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Aviano's Ethan Okkerse watches American Overseas School of Rome's Parker Huber block his shot Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. The ball landed outside the court, though, and the Saints won the point and the match.

Aviano's Ethan Okkerse watches American Overseas School of Rome's Parker Huber block his shot Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. The ball landed outside the court, though, and the Saints won the point and the match. (Kent Harris/Stars and Stripes)

High school

Volleyball

Girls

Lakenheath def. Vicenza 25-18, 25-21, 22-25, 20-25, 15-8

Friday at Kandern, Germany

Noteworthy – Chloe Aldrich had 27 kills, 15 digs and 3 aces for the Lancers, while A’Lydia McNeal had 10 kills, 12 digs and 4 aces and Ariana Cristian 7 aces and 12 digs.

Black Forest def. Vicenza 19-25, 28-26, 25-18, 25-17

Saturday at Kandern, Germany

Noteworthy – Lynnea Diaz Gonzalez had 14 kills and Savannah Tweedy 13 kills for the Falcons, while Emma Batluck had 4 aces.

Lakenheath def. Black Forest 25-21, 25-18, 18-25, 26-24

Saturday at Kandern, Germany

Noteworthy – Aldrich had 11 kills, 5 aces and 10 digs for the Lancers, with McNeal having 9 kills and 8 digs and Juraika Rodriguez 15 digs. Savannah Tweedy had 9 kills, 5 aces and 16 digs for the Falcons, with Ashley Tweedy contributing 7 kills and 11 digs.

Sigonella def. AFNORTH 15-25, 25-16, 25-14, 25-18

Friday at Sigonella

Noteworthy - Isabella Naselli had 7 kills and 6 aces for the Jaguars and Fabiola Mercado-Rodriguez had 12 assists, 4 aces and 4 kills.

AFNORTH def. Sigonella 25-20, 25-22, 25-23

Saturday at Sigonella

Noteworthy – Naselli and Laney Reardon each had 9 kills for the Jaguars.

Aviano def. Ansbach 25-22, 25-21, 19-25, 25-20

Saturday at Aviano

Noteworthy – Kennedy Lance had 6 kills and 5 aces for the Cougars, while Kennedy Kohrs had 6 kills and Allison Schuck 5 kills and Georgia Bryant 32 assists and 4 aces. Jaycee Spence had 8 aces for the Saints, while Sophia Fisher had 16 kills, Elaina Holsclaw 7 kills and 4 aces and Mayci Salmon 29 assists.

Ansbach def. Aviano 25-23, 13-25, 15-12

Saturday at Aviano

Noteworthy – Bryant had 21 assists and 4 aces and Lange 7 kills for the Cougars. Spence had 4 aces, fisher 9 kills and 6 aces and Holsclaw 3 kills for the Saints.

Vilseck def. SHAPE 25-21, 18-25, 25-21, 25-16

Saturday at Vilseck

Naples def. Rota 25-18, 25-15, 25-18

Friday at Naples

Noteworthy - Kennedy Rascoe had 6 aces, 7 digs and 8 kills for the Wildcats, while Emma Kasparek had 7 assists and Aiyana Godfrey 3 kills.

American Overseas School of Rome def. Rota 25-12, 25-16, 25-12

Saturday at Naples

Noteworthy – Cristina Nespoli had 5 kills and 3 aces for the Falcons, Clara Clayton had 3 kills and 2 aces and Annika Kravetzsky had 10 assists and 2 kills.

Naples def. AOSR 25-8, 25-14, 20-25, 25-13

Saturday at Naples

Noteworthy – Nespoli had 7 kills and Lama Djuraskovic had 4 aces for the Falcons. Rascoe had 14 aces, 8 digs and 4 kills and Emma Heavey 5 aces and 3 kills for the Wildcats.

Kaiserslautern def. Stuttgart 25-15, 25-14, 25-17

Saturday at Ramstein

Noteworthy – Se’maiya Farrow had 8 aces, and Piper Nowlin and Mariska Campbell had 6 kills for the Raiders.

