Campbell's Shauncey-Blaine Saito was tackled by Leilehua's Daylen Hale after a run.


Sabers rumble
to stay in first place

OIA West Red Scores / Standings
OIA East Red Scores / Standings
Nanakuli fights past Pearl City for tie
Waimea beats Kauai on late touchdown

By Jason Kaneshiro

Even without its biggest weapon, Campbell had more than enough firepower to defeat Leilehua 42-28 in an Oahu Interscholastic Association football game last night at Aloha Stadium.

With Mapa Malupo, the OIA Red Conference's leading rusher, sidelined due to a team infraction, Shauncey-Blaine Saito ran for 172 yards and three touchdowns and Romeo Mayrena added 119 yards and two scores to lead the Sabers past the Mules.

"Shauncey's a tremendous athlete and it's a testament to the (offensive) line," Campbell coach Tumoana Kenessey said.

With the win, Campbell (4-1) maintained its grip on first place in the OIA West Red Conference. The Sabers are a half-game in front of Waianae (3-1), which faces Radford tonight. Leilehua dropped out of title contention at 3-3.

Despite missing Malupo's 144-yard per-game average, Campbell racked up 409 yards on the ground against the Mules. Anthony Dutro, Daniel Stanton and Chris Ahsing combined for 113 yards to complement Saito and Mayrena.

"The kids that came in stepped up," Kenessey said. "That was important, we needed to know what we've got."

Saito credited the Sabers' offensive line for the team's output in the running game.

"They never gave up, they had a no-quit attitude," he said. "Our line may not be the biggest, but they have big hearts. They just go hard every single play."

The Campbell defense gave up 295 yards, but contained Leilehua running backs Jon Sanborn and Cedric Thomas enough for the Sabers' offense to take control.

Leilehua linemen David Subee and Bubba Repollo led Jon Sanborn on a run up the middle last night.

The Sabers also came up with a key turnover on their own 2-yard line late in the third quarter.

"The defense came to play," Kenessey said. "We bent, but we didn't break."

Campbell rumbled through the Leilehua defense on its first two possessions to take a 14-0 lead in the first quarter.

Four Sabers carried the ball on the game's opening drive with Dutro scoring an 18-yard touchdown run.

Mayrena finished Campbell's next possession with a 25-yard dash through the middle of the Mule defense.

Leilehua fought back with an 11-play drive aided by a Campbell penalty and Joshua Perez' 13-yard run on fourth-and-11. Perez scored on the first play of the second quarter, beating the Saber defense to the corner of the end zone for a 4-yard touchdown run.

Leilehua immediately got the ball back when Campbell couldn't handle the squib kick by Thomas and Bernard Hay recovered for the Mules.

Four plays later, Perez rolled to his right and hit Daylen Hale for a 21-yard scoring pass. Thomas then bulled in for the 2-point conversion to tie the game at 14.

Campbell reclaimed the lead early in the third quarter on Saito's first touchdown, a 21-yard run around the left side.

Leilehua then took 13 plays to move to the Campbell 5-yard line, but Thomas fumbled on third-and-goal and Isaac Laupola recovered for Campbell at the 2.

"That turnover was critical," Kenessey said. "They were driving and we had to make a stop and we did."

The Saber running game hit full stride in the fourth quarter as they extended their lead on Saito's 7-yard scoring run and Mayrena's second touchdown of the night.

Leilehua continued to battle as Perez scored on an 8-yard run, but Saito erased any doubt with a 55-yard sprint to the end zone with 2:05 left in the game.

The Mules got a final touchdown on Perez's 4-yard toss to Edward Garma.

"Just give it to the coaches for preparing us this week," Saito said. "Everybody did their job and that's all we could ask for."

At Aloha Stadium

Leilehua (3-3, 4-3) 0 14 0 14 -- 28

Campbell (4-1, 5-1) 14 0 7 21 -- 42

Cam--Anthony Dutro 18 run (Shauncey-Blaine Saito kick)
Cam--Romeo Mayrena 25 run (Saito kick)
Lei--Joshua Perez 4 run (kick failed)
Lei--Daylen Hale 21 pass from Perez (Cedric Thomas run)
Cam--Saito 21 run (Saito kick)
Cam--Saito 9 run (Saito kick)
Cam--Mayrena 7 run (Saito kick)
Lei--Perez 8 run (Thomas run)
Cam--Saito 55 run (Saito kick)
Lei--Edward Garma 4 pass from Perez (run failed)

RUSHING -- Leilehua: Jon Sanborn 17-62, Thomas 14-68, Perez 13-53. Campbell: Mayrena 13-119, Saito 11-172, Dutro 4-33, Daniel Stanton 2-15, Chris Ahsing 5-65, Jonah Canionero 3-5.

PASSING -- Leilehua: Perez 7-20-1-132. Campbell: Canionero 5-7-0-30, Brandon Tanigawa 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING -- Leilehua: Dallas Pauu 1-44, Hale 2-39, Jonathan Scruggs 1-17, Garma 2-18, Sanborn 1-14. Campbell: Saito 1-2, Prentiss Anderson 3-17, Stanton 1-11.

