Baldwin to Host Mililani in Division I First-Round GameOctober 25, 2016, 6:29 AM HST · Updated October 25, 6:31 AM 0 Comments
By MauiNow.com staff
Maui Interscholastic League Division I champion Baldwin High School was awarded the fourth seed and will host Mililani at War Memorial Stadium on Friday, Nov. 3, beginning at 7 p.m.
The Bears (8-2 overall, 8-0 in MIL) are making their 11th state tournament appearance in the last 12 years after winning the MIL Division I crown last Friday, turning back Maui High School, 28-14.
The winner of Baldwin-Mililani will play in the semifinals on Nov. 12 against Leilehua or top-seeded Hilo at a site to be determined.
The championship Division I title game is slated for Nov. 18 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu.
Hilo is the top-seeded team in the First Hawaiian Bank/Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division I Football State Championships brackets.
The official brackets for the eight-team tournament were released by the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Monday afternoon.
All first round matchups in the Division I state tournament field are set for Friday, Nov. 4.
The Vikings, who have never won a state tournament game, will host Leilehua of the Oahu Interscholastic Association at Keeau High School.
Waiakea, the Big Island Interscholastic Federation runner-up, will travel to Oahu to take on second-seeded Campbell at Ewa Beach.
Third-seeded Iolani will take on Moanalua at Roosevelt’s Ticky Vasconcellos Stadium.
The state Division II tournament field have yet to be determined.