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JONAN DILLON FAATUI SAMA


AINA-CHAVES GABRIEL TUITELE PAAMA

RUNNING BACK QUARTERBACK DEFENSIVE TACKLE DEFENSIVE TACKLE


ST. FRANCIS MILILANI SAINT LOUIS KAIMUKI
HT. 5-8 WT. 170 CL. JR. HT. 6-0 WT. 190 CL. SR. HT. 6-4 WT. 299 CL. SR. HT. 6-4 WT. 355 CL. SR.
★★★
SCOUTING REPORT: Hampered by an injury SCOUTING REPORT: Gabriel became the Player bio information written by SCOUTING REPORT: The soft-spoken trench SCOUTING REPORT: Playing offensive and
that kept him out for three games, Aina-Chaves state’s leader in passing yardage this season, Paul Honda, Star-Advertiser man is a two-time All-State first-team selection defensive line and practically every special team,
still did enormous damage, with 1,289 yards passing Tua Tagovailoa of Saint Louis. His 3,747 As in previous years, the Honolulu by coaches and media. His size, agility and Paama’s strength and intelligence were key to
and 15 TDs on the ground, as the Saints went passing yards, along with 38 TDs, moved his
★★★
Star-Advertiser is displaying its All-State power fortified the Crusaders defense. With Kaimuki’s success. The Bulldogs fielded as few
unbeaten in nine games before forfeiting. total to 9,848 yards. His 105 career TD passes football team in a trading card format, Trading card design by Tuitele starting since his sophomore year — as 24 players, and Paama’s leadership in the
Aina-Chaves’ average of 9.4 yards per carry is is second only to another Saint Louis great,
where each individual player has his own Bryant Fukutomi, Star-Advertiser freshmen were not permitted to play varsity foot- trenches was as huge as his frame. He commit-
one of the best in Hawaii history. He also caught Timmy Chang. Gabriel’s mastery of coach Rod ball at the time — the defensive unit anchored ted to Washington and credits his coach, David
19 passes for 406 yards and four more TDs. York’s RPO system made the Trojans the most card with an action picture on the front and ★★★ Saint Louis’ run of three consecutive ILH and Tautofi. “Thanks to Coach T, he helped me a lot.
FUN FACTS: Aina-Chaves is known better as dangerous offense in the OIA, where they won a scouting report and fun facts on the back. Photos by Open Division state titles. Tuitele committed to He has a (SAT) prep class. ... If he knows you
“Bubbah” to teammates. ... Favorite athlete is the title on the way to the state final. The story of the players and coach of the Jamm Aquino, Dennis Oda, Paul Honda, Washington one week before the state final. need help, he’ll help you. He’s always on us.”
rugby player Sonny Bill Williams. ... Enjoys FUN FACTS: Gabriel carries a 3.8 GPA. ... He year and listings of the second and third FUN FACTS: Tuitele is aiming to become a FUN FACTS: Sama is also a gifted volleyball
working out. ... Skydiving is on his is named Dillon after former NFL Star-Advertiser
teams and honorable mention are inside prosecuting attorney and judge player. ... Favorite food is fried
bucket list. RB Corey Dillon. Ron Kosen, Special to the Star-Advertiser one day. chicken made by his mom, Ana.
the main sports section.
(Kapaa photos)
★★★ Eli Kapu, Special to the Star-Advertiser
Teams were selected by media and coaches. (Kupono Blake)

TITUS TAMATOA ROMAN ALFRED NICK JORDAN TAUSILI KUPONO


MOKIAO-ATIMALALA FALATEA WILSON FAILAUGA HERBIG BOTELHO FIATOA BLAKE

RECEIVER RECEIVER RECEIVER RUNNING BACK LINEBACKER LINEBACKER DEFENSIVE END DEFENSIVE END
CAMPBELL PUNAHOU SAINT LOUIS WAIPAHU SAINT LOUIS SAINT LOUIS KAHUKU KAMEHAMEHA
HT. 6-1 WT. 160 CL. S0. HT. 6-0 WT. 190 CL. SR. HT. 5-11 WT. 165 CL. JR. HT. 5-11 WT. 183 CL. JR. HT. 6-2 WT. 199 CL. JR. HT. 6-2 WT. 220 CL. JR. HT. 6-2 WT. 230 CL. SR. HT. 6-3 WT. 265 CL. SR.

