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Bedrock Football Power 5s: Kapolei Enters Open Rankings; Waipahu And Waimea Rise


Kapolei made the biggest splash this week in the Bedrock Sports Hawaii Power 5s.

Pretty much ignored by voters in the past few weeks, the Hurricanes improved to 5-0 by coming back from a 17-point deficit to beat Moanalua 42-17 last weekend.

That win, coupled with Saint Louis’ 43-19 loss to Punahou, boosted Kapolei into the No. 5 slot in Bedrock’s Open Division football rankings.

A good showing (a win or a close game) this weekend would likely keep the Hurricanes in the rankings next week, too. On Friday, Kapolei puts its undefeated record on the line against No. 1 Kahuku (5-1), whose only loss came to national No. 1 St. John Bosco on Saturday, 34-7.

After their loss, the Crusaders fell to 2-3 and out of the rankings.

Waipahu Vaults To No. 2 In Division I

The Waipahu Marauders (4-1), after their last-minute 20-14 win over Aiea (4-2) on Saturday, jumped up two places to No. 2 in Division I.

After their super close loss, Na Alii tumbled two places to No. 4.

Waimea Overtakes Nanakuli In Division II

Waimea (5-0) did not play last week, but still passed Nanakuli into the No. 1 spot in Division II.

Those Nanakuli Golden Hawks (4-1) meet Pearl City (5-1) on Friday in a first-place OIA D-II showdown.

Kaimuki (3-2), the winner of three games in a row, nearly made it into the D-II Power 5s. The Bulldogs visit Kaiser (2-3) on Saturday in a game that has OIA D-II playoff implications.

Voters still liked King Kekaulike (2-3) at No. 5 in D-II. Na Alii’s three losses are to No. 1 Waimea as well as two Division I league foes — Lahainaluna and Maui.

Last Week’s Power 5s (And Movement This Week In Parentheses)
>> 1. Kahuku (no movement)
>> 2. Mililani (no movement)
>> 3. Punahou (no movement)
>> 4. Campbell (no movement)
>> 5. Saint Louis (dropped out of rankings)

>> 1. ‘Iolani (no movement)
>> 2. Aiea (dropped two spots)
>> 3. Lahainaluna (dropped one spot)
>> 4. Waipahu (climbed two spots)
>> 5. Konawaeana (no movement)

>> 1. Nanakuli (dropped one spot)
>> 2. Waimea (climbed one spot)
>> 3. Pearl City (no movement)
>> 4. Honokaa (no movement)
>> 5. King Keakulike (no movement)

Hawaii High School Football WEEK 8 Schedule

(Subject to change)

OIA Division II
>> Kalani at Waialua, 7:15 p.m.
BIIF Division I

>> Kealakehe at Konawaena, 6 p.m.

OIA Open
>> Kahuku at Kapolei, 7:30 p.m.
>> Moanalua at Campbell, 7:30 p.m.
ILH Division I/II
>> Punahou II at ‘Iolani, 3:15 p.m.
OIA Division I
>> Farrington at Castle, 7:30 p.m.
>> Kailua at Radford, 7:30 p.m.
>> Roosevelt at Waipahu, 7:30 p.m.
OIA Division II
>> Nanakuli at Pearl City, 7:30 p.m.
BIIF Division I
>> Hilo at Keaau, 7 p.m.
BIIF Division II
>> Pahoa at Kamehameha-Hawaii, 5 p.m.
>> King Kekaulike vs. Baldwin, at War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m.

ILH Open Division
>> Kamehameha at Punahou, 3 p.m.
OIA Open
>> Leilehua at Waianae, 6:30 p.m.
ILH Division I/II
>> PAC-5 vs. Saint Louis II, 6 p.m., at Radford High field
>> Damien at Kamehameha II, 7 p.m.
OIA Division II

>> Kaimuki at Kaiser, 6:30 p.m.
>> McKinley vs. Kalaheo, at Kailua High field, 6 p.m.
BIIF Division II
>> Honokaa at Kohala, 1 p.m.
>> Hawaii Prep at Ka’u, 1 p.m.
>> Waimea vs. Kauai, at Vidinha Stadium, 4 p.m.
>> Lahainaluna vs. Maui, at War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m.

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