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‘Iolani wins D-II state football title

    'Iolani's Keoni-Kordell Makekau eluded Lahainaluna's Brandon Kaina during the first half of Friday night's Division II title game at Aloha Stadium.

Austin Jim On passed for 239 yards and two touchdowns, leading the ‘Iolani Raiders to a 31-14 victory over the Lahainaluna Lunas in the Division II state football championship on Friday at Aloha Stadium.

It is ‘Iolani’s eighth D-II state title.

The Raiders jumped to a 24-6 halftime lead, with Jim On passing 10 yards to Keoni-Kordell Makekau for a first-period score, and 34 yards to Connor Ohira.

‘Iolani had 285 yards of total offense in the first half. Makekau’s 42-yard field goal as time expired in the second quarter sent the Raiders into the locker room with the 18-point edge.

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At Aloha Stadium

‘Iolani (8-3) 7 17 7 0 31
Lahainaluna (10-1) 0 6 0 8 14

Iol—Keoni-Kordell Makekau 10 pass from Austin Jim On (Evan Minami kick)
Iol—KJ Pascua 2 run (Minami kick)
Lah—Makoa Filikitonga-Lukela 1 run (kick failed)
Iol—Connor Ohira 34 pass from Jim On (Minami kick)
Iol—FG Makekau 42
Iol—Storm Lotomau 3 run (Minami kick)
Lah—Filikitonga-Lukela 6 run (Thomas Rosen St. John pass from Filikitonga-Lukela)

First downs 20 18
Rushes-yards 44-111 46-235
Passing yards 239 71
Total yards 350 306
Punts-Avg. 2-36.0 3-35.7
Fumbles-lost 0-0 3-2
Sacks by-yards 0-0 1-9
Penalties-yards 1-5 4-25
Possession time 26:10 21:50

RUSHING—‘Iolani: Pascua 26-60, Lotomau 15-44, Jim On 2-4, Makekau 1-3. Lahainaluna: Filikitonga-Lukela 16-83, Ansen Cabanilla 9-68, Jared Rocha-Islas 8-59, Penisimani Taufa 2-15, Donovan Defang 4-13, David Kawabata 1-7, Josten Sariby 3-4, Tyran Kuu Palea 2-2, Team 1-(-16). 

PASSING—‘Iolani: Jim On 21-24-0-239. Lahainaluna: Filikitonga-Lukela 4-5-0-28, Rocha-Islas 1-1-0-43.

RECEIVING—‘Iolani: Tyler Teruya 9-67, Makekau 7-105, Ohira 5-67. Lahainaluna: Scott Isaac Medeiros-Tangatailoa 2-45, Defang 1-20, Rocha-Islas 1-5, Kawabata 1-1.

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