rush 8-35, TD (8) rec 0-0
∆∆ #8 Saint Louis Sept 13 rush 14-80, 2 TD (6,4) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Sept 20 rush 16-122, 2 TD (2,52) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #1 Punahou Sept 27 rush 9-54 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #4 Kamehameha Oct 5 rush 8-13 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs St Francis Oct 11 rush 14-45, 2 TD (1,12) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs St. Francis (playoff) Oct 17 rush 18-48 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Damien (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 25 rush 15-110, TD (3) rec 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 112-596, 10 TD; 5.3 YPC; 66.2 YPG
rec 0-0

Ikaika Piceno, Leilehua >> Pupule rating: 87
5-8, 185, Sr.
∆∆ vs Kailua Aug 16 rush 11-126, 2 TD (3,71), 2-pt run pass 2-pt conversion
∆∆ vs McKinley Aug 22 rush 0-0 rec 1-33
∆∆ @ #9 Waianae Aug 29 DNP?
∆∆ vs Castle Sept 5 rush 12-52, TD (2) rec 2-62, 2 TD (7,55)
∆∆ @ Waipahu Sept 12 DNP?
∆∆ @ #7 Kahuku Sept 27 rush 12-57, TD (2) rec 6-78
∆∆ vs #10 Kaiser Oct 3 rush 15-75, TD (2) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #8 Campbell (playoff) Oct 17 rush 2-5 rec 4-21
∆∆ Total rush 52-315, 5 TD
rec 13-194, 2 TD
Extra point: One of the more versatile offensive players in the league. I thought he’d produce more, but his value to the Mules goes beyond numbers.

John Barbieto, Waianae >> Pupule rating: 86
5-8, 145, Sr.
∆∆ vs Moanalua Aug 15 rush 2-10 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #10 Kaiser Aug 22 rush 17-68, TD rec 1-6
∆∆ vs #7 Leilehua Aug 29 rush 12-31 rec 4-32
∆∆ vs McKinley Sept 5 rush 10-106, 2 TD rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Castle Sept 19 rush 19-129, TD (7) rec 1-4
∆∆ @ Waipahu Sept 26 rush 12-69, TD (5) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #4 Kahuku (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 16-67 rec 1-14
∆∆ vs Aiea (playoff) Oct 11 rush 5-29 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #5 Farrington (Ticky) (playoff) Oct 17 rush 21-110, TD (9) rec 3-74
∆∆ Total rush 109-590, 6 TD; 5.4 YPC; 65.6 YPG
rec 10-130

Jared Rocha-Islas, Lahainaluna, 5-8, 189, Sr. >> Pupule rating: 86
∆∆ @ Kapaa (Vidinha) Aug 16 rush 10-56 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs King Kekaulike (WMS) Aug 22 rush 10-76, 2 TD (1,3) rec 1-8
∆∆ vs KS-Maui (WMS) Aug 30 rush 8-78 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Sept 6 rec TD (19) pass TD (14)
∆∆ vs Maui (WMS) Sept 13 rush 8-40 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ KS-Maui Sept 27 rush 19-165, 2 TD (17,3) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 3 rush 8-46, TD (4) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Baldwin Oct 17 rush 7-93, 2 TD (4,67) rec 2-13
∆∆ vs Maui Oct 25 rush 11-43 rec 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 71-597, 7 TD
rec 3-21

Ikaika Chong-Kee, KS-Maui >> Pupule rating: 85
∆∆ vs Maui (WMS) Aug 21 rush 9-9 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Lahainaluna (WMS) Aug 30 rush 8-17 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs King Kekaulike Sept 5 rush 16-114, TD rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Baldwin Sept 19 DNP?
∆∆ vs #9 Lahainaluna Sept 27 rush? rec 2-(-5)
∆∆ vs Maui Oct 4
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 11
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Oct 24
∆∆ Total rush 33-140, TD

Heisman Hosoda, Punahou >> Pupule rating: 85
∆∆ vs #7 Saint Louis (Aloha) Aug 29 rush 5-28 rec 3-56, TD (23)
∆∆ vs Damien (Aloha) Sept 5 rush 0-0 rec 5-94, TD (20)
∆∆ vs St. Francis Sept 13 rush 3-22, TD (1) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs ‘Iolani Sept 27 rush 0-0 rec 2-21, TD (16)
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Oct 3 rush 0-0 rec 2-52, TD (37)
∆∆ vs #6 Kamehameha (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 10 rush 8-53 rec 2-40
∆∆ vs #3 Saint Louis (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 25 rush 0-0 rec 5-45 (INJ – leg)
∆∆ Total rush 16-103, TD
rec 19-308, 4 TD

