Tonight is a big night for the Pearl City Chargers varsity football program as they travel to Waialua to take on the Bulldogs in both teams Oahu Interscholastic Association Division 2 regular season finale. At stake for the Chargers is a chance to finish the season atop the league standings, #1 seed in the upcoming OIA D2 championship playoffs, and home field advantage in the semifinals. A loss would place them #4 seed and put the Chargers on the road against Waipahu. The Chargers beat the Marauders 21-7 on September 10 at Aiea High School.
Tonight's Pearl City vs. Waialua game is scheduled to kick-off at 6:00pm at Waialua High School. No JV game is scheduled.
OIA D2 Final Four records as of 10/13/2016
Waipahu 6-1, (league) 7-1 (overall)
Pearl City 5-1, (league) 5-2 (overall)
Kaimuki 5-2, (league) 5-3 (overall)
Waialua 4-2, (league) 4-2 (overall)
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The Chargers and Bulldogs battled in last year's contest won by the Bulldogs in a
come-from-behind victory 27-23. The Bulldogs scored with 1:04 remaining on the game
clock to take the lead. The Pearl City vs. Waialua contest took two days to claim a winner
after Saturday's game was called due to lightning. The game resumed on the following
Monday in the fourth quarter.
Photo: Pearl City running back Joe Maneafaiga slams into the Bulldog
defense in the first quarter of last year's game played at Pearl City High school.