The 2017 high school football regular season is underway with five games being played in Hawaii Friday night and eight more on Saturday, including defending Open Division champ Saint Louis playing Waianae.
Punahou opened with a 35-7 win over Moanalua. Quarterback Stephen Barber was 14-of-25 for 140 yards and a touchdown. Next-up for Punahou are two teams from the mainland — Torrey Pines (California) and Serra (Gardena, CA).
Kamehameha beat Farrington, 34-15 behind Konoa Shannon, who rushed for 113 yards and a touchdown. The win spoiled the debut of Farrington’s brand new stadium named after legendary coach Edward “Skippa” Diaz.
The game was the first home football game in the 80-year history of Farrington High School.
Kapolei scored 16 unanswered points to beat Campbell 23-7. Aaron Famui had three sacks for Kapolei, including one for a safety.
Waipahu rolled to a 51-14 win over Nanakuli. Senior quarterback Braden Amorozo was 17 of 30 for 255 yards and two touchdowns in the victory.
Kamehameha School-Maui beat Kalaheo 35-28.