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ASHSAA Football Week 8: Varsity Playoff Weekend

Faga'itua Vikings ball carrier Roy Ulugalu is tackled by two Nu’uuli Wildcat defenders
tony@samoanews.com

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Friday’s varsity playoff game had the Faga’itua Vikings  against a Nu’uuli Wildcats with Faga’itua winning  27 - 6 and proceeding to the semi-finals.  Saturday’s JV action, between the Leone Lions and Marist Crusaders concluded in favor of the Crusaders after a 6 - 0 victory. They will move on to play the Warriors in this year’s JV finals.

Marist Crusaders quarterback scrambling towards a very flooded sideline during the final quarter of their JV playoff match up against the Leone Lions this past Saturday morning. The Crudsaders won 6 - 0.  [photo: Tony Gasu]

Four Leone Lion defenders gang-tackling Fa’asao Marist’s wide receiver inside Leone territory during the fourth quarter of their playoff match up this past Saturday morning at the Veterans Memorial Stadium – Marist won 6 - 0.  [photo: Tony Gasu]


Nu’uuli Wildcats offensive lineman getting ready to initiate contact against the Vikings front line inside the trenches during the second quarter of their varsity playoff match up last Friday evening at the Veterans Memorial Stadium. Faga’itua won 27 - 6. [photo: Tony Gasu]

ASHSAA ATC Florence Wasko and Dr. John Edwards tending to an injured Leone Lion on the sidelines this past Saturday morning during the Lions and Marist Crusaders junior varsity playoff match up – The Lions suffered a heartbreaking 6 - 0 loss. [photo: Tony Gasu]


Nu’uuli Wildcats wide-receiver concentrating on hauling in the one and only touchdown for the Wildcats this past Friday evening at the Veterans Memorial Stadium during their playoff match up against the Faga’itua Vikings – Faga’itua won 27 - 6. [photo: Tony Gasu]

Leone Lions defensive coordinator trying to muster up his defensive unit during the final quarter of their JV playoff match up against the Marist Crusaders this past Saturday morning at the Veterans Memorial Stadium – Leone suffered a heartbreaking 6 - 0 loss. [photo: Tony Gasu]


Faga’itua Vikings O’Neil Ah-Chee struggling to break a tackle against a Nu’uuli Wildcats defender at mid field during the second quarter of their varsity play-off match up when the Vikings were running their two minute, no-huddle offense. Faga’itua won 27 - 6. [photo: Tony Gasu]