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High schoolDODEA Pacific Far East High School Fall Sports TournamentsGirls Class AA VolleyballAt Coral Reef Fitness & Sports Center, Andersen Air Force Base, GuamSingle-elimination playoffsThursday’s matchesMatch 1—Guam High def. Harvest Christian Academy, Guam, 25-15, 25-14Match 2—Southern, Guam, def. Okkodo, Guam, 25-23, 22-25, 15-9Match 3—Simon Sanchez, Guam, def. St. John’s, Guam, 18-25, 25-11, 15-12Match 4—Kadena, Okinawa, def. Yokota, Japan, 25-27, 25-19, 15-9Match 5—American School In Japan def. Zama American, Japan, 25-20, 25-23Match 6—Seisen International, Tokyo, def. Academy of Our Lady of Guam 25-19, 24-26, 15-12Match 7—Notre Dame, Guam, def. Kubasaki, Okinawa, 25-17, 25-18Match 8—Christian Academy In Japan def. John F. Kennedy, Guam, 13-25, 25-18, 15-12Match 9—Seoul American def. Guam 25-21, 25-14Match 10—Faith Academy, Philippines, def. Simon Sanchez 27-25, 25-22Match 11—George Washington, Guam, def. Southern 25-27, 25-17, 15-3Match 12—Nile C. Kinnick, Japan, def. Kadena 25-10, 25-23Match 13—Seoul def. ASIJ 25-21, 25-16Match 14—Faith def. Seisen 25-16, 25-13Match 15—GW def. Notre Dame 25-7, 24-26, 15-8Match 16—CAJ def. Kinnick 18-25, 25-10, 17-15Friday’s matchesMatch 17—Harvest Christian vs. Yokota, 7 p.m.Match 18—Zama vs. Kubasaki, 7 a.m.Match 19—AOLG vs. JFK, 8:30 a.m.Match 20—Okkodo vs. St. John’s, 8:30 a.m.Match 21—Kadena vs. Match 17 winner, 10 a.m.Match 22—Southern vs. Match 18 winner, 10 a.m.Match 23—Simon Sanchez vs. Match 19 winner, 11:30 a.m.Match 24—Guam vs. Match 20 winner, 11:30 a.m.Match 25—Kinnick vs. Match 21 winner, 1 p.m.Match 26—Notre Dame vs. Match 22 winner, 1 p.m.Match 27—Match 23 winner vs. Seisen, 2:30 p.m.Match 28—Match 24 winner vs. ASIJ, 2:30 p.m.Match 29—Semifinal, Seoul vs. Faith, 4 p.m.Match 30—Match 25 winner vs. Match 26 winner, 5:30 p.m.Match 31—Match 27 winner vs. Match 28 winner, 5:30 p.m.Match 32—Semifinal, GW vs. CAJ, 7 p.m.Saturday’s matchesMatch 33—Match 17 loser vs. Match 18 loser, 7 a.m.Match 34—Match 19 loser vs. Match 20 loser, 7 a.m.Match 35—Match 22 loser vs. Match 24 loser, 8 a.m.Match 36—Match 21 loser vs. Match 23 loser, 8 a.m.Match 37—Match 25 loser vs. Match 33 winner, 9 a.m.Match 38—Match 26 loser vs. Match 34 winner, 9 a.m.Match 39—Match 27 loser vs. Match 35 winner, 10 a.m.Match 40—Match 28 loser vs. Match 36 winner, 10 a.m.Match 41—Match 37 winner vs. Match 38 winner, 11 a.m.Match 42—Match 39 winner vs. Match 40 winner, 11 a.m.Match 43—Ninth place, Match 41 winner vs. Match 42 winner, 1 p.m.Match 44—Seventh place, Match 30 loser vs. Match 31 loser, 1 p.m.Match 45—Fifth place, Match 30 winner vs. Match 31 winner, 2:30 p.m.Match 46—Third place, Match 29 loser vs. Match 32 loser, 4 p.m.Match 47—Championship, Match 29 winner vs. Match 32 winner, 5:30 p.m.Girls Class A VolleyballAt Kelly Fitness & Sports Center, Camp Walker, South Korea.Double-elimination playoffsWednesday’s matchesMatch 1—Yongsan International-Seoul def. Global Visions Christian, South Korea, 22-25, 25-7, 25-14, 25-19Match 2—Daegu American, South Korea, def. Matthew C. Perry, Japan, 25-17, 25-22, 25-19Match 3—Robert D. Edgren, Japan, def. E.J. King, Japan, 25-21, 25-19, 25-16Match 4—Morrison Christian Academy, Taiwan, def. YIS-Seoul 25-12, 25-13, 25-19Match 5—International School of the Sacred Heart def. Osan American, South Korea, 25-22, 25-23, 25-20Thursday’s matchesMatch 6—Perry def. Global Visions 25-14, 25-15, 25-13; Global Visions eliminatedMatch 7—Osan def. YIS-Seoul 25-9, 25-21, 25-16; YIS-Seoul eliminatedMatch 8—Perry def. E.J. King 22-25, 25-16, 22-25, 25-19, 15-4; E.J. King eliminatedMatch 9—Daegu def. Edgren 20-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-19Match 10—ISSH def. Morrison 