Freedom Alualu, Farrington >> Pupule rating: 84
5-8, 252, So.
∆∆ vs Waipahu (Aloha) Aug 16 rush 1-7
∆∆ vs #9 Kapolei (Ticky) Aug 23 rush 0-0
∆∆ @ Moanalua Aug 29 rush 3-30 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Aiea (Ticky) Sept 6 rush 2-21 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Kailua Sept 12 rush 2-18 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #2 Mililani Sept 27 rush 5-28 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #6 Campbell (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 3-13 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Waianae (playoff) Oct 17 rush 4-20 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #5 Kahuku (Aloha) (semifinal) Oct 23 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 20-137
Note: Prime blocker as FB.

Ronald Matautia, Kapolei, 5-11, 205, Sr. >> Pupule rating: 84
LB/RB, 5-11, 205, Sr.
∆∆ @ #5 Kahuku Aug 15 rush 6-36, TD (5)
∆∆ @ #6 Farrington (Ticky) Aug 23 rush 7-26
∆∆ vs #2 Mililani Aug 30 rush 2-2 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Moanalua Sept 5 rush 8-64, 2 TD (3,6)
∆∆ #6 Campbell Sept 12 rush 1-2 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Kailua Sept 19 rush 4-10, 2 TD (4,1) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Aiea Oct 4 rush 3-3
∆∆ @ #4 Kahuku Oct 17 rush 2-(-1)
∆∆ Total rush 33-142, 5 TD; 4.3 YPC; 17.8 YPG
Note: Full-time LB.


Austin May, Campbell >> Pupule rating: 84
Sr.
∆∆ vs Castle Aug 15 rush 7-38, TD (25)
∆∆ vs Moanalua Aug 22 rush 12-80, TD (1) rec 1-4
∆∆ vs Kailua Sept 5 rush 6-27 rec 1-21
∆∆ @ Kapolei Sept 12 rush 5-33 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #2 Mililani Sept 19 rush 7-32 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Aiea Sept 27 rush 13-82 rec 1-(-4)
∆∆ vs #7 Farrington (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 15-53, TD (4) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Waipahu Oct 10 rush 9-48, TD (4) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #7 Leilehua (playoff) Oct 17 rush 15-92, TD (38) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #2 Mililani (Aloha) (semifinal) Oct 23 rush 11-58 rec 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 100-543, 5 TD; 5.4 YPC; 54.3 YPG
rec 3-21
XP: The Sabers have been able to move the ball on the ground most nights, but Mililani kept them quite for almost the entire first half in last week’s OIA semifinal.

10/22
The Sabers have quite a luxury with two quality RBs in May and Terell Johnson. May’s familiarity with the offense and quick decisions make him an effective weapon, particularly when they need to move the chains. Two backs with fresh legs throughout a game are a great place to be for the Sabers during the postseason.

Trensten Spragling, Kapolei, 5-8, 170, Sr. >> Pupule rating: 84
5-8, 170, Sr.
∆∆ @ #5 Kahuku Aug 15 rush 8-29
∆∆ @ #6 Farrington (Ticky) Aug 23 rush 18-74
∆∆ vs #2 Mililani Aug 30 rush 2-(-3)
∆∆ @ Moanalua Sept 5 rush 14-87, 2 TD (11,21)
∆∆ #6 Campbell Sept 12 rush 8-11, TD (5) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Kailua Sept 19 rush 6-18 rec 1-(-6)
∆∆ vs Aiea Oct 4 DNP
∆∆ @ #4 Kahuku Oct 17 rush 7-0
∆∆ Total rush 63-216, 3 TD; 3.4 YPC; 30.9 YPG
rec 1-(-6)

