Bishop Gorman beats Kahuku in Las Vegas
DAVID BECKER / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
Bishop Gorman’s Amod Cianelli (26) avoids a tackle from Kahuku’s Kekaula Kaniho (1) during the first half.
Tate Martell accounted for five touchdowns to lead Bishop Gorman, the No. 1-ranked team in the country, to a 35-7 win over No. 17 Kahuku on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Martell threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to extend the Gaels’ winning streak to 44 games.
Freshman Sol-Jay Maiava scored on a 45-yard touchdown run in the second quarter for Kahuku (5-1), which had its 18-game winning streak snapped.
Kahuku gave up more points against Bishop Gorman than it had allowed in its first five games total this season.
Running back Elvis Vakapuna had 57 rushing yards on 20 carries. Kahuku was held to 142 total yards and only 43 yards in the second half.
Maiava finished 3-for-9 for 33 yards passing.
Kahuku returns home to play at Moanalua next Saturday.