Pearl City romps past Kalaheo 34-13 in OIA D2 football

Pearl City romps past Kalaheo 34-13 in OIA D2 football (8.23.19)
Pearl City romps past Kalaheo 34-13 in OIA D2 football (8.23.19)
Pearl City romps past Kalaheo 34-13 in OIA D2 football (8.23.19)
Pearl City romps past Kalaheo 34-13 in OIA D2 football (8.23.19)
Pearl City romps past Kalaheo 34-13 in OIA D2 football (8.23.19)
Pearl City romps past Kalaheo 34-13 in OIA D2 football (8.23.19)
Pearl City romps past Kalaheo 34-13 in OIA D2 football (8.23.19)
Pearl City romps past Kalaheo 34-13 in OIA D2 football (8.23.19)
Pearl City romps past Kalaheo 34-13 in OIA D2 football (8.23.19)

The Pearl City Chargers improved to 2-1 in OIA D2 regular season standings (2-2 overall) after dominating the visiting Kalaheo Mustangs last night 34-13 at Edwin Bino Neves Stadium. The Mustangs remained winless at 0-3 in league play, 0-4 overall.

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Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Pearl City  QB Makana Canyon led the Chargers air attack with one 23 yard

touchdown pass to  wide receiver Isaiah Cruz-Amerperosa in the second quarter.

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Pearl City took an early 6-0 lead on a 55 yard interception return

for a touchdown by Herbert Hallers at 1:41 of the first quarter.

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Kalaheo tied the game at 6-6 on a 6 yard toudown pass from

Mustang QB Isaiah Akiu to Jordan Neufeldt at 7:16 of the second quarter.

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After Kalaheo scored on a 65 yard interception return and successful PAT at 1:38

of the second quarter that put them up over the Chargers 13-6, the Chargers struck back

on a 23 yard touchdown reception by wide receiver Isaiah Cruz-Amerperosa with :43 left on

the clock in the second quarter. The Chargers tied the game at 13-13 on Landon Chang's PAT.

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

The Chargers took the lead at 19-13 on a 7 yard touchdown run by Ali'i Gaspar with 8:04

on the clock in the third quarter. Kick failed. The Chargers would go on to score in the

second half on a safety, a couple Landon Chang field goals of 34, and 31 yards, and

on a late fourth quarter 15 yard touchdown run by Victor Atkins.

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

Photo by Barry Villamil | barry@mypearlcity.com

“Mr. Touchdown” Ali’i Gaspar is congratulated by teammates after scoring

on a 7 yard run in the third quarter that gave the Chargers the lead