Jurick Valdez, Waianae >> Pupule rating: 84
5-6, 155, Jr.
∆∆ vs Moanalua Aug 15 rush 18-73, 2 TD rec 3-36
∆∆ @ #10 Kaiser Aug 22 rush 10-18 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #7 Leilehua Aug 29 rush 3-14 rec 1-(-3)
∆∆ vs McKinley Sept 5 DNP?
∆∆ vs Castle Sept 19 rush 2-(-2) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Waipahu Sept 26 rush 9-42 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #5 Kahuku (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 4-13 rec 1-11, TD (11)
∆∆ vs Aiea (playoff) Oct 11 rush 8-191, 3 TD (50,45,78) rec 1-14
∆∆ vs #5 Farrington (Ticky) (playoff) Oct 17 DNP (INJ – hamstring)
∆∆ Total rush 46-158, 2 TD; 3.4 YPC; 26.3 YPG
rec 5-44, TD

Makoa Freitas, Kamehameha >> Pupule rating: 83
∆∆ vs St. Francis Sept 5 rush 14-82, 2 TD (3, 2) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Damien Sept 11 rush 11-48 rec 1-12
∆∆ vs #8 Saint Louis (Aloha) Sept 20 rush DNP?
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Sept 27 rush 3-38, TD (29) rec ?
∆∆ vs ‘Iolani Oct 3 DNP
∆∆ vs #1 Punahou (Aloha) Oct 10 DNP
∆∆ vs #3 Saint Louis (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 17 DNP
∆∆ Total rush 28-168, 3 TD; 6.5 YPC
rec 1-12

Bugsy Tui, Farrington >> Pupule rating: 83
FB, 5-7, 248, Sr.
∆∆ vs Waipahu (Aloha) Aug 16 rush 1-0
∆∆ vs #9 Kapolei (Ticky) Aug 23 rush 5-23 rec 1-1
∆∆ @ Moanalua Aug 29 rush 1-4 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Aiea (Ticky) Sept 6 rush 4-45 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Kailua Sept 12 rush 4-30, TD rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #2 Mililani Sept 27 rush 0-0 rec 1-3
∆∆ vs #6 Campbell (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 1-1 rec 1-8
∆∆ vs Waianae (playoff) Oct 17 rush 4-34 rec 1-(-8)
∆∆ vs #5 Kahuku (Aloha) (semifinal) Oct 23 rush 3-9 rec 1-9
∆∆ Total rush 23-166
rec 5-13

Soane Vaohea, Maui >> Pupule rating: 83
∆∆ vs Kealakehe (WMS) Aug 15 DNP?
∆∆ vs KS-Maui (WMS) Aug 21
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Aug 29 rush 7-53 rec 2-30
∆∆ vs #9 Lahainaluna (WMS) Sept 13 DNP?
∆∆ vs King Kekaulike (WMS) Sept 20 rush 8-101, 2 TD
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 4
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Oct 11 rush 4-37 rec 1-20
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 17 DNP?
∆∆ vs #8 Lahainaluna (WMS) Oct 25 DNP?
∆∆ Total rush 15-154, 2 TD; 10.3 YPC; 77 YPG

Kepono Kawaaloa, Damien >> Pupule rating: 82
RB/DB, 5-6, 153, Jr.
∆∆ @ Kauai (Vidinha) Aug 23 rush 9-25 rec 3-18
∆∆ @ ‘Iolani Aug 29 rush 2-5 rec 1-7
∆∆ vs #1 Punahou (Aloha) Sept 5 rush 3-5 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #3 Kamehameha Sept 11 rush 10-82, TD (77) rec 1-12
∆∆ vs St Francis (Aloha) Sept 20 rush 16-124 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #3 Saint Louis (Aloha) Oct 3 rush 15-74, TD (1) rec 1-1
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Oct 10
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 17
∆∆ @ ‘Iolani (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 24
∆∆ Total rush 55-315, 2 TD; 5.7 YPC; 52.5 YPG
rec 6-38

Samson Low, Damien >> Pupule rating: 82
RB/DB, 5-6, 148, Sr.
∆∆ @ Kauai (Vidinha) Aug 23 rush 8-43 rec 1-16
∆∆ @ ‘Iolani Aug 29 rush 14-62 rec 2-10
∆∆ vs #1 Punahou (Aloha) Sept 5 rush 8-11 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #3 Kamehameha Sept 11 rush 4-(-1) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs St Francis (Aloha) Sept 20 rush 10-24, TD, 2-pt run rec 1-6
∆∆ vs #3 Saint Louis (Aloha) Oct 3 rush 19-81, 2-pt run rec 2-4
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Oct 10 rush 19-101 rec 1-(-2)
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 17 rush 21-177, 3 TD (2,37,8) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ ‘Iolani (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 24 rush 7-11 rec 4-11
∆∆ Total rush 110-394, 4 TD
rec 11-45

