LIHU‘E — Kapa‘a High School, the defending Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation football champions, dominated the KIF Football All-Stars in an announcement made this week.
The Warriors captured 14 of the 30 positions named, including Michael Tresler as Coach of the Year, Warrior quarterback Kapono Na-O as Offensive Player of the Year, and Bruno Likio as Defensive Player of the Year.
Waimea High School, the Hawai‘i High School Athletic Association Division II state champions, placed Robin Correa, and Kaili Arakaki in defensive positions, and Rylan Mizumoto-Manuel to the lineman spot. Menehune Haweo Akeo was selected as a receiver, Aukai Emayo was named as a running back, and Kameron Apilado got the nod for utility.
Kaua‘i High School’s Austin Renaud was named a receiver.
KIF Football All Stars
Lineman: Lono Aki (Kap), Rylan Mizumoto-Manuel (Wai), Kanai Aguiar (Kap), Kaikoa Kanakaole (Kap), Napela Makuahi (Kap).
Receiver: Canaan Coleman (Kap), Austin Renaud (Kau), Haweo Akeo (Wai), Kamalei Gonsalves (Kap).
Running Back: Aukai Emayo (Wai).
Quarterback: Kapono Na-O (Kap).
Kicker: Christopher Rapozo (Kap).
Special Team: Christopher Rapozo (Kap).
Utility: Kameron Apilado (Wai).
Defensive Lineman: Bruno Likio (Kap), Connor Kitamura (Kap), Canaan Navalta (Kap), Robin Correa (Wai).
Linebacker: Steeler Burley (Kap), Solomone Malafu (Kap).
Defensive Back: Kahnah Hepa (Kap), Kaili Arakaki (Wai), Jayden Yamashita (Kap), Nash Burkhart (Kap).
Punter: Christopher Rapozo (Kap).
Utility: Mali Pahulu (Kap).
Offensive Player of the Year: Kapono Na-O (Kap).
Defensive Player of the Year: Bruno Likio (Kap).
Coach of the Year: Michael Tresler (Kap).
The Garden Island
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