Reno's Kaho named finalist for Player of the Year award

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) Reno high school's Brandon Kaho has been named a finalist for the Polynesian High School Football Player of the Year award.

He's one of just five players in the country up for the honor, which is presented annually to the most outstanding Polynesian senior high school football player.

Kaho was the Region's Player of the Year this season, playing both linebacker and running back for the Huskies.

He ran for over 1,000 yards and led the state of Nevada with 30 rushing touchdowns. He also had 70 tackles, including 13 for loss, and six sacks on defense. That included two interceptions; returning one for a touchdown.

Kaho also served as the Huskies' place kicker and punter.

He's been invited to play in the Polynesian Bowl, the Under Armor All-American Game, and the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Kaho is a four-star recruit, with offers from several major college football programs, including Alabama, USC, Washington, UCLA, Texas, Oregon and Stanford.

The Polynesian Player of the Year award will be announced on January 19th.