25-13, 25-12, 25-10Match 11—Osan def. Edgren 25-16, 15-25, 21-25, 25-21, 15-11; Edgren eliminatedMatch 12—Morrison def. Perry 25-8, 25-9, 25-14; Perry eliminatedMatch 13—Daegu def. ISSH 27-25, 20-25, 20-25, 25-14, 15-13Match 14—Morrison def. Osan 26-24, 19-25, 19-25, 25-16, 18-16; Osan eliminatedFriday’s matchesMatch 15—ISSH vs. Morrison, 10 a.m.Match 16—Daegu vs. Match 15 winner, 2:30 p.m.Match 17—Daegu vs. Match 15 winner if Daegu loses Match 16, 4:30 p.m.Placement matchesMatch 18—Perry vs. Osan, fourth place, 1 p.m.Match 19—E.J. King vs. Edgren, sixth place, noonMatch 20—Global Visions vs. YIS-Seoul, eighth place, 9 a.m.TennisAt Risner Tennis Center, Kadena Air Base, OkinawaFinal team standings1, Kadena, Okinawa, 56; 2, Seoul American, 50; 3, Yokota, Japan, 30; 4, Matthew C. Perry, Japan, 28 (won mixed-doubles gold medal); 5, Nile C. Kinnick, Japan, 28; 6, Guam High, 26; 7, Daegu American, South Korea, 24; 8, Zama American, Japan, 20; 9, Kubasaki, Okinawa, 14; 10, Robert D. Edgren, Japan, 12; 11, Osan American, South Korea, 6; 12, E.J. King, Japan, 2.Boys singlesChampionshipKyle Sprow, Kadena, def. Elliot Mason, Kadena, 6-0, 6-0Third-place matchRussell Midomaru, Daegu, def. Chong Lee, Seoul, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3Fifth-place matchJay Pothula, Kinnick, def. Matthew Hwang, Daegu, 9-7Girls singlesChampionshipElissa Mason, Kadena, def. Kennedy Allen, Seoul, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4Third-place matchAmber Gadsden, Guam, def. Erika Youngdahl, Yokota, 6-4, 6-3Fifth-place matchErika Ettl, Yokota, def. Shannon Donegan, Kinnick, 8-3Boys doublesChampionship Kyle Sprow and Elliot Mason, Kadena, def. Chong Lee and Abe Nelson, Seoul, 6-1, 6-2Third-place matchRussell Midomaru and Matthew Hwang, Daegu, def. Ryan Yerger and Arlo Taylor, Kadena, 6-7 (tiebreaker score unavailable), 6-4, 6-1Fifth-place matchAndre Bugawan and Sam Cadavos, Perry, def. John Bogen and Jay Pothula, Kinnick, 9-8 (7-3)Girls doublesChampionship Elissa Mason and Christin Gentz, Kadena, def. Kennedy Allen and Jacqueline Nguyen, Seoul, 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 6-3Third-place match Amber Gadsden and Sydney Short, Guam, def. Erika Youngdahl and Erika Ettl, Yokota, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5Mixed doublesChampionship Andre Bugawan and Shea Redick, Perry, def. Matt Bruhnke and Carson Allen, Seoul, 6-3, 6-0Consolation bracketArlo Taylor and Minjung Kim, Kadena, def. Ryan Yerger and Katie Mundie, Kadena, 8-2Third-place matchNate Rivera and Arisa Hirashima, Kinnick, def. Dominic Labrador and Reina Staley, Zama, 6-1, 7-5Fifth-place matchTaylor and Kim def. Antony Phillips and Misa Brophy, Yokota, 9-7FootballDODEA Pacific Far East PlayoffsClass AChampionshipSaturday, Nov. 7 Zama American 46, Daegu American 38Class AAAt Camp Foster, OkinawaSemifinalsMonday, Nov. 9Game 2-Kadena 55, Yokota 6Tuesday, Nov. 10Game 1-Seoul American 15, Guam High 0Saturday, Nov. 14Third placeGame 3-Guam vs. Yokota, 1 p.m.ChampionshipGame 4-Seoul vs. Kadena, 6 p.m.The Top TenThe Top Ten teams in the Stars and Stripes’ 2009 Far East high school football ratings, with records through Nov. 10, points and last week’s rating, as compiled by Dave Ornauer of Stars and Stripes sports. Ratings are based on teams’ win-loss records, quality of wins, strength of roster, schedule and leagues, point differential and team and individual statistics. Maximum rating is 500 points:Record$Pts$Pvs1. Kadena, Okinawa$7-0$476$12. George Washington, Guam$7-0$464$23. American School In Japan$7-2$460$34. Zama American, Japan$7-2$456$45. Father Duenas, Guam$6-2$444$56. Daegu American, South Korea$6-2$412$77. Seoul American$2-5$388$--8. Guam High$6-3$384$69. Yokota, Japan$6-5$380$810. John