Kaiserslautern def. Ramstein 25-21, 25-15, 25-17

Saturday at Ramstein

Noteworthy – Sage Barnes had 6 kills, and Nowlin had 5 for the Raiders. Jazzmyn Hall had 19 assists, while Sophia Schluth had 7 kills and Jillian Buckley had 6 for the Royals.

Stuttgart defeated Ramstein 12-25, 19-25, 25-21, 25-18, 15-10

Saturday at Ramstein

Noteworthy – Berea Bryan had 24 assists, Ayana Gomez had 10 kills and 15 digs, Isabella Whaley had 12 digs, Katie Dollins had 7 digs, Ainsley Baker had 7 kills and Sara Houghton had 6 kills for the Panthers.

Wiesbaden def. Hohenfels 25-20, 25-12, 25-12

Saturday at Wiesbaden

Noteworthy – Lyndsey Urick had 11 aces and 6 kills, Elizabeth Troxel had 10 assists, and Rylee Ashcraft had 4 kills for the Warriors. Yasheira Serrano and Riley Schick each had 3 kills for the Tigers.

Boys

Aviano def. AOSR 25-12, 20-25, 28-26, 25-22

Saturday at Aviano

Noteworthy – Parker Huber had 8 kills, 5 aces and 6 blocks for the Falcons, while Anthony DiMatteo had 5 kills and 5 blocks and Aurelien Berthet 4 kills, 2 aces and 2 blocks. Kowen Nowell had 18 assists for the Saints, while Gabriele Fabbro had 6 kills and 4 blocks, Xavier Fox had 7 kills and Pierce Dozier had 6 kills and 2 blocks.

Aviano def. AOSR 25-21, 25-16

Saturday at Aviano

Noteworthy – Huber had 3 kills and DiMatteo 4 blocks for the Falcons. Trevor Drummond had 14 digs for the Saints, Fabbro had 11 kills and Nowell had 17 assists.

Spangdahlem def. Brussels 25-18, 25-15, 25-10, 25-20

Saturday at Spangdahlem

Aviano's Gabriel Fabbro gets a shot past American Overseas School of Rome's Anthony DiMatteo on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in the Saints victory over the Falcons.

Aviano's Gabriel Fabbro gets a shot past American Overseas School of Rome's Anthony DiMatteo on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in the Saints victory over the Falcons. (Kent Harris/Stars and Stripes)

American Overseas School of Rome's Parker Huber and Aviano's Xavier Fox both jump with hands well above the net Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Huber scored the point, but the Saints won the match.

American Overseas School of Rome's Parker Huber and Aviano's Xavier Fox both jump with hands well above the net Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Huber scored the point, but the Saints won the match. (Kent Harris/Stars and Stripes)

American Overseas School of Rome's Parker Huber gets a shot past Aviano's Nikko Monson on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in the Saints' victory over the Falcons.

American Overseas School of Rome's Parker Huber gets a shot past Aviano's Nikko Monson on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in the Saints' victory over the Falcons. (Kent Harris/Stars and Stripes)

Naples def. Rota 25-11, 25-10, 23-25, 25-8

Friday at Naples

Noteworthy – A.J. Lopez had 5 aces, Joaquin Villescas had 18 assists, Davion Bowie had 7 kills and Ian O’Connor had 5 blocks for the Wildcats.

Naples def. Rota 25-23, 25-15, 26-28, 25-18

Saturday at Naples

Noteworthy – O’Connell had 16 kills, Lucas Suszko had 11 kills and Tristian Rosado had 22 assists.

