Just as they did in winning last season's Division III championship, Eliyah Tillman filled up the stat sheet and the Baumholder Bucs filled up the win column this weekend.
Tillman turned in matching double-double performances as the host Bucs beat the Hohenfels Tigers on consecutive days, winning 34-29 on Friday and 38-20 on Saturday.
The reigning Stars and Stripes girls basketball Athlete of the Year totaled 17 points, 12 rebounds and four assists Friday and 17 points, 11 rebounds and four assists Saturday.
Baumholder's Imaya Sharpe turned in her own double-double Saturday with 17 points and 10 rebounds.
Tayah Curry scored 10 points in each game to pace Hohenfels, which held the Bucs to two points in Friday's fourth quarter in a near-miss comeback bid.
Black Forest Academy 58/38, Wiesbaden 21/10: At Wiesbaden, the defending but rebuilding Division I champions opened with a pair of sizeable losses.
The Warriors, with just one player back from the team that claimed its second straight European title last season, were no match for postseason-tested Division II contender BFA. Wiesbaden scored more than four points in just one of eight quarters on the weekend.
The Falcons placed four players in double digits Friday as Emily Brauer scored 17, Cailynn Campbell scored 12 and Katie Greathouse and Anna Kragt added 10 apiece. Campbell went off for 20 on Saturday alongside a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double from teammate Mia Rottier.
Returning Warrior Rosette Gray led the resistance with game-high rebounding totals of nine on Friday and 11 on Saturday.
Vicenza 55/53, Sigonella 24/18: At Vicenza, freshman Jordan Wakefield made a dominant debut for the Cougars.
Wakefield scored 20 points in each Vicenza rout, including a sharpshooting Saturday effort that featured a pair of three pointers and six made free throws in eight attempts.
Adrianna Lovelace turned in consecutive double-digit scoring efforts of her own with a combined two-game total of 25 points. Emma Knapp scored 16 in Friday's win.
Marika Wojtal scored a combined 16 points over the two games for the Jaguars. Vicenza held Sigonella to single-digit scoring in all eight quarters on the weekend.
Lakenheath 49/44, AFNORTH 25/18: At Lakenheath, Lilli Estus led the host Lancers to a pair of blowout victories.
Estus scored 21 points in Friday's win and 16 more Saturday, both game-high totals. She added a combined 12 rebounds on the weekend.
Asha Snipes joined Estus in double figures with 15 points on Friday, while Reese Estus scored 12 on Saturday and totaled 10 rebounds over the two games.
Sinem Butun had 14 points and nine rebounds for AFNORTH on Friday; teammate Natasha Arrington led all rebounders with 11 on Saturday.
Aviano 58/41, Marymount 12/6: At Aviano, the Saints dominated the visiting Royals for a season-opening sweep.
The trio of Ashley Mills, Tiana Link and Jazmine Bell carried Aviano on both occasions. Mills went for 14 points Friday and nine on Saturday. Link had 10 points in each game, adding seven rebounds Friday and seven steals Saturday. Bell swiped five steals Friday and totaled 14 points on the doubleheader.
Ramstein 44, Vilseck 13: Saturday at Ramstein, the Royals completed a weekend sweep with a second consecutive rout of the visiting Falcons.
Lindsey Breton led the way with a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double. Bella Rodriguez, the only new starter for the Royals, turned in another strong effort with 10 points, five rebounds and a pair of steals.
Ramstein opened its season Friday night with a 53-16 defeat of the Falcons.
SHAPE 33, Alconbury 20: Saturday at Alconbury, the visiting Spartans completed their weekend conquest of the Dragons.
SHAPE star Begona Rodriguez Bravo matched Alconbury's point total with 20 points. Teammate Marianna Kyriou filled up the other columns of the stat sheet with 17 rebounds and six assists.
Ashley Kjorness reached double digits with 10 points for Alconbury; Marissa Kastler led the Dragons with 11 rebounds.
SHAPE won 42-23 on Friday.