Homecoming weekend

Top guns

Sacred Hearts shooter Haunani Akana scored an aggregate 541 points to once again edge rival Meilin Jia-Richards (538) of Punahou to win the title. Punahou’s Lauren Riford (535) and Sacred Hearts’ Caitlin Mori (530) placed third and fourth, respectively.

Punahou’s Alex Char dominated the boys competition, registering the highest scores in the prone, standing, and kneeling positions for an aggregate score of 535. Teammates Bert Weeks (508) and Chris Han (507) placed second and third, respectively, followed by Maryknoll’s Chad Asato (500).

Homecoming football is below the fold

From the Advertiser: Te’o, Punahou rout ‘Iolani

With University of Notre Dame football coach Charlie Weis watching closely from a golf cart behind the end zone, Punahou School senior Manti Te’o showed off his multitude of skills yesterday in helping the Buffanblu rout visiting ‘Iolani, 49-7, in Interscholastic League of Honolulu action.

Weis and a "Senior Day" crowd of about 2,500 at Alexander Field watched Te’o — regarded by some as the nation’s No. 1 linebacker prospect — score touchdowns on a 17-yard reception, a pair of tackle-busting runs and a 46-yard blocked punt return in addition to helping hold the Raiders to just 10 yards rushing. The Buffanblu, ranked No. 1 in The Advertiser’s statewide Top 10 poll of coaches and media, improved to 7-1 overall and 4-1 in the ILH.

Star Bulletin: Te’o and Punahou put on a show for Weis

They don’t call it "Zero" for nothing.

Punahou’s revamped defense, nicknamed Zero, all but shut down ‘Iolani’s potent passing attack in a 49-7 rout yesterday at sunny Alexander Field.

A crowd of about 2,000, including Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis, saw Punahou improve to 4-1 in the Interscholastic League of Honolulu. The No. 1-ranked Buffanblu (7-1 overall) remained in a tie for first place with Saint Louis.

"I went into this game very edgy," Punahou coach Kale Ane said. "Any time you can beat a team like ‘Iolani, you’re very happy. ‘Iolani’s multi-faceted with screens, deep passing, multiple receivers. You can’t focus on one."

And I know I probably missed a whole bunch of other sports news, but this is all I could find on a Sunday evening.

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