Lahainaluna vs. Baldwin
Today War Memorial Stadium
Lahainaluna has already clinched the Maui Interscholastic League first-round title in Division II. Baldwin would secure the D-I first-round crown with a win tonight. The Bears are 67-3-1 in MIL play since mid-2004, with two of the losses to the Lunas.
Lunas at a glance
Makoa Filikitonga is the fourth in the league in passing with 143 yards and fifth on the rushing list with 127 yards on six carries - his 21.2 yards per carry is the best for anyone with more than one attempt. Jared Rocha-Islas has scored a league-best 31 points.
Bears at a glance
Chris Kazanecki is second in the MIL in receptions, with nine for 100 yards and a touchdown, while Kawela Kaeo-Mata has eight catches for 117 yards and two scores. The pair has all but six of Baldwin's catches in league play.
Maui High at Kamehameha Maui
Saturday Kanaiaupuni Stadium
Maui High comes off its bye looking to build momentum for the second round. Kamehameha Maui is coming off one of its most encouraging games in several years, a seven-point loss to Baldwin last week in which the Warriors trailed by four touchdowns.
Sabers at a glance
Daniel Kelley and Onosai Emelio are third and fourth in the MIL in rushing, respectively, while Tyson Takabayashi got the passing game in gear in a 32-7 victory over King Ke-kaulike two weeks ago. Maui High ranks second in the league on defense.
Warriors at a glance
Chase Newton leads the league in passing yards with 490, nearly double the total of anyone else. Joshua Hiwatashi has an MIL-high 12 catches, and his 147 receiving yards rank second only to teammate Keoni Keanini's 188. Ian Armitage is the No. 6 rusher.