A 6 – 6 tie between the Kapa‘a JPW Jr. Warriors and the Kekaha JPW Panthers set up a three-way tie for the lead of the JPW dvision following the weekend’s games played at Vidinha Stadium.
Kekaha rebounded from this opening stalemate as Max Agor reaped a 59-yard TD in the second quarter and followed it up with a fourth quarter score as the Kekaha PW Seahawks nipped the Kapa‘a PW Vikings 12-8, Kapa‘a scoring on a 95-yard punt return by Timothy Teves in the third quarter.
Tiloy Alapa did the point-after boot for Kapa‘a.
The Kekaha Midget Chargers dominated the field, scoring on long drives to blank the Kapa‘a Midget Vikings 31-0.
Ikaika Rapacon and Mickey Blackstad led an explosive scoring third quarter fueled the Koloa JPW Packers to a 20-0 shutout over Northshore JPW Na Ali‘i who was able to contain the Packers for most of the second quarter before succumbing to the second half scoring flurry.
Sunday’s action saw the Hanapepe JPW Colts, strapped to just 17 players, shut down the Lihu‘e JPW Patriots 20-0.
The Lihu‘e PW Patriots moved into the lead of that division with a 22-0 win over the Hanapepe PW Colts who was led by strong play on both sides of the ball from Cole Parangao.
Koloa PW Rams are a point shy of Lihu‘e in that division.
Brendon Young, Lucky Andres, and Pono Matthews led the Lihu‘e Midget Patriots to a 30-14 win over the Hanapepe Midget Colts, handing the Colts their first loss of the three-week-old season despite strong play led by Alan-Michael Gaspar, Alden Lahip, and Kaawila Bongolan.
Saturday’s action moves to Hanapepe Stadium with the first game kicking off at 8 a.m. under a revised schedule. The last game of the day kicks off at 8 p.m.
Hanapepe hosts Kapa‘a in the first series starting at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., and noon followed by the Lihu‘e JPW Patriots confronting the Northshore JPW Na Ali‘i at 2 p.m.
Kekaha closes out the day, hosting Koloa in games starting at 4, 6 and 8 p.m. There are no games Sunday, Sept. 28.