Cross country

Saturday at Vilseck

Boys

Wiesbaden 38, Stuttgart 43, Ansbach 77, Vilseck 77

1. Luke Jones (Wies) 16 minutes, 29.71 seconds, 2. Jackson Cochrain (Vil) 16:41.83, 3. Carter Lindsey (Stu) 17:38.21, 4. Jackson Coombes (Stu) 18:12.54, 5. Brody Hocter (Ans) 18:34.66, 6. Zachary Watts (Wies) 18:43.55, 7. Jax Watson (Wies) 18:42.62, 8. Benjamin Schuck (Ans) 19:06.11, 9. Trenton Leach (Vil) 19:11.44, 10. Lennon Spakousky (Wies) 19:16.70.

Girls

Wiesbaden 27, Stuttgart 28, Vilseck 82, Hohenfels incomplete

1. Vanessa Alder (Stu) 18:13.85, 2. Lily Alder (Stu) 18:20.23, 3. Annastacia Berghammer (Wies) 21:52.57, 4. Kendall Kaloostian (Wies) 22:18.09, 5. Bryce Watts (Wies) 22:20.25, 6. Jalissa Jobity (Hoh) 22:34.41, 7. Jade Saunders (Wies) 22:43.94, 8. Isla Balderson (Stu) 22:44.96, 9. Mackenzie Welsh (Stu) 22:49.62, 10. Natalia Bergdorf (Wies) 23:07.41.

Saturday at Naples

Boys

Naples 15, AOSR incomplete

1. Jacob Kidd (Nap) 18:48; 2. Noah Lindee (Nap) 18:58; 3. Parker Dastrup (Nap) 20:02; 4. Eamon Newsome (AOSR) 21:22; 5. Ben Koerner (AOSR) 21:22; 6. Elia Baggett (Nap) 22:07; 7. Gio Pollock (Nap) 22:09; 8. Jonah McEwan (Nap) 22:26; 9. Cael McCaskey (Nap) 23:08; 10. DeShaun Bowie (Nap) 23:17.

Girls

AOSR 26, Naples 31

1. Natalia Dimatteo (AOSR) 21:58.2; 2. Alexandra Balsamo (Nap) 21:58.8; 3. Evelyn Campbell (AOSR) 23:10; 4. Nadia Shimasaki (Nap) 23:16; 5. Teagan Shekleton (AOSR) 23:49; 6. Emma Fisher (Nap) 24:04; 7. Gracie Dominguez (Nap) 24:56; 8. Meara Lim-Goyette (AOSR) 25:11; Claire Shekleton (AOSR) 25:15.

Saturday at Aviano

Boys

Aviano 22, Vicenza 33

1. Ben Udall (Avi) 17:15, 2. Everett Taylor (Avi) 17:21, 3. Andrew McGovern (Vic) 17:53, 4. Zachary Taylor (Avi) 18:12, 5. Jackson Brock (Vic) 19:32, 6. Jacob Klopper (Vic) 19:38, 7. Pierce Thomas (Avi) 19:59, 8. Emerson Lipscomb (Avi) 20:05, 9. James Montanio (Vic) 20:10, 10. Elias Brat (Vic) 20:19.

Girls

Vicenza 24, Aviano 31

1. Kayla Lubba (Vic), 21:11, 2. Ryleigh Ervin (Avi) 21:42, 3. Kaitlyn Wayne (Vic) 22:59, 4. Maddie Tolley (Avi) 23:38, 5. Elizabeth Owens (Vic) 24:03, 6. Paige Rogers (Avi) 25:42, 7. Grace Harkison (Vic) 25:44, 8. Brianne Horner (Vic) 26:23, 9. Clara Young (Avi) 27:42, 10. Maya Rahman (Avi) 27:46.

Saturday at Sigonella

(Full Marymount names unavailable)

Boys

Marymount 26, Sigonella incomplete

1. Quentin Jack (Sig) 20:20, 2. Tadesse (MMI) 20:18, 3. Haile (MMI) 23:06, 4. Olav Selland (Sig) 23:41, 5. Bradley Torres (Sig) 23:49, 6. Boncompagni (MMI) 27:50, 7. Ortega (MMI) 27:51, 8. Hossain (MMI) 33:27.

