Pacific high school basketball ratings, post-semester exams edition
1 (tie), American School In Japan (11-0) and Seoul American (19-6): Mustangs Idle last week. Alex Torres gave Falcons a spark last Friday off the bench.
2. Kubasaki, Okinawa (13-14): Leapfrogged Kadena thanks to C.J. Crenshaw’s 21-for-24 at the line Friday.
3. Kadena, Okinawa (11-12): Chance to knot Okinawa Activities Council season series comes Feb. 9 at Kubasaki.
4. Morrison Academy, Taiwan (16-1): Off for Lunar New Year break.
5. Faith Academy, Philippines (19-6). Came up just short in Vanguards’ own Hardeman Showcase.
6 (tie). Robert D. Edgren, Japan (11-1) and George Washington, Guam (5-0): Eagles very likely will be seeded No. 1 in DODDS Japan tournament. Geckos showing why they’ve been invited to Far East Division I Tournament.
7, Yokota, Japan (12-6): Solid performance at Iwakuni last weekend.
8. Daegu High, South Korea (11-3): Warriors capped best regular season since 2007-08.
9. Matthew C. Perry, Japan (12-5): Samurai’s shot at top seed likely evaporated last weekend against Yokota.
10. Okkodo, Guam (5-1): Playing very smartly for a relatively new school.
1. American School In Japan (8-1): Idle last week
2. Yokota, Japan (20-1): Only blemish is that road loss at ASIJ.
3. Daegu High, South Korea (14-0): First unbeaten Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference Division I season in school history.
4. Kadena, Okinawa (15-7): Survived a huge overtime scare against Kubasaki.
5. Nile C. Kinnick, Japan (18-5): Still looking solid after weekend sweep at Sasebo.
6. Faith Academy, Philippines (15-4): Eighth straight win also nets Lady V’s the Hardeman Showcase title..
7. Notre Dame, Guam (season complete).
8. Seoul American (12-5): Falcons on an eight-game regular-season roll as well.
9. Simon Sanchez, Guam (season complete).
10. Seoul Foreign (10-4). Up next, the Asia-Pacific Activities Conference tournament in Beijing.
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