Elijah McCarthy-Gouveia, Kapaa >> Pupule rating: 82
5-8, 160, Sr.
∆∆ vs Lahainaluna (Vidinha) Aug 16 rush 14-74, TD (1)
∆∆ @ Waimea (Hanapepe) Aug 29 DNP?
∆∆ @ Kauai (Vidinha) Sept 12 rush 6-48
∆∆ vs Waimea (Vidinha) Sept 20 rush 12-43, 2 TD
∆∆ @ Kauai (Vidinha) Oct 4 rush 17-117
∆∆ @ Waimea (Hanapepe) Oct 11 DNP
∆∆ @ Kauai (Vidinha) Oct 25 rush 0-0 rec 1-7
∆∆ Total rush 49-282, 3 TD

Leighton Rosa, St. Francis >> Pupule rating: 82
RB/CB, 5-6, 145, So.
∆∆ @ Keaau Aug 16 rush 116 yd, TD
∆∆ vs Holy Trinity (Canada) Aug 23 rush 14-84, TD rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Aug 29 rush 19-91 rec 1-5
∆∆ @ #3 Kamehameha Sept 5 rush 2-5 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #1 Punahou Sept 13 rush 1-4 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs #5 Saint Louis (Aloha) Sept. 27 rush 7-45, TD (1) rec 3-4
∆∆ @ Iolani Oct 17 rush 1-7 rec 2-26
∆∆ Total rush

Kekoa Kaluahine-Cacal, Kapaa >> Pupule rating: 81
5-6, 175, Jr.
∆∆ vs Lahainaluna (Vidinha) Aug 16 rush 19-61
∆∆ @ Waimea Aug 29 rush 14-72
∆∆ @ Kauai (Vidinha) Sept 12 rush 7-26
∆∆ vs Waimea (Vidinha) Sept 20 rush 8-94, TD
∆∆ @ Kauai (Vidinha) Oct 4 rush
∆∆ @ Waimea (Hanapepe) Oct 11
∆∆ @ Kauai (Vidinha) Oct 25 rush 5-53, TD
∆∆ Total rush 53-306, 2 TD

Raymond Caayon, Saint Louis >> Pupule rating 80
5-9, 175, Sr.
∆∆ vs Mililani Aug 16 rush 10-41, FL rec 1-(-6)
∆∆ vs St. John Bosco (Calif) Aug 22 rush 1-3
∆∆ vs #1 Punahou (Aloha) Aug 29 rush 12-75
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Sept 5 DNP?
∆∆ @ ‘Iolani Sept 13 DNP?
∆∆ vs #4 Kamehameha (Aloha) Sept 20 DNP?
∆∆ vs St Francis (Aloha) Sept 27 DNP?
∆∆ vs Damien (Aloha) Oct 3 DNP
∆∆ vs #6 Kamehameha (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 17 DNP
∆∆ vs #1 Punahou (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 25 DNP
∆∆ Total rush 23-129; 5.6 YPC; 43 YPG;
rec 1-6

Jrue Williams, Kahuku >> Pupule rating: 79
∆∆ vs #10 Kapolei Aug 15 rush 7-43
∆∆ vs Waipahu Aug 22 rush 3-18
∆∆ vs McKinley (Ticky) Aug 29 rush 3-12
∆∆ @ Castle Sept 12 rush 3-27
∆∆ @ Kaiser Sept 19
∆∆ vs #4 Leilehua Sept 27
∆∆ vs Waianae (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 1-(-1) rec 2-33
∆∆ vs Kapolei (playoff) Oct 17 rush 1-4 rec 1-7
∆∆ vs #6 Campbell (playoff) Oct 23 rush 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 16-103
rec 3-40

