Top Players & Watch List: RBs 10/9

TOP PLAYERS
And Players To Watch list
Updated 10/9/14
Statistics as of Oct. 4

RUNNING BACKS
1. 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
∆∆ Total rush 134-889, 17 TD; 6.6 YPC; 127 YPG
2-pt run
rec 7-78, TD; 11.1 YPR; 11.1 YPG
Extra point: That’s a steady diet of 20-plus carries per game over his last three — 24 per contest, to be exact.

2. Ranan Mamiya, Farrington >> Pupule rating: 97
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
∆∆ Total rush 81-725, 13 TD; 9 YPC; 103.6 YPG
rec 10-158, TD; 15.8 YPR; 22.6 YPG
KR – TD
PR – TD
PASS – TD
Extra point: With QB Montana Liana out (suspension), the Governors ran on every play but three with Mamiya (24 carries) leading the way over the Sabers.


3. (tie) 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 5 rush 20-109, 2 TD (27,1) rec 2-48
∆∆ Total rush 144-861, 15 TD; 6 YPC; 123 YPG
rec 20-296, TD; 14.8 YPR; 42.3 YPG
Extra point: 1,159 yards from scrimmage in seven games. Oh, and 16 total TDs. Who is this guy???

3. (tie) Wayne Taulapapa, Punahou >> Pupule rating: 96
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
∆∆ Total rush 50-568, 13 TD; 11.4 YPC; 113.6 YPG
rec 7-63
Extra point: 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.

5. Kesi Ah-Hoy, Kahuku >> Pupule rating: 93
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
∆∆ Total rush 65-380, 6 TD; 5.8 YPC; 54.3 YPG
rec 8-175
KR – TD
Pass – TD
Extra point: His numbers have fluctuated, but when he’s in open space, there’s hardly a more exciting runner with the ball.

6. (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
∆∆ Total rush 95-674, 6 TD; 7.1 YPC; 96.3 YPG
rec 7-67, TD
Extra point: Split the load with Austin May (15 carries) against Farrington.

6. (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 St Francis (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
∆∆ Total rush 102-712, 11 TD; 7 YPC; 101.7 YPG
2-pt run
rec 2-66
Extra point: Pascua keeps making an impact against D-I and D-II opponents alike.

8. (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.

8. (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
∆∆ Total rush 67-581, 7 TD; 8.7 YPC; 116.2 YPG
rec 6-47
Extra point: His success has been mostly through sheer determination rather than nifty moves. That run-first approach has the Falcons competing again for a playoff berth.

10. (tie) Makaila Haina-Horswill, Nanakuli >> Pupule rating: 90
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
∆∆ Total rush 89-872, 10 TD; 7.6 YPC; 124.6 YPG
rec 4-31, TD
Extra point: He’s a fine first-half player, but Haina-Horswill is starting to make a habit of clutch TD runs ini the second half.

10. (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
∆∆ 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)
∆∆ Total rush 56-503, 5 TD; 9 YPC; 100.6 YPG
rec 1-37, TD

10. (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
∆∆ @ 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)
∆∆ Total rush 68-492, 6 TD; 7.2 YPC; 98.4 YPG
rec 14-183, 4 TD
KR – TD
Extra point: Another Sproles-esque performance for the explosively quick playmaker.

13. (tie) Jordan Bayudan, Kamehameha >> Pupule rating: 89
∆∆ 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
∆∆ Total rush 50-469, 10 TD; 9.4 YPC; 93.8 YPG
rec 4-26
Extra point: There’s a wealth of RB talent at Kapalama Heights seemingly every year. Last year, Kainoa Simao stepped up after Kaulana Apelu’s first injury. This year, Bayudan has found a groove with his offensive line. It’s just too bad there are, at the most, three ILH games left, and then two at the state tourney. That’s if the Warriors get there. If they don’t win their league playoff game(s), it could be just two games left in the season.

13. (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
∆∆ Total rush 70-455, 5 TD; 6.5 YPC; 65 YPG
rec 7-91, TD; 13 YPR; 13 YPG
Extra point: Tied his season-high with 16 carries against the Sabers.

13. (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?
∆∆ Total rush 68-518, 5 TD; 7.6 YPC; 103.6 YPG
Extra point: After a huge season-opening performance against Kealakehe, his workload has diminished due to the talented corps of runners at Maui. That’s what works best for the team, but it’s nice for the Sabers to know that Kelley can handle a big workload if necessary.

13. (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.

13. (tie) Ikaika Piceno, Leilehua >> Pupule rating: 89
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
∆∆ Total rush 50-310, 5 TD; 6.2 YPC; 62 YPG
rec 9-173, 2 TD; 19.2 YPR; 43.3 YPG
Extra point: With RB Randy Neverson down, Piceno’s contribution is even more vital.

13. (tie) Jahred Silofau, Saint Louis >> Pupule rating: 89
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)
∆∆ Total rush 48-356, 5 TD; 7.4 YPC; 59.3 YPG
Extra point: The Crusaders used a committee of rushers against Damien: Silofau (seven carries), Jonathon Manalo (six), Ronson Young (six) and Jimmy Gonsalves (three).

13. (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
Extra point: Have some missing statistics to gather, but after seeing him play last year (against Campbell), he’s a physical, explosive back. The lack of a consistent passing game puts a little more of the burden on Spikes, but he thrives on it.

