Governor Lolo M. Moliga had the honor of throwing the first pass to Samoana High School receiver Zephaniah Pati to officially kick off the American Samoa High School Athletic Association (ASHSAA) football season September 8th, 2018 at the Veterans Memorial Stadium.
Present at this year’s opening ceremony was Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga and Lt. Governor Lemanu Sialega Peleti Mauga, parents, coaches, student’s athletes and members of the schools community. Department Of Education director Dr. Ruth Matagi Tofiga gave an inspiring speech to encourage the student athletes and their coaches to respect one another.
The first match of the day was between the varsity-defending champion Samoana Sharks vs. the Tafuna Warriors. Results: (SHS-14) – (THS 28). The second match was between the Vikings of Faga’itua High School (FHS) vs. Lions from Leone High School (LHS). Results (FHS 46) – (LHS 28). Coverage of ASHSAA High School Football 2018 season is proudly sponsored and brought to you by Congresswoman Aumua Amata Radewagen.