Kahuku hosted national powerhouse St. John Bosco of California on Saturday and shocked the defending national champions 30-23 at Carlton E Weimer Athletic Field on the Kahuku High School Campus.
The Red Raiders had a surprising 22-3 lead over the Braves with 6:26 left in the first half after a pair of Kaimana Carvalho touchdowns and Aiden Manutai’s interception return for a touchdown, but the Braves responded with 20 unanswered points to take the lead in the fourth quarter.
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Kahuku took the lead back with with 23 seconds left on Tuli Tagovailoa-Amosa’s 18-yard quarterback keeper and held off the Braves in the closing seconds.
A week after losing to national No. 1 Mater Dei 55-8, Kahuku improves to 5-1 for the 2023 season and will play Nanakuli next week. Meanwhile, St. John Bosco drops to 4-1.
The rest of Saturday’s scores are blow. Stay with KHON2 as this post will be updated throughout the night:
Waialua 31, Molokai 24
Honokaa 44, Kau 6
Pahoa 14, Kohala 13
Damien 54, Punahou II 20
Lanai 18, Seabury Hall 14
Maui 27, Baldwin 17
Waimea 35, Kauai 3
Saint Louis II 34, Kamehameha II 12