Girls

Marymount 26, Sigonella 30

1. Kayly Eimicke 21:39, 2. Benedetti (MMI) 24:53, 3. Carrera (MMI) 24:54, 4. Spranzi (MMI), 5. Molly Lefringhouse (Sig) 25:27, 6. Leila Denton (Sig) 25:51, 7. Keila Fuentes (Sig) 25:56, 8. Beukeboom (MMI) 26:05.1, 9. Layman (MMI) 26:05.3, 10. Kelley (MMI) 26:10.

Tennis

Saturday at Sigonella

Boys

Vicenza 4, Sigonella 0

Singles – Sam Grady (Vic) def. Kennan Hager 6-1, 6-2, Andrew Reed (Vic) def. Chase Miller 8-4, Isaac Leon (Vic) def. Andrei Hamilton 8-0.

Doubles – Grady/Reed def. Hager/Miller 7-6 (7-4), 6-2.

Girls

Vicenza 2, Sigonella 1

Singles – Charlize Caro (Sig) def. Delia Gordon 6-1, 2-6, 6-2; Addie Wilson (Vic) def. Valerie Deguzman 8-0; Maya McLeod (Vic) def. Katie Balbo 8-0.

Doubles – Sarah McGovern/Annika Svenson (Vic) def. Caro/Guzman 6-3, 6-2.

Saturday at Alconbury

Boys

Alconbury 8, Lakenheath 1

Singles – Gethin Moose (Alc) def. Calvin Moncada 6-2, 7-6 (7-2); Tyler Kessinger (Alc) def. Sean Hudgeons 8-3; Phoenix Cordova (Alc) def. Jesse Rico 8-6; Nathan Lucas (Alc) def. Christian Hiam 8-3; Tyler Robinson (Alc) def. Gabe Blanke 8-1; Norman Snopkowski (Alc) def. Dakota Odegaard 8-1.

Doubles – Moose/Kesinger def. Moncada/Rico 6-0, 6-1; Cordova/Lucas def. Hudgeons/Hiam 9-8 (10-8); Blanke/Odegaard def. Harvey Norris/Rosco Brady 8-3.

Girls

Lakenheath 5, Alconbury 4

Singles – Elizabeth Petrich (Lak) def. Anceline Sanchez 6-1, 6-2; Rachana Dacumos (Alc) def. Maddison Beedham 8-6; Hikari Scott (Lak) def. Joslin Real 8-6; Isabel Foran (Lake) def. Maggie May 8-4; Alia Zentner (Alc) def. Teagan Poole 8-4; Natalia Hairston (Alc) def. Lapis Spivak 8-2.

Doubles – Petrich/Beedham def. Sanchez/Dacumos 6-7 (1-7), 6-3, 10-7; Scott/Foran def. Real/May 8-1; Daniella Pantoja/Cheyenne Worley (Alc) def. Poole/Alvarez 8-4.

Saturday at Stuttgart

Boys

Wiesbaden 5, Stuttgart 4

Singles – Noah Shive (Stu) def. Nicholas Beier 6-0, 6-0; Sharif Elmas (Stu) def. Kayden Ballard 8-3; Jack Bishop (Wies) def. Kaden Jones 8-4; Colton Howell (Wies) def. Patrick Gibbons 8-6; Evan Chang (Stu) def. Ethan Na 8-5; Jace Ballard (Wies) def. Logan Hammack 8-2.

Doubles – Shive/Elmas def. Beier/K.Ballard 6-2, 6-2; Bishop/Na def. Gibbons/Jurich 8-5; Howell/J.Ballard def. Chang/Hammack 8-5.

Girls

Stuttgart 7, Wiesbaden 2

Singles – Isabel Williams (Stu) def. Bella Rainey 8-2; Sophia Rainey (Wies) def. Vanessa Franco 8-2; Melayna Tingey (Stu) def. Ava Kryway 8-0; Gracey Basgall (Stu) def. London Howell 8-6; Allison Hayes (Stu) def. Kasey Jacobs 8-1; Emma Francis (Stu) def. Galilea Gonzalez-Escalante 8-0.

