Farmers dominate Seabury, hand Spartans first loss in 8-man football

| September 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The final score was 62-7 and it was really over by the end of the first quarter. After one quarter Molokai led 22-0 and it was clear that Molokai had the better team today. By halftime the score was 49-7 as the Farmers proved to be faster, bigger and stronger off the line than Seabury, a team Molokai had never beaten in 8-man football, until today.

Yes, Molokai has come close. Over the past five years, the Farmers have lost the Maui Interscholatic League title to Seabury each year. Molokai was excruciatingly close in 2012, losing at home to Seabury 20-19.

But that is all history as Molokai ran its record up to 2-0 with a game coming up this Friday against Hana in Hana. Go get ’em Farmers!

Junior running back Jaymen "Maka" Bagay-Cenal was leaving Spartans in his wake all game.

Junior running back Jaymen “Maka” Bagay-Cenal was leaving Spartans in his wake all game.

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Kaiea Dowling catches Seabury's Noel Mutzenberg from behind.

Kaiea Dowling catches Seabury’s Noel Mutzenberg from behind.

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Kaimana Kahale takes a pass from quarterback John-Michael Mokiao-Duvauchelle (above) for a touchdown against Seabury.

Kaimana Kahale takes a pass from quarterback John-Michael Mokiao-Duvauchelle (above) for a touchdown against Seabury.

Kahale and Moses Espaniola celebrate after another Molokai touchdown.

Kahale and Moses Espaniola celebrate after another Molokai touchdown.

William DelaCruz picks up yardage against the Spartans.

William DelaCruz picks up yardage against the Spartans.

Moses Espaniola runs the ball into the end zone after catching a pass from Mokiao-Duvauchelle.

Moses Espaniola runs the ball into the end zone after catching a pass from Mokiao-Duvauchelle.

Kui Han leads the way for a touchdown run from Alden Abafo.

Kui Han leads the way for a touchdown run from Alden Abafo.

James Lee  throws a wobbler into the end zone to complete a two-point conversion for the Farmers.

James Lee throws a wobbler into the end zone to complete a two-point conversion for the Farmers.

Molokai cheerleaders pumped up the crowd with cheers and a halftime performance.

Molokai cheerleaders pumped up the crowd with cheers and a halftime performance.

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