45th Far East High School Wrestling Tournament

At Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan

Dates — Monday through Wednesday.

Format — Combined individual freestyle and dual-meet tournament, freestyle bouts the first 1½ days, dual meets the last 1½ days. Team scoring done by divisions; individual bouts conducted inter-division.

Participating teams — Division I: Nile C. Kinnick, St. Mary’s, American School In Japan, Humphreys, Kadena, Kubasaki. Division II: Robert D. Edgren, Zama, Yokota, Matthew C. Perry, E.J. King, Christian Academy Japan, Osan, Daegu.

Returning Far East champions

Hugo Miyamoto, St. Mary’s (101)

Josiah Drummer Kadena (108)

Nathaniel Twohig, St. Mary’s (135)

Basil Rieger, ASIJ (148).

Roman Leyko, St. Mary’s (168).

Jeremiah Drummer, Kadena (180, tournament’s Outstanding Wrestler).

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Dave Ornauer has been employed by or assigned to Stars and Stripes Pacific almost continuously since March 5, 1981. He covers interservice and high school sports at DODEA-Pacific schools and manages the Pacific Storm Tracker.

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