PIAA Combine Recruiting Notebook

KANEOHE, HI - With over 250 players participating at the 12th Pacific Islands Athletic Alliance Combine at Castle High School, you knew there were going to be some prospects carrying offers with them - and there were plenty. 2014 isn't considered by most to be a great year in the islands compared to years' past, but there is still a wealth of talent ready to be unearthed.

Moanalua RB Ishmil Scott (5-11, 210) - Scott looks the part of a pure athlete but is being recruited as a running back right now, and Boise State, UH and San Diego State are all recruiting him, as is Menlo College.

Saint Louis WR Devan Stubblefield (6-0, 180) - Stubblefield was the top receiver at the combine, and confirmed with Scout.com that he has scholarship offers from UH and Weber State. Washington State, Oregon State and Kansas are all showing a lot of early interest. He will be attending the Eugene, Ore. NFTC, as well as the Utah All-Poly camp this summer.

Kapolei OL Micah Kapoi (6-4, 298) - Weber State has also offered Kapoi, who said that he's getting strong interest recently from Hawaii, Nevada and Minnesota-Duluth.

Waianae OG Stansen Fonoti (6-1.5, 314) - Fonoti told Scout that BYU, Hawaii, and Kansas are all recruiting him, and USC also stopped by the school to check him out.

Punahou OG Davis Miyashiro-Saipaia (6-2, 285) - Saint Francis is the first school to offer Miyashiro-Saipaia, who said all the schools looking at him right now like him at center. Hawaii, Washington State, San Diego State, San Jose Sate, Oregon and Colorado are all expressing interest, as well as various Ivy League programs. Miyashiro-Saipaia said he currently holds a 3.3 GPA and plans on camping at Utah and Boise State, as well as at the Utah All-Poly camp.

Saint Louis OL Louis Vailopa (6-2.5, 315) - Vailopa confirmed scholarship offers from Hawaii and Weber State, and said Arizona State is a school that has recently come on his recruiting radar. He plans on making his college decision after the season.

Kapolei DE Kingston Fernandez (6-3, 235) - Weber State, Saint Francis and Washington State have all offered scholarships, according to Fernandez. Boise State and Wisconsin are apparently showing strong interest in Fernandez, who had a very strong combine showing. He plans on making a college decision after his season is complete.

Lahainaluna DE Hercules Mata'afa (6-3, 225) - One of the real revelations of the combine, Mata'afa is being recruited by Oregon State, USC, Washington, Washington State and Wisconsin. Expect his recruitment to pick up.

Kahuku DE Lamone Williams (6-3, 245) - There will be a bigger story on Williams later in the week, but he confirmed to Scout.com that Washington State, Utah, Nevada, Hawaii, and Wisconsin have all offered the talented defensive end. Williams will be on the mainland for the Utah All-Poly camp this summer, but is unsure right now if he'll be going to any college camps. Williams is LDS, but doesn't plan on serving mission at this point in time and has no college favorites. He will make his college choice after his senior season.

Saint Louis S Jaisen Sanchez (6-1, 193) - Weber State has offered Sanchez, who said that UCLA is also expressing interest. The free safety prospect will be attending this summer's All-Poly camp in Utah.
Punahou OL Semisi Uluave (6-4, 301) - Uluave is LDS, and he told Scout.com at the combine that he plans on serving his mission straight out of high school. The talented offensive lineman is getting strong looks right now from UCLA, Stanford, Oregon, Washington State, Wisconsin, Oregon State, Colorado, Michigan, and BYU.

Saint Louis OL Fred Ulu-Perry (6-2, 300) - Both Washington State and Hawaii have offered Ulu-Perry, who is taking his time with the process. It also sounds like Nevada and Weber State have also offered, but Ulu-Perry didn't confirm that. He's being recruited as an interior lineman and said he grew up a fan of UH but is also intrigued by what the mainland has to offer.

Punahou LB Ronley Lakalaka (6-0, 215) - Ronley, the younger brother of UH RB Steven Lakalaka, is being recruited by the Rainbow Warriors, as well as UNLV, Colorado, Oregon, Oregon State, UCLA, USC, and Utah. Lakalaka believes UNLV, UH and Utah are the schools closest to offering at this point.

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