Nationally-ranked Saint Louis is always loaded when it comes to high school football talent that will play at the next level. Heading into the 2021 Hawaii high school football season, the Crusaders, who are ranked No. 139 in the High School Football America national rankings powered by NFL Play Football, have three players in the 247Sports.com Composite Rankings in the Class of 2022.
The four-time defending Open Division champs are led by interior offensive lineman Jonah Savaiinaea, who is ranked as the No. 4 overall college football recruit in the state. The 3-star prospect has given his verbal commitment to Arizona.
Joining Savaiinaea on the O-Line will be San Diego State-boiund Laakea Kapoi. The offensive tackle is the No. 5 prospect in the Class of 2021.
On the other side of the ball is safety Kona Moore. The No. 7 ranked prospect is the first to stay in-state.
The state’s top-ranked player is linebacker/edge rusher Tevarua Tafiti of Punahou. Last month, Tafiti announced that he’ll play his college football at Stanford.
247Sports.com Composite Rankings Hawaii Class of 2022
No. 1 Tevarua Tafiti, LB – Punahou – Stanford
No. 2 Kaeo Akana, LB – Roosevelt – Boise State
No. 3 Jayden Maiava, QB – Kaimuki – UNLV
No. 4 Jonah Savaiinaea, IOL – Saint Louis – Arizona
No. 5 Laakea Kapoi, OT – Saint Louis – San Diego State
No. 6 Keenan McCaddy, WR – Moanalua – Boise State
No. 7 Kona Moore, S – Saint Louis – Hawaii
247Sports.com Composite Rankings Hawaii Class of 2023
No. 1 Tausili Akana, EDGE – Kahuku – Uncommitted
No. 2 Iapani Laloulu, IOL – Farrington – Uncommitted
No. 3 Liona Lefau, LB – Kahuku – Uncommitted