BIIF football: Vikings respond to Kealakehe ‘challenge,’ look back on track

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Kealakehe running back TJ Arakawa runs as Hilo defensive back Xiah Kanae attempts a tackle Friday during the Vikings' 21-12 victory.

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Hilo running back Jayden Pasco is tackled near the sideline Friday.

KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Kealakehe wide receiver Hunter Aciato catches a pass Friday.

KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Hilo quarterback Kimo Ibanez Jr. passes the ball over Kealakehe on Friday during the Vikings' 21-12 win.

KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Hilo High's Koa Akui turns and runs for a 30-yard touchdown Friday against Kealakehe during the Vikings' 21-12 win.

On the opening kickoff, Hilo fumbled the ball against Kealakehe on Friday night at Wong Stadium, bringing up an immediate thought: “Oh no, it’s going to be one of those football games.”