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Nacua Named MVP Of Polynesian Bowl Thanks To Fantastic Catch

Jan 20, 2019, 5:25 PM | Updated: 8:32 pm
Orem High School football player Puka Nacua at Orem High School on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (Steve G...
Orem High School football player Puka Nacua at Orem High School on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (Steve Griffin, Deseret News)
(Steve Griffin, Deseret News)

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Former Orem High star and USC commit Puka Nacua wowed the crowd at Aloha Stadium with an amazing touchdown grab in the 2019 Polynesian Bowl.

For his efforts, Nacua was named the MVP of the game with three catches for 67 yards and the score.

The pass that accompanied the miraculous catch was thrown by BYU signee Jacob Conover from Chandler, Arizona.

Sagapolu Commits To Ducks

Also during the game, former Skyridge center Logan Sagapolu announced his commitment to the University of Oregon, donning a green hat and explaining his choice to the CBS Sports Network crew.

“It was just the love I was getting from all the coaches and the fact I was really comfortable down there,” Sagapolu said during the broadcast. “And just showing the love they did to my family means a lot to me.”

Team Makai beat Team Makua, 27-7 in the all-star game.

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