Moimoi was last seen at Half Moon Bay in California on a boogie board.

By Kaelen Jones
April 22, 2019

A rescue mission for missing Wyoming football recruit Naphtali Moimoi in California has concluded without the discovery of his body, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office announced.

Moimoi, 18, was last seen at Half Moon Bay. He fell off a boogie board and friends saw him in the water unresponsive. Two helicopters, two boats and first responders were deployed in the search, which initially was declared a rescue mission before being moved to a water recovery.

On Thursday, search efforts were called off due to lack of visibility, but resumed Friday. The search was officially ended later on Friday afternoon.

Wyoming head coach Craig Bohl issued a statement on Monday

"We have been talking with Naphtali's family, and our hearts go out to the entire Moi Moi family at this extremely difficult time," Bohl said. "As a Cowboy Football family, we are all thinking of and praying for Naphtali, his family and his friends."

"We will continue to work with local authorities to be on the look out & follow up on any information we receive," the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

A vigil was held for Moimoi on Friday night at Hayward High School.

Moimoi, a native of Hayward, Calif., signed with Wyoming in December 2018 during the early-signing period.

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