BIIF football: West-side schools back in action this weekend

Waveriders quarterback Brennen Nishihara escapes the Sequoia pass rush on Aug. 25 at Waverider Stadium. (LAURA RUMINSKI/WEST HAWAII TODAY)

Kohala quarterback and defensive back Hezekiah Wilson throws the ball against Pahoa on Sept. 16 in Kapaau. Wilson finished with a rushing touchdown and an interception in the 14-13 loss. (CONOR LANGS/WEST HAWAII TODAY)

HPA wide receiver Jordan Kaluhimoku catches a pass against Honoka‘a on Saturday in Waimea. Ka Makani won 16-12. (CONOR LANGS/WEST HAWAII TODAY)

KAILUA-KONA — With just a few weeks left in the regular season for west-side Big Island Interscholastic Federation (BIIF) football schools, every game is becoming a little more important. This week’s slate of games is no different, as each team is looking to end on a high note. The final weekend of regular-season games is Oct. 19-21.