Arizona's offense dominant in big win over Rainbow Warriors

Arizona's offense dominant in big win over Rainbow Warriors

TUCSON, ARIZONA (HawaiiNewsNow) - - The Arizona offense gained nearly 600 total yards of offense, including 347 on the ground, as the Wildcats dominated Hawaii 47-28 on Saturday at Arizona Stadium.

Starting in place of Kalihi native Anu Solomon, Wildcats quarterback Brandon Dawkins accounted for four total touchdowns, including three on the ground. He passed for 235 yards, ran for 118 more, and Arizona went all 60 minutes against Hawaii without committing a turnover.

For the fourth straight game Hawaii quarterback Ikaika Woolsey tossed an interception, this one on a tipped pass that landed in the hands of safety Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles. Running back Tyrell Johnson scored on a 24-yard rush on Arizona's next play.

Woolsey, though, also orchestrated Hawaii's only scoring drive of the first half, a 9-play, 81-yard procession that ended with a 15-yard touchdown pass to slot receiver John Ursua.

Head coach Nick Rolovich replaced Woolsey with sophomore Dru Brown in the second half. Brown scored on a 3-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter, Hawaii's third touchdown of the second half, but Arizona maintained a 47-28 advantage through the final whistle.

Hawaii running back Steven Lakalaka was the 'Bows most productive offensive player, rushing 16 times for 63 yards and two touchdowns. Marcus Kemp caught six passes for 81 yards, and true freshman Kalakaua Timoteo added 3 grabs of his own.

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