Kapa‘a comes up short in Division I playoffs

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island file

Kapa‘a High quarterback Kapono Na-O, shown here getting extra yardage against Waimea during the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation championship game, was named the Impact Player for Kapa‘a during the Friday night D1 championship playoff game against Waipahu High School in Waipahu, O‘ahu.

WAIPAHU, O‘ahu — Kapa‘a High School, the reigning Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation football champion and sole Division 1 representative from the KIF, locked horns with the Waipahu High School Mauraders on Friday in the first round of playoffs for the Division I in the First Hawaiian Bank Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association state football championship.