VIDEO: Post-game, Saint Louis 3-peats with win over Mililani

Saint Louis running back Dayton Sam held the ball in the air after rushing for one of his two touchdowns against Mililani in the state championship game. Photo by Cindy Ellen Russell/Star-Advertiser.

The result was almost anticlimactic as No. 1 Saint Louis defeated second-seeded Mililani 38-17 for the Open Division title in the First Hawaiian Bank/HHSAA Football State Championships at Aloha Stadium on Saturday night. An air-tight defense stifled the potent Mililani offense, getting huge performances from CB Korvin Feagins (nine tackles, three interceptions, three deflections and one forced fumble) and LB Jordan Botelho (six tackles, 2.5 sacks, fumble recovery and 74-yard return for a TD).


For head coach Cal Lee, this is title No. 18, from the first Oahu Prep Bowl championship in 1983 — 14 in all — to four state crowns. That includes the last three in a row.









COMMENTS

  1. ILH November 25, 2018 3:59 am

    Just want to say what an awesome team this year, Should be tough to beat again next year, but for this year we are the Champions, 2016, 2017, 2018, Open Division State Champions. now just waiting for all the negative talk about these Crusaders, all the if’s and but’s and cry babies with all there excuses, Crusaders should shut these cry babies and complainers for awhile now that the season is over, great coaching staff period.


  2. RRFL November 25, 2018 7:30 am

    Congratulations to the crusaders on an awesome game and season!!


  3. Rebel November 25, 2018 7:38 am

    Hope Cal Lee Coaches till he 100 yrs. old. Once he steps down, the dynasty will fall, like before.
    Good Job 2018 Crusaders…


  4. Oldster November 25, 2018 8:53 am

    Congratulations. Makes us old guys feel young again watching you. Great season!! Class of 1953


  5. Bone 1 November 25, 2018 10:24 am

    Great Job Boys!!! Crusader Strong!!!!!! G2G


  6. Hawaii vs Mainland November 25, 2018 12:18 pm

    Bring on the nations best


  7. Sports Parent November 25, 2018 1:19 pm

    Rumors circulating from some StL insider alumni that Cal considering stepping down after this win because he has proven everything. I hope he doesn’t, because StL dynasty is making football better across the state.


  8. Lisa Vaimoui November 25, 2018 2:16 pm

    It doesn’t matter who the coach is, anybody can coach a team. What matters is the belief that is instilled in the athlete by the coaches who believe their worth. Coaches need to get along as well because athletes feed off of their examples.

    If an athlete is as talented and skilled a player as he or she believes they are, they will produce, excel and succeed anywhere in this world and in life.

    So, as to not take away from their victory last night, CONGRATULATIONS to St. Louis on a well deserved win… And, CONGRATULATIONS to Mililani on a hard fought battle and not giving up.

    Nothing but love from this RR alum and mom of a Saber.


  9. "UNITY=STRENGTH" November 25, 2018 10:44 pm

    St. Louis got to take on a top ten team from the mainland. let’s go coach Cal before even thinking to step down schedule a match up anything it takes. This team I believe was being prepared for Bishop Gormon not Narbonne (But give credit) who was the team to beat last year that beat one of our own Kahuku!!! They prepared and not to boast and brag or anything a much bigger picture but then again these are young men!!! What happened? Make sure get rock solid info then put it on social media if the team cancels to play everybody will know why!!!:) Shout out to Coach York and the Millilani Trojans they played and scored on the number 8 team in the Nation from the 808!!!:)


  10. "UNITY=STRENGTH" November 25, 2018 11:28 pm

    Wanted to rephrase (Shout out to coach York and his Millilani Trojans they played and scored on the number eight team in the nation also from the 808 next year!!!:)


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