Kick off Saturday in high school football action starts of the sports year for the American Samoa High School Athletic Association.
It was Adan Mao our defensive MVP who posted 2 fumble recoveries 5 tackles and 3 assists in Okland Salavea’s debut as the new Leone Lion’s Head Coach.
The Fagaitua Vikings drew first blood on an early Maurice Lotovale score.
Leone’s menacing defense was the first score of the game on a forced fumble off Falalae Malepeai recovered by Jared Liu Kuey for a touch down.
Fagaitua’s 2 time championship quarterback Ramos Fano left the game shortly after that with an arm injury.
Leone’s Star running back Luteru Ah Loe rushed for a TD to close out the 1st half.
The second half had one Leone score from Juliano Falaniko who doubled as a wide receiver.
Final Score: Leone 22 Fagaitua 6