Team Mauka wins 4th annual Polynesian Bowl

polynesian bowl high school footballTwitter Photo by @PupulePaul — MVPy's Sol-Jay Maiava (left) and Meki Pei (right).

St. John’s College High School’s (Washington, DC) Sol-Jay Maiava led Team Mauka to a 20-13 victory in the 4th annual Polynesian Bowl in Hawaii Saturday night.

Maiava, who will play his college football at BYU, was 8-of-10 for 73 yards and a touchdown, plus he rushed for 29 yards and the game winning touchdown. For his performances, Maiava was named the game’s offensive MVP.

Related: DJ Uiagalelei Polynesian HS Player of the Year

Defensive back Meki Pei of Iolani (Hawaii) was named the game’s defensive MVP.

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