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Fri Nov 09
Final
14 Good Counsel
30 at DeMatha Catholic
PG Sports and Learning Complex
Fri Nov 09
Final
0 Archbishop Carroll
48 at St. Mary's Ryken
St. Mary's Ryken
Sat Nov 10
Final
24 Gonzaga College
14 at St. John's College
Fernandez Stadium (SJC)
Sun Nov 18
Final
6 Bishop O'Connell
43 at St. Mary's Ryken
Catholic University of America
Sun Nov 18
Final
46 Gonzaga College
43 at DeMatha Catholic
Catholic University of America
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He was a high school star in Hawaii. His family moved 4,800 miles to help his college chances.

Sol-Jay Maiava (#9) has his Cadets undefeated and ranked #5 in the Country according to the USA Today.  (Photo by: Matt Seal: MSealPhoto)
Sol-Jay Maiava (#9) has his Cadets undefeated and ranked #5 in the Country according to the USA Today. (Photo by: Matt Seal: MSealPhoto)

Rosemary Maiava-Peters took out her cellphone, opened the Facebook app and started a live stream for family members back in Hawaii. She pointed it in the direction of her eldest son, Sol-Jay Maiava, the home team's starting quarterback.

Sitting on the metal bleachers at St. John's College High School during the last Saturday of August, Rosemary shifted between watching the Cadets' season opener and keeping tabs on her four youngest children, who were busy munching away on Hawaiian snacks. Rosemary's husband Luaao Peters sat beside them, smiling wide as he held a large cutout of Sol-Jay's head.

Suddenly, the piercing voice of the St. John's public address announcer cut through the crowd: "And heeeeeeere come the Cadets! This is the moment we've all been waiting for!"

"Yes it is," Luaao said quietly. 

 

Click HERE to read the rest of the story from The Washington Post.