SCOUTING REPORT: Transferring from Kapolei SCOUTING REPORT: After a promising junior SCOUTING REPORT: Wilson’s presence was SCOUTING REPORT: Despite missing four SCOUTING REPORT: The junior was tena- SCOUTING REPORT: He showed flashes of SCOUTING REPORT: The explosive edge SCOUTING REPORT: The edge was always a
to his home-district school in Campbell with season, Falatea broke out in a major way a huge factor in the Crusaders’ run-and-shoot games due to injury, Failauga rushed for 1,165 cious, disciplined and, as Crusaders coach brilliance a year ago as a sophomore, then truly rusher finished the year with 14 tackles for dangerous place for opposing blockers and
older brother Tamatoa turned out to be the first this year. He finished with 74 receptions for offense. Speed and big-play ability forced yards and 10 TDs as the Marauders captured Cal Lee particularly enjoys, fundamentally came into his own this season as a playmaker loss and eight sacks. He recorded 2.5 sacks in quarterbacks with Blake on the field. The se-
of many impactful moves for Mokiao-Atimalala. 1,057 yards and 11 touchdowns, all in just 10 defenses to shade toward Wilson, but he still the Division I state championship, mostly behind sound. Herbig finished with 13 tackles for who racked up 9.5 sacks, three fumble recov- an early-season 41-28 victory over Puna- nior recorded eight tackles for loss, including
Playing WR and DB, Mokiao-Atimalala never games. QB Hugh Brady came to trust Falatea finished the year with 30 receptions for 744 a young line. Failauga has started since the loss, including 8.5 sacks. Four of those eries and one interception. In all, he returned hou. Fiatoa committed to BYU way back, in two sacks in a playoff battle with Punahou. He
tired, hauling in 75 passes for 1,385 yards and on everything from timing patterns to the yards — nearly 25 yards per catch — and seven beginning of freshman year and now has 3,919 came in the Open Division state final against four takeaways for touchdowns. He has offers February 2016. He has since spurned offers also played offensive line and is considered by
14 TDs. He ranked first statewide in yardage first-down marker to go routes to deep posts TDs. He came up with season highs of seven rushing yards and 43 TDs on the ground. Mililani. He also returned three interceptions from Arizona State, California, Georgia, Hawaii, from Fresno State, Oregon State, Navy and OL guru Brian Derby as one of the top OL and
and TDs. to crossing routes. Also a standout on the hauls and 148 yards in the Open Division state FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Walter Payton. for touchdowns. Herbig has offers from LSU, Nebraska, Ole Miss, Oregon, USC, Utah State. DL prospects in the state. Blake committed to
FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Antonio Brown. basketball court, Falatea projects as a versatile final against Mililani. ... Failauga has Waipahu’s single-game rushing Hawaii, Stanford, USC, Utah, Washington Utah, Washington and Wisconsin. FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Junior Seau, Air Force in September, but also will visit Navy.
... He says he’s good at rapping and free styling receiver, inside or outside, at the next level. FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Odell Beckham mark, 282 yards against Konawaena on Nov. 3, and Wisconsin. FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Khalil Mack. ... with his favorite team being the Steelers. ... FUN FACTS: Blake is a big MMA fan and his fa-
with his father or his friends. ... Would like to FUN FACTS: Favorite foods are “anything Jr. ... Says he’s “super good at every video 2017. He also has three of the top four single- FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Ray Lewis. wants to visit South Korea because Enjoys drawing. ... Wants to visit all famous vorite athlete is Conor McGregor. ... He wants
visit and “meet my family in Samoa either of my grandmas make, Samoan game.” ... Skydiving over the ocean game marks in school history. ... Herbig can do magic tricks and he’s half-Korean and “I want to places in Europe. to visit Italy some day.
and learn the culture and language.” or Korean.” ... Loves writing poems. is on his bucket list. ss says he also can cook. check out my culture.”

LOKAHI ARASI ELIJAH DUKE DEACON ZEONDRE KORVIN DARIUS


PAUOLE MOSE UNUTOA CLEMENS KAPEA BENJAMIN FEAGINS MUASAU

OFFENSIVE LINE OFFENSIVE LINE OFFENSIVE LINE OFFENSIVE LINE SAFETY CORNERBACK CORNERBACK LINEBACKER
KAMEHAMEHA SAINT LOUIS KAPAA PUNAHOU WAIPAHU WAIPAHU SAINT LOUIS MILILANI
HT. 6-3 WT. 320 CL. SR. HT. 6-4 WT. 358 CL. SR. HT. 6-5 WT. 300 CL. SR. HT. 6-4 WT. 270 CL. SR. HT. 5-10 WT. 200 CL. SR. HT. 6-1 WT. 215 CL. SR. HT. 5-9 WT. 149 CL. SR. HT. 6-1 WT. 225 CL. SR.

