Far East High School Tennis Tournament
Dates and site — Monday-Thursday, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa.Format — Boys and girls singles and doubles, mixed doubles, single-elimination. Each team carries four boys and four girls on its roster; each player must play doubles and may choose to play either singles or mixed doubles.Schedule of events — First matches begin at 9 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, if needed. Singles, doubles and mixed doubles championships tentatively slated for Thursday afternoon, depending on weather. Play finishes around 6:30 p.m. Monday, 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wednesday. Thursday available for play in case of rain. Closing ceremony following conclusion of last championship match.Participating schools — Kadena Panthers, Kubasaki Dragons, E.J. King Cobras, Matthew C. Perry Samurai, Yokota Panthers, Zama Trojans, Nile C. Kinnick Red Devils, Robert D. Edgren Eagles, Seoul American Falcons, Osan Cougars, Daegu Warriors, Humphreys Blackhawks, American School In Japan, St. Mary’s Titans/Seisen Phoenix, Christian Academy Japan Knights, Yongsan Guardians.Awards — Boys, girls and overall team championships, first- and second-place medals for boys and girls singles and doubles and mixed doubles.Defending team champions — Division I: ASIJ boys, Kadena girls. Division II: YIS-Seoul boys, Zama girls.Returning champions — Marius Ruh, St. Mary’s, boys singles; Lili Kobayashi, ASIJ, girls singles; Len Kamemoto and Noah Inahara, ASIJ, boys doubles; Kobayashi and Nana Yoshimura, ASIJ, girls doubles; Yoshimura and Kaisei Sato, ASIJ, mixed doubles.