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BIIF football playoffs: Atuekaho efficient as Hilo rolls to final

October 27, 2014 - 9:30pm



Division I: Kealakehe (4-5) at Hilo (9-0), 7 p.m.

Division II: Konawaena (7-2) at Kamehameha (6-2), 7 p.m.

Sione Atuekaho made the most of his five completions Saturday night, and Hilo scored four different ways to move one victory from a Big Island Interscholastic Federation football repeat.

Atuekaho tossed four touchdowns at Wong Stadium as the Vikings zoomed past Keaau 68-7 in the Division I semifinals.

Hilo (9-0) will face Kealakehe (4-5) at 7 p.m. Friday at Wong Stadium in the championship game. In the teams’ first meeting this season, the Vikings held on for a 7-0 victory on Ofa Fahiua’s fumble return.

Hilo led the semifinal 61-0 at halftime.

Fahiua added another touchdown, returning a fumble 62 yards, and he made eight tackles to reach triple digits on the year.

Atuekaho hooked up with Jacob Thome (47 yards), Cohlby Espaniola (12), Jordan Caoagdan (27) and Nainoa Kawailima (22) for scores, and finished 5 for 14 for 121 yards. He also recorded a 51-yard touchdown run.

Tristin Spikes ran for 109 yards on 10 carries to go over the 1,000-yard mark for the season, and Donavan Kelley brought back a punt 62 yards for a touchdown.

Isaac Lerma (18 yards) and Kiliona Pomroy (2) added rushing touchdowns for Hilo.

The Cougars endured a winless BIIF season.

Keaau 0 0 7 0 — 7

Hilo 23 38 7 0 —68

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