Pearl City beats Kaimuki 36-3, finish 7-0 in OIA D2 Junior Varsity Football

Oct 14, 2018 | PC Sports

The Pearl City Chargers finished a perfect 7-0 in Oahu Interscholastic Association Division 2 Junior Varsity football regular season standings after defeating the Kaimuki Bulldogs 36-3 on Saturday at Farrington High School's Edward Skippa' Diaz Stadium.

“The kids did a great job”, said Chargers head coach Robin Puahala.  “They worked hard for this. They knew what was at stake and they know what’s coming up next. We have a lot of guys that need to play, but they look good.  Thank you to all our supporters, families, and staff.”

The Chargers earned the #1 seed in the upcoming OIA D2 Championship playoffs and will meet Kaimuki once again in the semifinals with date, time and location to be determined.


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Pearl City QB Isaiah Cruz-Ameperosa once again guided the Chargers offense to the end zone.

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The Chargers defense recorded a safety to take a 9-0

lead with 28 seconds remaining in the first quarter.

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Ali'i Gaspar scored on a 2 yard touchdown run to put the Chargers up 15-0

at 5:37 of the second quarter. Gaspar also scored an electrifying 60 yard

touchdown run that put the Chargers up 22-3 at 8:55 of the third quarter.

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Pearl City wide receiver Tiandrew Taimanao breaks free and will score on a 46 yard

touchdown pass from Charger QB Isaiah Cruz-Ameperosa at 6:04 of the third quarter.

The Chargers took a 30-3 lead after Landon Chang converted the PAT.

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Pearl City Charger kicker Landon Chang converted 4 of 5 PAT's in the ball game. Chang is

pictured here driving through a PAT following Ali'i Gaspar's third quarter 60 yard touchdown run.

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The Chargers hard charging and hard hitting defense took

care of business holding the Bulldog offense to three points.

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Kaimuki got on the scoreboard on a 41 yard field goal

with 2 seconds left on the clock in the second quarter.

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Photo by Barry Villamil | [email protected]