Junior varsity -- Leilehua 41, Campbell 10

Att: 3,243

Aiea 16, Mililani 13: The Trojans had a late touchdown called back because of a penalty and Na Alii held on for their first win.

Aiea scored 16 unanswered points after trailing 7-0. Ben Ah Mook Sang scored what turned out to be the winning points on a 5-yard run in the second quarter, putting Na Alii up 9-7. He scored again in the third quarter on an 11-yard pass from Richard Rodrigues.

At Aiea H.S. Field

Mililani (2-2, 3-2) 7 0 0 6 -- 13

Aiea (0-4, 0-5) 2 7 7 0 -- 16

Mil -- Michael Mabry fumble recovery in endzone (Whitney Shimatsu kick)
Aiea -- Safety (Mililani stepped out of the endline)
Aiea -- Ben Ah Mook Sang 5 run (Melvin Jungblutt kick)
Aiea -- Ah Mook Sang 11 pass from Richard Rodrigues (Jungblutt kick)
Mil -- Nate Adams 17 pass from Sean Fujimoto (kick failed)

RUSHING -- Mililani: Billy Barbour 15-31, Peter Raneses 2-1, Shimatsu 1-3, Carlos Ranes 1-1, Peter Enomoto-Hahn 1-(-4), Aran Bisho 1-0, Sean Fujimoto 9-51. Aiea: Raymond Tauala 1-5, Jordan Moniz 5-30, Ah Mook Sang 2-6, Jonathan Burgos 2-10, Rodrigues 10-38.

PASSING -- Mililani: Fujimoto 5-20-2-52. Aiea: Rodrigues 20-37-0-151.

RECEIVING -- Mililani: Barbour 2-15, Nate Adams 2-36, Tayvis Erlandiz 1-1. Aiea: Ben Ah Mook Sang 7-77, Jonathan Burgos 2-1, Kealii Kekona 1-2, Jeremy Yuen 5-42, Dustin Grace 2-10, Alden Demello 3-19.

Junior varsity -- Aiea 27, Mililani 21



Campbell 4 1 0 163 116

Waianae 3 1 0 70 50

Leilehua 3 3 0 151 127

Mililani 2 3 0 72 80

Radford 2 3 0 76 154

Waipahu 2 3 0 74 82

Aiea 1 4 0 75 120



OIA East Red
Kahuku 35, Farrington 7
Kailua 49, Kalaheo 0

OIA West Red
Campbell 42, Leilehua 28
Aiea 16, Mililani 13

OIA White
Kaiser 17, Kalani 0
Kapolei 38, Moanalua 7
Nanakuli 28, Pearl City 14
Kaimuki 14, Waialua 7

Konawaena 32, Waiakea 12
Hilo at Honokaa, not reported

Waimea 7, Kauai 0


Junior varsity games start at 5 p.m. Varsity games to follow, unless noted.

OIA East Red
Castle vs. McKinley, at Roosevelt

OIA West Red
Radford at Waianae (Live on KUMU 1500-AM)

Kohala at Hawaii Prep, 2 p.m.
Kealakehe at Keaau

At Kailua H.S. Field
Kalaheo (0-6, 0-7) 0 0 0 0 -- 0

Kailua (5-0, 6-0) 28 7 7 7 -- 49

Kail -- David Keihenui 44 pass from Ranson Kepa (Mike Sakaba kick).
Kail -- Brad Ching 23 pass from Kepa (Sakaba kick).
Kail -- Ching 44 pass from Kepa (Sakaba kick).
Kail -- Kepa 1 run (Sakaba kick).
Kail -- Eddie Campbell 4 pass from Kepa (Sakaba kick).
Kail -- Bronson Kamaka 1 run (Sakaba kick).
Kail -- Kingsley Lei 26 pass from Kealii Kalahiki (Sakaba kick).

RUSHING -- Kalaheo: Jacobe Akiu 7-19, Lui Suiaunoa 4-21, Peter Beamer 1-4, John Reis 6-(-16), Jared Neufeldt 8-(-9). Kailua: Kekoa Sua 2-9, Kalahiki 7-80, Ben Alailesaleula 1-1, Kent Mokusisi 1-1, Kamaka 7-41, Kepa 11-13.

PASSING -- Kalaheo: Neufeldt 3-12-1-46, Reis 1-3-1-7. Kailua: Kepa 17-29-0-291, Kalahiki 1-1-0-26.

RECEIVING -- Kalaheo: Suiaunoa 1-0, Akiu 1-7, Neil Bowers 1-21, David Pershin 1-25. Kailua: Kalahiki 1-9, Kaihenui 7-97, Brad Ching 4-106, Mike Kealoha 4-75, Campbell 1-4, Lei 1-26.

Junior varsity -- Kailua 34, Kalaheo 0



Kailua 5 0 0 211 32

Kahuku 4 1 0 127 62

McKinley 3 1 0 120 58

Castle 2 2 0 48 44

Roosevelt 2 3 0 63 112

Farrington 2 4 0 123 134

Kalaheo 0 6 0 6 197

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