Nevada powers headed to Hawaii for inaugural Aloha Football Classic

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It will be Hawaii vs. Nevada on August 30 in the first-ever Aloha Football Classic, which is a partner with the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame.

The Aloha Classic will feature two games. Ten-time Nevada champ Bishop Gorman will take-on three-time Hawaii state titleist Saint Louis at Aloha Stadium and Hawaii Open Division runner-up Mililani will play Nevada state semifinalist Liberty at John Kauinana Stadium.

Saint Louis and Bishop Gorman both finished last season in the High School Football America 100 national rankings last season — Saint Louis was ranked No. 32, while Gorman end-up at No. 42.

“We are excited to bring the nation’s top high school football to Hawaii,” said Jesse Sapolu, Chairman of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame, in a press release for the Aloha Classic. “This will be another great opportunity to showcase the immense talent here in the 50th state.”

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