• Mitch Stephens-MaxPreps

No. 25 Kahuku gets defensive in opener


Red Raiders intercept four passes and get big rushing performance from Enoch Nawahine to make winner of first-year coach Makoa Freitas.

It wasn't the resounding opener Kahuku (Hawaii) had fantasized about all off-season, but it was more than enough. The nation's No 25 team according to MaxPreps needed two fourth-quarter touchdowns and a superb defensive effort to score a 24-0 win over Leilehua on Friday night. According to HawaiiPrepWorld.com, the Red Raiders got a first-half touchdown run from sophomore quarterback Sol-Jay Maiava and Enoch Nawahine largely did the rest offensively with 163 yards rushing and a touchdown. Kahuku, the defending Oahu Interscholastic Association champs, limited Leilehua to just 40 yards and got interceptions from Alex Fonoimoana-Vaomu, Lauina Falatea, Kaonohi Kaniho and Nalu Emerson First year coach Makoa Freitas loved the defensive effort, "but there's a lot more we can do better," he said.

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