Fighting for their lives

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island file

Kauai’s Malu Ralston is wrapped up by Waimea defender Kawelo Huddy and Barak Aviguetero backs the play after Ralston pulled in a 42-yard pass from Andrew Passim in the first quarter during a recent Kauai Interscholastic Federation football game at Vidinha Stadium.

Kapaa High football coach Phillip Rapozo doesn’t want his team to think about the state tournament until they can capture the Kauai Interscholastic Federation championship crown.