PIAA Combine Preview
Waialua OT Micah Hatchie (Scout.com)
Waialua OT Micah Hatchie (Scout.com)
Northwest Recruiting Analyst
Posted May 29, 2009
Chris Fetters (Scout.com)

HONOLULU, HI - The 8th Annual Hawai'i High School Football Combine, hosted by the Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance, is set to take place Saturday at the Saint Louis School. With over 250 prospects set to take the field, this combine promises to be the marquee combine event in Oahu.

David Veikune (Hawai'i), Kaluka Maiava (USC), Jake Ingram (Hawai'i), Max Unger (Oregon) and Al Afalava (Oregon State) have all participated in past PIAA combines, and all were selected in the 2009 NFL Draft.

Abe Markowitz (USC), Kimo Makaula (Washington), Dalton Hilliard (UCLA), Benson Ma'afala (Hawai'i), Corey Nielsen (Hawai'i), Chauncey Makainai (Hawai'i), Shawn Reed (Navy), Anthony Tuitele (Northern State) and Hunter Thomson (Portland State) are all 2009 signees that will be on hand to help work the camp.

Below is a list of the top participants expected to take part in this year's combine.

QB Andrew Manley, Leilehua
SB Samson Anguay, Campbell
WR Shaydon Kehano, Castle
WR Taz Stevenson, Mililani
LB V.J. Fehoko, Kahuku
DB Alvin Faamausili, Farrington
OL Kaiwi Crabb, Punahou
OL Micah Hatchie, Waialua
OL Micah Kalepa, Pac-5
OL Kelii Kekuewa, Kamehameha (Hawai'i)
OL Thurston Kino, Punahou
OL Jase Toomalatai, Kahuku
OL Dane DeMello, Konawaena (Hawai'i)
DL Sani Fuimaono, Punahou
DT Elvis Matagi, King Kekaulike (Maui)
DE Blake Muir, Kirrawee (Australia)
DE Graham Rowley, Waialua
DE Moses Samia, St. Louis
DE Niko Uti, Kapolei
DL Veteson Sauni, Kahuku
DL Handsome Tanielu, Waianae

QB Duke Bukoski, St. Louis
QB Dominic Trevino, Kealakehe (Hawai'i)
RB Keaka Fernandez, Kapolei
DE Na'alii Robbins, St. Louis

DE Kamden Hilliard, Punahou

OL Reeve Koehler, St. Louis

Prospects will be measured in for height and weight, as well as other specific measurements, like hand-size, and then will go through the combine. They will have a choice to bench reps at either 185 pounds or 225 pounds. Then they will run a 40, 20-yard shuttle and L-cone, and also get tested in the vertical jump.

After the testing events, the players will go into position drills, and the event will finish off with the most popular period - the one-on-ones.

Scout.com will be on hand to give you all the top-10's in each event, a combine recap, and also interviews with the top prospects on hand.

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