What happen’s in Vegas, stays in Vegas; Kahuku still number one in Cover2 Power Poll

Kahuku QB Sol-Jay Maiava

Despite a 35-7 loss and having their 18-game win streak snapped by the nation’s top-ranked Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) over in the ninth island, the Kahuku Red Raiders (5-1) return to Oahu still as the top team in the islands, remaining at the No. 1 spot in the latest Cover2 Division I Power Poll.

The rest of the top five remains unchanged with the only movement coming in the latter half of the rankings.

Kamehameha (2-3) drops two spots to No. 8 after a 35-3 loss to No. 2 Saint Louis (4-0), the only remaining unbeaten team in Division I. As a result, both Mililani (4-1) and Farrington (5-1) move up one spot to No. 6 and No. 7, respectively.

No. 9 Baldwin (4-2) and No. 10 Iolani (3-3) also swap spots after the Raiders fell 49-24 to No. 3 Punahou (3-1).

In the Cover2 Division II Power Poll, Lahainaluna (3-3) makes their season debut at the No. 5 spot after a 35-7 win over Kamehameha-Maui (1-4).

Over on the Big Island, the previously fifth-ranked Hawaii-campus Kamehameha Warriors (4-1) also fell in their game this week, losing 3-0 to Kealakehe (1-3) and dropping out of the latest rankings.

#COVER2 Division I Power Poll
1. KAHUKU (18)             5-1
2. SAINT LOUIS (2)        4-0
3. PUNAHOU                  3-1
4. WAIANAE                   6-1
5. KAPOLEI                     5-1
6. MILILANI                    4-1
7. FARRINGTON            5-1
8. KAMEHAMEHA         2-3
9. BALDWIN                   4-2
10. IOLANI                      3-3

Also Receiving Votes: HILO (3-1), LEILEHUA (3-4), CAMPBELL (3-3), MOANALUA (3-3)

#COVER2 Division II Power Poll
1. KAPA’A (20)                5-0
2. KONAWAENA            3-1
3. PEARL CITY                4-1
4. DAMIEN                      4-1
5. LAHAINALUNA            3-3

Also Receiving Votes: SAINT FRANCIS (2-2), WAIPAHU (4-1), KS-HAWAII (4-1), WAIALUA (3-1)

Season IV of Cover2 Hawaii High School Football weekly airs every Thursday night at 9:30 p.m. on KHON2.

The Cover2 Power Polls are voted on by 19 statewide media members, plus the

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