Farmers outlast Pine Lads 30-24
The Maui News
Kaimana Nakayama passed for a touchdown and ran for another as the Molokai High School football team outlasted Lanai 30-24 on Saturday in Lanai City.
In a back-and-forth battle between last year’s Maui Interscholastic League eight-player co-champions, it was the Farmers who improved to 2-0 after all was said and done with the teams’ first meeting of 2019. The teams do play again, in the league’s final regular-season game Oct. 5 on the Friendly Isle.
Nalima Puaa-Aki and Jordan Kupau also ran for touchdowns for the Farmers, while Kawena English caught a 17-yard TD pass from Nakayama to give the Farmers the lead for good with 4 seconds left in the third quarter. Neither team scored in the fourth.
Devrene Kahananui Alejado ran for 210 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries, and also was 6-of-13 passing for 170 yards and two scores for the Pine Lads (1-1). Jesse Sigrah had 64 yards and a touchdown receiving along with 62 yards on the ground, and Kekoa Catiel had two catches for 60 yards.
Molokai 6 8 16 0–30
Lanai 0 8 16 0–24
MOL–Nalima Puaa-Aki 4 run (kick failed), 4:49.
LAN–Jesse Sigrah 62 pass from Devrene Kahananui Alejado (Sigrah pass from Kahananui Alejado), 9:16.
MOL–Kaimana Nakayama 1 run (Jordan Kupau pass from Nakayama), 7:36.
LAN–Kainalu Kapu 10 pass from Kahananui Alejado (Kahananui-Alejado run), 7:09.
MOL–Kupau 5 run (Nakayama run), 2:05.
LAN–Kahananui Alejado 69 run (Kahananui Alejado run), 1:16.
MOL–Kawena English 17 pass from Nakayama (Dion Kahiwa Augustiro run), 0:04.
W L Pct PF PA
Molokai 2 0 1.000 80 32
Lanai 1 1 .500 82 30
Hana 0 2 .000 8 108
Molokai 30, Lanai 24
Saturday, Sept. 21
Hana at Molokai, 11 a.m.