Myles AndrewsBasketballYokota, Japan
Last week — Averaged 19.3 points and 10.7 rebounds as the Panthers won all three of their games and captured the title in the 5th DODDS Japan Basketball Tournament at Yokota High School. For his performance, Andrews was accorded tournament most valuable player honors.
Andrews, a senior, helped power the Panthers to victories over Nile C. Kinnick (67-41) in the quarterfinals, Robert D. Edgren (83-62) in a semifinals in which he scored 30 points, and over Kinnick (52-33) in Saturday’s championship game.
“Myles had a great weekend,” said coach Tim Pujol. “He was excellent on the boards, he was excellent inside for us and even from time to time pushed the ball in transition. He’s an important player for our team.”
Julia MarrinBasketballYokota, Japan
Last week — Averaged 11.3 points and 12 rebounds per game and was named the tournament’s most valuable player as the Panthers swept their three games and won the championship in the 5th DODDS Japan Basketball Tournament at Yokota High’s Capps Gym.
Marrin, a senior, helped boost Yokota to victories over Nile C. Kinnick (56-38) in the quarterfinals, over E.J. King (50-27) in the semifinals, and finished the tournament with 12 points and 15 rebounds in a title-game win (53-28) over Kinnick on Saturday.
“At 5-foot-5, playing inside against these towers, no one’s got more heart than Julia,” coach Paul Ettl said. “If they all worked as hard as Julia, we would have no issues in the world.”