Bubba Ellis-Noa, Konawaena >> Pupule rating: 78
5-8, 205
∆∆ vs Kauai Aug 16 rush 12-67, TD
∆∆ vs KS-Hawaii Aug 29 rush 12-26, TD
∆∆ @ Keaau Sept 5
∆∆ vs Waiakea Sept 13
∆∆ @ Konawaena Sept 19 rush 0-0 rec 8-98, TD (51)
∆∆ @ Honokaa Sept 26
∆∆ @ Hilo (Wong) Oct 3 rush 4-7
∆∆ vs Kealakehe Oct 10 rush 13-87 rec 3-(-9)
∆∆ vs Hawaii Prep Oct 24
∆∆ Total rush 28-100, 2 TD

Kaeo Batacan, KS-Hawaii >> Pupule rating: 75
5-5, 140, Jr.
∆∆ @ Konawaena Aug 29 rush 22-72 rec 1-4
∆∆ @ #10 Hilo (Wong) Sept 5 rush 9-23 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Kealakehe Sept 12 rush 10-36 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Waiakea Sept 19
∆∆ @ Hawaii Prep Sept 27 ?
∆∆ vs Honokaa Oct 3 rush 9-60, TD
∆∆ @ Keaau Oct 11 rush 7-114, TD
∆∆ vs Honokaa Oct 24 rush 7-131, 2 TD
∆∆ Total rush 64-436, 4 TD; 6.8 YPC
rec 1-4

Ekolu Young, Kapolei, 5-10, 200, Sr. >> Pupule rating: 75
5-10, 200, Sr.
∆∆ @ #5 Kahuku Aug 15 rush 11-27
∆∆ @ #6 Farrington (Ticky) Aug 23 rush 4-16
∆∆ vs #2 Mililani Aug 30 rush 4-(-4), FL rec 3-46
∆∆ @ Moanalua Sept 5 rush 6-25 rec 0-0
∆∆ #6 Campbell Sept 12 rush 5-24 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Kailua Sept 19 rush 1-0
∆∆ vs Aiea Oct 4 rush 8-22, TD (4) rec 0-0
∆∆ @ #4 Kahuku Oct 17 rush 2-5
∆∆ Total rush 41-115

Bishop Moore, Roosevelt >> Pupule rating: 75
5-4, 135, Sr.
∆∆ vs Pearl City Aug 15 rush 14-16
∆∆ vs Radford Aug 22 rush 10-52 (INJ – knee)
∆∆ Total rush 24-68

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Reupena Fitisemanu, Kahuku
6-0, 265, Sr. (ILB/FB)
∆∆ vs #10 Kapolei Aug 15 rush 6-25
∆∆ vs Waipahu Aug 22 DNP
∆∆ vs McKinley (Ticky) Aug 29 rush 0-0
∆∆ @ Castle Sept 12 rush 5-29, TD (12)
∆∆ @ Kaiser Sept 19 rush 5-15
∆∆ vs #4 Leilehua Sept 27 rush 1-(-2)
∆∆ vs Waianae (Aloha) Oct 4 rush 1-0
∆∆ vs Kapolei (playoff) Oct 17 rush 3-8
∆∆ vs #6 Campbell (playoff) Oct 23 rush 3-10
∆∆ Total rush 24-85
Note: Full-time at LB.

Salanoa Alo-Wily, Kahuku
∆∆ vs #10 Kapolei Aug 15 rush 2-5
∆∆ vs Waipahu Aug 22 rush 2-46, 2 TD (1,45)
∆∆ vs McKinley (Ticky) Aug 29 rush 2-5 rec 1-25
∆∆ @ Castle Sept 12 rush 7-119, TD (3)
∆∆ @ Kaiser Sept 19 rush 9-45 rec 1-16
∆∆ vs #4 Leilehua Sept 27 rush 5-14
∆∆ vs Waianae (Aloha) Oct 4 rush
∆∆ vs Kapolei (playoff) Oct 17 rush 8-36
∆∆ vs #6 Campbell (playoff) Oct 23 rush 4-20
∆∆ Total rush 39-290, 3 TD

Gage Quinabo-Reis, Kalani
∆∆ vs Waialua Aug 16 rush 11-44 rec 1-10
∆∆ @ Kalaheo (Kailua field) Aug 23 DNP?
∆∆ vs Anuenue (Kaiser Stadium) Aug 29 DNP?
∆∆ @ Roosevelt Sept 5 DNP?
∆∆ vs Radford (Kaiser Stadium) Sept 12 DNP?
∆∆ vs Kaimuki (Kaiser Stadium) Sept 20
∆∆ @ Pearl City Oct 3
∆∆ Nanakuli (Kaiser Stadium) Oct 11
∆∆ @ Nanakuli (playoff) Oct 25

