HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The #1 St. Louis Crusaders started the season with a 34-6 statement victory over the Kapolei Hurricanes.
Quarterback Jayden De Laura came out with surgical like precision against the Hurricane defense amassing 276 passing yards with a pair of touchdowns and a rushing score.
The Hurricane offense, struggled all night to move the ball against a Crusader defense in which nine of the starting 11 defenders boast division I scholarship offers.
In other Open Division action the Sabers locked up their first win of the 2019 season with a 41-6 victory over the Campbell Sabers.
Saber wide receiver Titus Mokiao-Atimala caught a pair of touchdowns to lead the offense on a night in which quarterback Blaine Hipa threw four touchdown passes.
In Division I, Damien won their second consecutive game to start 2019 season with a 34-12 victory against the Radford Rams. Monarchs quarterback Jake Holtz led the way with three touchdowns and an additional score on the ground.
In Division II, Kaiser Cougars went to 3-0 on the season with a 33-7 victory over PAC-5. The game was highlighted by a successful 53 yard field goal attempt by Cougars Kyler Halvorsen, while wide receiver Mason Yoshino amassed 140 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Pearl City shutout Mckinley 33-0 behind a pair of touchdowns by Makanaokalani Canyon. The Charger defense allowed the Tiger to amass just 28 yards in the first half of the game.