Hilo heads to Kona for rematch

Konawaena’s Abraham Ogata warms up prior to the Wildcats’ game against Waiakea on Friday, September 30. (Tom Linder/West Hawaii Today, file)

With the backdrop of a 51-6 walkover victory the first times the teams met, you might expect Konawaena coach Brad Uemoto would be counting down the minutes for a rematch against Hilo High School, but then you might not know how Uemoto works.