Stuttgart defends D-I crown by handing Ramstein another championship loss, though the game was far different from last season.
Panthers top Ramstein to capture sixth title in the last seven times event has been held.
Royals edge crosstown rival Kaiserslautern, while Panthers hold off SHAPE to set up pool play rematch on Saturday.
Wildcats defeat Rota in one semifinal Friday while Cougars overcome Black Forest Academy in another.
Wildcats pull away from Rota, while Falcons rally past Vicenza to set up finals matchup.
Sentinels keep perfect record intact by stopping Baumholder’s title streak at five while Tigers turn up the heat in second half to race past AFNORTH.
Favored Lions turn up energy level when they need to defeat Sigonella, while upstart Cougars take advantage of Spangdahlem injuries to move on.
Stuttgart and Ramstein send two teams apiece into semifinals to be joined by Wiesbaden and Vilseck boys and SHAPE and Kaiserslautern girls.
Vicenza, Naples and Rota put two teams in semis, while AOSR girls and Black Forest boys playing on as well.
Hohenfels and Baumholder boys and Sigonella and Ansbach girls also in Division III final four.
Royals play during week, travel to Spain and start slowly Wednesday before pulling away on first day of D-I tourney.
Some advance and others are eliminated on opening day of boys’ eight-team tourney and girls’ seven-team event.
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