Doubles – D.French/K.French (Stu) def. B.Rainey/S.Rainey 6-3, 6-1; Lauren Lower/Franco def. Kryway/Jacobs; Gonzalez-Escalante/Howell def. Fulton/Tingey 8-6.

Saturday at Naples

Boys

Marymount 6, Naples 3

Singles - Leonardo Proiettti (MMI) def. Samuel Stutzman 6-2, 6-2; Erion Lord (Nap) def. Giorgio Grifeo 8-3; Nick Cronk (Nap) def. Jacopo Aliberti 8-2; Riccardo Averni (MMI) def. Ben Avalos 6-4; Federico Cannizzano (MMI) def. Mason Heathington 6-1; Francesco Gregorini (MMI) def. Devin Symonette 6-1.

Doubles - Proietti/Averni def. Cronk/Avalos 2-6, 6-3, 6-3; Stuzman/Lord def. Aliberti/Cannizzano 8-1; Grifeo/Gregorini def. Heathington/Symonette 6-1.

Girls

Naples 5, Marymount 4

Singles - Isalei Caffarelli (MMI) def. Liliana Stutzman 6-0, 6-2; Bianca Marino (MMI) def. Talia Lor 8-3; Alesssandra Paloni (MMI) def. Andrea Mayounga 8-4; Aleczandria Rodriguez (Nap) def. Benedtta Marino 6-0; Sol Giannetti (MMI) def. Lucy Black 6-4; Ava Williams (Nap) def. Clara Rodriguez 6-0.

Doubles - Stutzman/Lord def. Caffarelli/Isabella Nudi 6-3, 4-6, 6-3; Mayounga/Rodriguez def. Bi.Marino/unknown 9-8 (7-4); Black/Williams def. Clara Rodriguez/Be.Marino 6-2.

Saturday at Spangdahlem

Boys

SHAPE 3, Spangdahlem 0

Singles – Eduardo Torrente de la Pisa def. Gabe Saldano 6-2.

Doubles – Enrique Jorquera/Alberto Viera def. Conner Koenig/Russel Checketts 6-0, 6-1; Torrente de la Pisa/Rodrigo Ortega def. Matthew Martinez/Saldano 8-1.

Girls

SHAPE 6, Spangdahlem 0

Singles – Carla Cuesta def. Samantha Moran 6-3, 6-3; Carla Bernal Fernandez def. Aspen Lindsey 6-2; Paula Solano def. Nina Hauck 6-0.

Doubles – Mariana Torrente de la Pisa/Chiara D’Arrigo def. S.Moran/Natalie Moran 6-3, 7-5; Georgia Bourtzi/Bernal Fernandez def. Aspen Lindsey/Sandrine Bennett 8-4; Clara Pacios/Solano def. Alliana Hogeland/Jaisa Whaley 6-1.

SHAPE vs. AFNORTH

Boys

Singles – Alejandro Cuesta def. Gray Bayless 6-1, 6-0.

SHAPE vs. Brussels

Boys

Singles – Cuesta def. Grant Rohrer 6-0, 6-1; Enrique Jorquera def. Elham Aziri 8-1.

Girls

Singles – Bourtzi def. Almina Kocabus 8-5; Bernal Fernandez def. Ava Hite 6-2; Pacios def. Gabby Rohrer 6-0.

Doubles – Torrente de la Pisa/D’Arrigo def. Abigail Halttunen/Riley Thomas 6-3, 6-4.

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Kent has filled numerous roles at Stars and Stripes including: copy editor, news editor, desk editor, reporter/photographer, web editor and overseas sports editor. Based at Aviano Air Base, Italy, he’s been TDY to countries such as Afghanistan Iraq, Kosovo and Bosnia. Born in California, he’s a 1988 graduate of Humboldt State University and has been a journalist for almost 38 years.

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