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Monday, October 09, 2006

US Poly Football Wrap Up: Week of Oct 5-7

A small list of Polynesians excelling in the Mainland US (outside of CA and HI). If you know of others since most newspapers don't focus on defensive players and offensive lineman please email

Lamont Afuvai
RB/LB, 6'2, 215, Sr (Franlin Pierce HS, Tacoma, WA): Had 2 rushing TDs and finished with 74 yards on 17 carries.
Tacoma Tribune

Mike Alisa
S/RB, 6'1, 180, Jr (Timpview HS, Provo, UT): Had a 27 yard interception return to clinch Timpview's win over Springville 21-0. Linebacker teammate Devin Mausia (6'0, 180, Sr) also had a interception in 2nd quarter leading to Timpview's second score. Eathyn Manumaleuna also had a sack in the game.
Deseret News

Sonny Aumoeualogo RB, 5'11, 215, Sr (Fife HS, Tacoma, WA): led Fife offensively, rushing for 195 yards on 20 carries and a touchdown.

Karl Finai RB/DB, 6'0, 195, Jr (Kearns HS, UT): Rushed for 129 yards and 2 TD runs of 44 and 1. RJ Tialavea (QB/DB, 6'4, 190, Jr, Kearns HS, UT) added 88 yards on the ground including a 3 yard run in a 27-6 win over West Jordan.

Tusi Masiva RB/LB, 5'11, 195, Jr (East HS, Salt Lake City, UT): Rushed for 146 yards on 16 carries including a 54 yard TD run.
SLC Tribune

Isaac Solaita RB/LB, 5'8, 165 Sr (Klahowya HS, Silverdale, WA): Rushed for 231 yards on 32 carries and 4 TDs (3, 16, 1, 4) in a 62-40 loss to North Mason
Kitsap Sun

Watson Togiailua QB, 5'11, 175, Jr (Auburn Mountainview HS, WA): Was 16 of 28 for 187 and threw 2 TD passes of 5 yards each in a 34-17 loss to Sumner.
King County Journal

Patrick Tepea DB/RB 5'10, 165, Jr (Auburn HS, WA): tipped one punt and blocked another and caught a 60 yard pass on a fake punt in a 43-0 win over Enumclaw.
Seattle PI

Roman Tinitali-Pula RB/DB, 5'10, 205, Sr (Lincoln HS, Tacoma, WA): Had 198 yards on 19 carries including a 81 yard TD score.
The Olympian

Tobias Togi FB/DL, 5'11, 225, Sr (Evergreen HS, Seattle, WA): Ran for 2 TD scores (2, 5) and finished with 72 yards on 14 rushes to help defeat Renton 27-7.
King County Journal

Rich Tukuafu WR, 6'3, 185, Jr (Cottonwood HS, Salt Lake City, UT): Caught two TD passes of 80 and 30 yards in a 47-12 loss to Highland.

Jordan Ulukivaiola RB/LB, 6'0, 205, Soph (East HS, Anchorage, AK): Rushed 8 times for 76 yards including a 1 yard TD run to put East up 13-7 over Chugiak (Eagle River) in the 3rd quarter. East eventually lost 33-14 in the large-school quarterfinal game.

William Vea LB/RB, 6'0, 195, Sr (Pharanagat HS, Alamo, NV): Rushed for 103 yards on 11 carries and 3 TDs in 56-6 win over Calvary Chapel in Nevada 8 Man Football. Vea is the younger brother of UNLV freshman George Vea.

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