Kahuku No. 1 in first Hawaii Top 5

Hawaii Top 5

Kahuku, ranked No. 99 in the High School Football America Preseason Top 100, is No. 1 in the first in-season High School Football America Top 5 that is created with our proprietary algorithm.  The Red Raiders (0-0) open the regular season on Friday against Leilehua (1-0).

Defending Open Division champ Saint Louis, which beat Kahuku in the 2016 state championship game, is just a fraction of a percentage point behind the Red Raiders at No. 2.  The Crusaders (1-0) opened with an impressive 49-7 win over Waianae (0-1) Saturday.

Related: Saturday night’s results

Related: Friday’s results

Punahou (1-0) checks-in at No. 3 after a season opening 35-7 win over Moanalua. The BuffanBlue are followed by Kapolei (1-0) at No. 4 and defending Division I champ Mililani (0-0) at No. 5.

High School Football America Hawaii Top 5

No. 1 Kahuku (0-0)

No. 2 Saint Louis (1-0)

No. 3 Punahou (1-0)

No. 4 Kapolei (1-0)

No. 5 Mililani (0-0)

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