SCOUTING REPORT: Pauole’s size and agility SCOUTING REPORT: Consistency and ver- SCOUTING REPORT: The hulking trench man SCOUTING REPORT: Clemens played various SCOUTING REPORT: Kapea arrived at Waipahu SCOUTING REPORT: The big cover man SCOUTING REPORT: Feagins began the sea- SCOUTING REPORT: The versatile Muasau
were big reasons the Warriors maintained satility made Mose a rock-solid contributor in follows older brother from Kapaa to college positions, including center, during his career as a running back, but his conversion to safety (6-1, 215 pounds) came up with six inter- son with a splash with interceptions against hustled for 9.5 tackles, including a sack and
a balanced offensive attack in a pass-happy the trenches. Coaches and media rewarded ball. Brother Mo Unutoa is an offensive lineman at powerhouse Punahou. The versatile, nimble boosted the defense into elite territory. As a ceptions, including two in the OIA Division Waianae, Narbonne and Kahuku — two of them 2.5 tackles for loss, in the Open Division state
Interscholastic League of Honolulu. him as a repeat first-teamer to the All-State at Utah. Eli Unutoa will attend BYU. With Eli at Clemens committed to UCLA, where he is senior, Kapea intercepted 10 passes, including I title-game win over Castle and one in the for pick-6s. Word got out, and Feagins didn’t championship game against Saint Louis. He
FUN FACTS: Favorite teams are the Green squad. With another veteran up front in Ben right guard, Kapaa’s ground attack was steady looking forward to playing in coach Chip three against ‘Iolani in the semifinal round of the semifinal round of the state tournament have many challenges again until the Open Di- also picked off two passes as a senior while
Bay Packers and whoever is playing the New Scott, Mose helped lead a run-and-shoot and spectacular at times. The Warriors ran be- Kelly’s uptempo offense. Punahou’s offense D-I state tournament, and one more in the final against ‘Iolani. He also deflected seven pass- vision state final against Mililani. That night, he leading the OIA champion Trojans. His agility
England Patriots. ... “I’d like to shout out coach attack that actually ran the ball 53 percent of hind him for a close win over Kaimuki in the D-II generated 370 yards per game in total offense against Hilo. Three of Kapea’s takeaways were es and was a stellar run stopper. finished with 9 tackles and 3 interceptions and and vision are why Mililani used him as a RB
Todd Cabral for teaching me the game of its snaps. semis, and then relied on him to open a big lead against OIA-ILH Open Division foes. He was pick-6s as the Marauders won the D-I state title. FUN FACTS: Benjamin also is a persistent forced a fumble that was returned for a TD. during his sophomore and junior seasons. He
football at a young age and I’d like to thank FUN FACT: Favorite athlete is Joe Thomas, but on Lahainaluna before falling in the D-II final. one of the top offensive linemen at Nike’s The FUN FACTS: Named after Los Angeles Rams threat on special teams. He blocked PATs FUN FACT: Favorite athlete is Jalen Ramsey. ... focused on defense as a senior.
coach Brian Derby for elevating my game and his favorite team is the Cleveland Browns’ rival, FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Quenton Opening in the summer. Hall of Fame DE Deacon Jones. ... Kapea’s in consecutive weeks against Leilehua and Favorite team is the Pittsburgh Steelers FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Ray Lewis. ...
pushing me to where I got today. My family for the Pittsburgh Steelers. ... Says he’s the Nelson. ... favorite team is the Denver Broncos. FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is J.J. Watt. bucket list includes visiting Lambeau Moanalua. ... Would like to travel the world and because his father is from there. ... Feagins also Favorite team is the Pittsburgh Steelers. ... Says,
being my backbone. My football best at Madden. ... Visiting Samoa is ... Took culinary arts for two years ... Enjoys camping, the outdoors, Field, home of his favorite team, also sky dive. ... Considers himself is an avid fisherman. “I want to go to Italy. Visit Samoa.
story is just getting started.” No. 1 on his bucket list. and really enjoyed it. and being a waterman. the Green Bay Packers. a good singer. I have a bunch of family there.”

