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Friday, August 24, 2012

Preseason All-Las Vegas Sun team

Anu Solomon / QB / Senior, Bishop Gorman
About Anu: The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Solomon is already the most accomplished passer in Nevada history. He’s been the national-power Gaels starting quarterback since his freshman season, winning a record three state titles and passing for 7,215 yards and 101 touchdowns. He’s a four-star recruiting prospect and verbally committed to the University of Arizona.

Niko Kapeli / RB / Senior, Liberty
About Niko: The UNLV-bound Kapeli is Liberty’s all-time leading rusher with 4,298 career yards and 43 touchdowns. He broke his own single-game rushing record last year when he gained 310 yards in the Sunrise Regional semifinals against Las Vegas High. Last year, he rushed for 2,389 yards and 29 touchdown, including picking up 157 yards against Gorman in the state semifinals.

Lott Haia-Kahalewai / OL / Senior, Bishop Gorman
About Lott: The 6-foot-1, 300-pound Haia-Kahalewai took over as Gorman’s starting center midway through his sophomore season in 2010 and has been a mainstay up front for the perennial power Gaels.

Kai Nacua / ATH / Senior, Liberty
About Kai: The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Nacua is a three-year starter at quarterback for Liberty but was recruited to play linebacker in college at BYU and should play both positions this fall for the Patriots.

Isaiah Nacua / DL / Junior, Bishop Gorman
About Isaiah: The 6-foot-3, 240-pound Nacua, who committed this summer to BYU, was a force last year on the defensive line for Gorman in his sophomore season. Also, he impressed during the offseason at recruiting camps, landing scholarship offers from Arizona State and BYU, and recruiting interest from other schools.

Trajan Pili / LB / Senior, Centennial
About Trajan: The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Pili, who has been committed to BYU since last summer, had a monster junior season with 79 tackles, 4.5 sacks and two fumble recoveries. As Centennial’s tight end, three of his five catches were for touchdowns.


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