The warm temperatures and cool trade winds are nice enough, but the evening sunset view at Raymond Torii Field in Waianae is like few other sites. The USA Today has started a national poll for the best home field in the country for prep football, and Waianae’s Torii Field is seeded No. 3. The head-to-head format among 16 teams is underway.
UPDATE, Wednesday, 9 a.m.
Within the past 18 hours, the voting has exploded in the poll. At the time the USA Today’s poll link was posted on Hawaii Prep World (Tuesday), Waianae’s Raymond Torii Field led Diamond Ranch Academy Stadium (Utah) 105-100. The margin is now 2,620 to 1,163 in favor of Torii Field.
UPDATE, Thursday, 1:30 p.m.
The count for this head-to-head vote is nearly 11,000 and Raymond Torii Field has more than 63 percent of the vote. The exact count is 6,821 for Torii Field and 4,001 for Diamond Ranch.