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?
∆∆ 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 3-6
∆∆ Total rush 66-363, 3 TD
rec 5-41
Extra point: It’s a down season for the Red Raiders, but Balisacan has put up some solid numbers.

20. (tie) Onosai Emelio, Maui >> Pupule rating: 88
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
∆∆ Total rush 33-247, 5 TD; 7.5 YPC; 61.8 YPG
Extra point: Tough for any of the talented Maui running backs to break out, but that depth is what makes their offense that much tougher to stop.

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)
∆∆ Total rush 60-227, TD; 3.8 YPC; 32.4 YPG
rec 28-389, 4 TD; 13.9 YPR; 55.6 YPG
Extra point: Half running back, half receiver, Feliciano has a home in this offense. He produces 88 yards per game from scrimmage, which is a credit to him and his coaching staff. There are offensive geniuses in the NFL who have figured out to unleash multiple-skilled guys like Darren Sproles and Percy Harvin, and there are duds who couldn’t figure out what to do with Devin Hester and Tavon Austin.

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 (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
Extra point: Didn’t play against Kaiser.

Storm Lotomau, ‘Iolani >> Pupule rating: 86
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 St Francis (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
∆∆ Total rush 65-393, 7 TD; 6 YPC; 65.5 YPG
rec 0-0

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
∆∆ Total rush 88-480, 5 TD; 5.5 YPC; 68.57 YPG
rec 7-56

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
∆∆ 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)
∆∆ Total rush 8-50, TD; 6.3 YPC; 10 YPG
rec 12-223, 4 TD; 18.6 YPR; 44.6 YPG

Jared Rocha-Islas, Lahainaluna, 5-8, 189, Sr. >> Pupule rating: 85
∆∆ @ 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
∆∆ Total rush 55-421, 5 TD
rec 1-8

Soane Vaohea, Maui >> Pupule rating: 85
∆∆ 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
∆∆ Total rush 15-154, 2 TD; 10.3 YPC; 77 YPG

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
∆∆ Total rush 16-117; 7.3 YPC; 16.7 YPG
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
∆∆ Total rush 31-143, 5 TD; 4.6 YPC; 20.4 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
∆∆ Total rush 65-348, 3 TD; 5.4 YPC; 62.6 YPG
rec 3-21
Extra point: Season-high 15 carries in the loss to Farrington. Though sharing duties with blazing-fast Terell Johnson cuts the load roughly in half, it’s a big plus for Campbell’s offense to have two quality running backs with fresh legs.

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
∆∆ Total rush 56-216, 3 TD; 3.9 YPC; 36 YPG
rec 1-(-6)

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
∆∆ 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
∆∆ Total rush 16-123
rec 3-12

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
∆∆ Total rush 55-315, 2 TD; 5.7 YPC; 52.5 YPG
rec 6-38

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
∆∆ Total rush 49-282, 4 TD; 5.8 YPC

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
∆∆ Total rush 229, 2 TD
rec 4-9

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
∆∆ Total rush 38-253, TD; 6.6 YPC; 63.3 YPG

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
∆∆ Total rush 23-129; 5.6 YPC; 43 YPG;
rec 1-6

Jurick Valdez, Waianae >> Pupule rating: 80
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)
∆∆ Total rush 46-158, 2 TD; 3.4 YPC; 26.3 YPG
rec 5-44, TD

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
∆∆ Total rush 15-99

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
∆∆ 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
∆∆ Total rush 50-191, TD
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
∆∆ Total rush 39-110

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

Samson Low, Damien >> Pupule rating: 75
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
∆∆ Total rush 53-196, TD; 3.7 YPC; 32.7 YPG
rec 5-30

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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
∆∆ Total rush 18-67
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
∆∆ Total rush 27-234, 3 TD; 8.7 YPC; 39 YPG

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

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
∆∆ 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

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

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

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

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
∆∆ 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
∆∆ 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 5
∆∆ Total 4 gm rush 25-181, TD; 7.2 YPC; 45.3 YPG
rec 2-19

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
∆∆ Total 42-190, 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 16-67 rec 0-0
∆∆ @ Hawaii Prep Sept 27 ?
∆∆ vs Honokaa Oct 3 8-85, 3 TD

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
∆∆ Total rush 60-173, TD; 2.9 YPC; 34.6 YPG
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


Not playing
3. Jordan Ross, ‘Iolani, 5-8, 164, Jr. >> Pupule rating: 88

SUMMARY
The quality of top RBs in the ILH and OIA is outstanding with Vavae Malepeai, Wayne Taulapapa, Jensen McDaniel, Kesi Ah-Hoy. Then there’s a multiple-position weapon like Ranan Mamiya. Speedsters like Terell Johnson and K.J. Pascua. But Tristin Spikes (Hilo) is in this elite group, too, a physical, gashing type of back with breakaway speed. Onosai Emelio (6-0, 225) of Maui hasn’t put up huge numbers, but that’s more because of the Sabers’ depth of RB talent. But the most under-the-radar back is probably Jared Rocha-Islas of Lahainaluna. In the Lunas’ misdirection offense, it’s rare for anyone to get more than 15 carries, but Rocha-Islas has been instrumental to their success. When he’s healthy, he’s one of the best in the state.

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