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Kamehameha, Kahuku linemen make commitments


Kamehameha defensive end Jonah Welch, who will play in the Polynesian Bowl in January, has committed to Navy. Photo by Craig T. Kojima/Star-Advertiser.

Kamehameha senior Jonah Welch [Straight From The Bush alert - is the son of David Welch a 1987 grad], a 6-foot-2, 230-pound defensive end, has given an oral commitment to play football at the U.S. Naval Academy.

He announced the decision on Twitter with a video.

Welch had seven scholarship offers and chose Navy over Air Force, Army, Hawaii, Nevada, Syracuse and Vanderbilt.

Navy currently lists three players from Hawaii on its roster, WR/RB Keoni-Kordell Makekau(‘Iolani), OL Adam Amosa-Tagovailoa (Campbell) and defensive lineman Alema Kapoi(Kamehameha).

Also today, Kahuku offensive lineman Micah Mariteragi, who is 6-foot-4 and 265 pounds, announced his commitment to Virginia on Twitter. The Cavaliers were the first school to offer Mariteragi last week.


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