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Week 6

1. Punahou (2-0)

Previous rank: 1
Last week: beat Damien, 52-6
This week: vs. Saint Francis Saturday

Sophomore QB Nicholas Kapule threw for 257 yards and three touchdowns in one half of work while filling in for starter Ephraim Tuliloa, who came down with a cold late last week. WR Micah Maa caught two of those scoring passes from Kapule and RB Wayne Taulapapa added two touchdown runs against the Monarchs.

2. Mililani (4-0)

Previous rank: 2
Last week: idle
This week: at Aiea Friday

After a bye week the Trojans will hit the road Friday for their second of three straight away games. QB McKenzie Milton has already thrown for nearly 1,000 yards and also has 339 rushing yards — just 14 less than RB Vavae Malepeai has, on 20 less carries. The offense is averaging 38.8 points and 578.3 yards per game.

3. Kahuku (3-0)

Previous rank: 3
Last week: idle
This week: at Castle Friday

The Red Raiders are also coming off a bye after outscoring its first three opponents by a margin of 125 to 36. Sophomore RB Kesi Ah Hoy boasts a gaudy 9.8 yards-per-rush average, has leads the team in both receiving yards (116) and scoring (36 points). The defense allows an average of just 12 points and 119.7 yards per game.

4. Kamehameha (2-0)

Previous rank: 4
Last week: beat Saint Francis, 48-9
This week: vs. Damien Thursday

QB Fatu Sua-Godinet sat out the first half against the Saints Saturday, but still finished with a pair of rushing touchdowns after coming back from a jaw injury in a non-league game in Northern California on Aug. 29. In the absence of RB Kaulana Apelu (torn ACL), Makoa Freitas rushed for 82 yards and two touchdowns against Saint Francis.

5. Farrington (4-0)

Previous rank: 5
Last week: beat Aiea, 52-0
This week: at Kailua Friday

RB Ranan Mamiya put all of his talents on display Saturday against Na Alii. The senior transfer from Saint Francis scored on a 1-yard run, threw a 71-yard touchdown pass and added a 60-yard punt return to the house. RB Challen Faamatau scored two rushing touchdowns and the defense held Aiea to just 53 yards of total offense.

6. Campbell (3-0)

Previous rank: 6
Last week: beat Kailua, 44-0
This week: at No. 9 Kapolei Friday

Sophomore QB Ezra Savea showed off the accuracy that coach Amosa Amosa has been raving about in Saturday's rout of the Seariders. Savea, who played at Kapolei last year, completed 19 of his 22 pass attempts for 262 yards and six touchdowns, including three to senior WR Javal Medlin. The defense did not allow a pass completion by Kailua.

7. Leilehua (4-0)

Previous rank: 7
Last week: beat Castle, 41-28
This week: at Waipahu Friday

Senior QB Kalanimoku Pauole continued his hot ways in Friday's homecoming win over the Knights, throwing for 280 yards and five touchdowns, including two to RB/SB Ikaika Piceno, who also ran in another score. Senior DE Paul Kea recorded two of the Mules' three sacks and the defense notched three interceptions against Castle.

8. Saint Louis (1-3)

Previous rank: 8
Last week: beat Pac-Five, 60-13
This week: at Iolani Saturday

Sophomore QB Tua Tagovailoa threw for 430 yards and four touchdowns on 20-of-25 passing and ran for a 55-yard touchdown in the rout of the Wolf Pack Friday. WR Drew Kobayashi finished with three receptions for 134 yards, including two touchdown receptions. Despite yielding a season-low 13 points against Pac-Five, the defense still allows an average of 48.5 points and 578 yards per game.

9. Kapolei (1-3)

Previous rank: 9
Last week: beat Moanalua, 25-14
This week: vs. No. 6 Campbell Friday

The Hurricanes rushed for a season-high 275 yards, led by senior RB Trensten Spragling's 95-yard, two-touchdown performance on 18 carries to pick up their first win of the season Friday. LB/RB Ronald Matautia, who transferred from Waianae along with Spragling in the offseason, also ran in a pair of touchdowns.

10. Maui (3-0)

Previous rank: 10
Last week: idle
This week: vs. D2 No. 1 Lahainaluna Saturday

The unbeaten Sabers were on bye last week after a historic win over rival Baldwin on Aug. 29. Junior RB Daniel Kelley (416 rush yards, 4 TDs, 8.0 yards per carry) ranks among the state's leader in rushing yards and has accounted for a team-high 24 points. Junior QB Austin Hoe has attempted just 12 passes (completing four for 94 yards) for the season.

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Just missed the cut: Waianae.