BIIF Football Semifinal Schedule Set
The Big Island Interscholastic Federation has finalized its schedule for this week’s league semifinals.
In Division I, Kealakehe clinched the top seed in the postseason after beating two-time defending champion Hilo in double overtime. The Waveriders will host fourth-seeded Kea’au, still looking for its first win of the season, on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.
Hilo, meanwhile, received the second seed and will host cross-town rival Waiakea, seeded third, at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16 at Wong Stadium. The Vikings defeated Waiakea 35-0 earlier this season.
Both Division I games will be broadcast on ESPN Radio, with Friday’s game being simulcast on KBIG FM.
Meanwhile, in Division II, Konawaena clinched the top seed with its 50-6 win over Honoka’a on Friday night. The two teems will meet again this Friday at Julian R. Yates Field in Kealakekua, with kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m.
Kamehameha-Hawai’i finished as the regular season runner-up in Division II, despite owning a win over Konawaena. The key blemish for the Warriors was a loss at Kealakehe, despite holding a 20-point first quarter lead.
Saturday’s Division II semifinal at 3 p.m. will be a rematch of last Saturday’s game between Kamehameha-Hawai’i and third-seeded Hawai’i Preparatory Academy. The Warriors defeated Ka Makani 45-0 in both teams’ regular season finale.
Championship games in Division I and II will be played on Oct. 23 and Oct. 24. Game assignments will be determined after the championships are set.
BIIF semifinal schedule
Friday, Oct. 16
Division I: #3 Waiakea (2-8 overall, 2-5 BIIF) at #2 Hilo (5-4, 5-2) – 7 p.m. (ESPN Radio and KBIG FM)
Division II: #4 Honoka’a (2-7, 2-5) at #1 Konawaena (8-1, 6-1) – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 17
Division II: #3 Hawai’i Prep (2-6, 2-5) at #2 Kamehameha-Hawai’i (8-2, 5-2) – 3 p.m.
Division I: #4 Kea’au (0-8, 0-7) at #1 Kealakehe (7-3, 6-1) – 7 p.m. (ESPN Radio)