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POSTED: Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Pac-Five QB gets creative

It was a case of double trouble — two forward passes on one play.

On Saturday, Pac-Five quarterback P.J. Minaya tossed a pass toward the left side of the field. It was immediately batted by Word of Life defensive end Bryson Mook, a 6-foot-3, 230-pound junior. The ball rebounded back to Minaya.

The quick-thinking slinger still had an open teammate downfield, so he hurled the ball again, but it fell incomplete.

Legally, only one forward pass is permitted in a play, but no flag was thrown.

Veteran referee Jim Beavers explained the the rule to the crew at the weekly officials meeting.

“;They didn't do it right, and when I told them, they were crushed. But it's something to learn from,”; Beavers said.

 

Molokai states its case as best

Nearly two weeks ago, Kamehameha-Maui and Molokai met in a match at the Warriors' gym between the Maui Interscholastic League's top teams in Divisions I and II.

Molokai rallied for a 23-25, 27-25, 25-22 win, but there's some confusion whether this was an exhibition match or a scrimmage. KS-Maui called in officials to work the match, and score was kept — two indications that this was not a typical scrimmage. It was, after all, an unofficial version of an MIL championship match.

 

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

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Landon Aano
Kamehameha football
» The senior defensive tackle had two sacks and forced a fumble in a 15-6 win over Saint Louis.

Sarah Palmer
HBA volleyball
» The senior outside hitter amassed 14 kills and 17 digs in a win over Kamehameha.

 

HONOR ROLL

FOOTBALL

» Shaydon Akuna, Kapolei: the senior safety took his turn on offense and rushed for two touchdowns as the Hurricanes upset Mililani

» London Amorin, Pac-Five: seven receptions for 148 yards with two touchdowns, and ran back a kickoff 64 yards for another score

» Phil Hogan, Radford: rushed for 128 yards and two touchdowns, and passed for 91 yards against Kaiser

» Shaydon Kehano, Castle: four receptions for 189 yards and three touchdowns against Kailua

» Andrew Manley, Leilehua: passed for 201 yards and four touchdowns (11-for-12) against Nanakuli

» Cameron Mercado, Kahuku: boomed five kickoffs for touchbacks and kicked a 32-yard field goal against Farrington

» P.J. Minaya, Pac-Five: passed for 279 yards (17-for-25) and four touchdowns against Word of Life

» Victor Moananu, Waipahu: rushed for 207 yards and two touchdowns against Waianae

» Walter Santiago, Kamehameha: intercepted two passes against Saint Louis

 

VOLLEYBALL

» Taylor Akana, Kamehameha: 15 kills against Hawaii Baptist

» Kayla Kawamura, Hawaii Baptist: 24 assists, eight digs against Kamehameha

» Misty Ma'a, Kamehameha: 11 kills against Hawaii Baptist

» C'era Oliveira, Hawaii Baptist: 11 kills, six digs against Kamehameha