The Top Ten
The Top Ten teams in the Stars and Stripes' Far East high school football ratings, with records through Sept. 24, points and last season’s final rating, as compiled by Dave Ornauer of Stars and Stripes sports. Ratings are based on teams' win-loss records, quality of wins, strength of roster, schedule and leagues, point differential and team and individual statistics. Maximum rating is 500 points:
|1. Nile C. Kinnick, Japan||5-0||468||1|
|2. Father Duenas Memorial, Guam||4-0||456||3|
|3. American School In Japan||3-0||452||3|
|4. Kadena, Okinawa||2-1||448||3|
|5. Kubasaki, Okinawa||3-1||444||6|
|6. Guam High||3-1||440||2|
|7. Simon Sanchez, Guam||3-1||420||7|
|8. George Washington, Guam||2-2||404||8|
|9. Seoul American||1-2||368||9|
|10. John F. Kennedy, Guam||2-2||360||--|
|Dropped out—Zama American.|
Week 6 forecast
Friday, Sept. 27
Father Duenas Memorial at Okkodo, 7 p.m.– Short week for the Friars, who will likely welcome a test against the winless Bulldogs. … Friars 20, Bulldogs 8.
Saturday, Sept. 28
Nile C. Kinnick at American School In Japan, 1 p.m.– In what should be a pitched battle between two solid senior quarterbacks, Red Devils squeak by by a narrow margin. … Red Devils 16, Mustangs 15.
Guam High at Southern, 3 p.m. (may be played at 7 p.m. Friday at George Washington High School)– Woe be they who must play the Panthers after that heartbreaking loss Tuesday against Father Duenas Memorial, even on short rest. … Panthers 24, Dolphins 7.
George Washington at John F. Kennedy, 7 p.m.– Should be the first win for the Islanders over the Geckos in quite some time. … Islanders 17, Geckos 15.
Kadena at Seoul American, 2 p.m.– Second meeting in three weeks at the same site for these two. With the same result. … Panthers 23, Falcons 9.
Zama American at Daegu High, 6 p.m.– While each side sports a package of weapons, Trojans have simply had more fire testing against Division I opponents. … Trojans 18, Warriors 14.
Kubasaki at Robert D. Edgren, 7 p.m.– After the Eagles went up on the Mustangs, Dragons shouldn’t take Edgren lightly. They won’t. … Dragons 21, Eagles 7.
Last week – 4-1, .800.
Season– 24-6, .800.
Week 5 grid honors
Guam High – Lorden Aguon 16-for-26, 170 yards, touchdown; 64 yards, 4 carries. Austy Hines 83 yards, touchdown, 4 catches. Juwon Jacobs 76 yards, 3 catches; touchdown run; 12 tackles. Tegan Brown 20 tackles.
Father Duenas Memorial– Brian Leon Guerrero three field goals.
Kubasaki – Jarrett Mitchell 238 yards, 3 touchdowns, 21 carries. Winston Maxwell 95 yards, 8 carries. Kareem Key 12 tackles, forced fumble. Tyshon Butler touchdown run, 2 sacks. Sho Green 2 fumble recoveries.
Yokota– Marcus Henagan 11-for-25, 101 yards; 35 yards, 7 carries. Nick Pederson 28 yards, 5 carries; 65 yards, 4 returns.
Nile C. Kinnick– Dustin Wilson 133 yards, 4 touchdowns, 14 carries; 2-for-3, 68 yards, touchdown. Dre Paylor 163 yards, 24 carries. Greg Bacon 68 yards, touchdown, 2 catches; 46 yards, 4 carries.
Zama American– Nick Zeagler 4-for-10, 133 yards, 3 touchdowns.
American School In Japan – David Hernandez 10-for-24, 329 yards, 3 touchdowns; 78 yards, 3 touchdowns, 15 carries; 3 interceptions. Ed Pond 12 tackles, strip-fumble recovery touchdown. Nick Robison 136 yards, touchdown, 5 catches; Brandon Rogers 123 yards, touchdown, 2 catches.
Robert D. Edgren– Khaleem Shabazz 3 touchdown passes.