Soli Afalava, Kahuku
6-2, 201, Sr. 
∆∆ vs #10 Kapolei Aug 15 rush 6-25
∆∆ vs Waipahu Aug 22 rush 0-0
∆∆ vs McKinley (Ticky) Aug 29 rush 0-0
∆∆ @ Castle Sept 12 rush 3-16
∆∆ @ Kaiser Sept 19 rush 2-3
∆∆ vs #4 Leilehua Sept 27
∆∆ vs Waianae (Aloha) Oct 4
∆∆ vs Kapolei (playoff) Oct 17 rush 0-0
∆∆ vs #6 Campbell (playoff) Oct 23 rush 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 11-44
Note Full-time at safety.

Sunshine Anuenue, Nanakuli
5-7, 195, Jr.
∆∆ vs Roosevelt Aug 29 rush 13-90 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Kaimuki Sept 13 rush 6-17 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Pearl City Sept 26 rush 1-(-1) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Radford (Ticky) Oct 3
∆∆ vs Kalani (Kaiser Stadium) Oct 11
∆∆ vs Kalani (playoff) Oct 25

Algene Kelekolio, Konawaena
5-4, 135
∆∆ vs Kauai Aug 16 rush 0-0
∆∆ vs KS-Hawaii Aug 29 rush 0-0
∆∆ @ Keaau Sept 5
∆∆ vs Waiakea Sept 13
∆∆ @ Konawaena Sept 19 rush 14-69, TD
∆∆ @ Honokaa Sept 26
∆∆ @ Hilo (Wong) Oct 3
∆∆ vs Kealakehe Oct 10 rush 0-0 rec 3-20
∆∆ vs Hawaii Prep Oct 24

Donovan Defang, Lahainaluna
∆∆ @ Kapaa (Vidinha) Aug 16 rush 12-53 rec
∆∆ vs King Kekaulike (WMS) Aug 22 DNP?
∆∆ vs KS-Maui (WMS) Aug 30 DNP?
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Sept 6
∆∆ vs Maui (WMS) Sept 13 rush 7-20 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ KS-Maui Sept 27 DNP?
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 3
∆∆ vs Baldwin Oct 17
∆∆ vs Maui Oct 25

Ansen Cabanilla, Lahainaluna
∆∆ @ Kapaa (Vidinha) Aug 16
∆∆ vs King Kekaulike (WMS) Aug 22 rush 4-62, TD (37)
∆∆ vs KS-Maui (WMS) Aug 30 rush 0-0 rec 2-28
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Sept 6
∆∆ vs Maui (WMS) Sept 13
∆∆ @ KS-Maui Sept 27 rush 0-0 rec 2-49, TD (43)
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 3 rush 0-0 rec 1-14
∆∆ vs Baldwin Oct 17
∆∆ vs Maui Oct 25 rush 12-36 rec 0-0

Kaysan Nakatsu, Kamehameha
∆∆ St. Francis Sept 5 rush 10-54, TD (11) rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Damien Sept 11 DNP?
∆∆ vs #8 Saint Louis (Aloha) Sept 20 rush 1-(-2)
∆∆ vs Pac-Five (Aloha) Sept 27
∆∆ vs ‘Iolani Oct 3 rush 5-17
∆∆ vs #1 Punahou (Aloha) Oct 10 rush 0-0
∆∆ vs #3 Saint Louis (Aloha) (playoff) Oct 17 rush 0-0
∆∆ Total rush 28-216, 3 TD; 7.7 YPC

Keith Jones II, Kaiser
Jr.
∆∆ vs Aiea Aug 16 rush 4-8
∆∆ vs Waianae Aug 22 rush 1-9
∆∆ vs Waipahu Sept 5 rush 16-135, TD (8) rec 1-6
∆∆ vs McKinley Sept 12 rush 4-29 rec 1-13
∆∆ vs #3 Kahuku Sept 19 DNP?
∆∆ @ Castle Sept 26 DNP?
∆∆ @ #8 Leilehua Oct 3 rush 2-(-1) rec 0-0
∆∆ Moanalua (playoff) Oct 10 rush 13-62 rec 1-4
∆∆ @ #2 Mililani (playoff) Oct 17 rush 7-28 rec 1-7
∆∆ Total rush 47-270, TD; 5.7 YPC
rec 4-30