BRYSON CHYSEN SENITULI BEN TREQUAN AKONI MARIST KAMO’I


CARVALHO LAGUNES-RAPOZO PUNIVAI SCOTT HENDERSON TOM-MAKUE LIUFAU LATU

HEAD COACH PLACE-KICKER UTILITY OFFENSIVE LINE KICK RETURNER PUNTER UTILITY SAFETY
WAIPAHU KAPAA CASTLE SAINT LOUIS MOANALUA LEILEHUA PUNAHOU SAINT LOUIS
HT. 5-10 WT. 200 CL. SR. HT. 5-11 WT. 170 CL. SR. HT. 6-5 WT. 285 CL. SR. HT. 5-9 WT. 160 CL. SR. HT. 5-11 WT. 160 CL. SR. HT. 6-3 WT. 195 CL. SR. HT. 6-0 WT. 170 CL. JR.

SCOUTING REPORT: Of all the talented kickers SCOUTING REPORT: The versatile senior SCOUTING REPORT: Scott’s emergence as a SCOUTING REPORT: The senior often made SCOUTING REPORT: The 2017 first-team SCOUTING REPORT: Liufau began the season SCOUTING REPORT: The junior wasn’t the
Bryson Carvalho’s record at Waipahu
in the state, none had more clutch moments played LB, CB, WR and RB during his career premier lineman was timely for the Crusaders as big plays for Na Menehune, leading the way selection as a PK had an even better ’18 as a fairly traditional safety, roaming the back only Crusaders defender to benefit from a
2018: 10-4 The Marauders earned double than the senior from Kapaa, who delivered as a Knight. Coach John Hao moved the athlet- they secured their third straight Open Division to an unbeaten regular season. Henderson campaign, drilling 11 field goals to tie for the end. Then he became a menace to all quarter- stellar defensive line, but perhaps no other was
2017: 10-1 digits in victories in successive field goals of 55 and 45 yards in the Division II ic playmaker to QB, employing a smashmouth, state title. Scott’s Nebraska roots didn’t hurt as was an elite cornerback in OIA Division I with state lead. Tom-Makue also blasted 53 out of backs and trench men, darting in from the point more opportunistic. Latu had eight intercep-
2016: 8-3 seasons for the first time since state final against two-time defending champion elephant formation attack that led to Castle’s he grew to be one of the biggest, most funda- five interceptions, two of them returned for 61 kickoffs into the end zone for touchbacks. of attack, blitzing from different angles, and in tions, including four in two games against ILH
2015: 1-7 Masa Yonamine’s champions in Lahainaluna. The 55-yarder at Aloha Stadium turnaround from an 0-3 start to the OIA D-I mentally proficient pass protectors in the state. touchdowns. He was most explosive, however, His punting skills were crucial for the Mules, general, a modern-day, prep version of Troy rival Punahou, one going to the house. Two
1957-58 and won the program’s set a state-tournament record. The former championship game. Punivai finished with He committed to Arizona State in August. as a kick returner. Henderson returned three who endured key injuries and depended on Polamalu. Liufau finished the season with 8.5 of the takeaways came in an Open Division
TOTAL: first state championship. Car- defensive back finished the season with 11 field 1,247 rushing yards and 14 TDs, second in FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Jonathan Og- kicks for TDs. field position to battle in a tough OIA Division I. sacks, posting highs of 11.5 tackles against semifinal win over Kahuku.
29-15 valho (.659) is the first coach at goals made, tying for the statewide lead. the state. den. ... Enjoys playing NBA 2K and says, “I’m FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Deion Sanders. He averaged 40 yards per punt. Kahuku and 13 tackles against Kamehameha. FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is grandpa
Waipahu to win more than 60 FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Conor QUOTE: “I wish that I had 52 of him. It’s good at it. ... I like the Timberwolves.” ... visiting ... favorite team is the Alabama Crimson Tide. ... FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is German keeper FUN FACTS: Favorite athlete is Troy Polamalu ... Sione Latu. “He played rugby for the
percent of his games since Sam McGregor. ... Lagunes-Rapozo also is good at always about what’s best for the team. Tuli Australia and seeing the Great Barrier Reefs says he “hopes to play junior college ball Manuel Neuer ... Tom-Makue also is good at Plays music and sings in a choir. ... Repaying Barbarians,” Kamo‘i Latu said. ... Latu also is
Delos Reyes went 64-38 from kickboxing. ... wants to make it to has that thought process ... it was are on his bucket list. somewhere.” kicking a football with his left foot. his parents is on his bucket list. a good surfer.
1989 to 1998. the NFL. contagious.” — coach John Hao.

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