Canyon throws for 371 yards and 4 TD’s in Pearl City’s 35-34 OT loss to Nanakuli (9.14.19)

Sep 15, 2019

The Pearl City Chargers and Nanakuli Golden Hawks battled through four quarters and OT Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Golden Hawks home field in a dramatic 35-34 thriller that came down to a missed 2-point conversion pass that would have reversed the final outcome by a single point in the Chargers favor.

In the heartbreaking loss to the Golden Hawks, Charger QB Makana Canyon threw for an amazing 371 yards completing 24/39 passes with 4 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions. Canyon also rushed for 1 touchdown..

Charger wide receiver Isaiah Cruz-Amerperosa had a big night catching 6 passes for 204 yards and 1 touchdown to top all receivers. Joshua Gleason caught 6 passes for 73 yards and 2 touchdowns. Preston Hong hauled in 6 catches for 56 yards.

One defense, Pearl City’s Bishop Foumai picked off Golden Hawks QB Sedric Crawdord.and also recorded 4 solo tackles in the ball game.

Winning Golden Hawks QB Sedric Crawford threw for 89 yards completing 13/28 with 1 touchdown and 1 interception. Crawford also rushed for and impressive 165 yards on 22 carries with 2 touchdowns.

Tahj Hauhio rushed for 65 yards on 15 carries with 2 touchdowns.

Nanakuli outgained Pearl City 352-327 of net offense with 263 yards via the Golden Hawks potent ground attack.

Nanakuli improved to 2-2 (3-3 overall) while Pearl City fell to 2-3 (2-4 overall).in Oahu Interscholastic Association Division 2 Varsity Football.

Photos by Barry Villamil |