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Week 4

1. Punahou (0-0)

Previous rank: 1
Last week: idle
This week: vs. No. 5 Saint Louis Friday

When the Buffanblu make their 2014 debut it will have been 279 days -- or nine months and six days -- since they last played a football game. The vast majority of last year's starting defense is back and will be anchored by a veteran linebacking corps. A six-game regular-season schedule doesn't feature another D1 opponent until Oct. 10.

2. Mililani (3-0)

Previous rank: 2
Last week: beat Kailua, 49-7
This week: at No. 9 Kapolei Saturday

RB Vavae Malepeai and QB McKenzie Milton each accounted for three touchdowns and WR Kalakaua Timoteo caught four passes for 135 yards in the Trojans' rout of the Surfriders Saturday. DT Rex Manu had two sacks to lead the defense, which allowed just 137 total offensive yards. Mililani will hit the road for its next three games.

3. Kahuku (2-0)

Previous rank: 5
Last week: beat Waipahu, 51-10
This week: vs. McKinley Friday

The Red Raiders moved up two spots this week after their easy handling of the Marauders Friday. They got four scores from the defense and special teams and RB/DL Salanoa-Alo Wily punched in two of his team's four rushing touchdowns. Kahuku is scoring an average of 42 points per game while allowing just over 14 on defense.

4. Kamehameha (0-0)

Previous rank: 4
Last week: idle
This week: at Del Oro (Calif.) Friday

The Warriors will strap it up this week for the first time this year when they visit the Northern California town of Loomis, located about 25 miles northeast of Sacramento. DE Mika Tafua, who has committed to BYU, had been dealing with a nagging hamstring in the weeks leading up to the season. Del Oro is ranked fourth in Northern California by MaxPreps.

5. Saint Louis (0-2)

Previous rank: 3
Last week: lost to St. John Bosco, 63-14
This week: vs. No. 1 Punahou Friday

The Crusaders allowed 63 points by their opponent for the second consecutive week to open the year. Ryder Kuhns (21-of-42 passing for 207 yards, 1 TD, 3 INTs) and Tua Tagovailoa (28 of 43 for 335 yards, 7 TDs, 0 INT) have split playing time at quarterback. The offense is averaging 271 passing yards per game.

6. Farrington (2-0)

Previous rank: 6
Last week: beat No. 9 Kapolei, 28-26
This week: at Moanalua Friday

RB Ranan Mamiya recorded 251 all-purpose yards, including 137 rushing, against the Hurricanes Saturday. Mamiya scored on a pair of runs and added an 89-yard kickoff return for touchdown. LB Bryce Tatupu-Leopoldo made 10 tackles to lead the defense. Opponents have averaged just 123 yards of total offense against the Govs.

7. Campbell (2-0)

Previous rank: 7
Last week: beat No. 10 Moanalua, 34-6
This week: idle

The Sabers scored 27 unanswered points to turn a slim 7-6 first quarter lead into a rout against Na Menehune Friday. SB Kona Reiny-Aloy caught seven passes for 124 yards, including a 15-yard touchdown reception, and RB Terell Johnson added 129 rushing yards and two scores. The defense limited Moanalua to just 124 passing yards.

8. Leilehua (2-0)

Previous rank: 8
Last week: beat McKinley, 32-7
This week: at Waianae Friday

WRs Lauriano Lucas and Toma Savea each hauled in a pair of touchdown passes from QB Kalanimoku Pauole, who completed 18 of his 22 pass attempts for 200 yards against the Tigers Friday. Leilehua held a 26-0 lead by the end of the first quarter and held McKinley to 117 yards of total offense for the game.

9. Kapolei (0-2)

Previous rank: 9
Last week: lost to No. 6 Farrington, 28-26
This week: vs. No. 2 Mililani Saturday

QB Alton "Panaewa" Julius threw three touchdown passes, including two to WR Edward Kea in the loss to the Governors Saturday. LB Ronald Matautia recorded eight tackles, one sack and recovered a fumble and Tristan Centeio scored on a 94-yard kickoff return in the second quarter. The defense limited Farrington to just 33 passing yards, but allowed 210 rushing yards.

10. Waianae (1-1)

Previous rank: -
Last week: beat Kaiser, 26-7
This week: vs. No. 8 Leilehua Friday

The Seariders allowed 208 rushing yards by the Cougars Friday, but got three interceptions from their defense, including two by DB Ezekiel Moniz-Hopeau. DL Nayton Kuresa recorded a pair of sacks to bring his season total to four in just two games. WR/K Stanton Spencer caught a touchdown pass and booted a 29-yard field goal in the win.

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Just missed the cut: Hilo, Maui, Moanalua.