Kyrus Rapacon, Kauai
RB/TE/DE, 5-10, 235, Sr.
∆∆ @ Konawaena Aug 16 DNP?
∆∆ vs Damien (Vidinha) Aug 23 rush 8-10 rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Waimea (Vidinha) Sept 5 rush 20-136, TD rec 0-0
∆∆ vs Kapaa (Vidinha) Sept 12 rush 6-14 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Waimea Sept 26
∆∆ vs Kapaa (Vidinha) Oct 4 rush 8-30 rec 2-9 pass 1-1-0-5
∆∆ vs Waimea (Vidinha) Oct 18 rush 13-114, 2 TD (45,5) rec 1-13
∆∆ @ Kapaa Oct 25 rush 13-48 rec 0-0
∆∆ Total 68-352, 2 TD

Solomon Lopes-Liutolo, McKinley
∆∆ vs Kaiser (Ticky) Sept 12 rush 11-94, TD (1) rec 1-0
∆∆ vs Waipahu (Ticky) Sept 20 rush 8-13
∆∆ Total 4 gm rush 20-132, TD; 6.6 YPC; 33 YPG
rec 1-0

C. Paneku, KS-Hawaii
∆∆ vs Kealakehe Sept 12 rush 16-67 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Hawaii Prep Sept 27 ?
∆∆ vs Honokaa Oct 3 rush 8-85, 3 TD
∆∆ @ Keaau Oct 11 rush 8-72, TD
∆∆ vs Honokaa Oct 24 rush 8-40 rec 1-16

Sheadon Kalei, Roosevelt
∆∆ vs Kalaheo Sept 19 11-55
∆∆ vs Anuenue Sept 26 W (forfeit)

Kawika Cavanh, Kalaheo
∆∆ @ Roosevelt Sept 19 rush 15-55
∆∆ vs Kaimuki Oct 3 rush 17-102

Kodi Ongory-Mathaias, Aiea
5-7, 170, Jr.
∆∆ @ Kaiser Aug 15 rush 14-43 1-1-0-19
∆∆ @ Kailua Aug 30 rush 10-16, TD
∆∆ vs #5 Farrington (Ticky) Sept 6 rush 10-37 rec 2-2
∆∆ vs #2 Mililani Sept 12 rush 11-30
∆∆ @ Moanalua Sept 19 rush 15-47 rec 1-13
∆∆ vs #8 Campbell Sept 27 DNP?
∆∆ vs Kapolei Oct 4
∆∆ @ Waianae (playoff) Oct 11 rush 7-34, TD (1)
∆∆ Total rush 67-207, 2 TD
rec 3-15

M. Lele, Waialua
∆∆ vs Anuenue Oct 4 rush 9-80, TD

Laakea Day, King Kekaulike
∆∆ vs Baldwin Sept 26 rush 12-79
∆∆ vs #9 Lahainaluna Oct 3 rush 6-17
∆∆ vs KS-Maui Oct 11 rush 15-80
∆∆ vs Maui Oct 17


Hanisi Lotulelei, Maui
∆∆ vs Baldwin (WMS) Oct 11 rush 13-62
∆∆ @ King Kekaulike Oct 17 rush 6-127, 2 TD (93,6)
∆∆ vs #8 Lahainaluna (WMS) Oct 25 rush 14-38

SUMMARY
There are several impressive running backs this year, but I also wonder about a large number of RBs who have played part of the season. Some have missed games due to injury, and some I’m not sure at this point what happened. One of them is 6-foot, 225-pound Onosai Emelio of Maui, who did not play in the Sabers’ past two games. The games-played situation has been varied. Mililani’s Vavae Malepeai has gotten his share of carries, though he probably wouldn’t mind getting even more. Then there’s Punahou’s Wayne Taulapapa (10.4 yards per attempt), who team has played in a minimal number of games, and because of blowout wins, his workload has been very light so far. He still runs with ferocity, though, maybe fueled by the lack of action.

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