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Running with the Big Dog

Kauai – only Neighbor Island football team advance in HHSAA

KALAHEO (6-4)       7          0          6 — 13

KAUA‘I (8-1) 0          3          14        0 — 17

Kala – Justin Pagan 1 run (Danielle Ferguson kick)

Kaua‘i – FG Shea Shimabukuro 23

Kaua‘i – Darren Acoba 30 run (Shimabukuro kick)

Kala – Nainoa Frank 11 pass from Pagan (kick failed)

Kaua‘i – Acoba 29 run (Shimabukuro kick)

RUSHING – Kalaheo: Jesse Carney 12-52, Pagan 19-27, Mana Maglinti 2-4. Kaua‘i: Jake Leake 9-48, Darren Acoba 14-153, Travis Koga 9-49, Keoki Pantorilla 1-3, Kamu Motooka 3-20, Dreyke Smith-Butac 1-4, Shimabukuro 1-(minus-2), Team 1-(minus-1).

PASSING – Kalaheo: Pagan 14-20-1–143. Kauai: Shimabukuro 2-4-0–25.

RECEIVING – Kalaheo: Nainoa Frank 8-97, Sage Richardson 3-23, Carney 3-23. Kauai: Acoba 2-25.

Kaua‘i advances to play No. 1 seed ‘Iolani (7-3) in the semifinals at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at ‘Iolani’s Eddie Hamada Field. 

 NOTES: Kalaheo opened the game with a 16-play, 71-yard drive capped by Justin Pagan’s 1-yard quarterback sneak for a touchdown, milking 7 minutes, 52 seconds off the clock. Kaua‘i closed it to 7-3 on Shea Shimabukuro’s 23-yard field goal two seconds before halftime, then took a 10-7 lead 50 seconds into the third quarter after Darren Acoba’s 30-yard TD run. The Mustangs took the lead back at 13-10 on Justin Pagan’s 11-yard touchdown pass to Nainoa Frank with 1:50 left in the third quarter, but the extra point attempt failed. Kaua‘i then took the lead for good on Acoba’s 29-yard TD run down the left sideline with 38 seconds remaining in the third quarter. Kaua‘i sealed the game after recovering a fumble at the Kalaheo 36-yard line with 1:54 left.


November 14, 2010 - Posted by | Events | , , , , ,

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