F. Kennedy, Guam$4-4$360$9Week 11 grid honorsGuam—Nov. 6, Jason Brunson 175 yards, 2 TDs, 10 carries; 45-yard fumble-return TD. Aaron Cosey 2-for-2, 35 yards, 2 TDs. D.J. Cruz 105 yards, 2 TDs, 6 carries. Nov. 10, Jason Brunson 141 all-purpose yards, 27 touches; 1 interception, 1 fumble recovery.Seoul—Brandon Morton 4-for-10, 33 yards, 2 TDs. Jamal James 93 yards, 10 carries. Han Yoo 82 yards, 17 carries.Kadena—Thomas McDonald 84 yards, 3 TDs, 6 carries. Shariff Coleman 64 yards, 2 TDs, 4 carries.Zama—Michael Spencer 312 yards, 4 TDs, 45 carries; 26 yards, 1 catch. Mike Jorgenson 30 yards, 3 TDs, 11 carries; 6-for-11, 111 yards.Daegu—Tre Griffin 18-for-35, 360 yards, 3 TDs. David Martinez 173 yards, 2 TDs, 6 catches; 84-yard kick-return TD.Week 12 lookaheadSaturdayDODEA Pacific Class AA playoffsThird-place game Yokota vs. Guam, 1 p.m.—Guam has made a habit of rebounding smartly from losses such as the 15-0 Class AA semifinal shutout Tuesday against Seoul. But there’s much pride left in a Yokota program that will end the season with a victory. ... Yokota 14, Guam High 13.ChampionshipKadena vs. Seoul, 6 p.m.—Yet another matchup of Falcons’ size vs. Panthers’ speed. Seoul’s defense has an ability to neutralize foes, but it has not seen the speed of Thomas McDonald and Shariff Coleman. Nor will the Panthers be hit as hard as they will be by the Falcons. ... Panthers 18, Falcons 15.Last week-4-1, .800.Season-44-15, .746.Far East playoff team capsulesClass AA championshipKadena PanthersKadena Air Base, Okinawa2009—7-0 overall, 1.000, 305 points for, 25 points against; 4-0 Okinawa Activities Council, 1.000, 167 points for, 16 against. Captured fourth straight Okinawa Activities Council football title.Head coach-Sergio Mendoza, fourth season. Overall record 21-2, four straight Okinawa Activities Council regular-season titles (2006-09), one Class AA championship (2007).Base offense—Multiple, spread option, power wishbone.Base defense—5-3.Key performers-Stanley Schrock, Sr., QB-WR-S; Tyler Broome, Sr., L; Sean O’Neill, Sr., L; Gabriel Ahner, So., L; Aaron Ahner, Jr., PK; Thomas McDonald, Jr., RB (495 yards, 12 touchdowns, 47 carries); Lotty Smith, Jr., RB-DB; Nollie Jones, Jr., LB; Anthony Tarver, Sr., LB; James Thompson, Sr., LB; Corey Hankerson, So., L; Anthony Arivisa, Sr., LB; Norman Correa, Sr., QB. L.J. Hubbard, Sr., WR; Shariff Coleman, Jr., RB (946 yards, 16 touchdowns, 88 carries); Tem Gutierrez, Jr., L; Marquis Lawrence, So., L; Michael Correa, Jr., L; Dennis Sharp, Jr., RB.Strengths-Strong at all skills positions, leadership in the interior.Drawbacks-Lack of depth; just 20 players on varsity.Overview-Veteran group on a mission of redemption for 2008 Class AA title game loss, 22-21 at Seoul American. They may have to ironman it, but they’re still a good bet to win their second Class AA title.Seoul American FalconsSouth Post, Yongsan Garrison, South Korea2009—2-5 overall, .286, 71 points for, 99 points against; 1-4 DODEA Korea, .200, 48 points for, 69 points against. Defending Far East Class AA champion.Head coach-Alan Morton, first season.Base offense-Wing-T.Base defense-4-man fronts.Key performers-Demetrius Johnson, Sr., FB-LB (297 yards, 3 touchdowns, 64 carries; Han Yoo, So., FB-DE; Jason White, Sr., OT; Steve Brown, Sr., C-DE-TE; Michael Masolo, So., QB-CB; Brandon Morton, Fr., QB; Jamal James, Sr., RB; Lionel Curry, Sr., RB; Brian Morton, Jr., OL-DL; Tyler Coulson, Jr., OL-DL.Strengths-Discipline, sound fundamentals, aggressiveness; they like to hit, Morton says.Drawbacks-Youth, inexperience.Overview-The mountain is much higher this year for a Falcons team that endured the worst regular season in school history. Still, the slate is wiped clean, the new season began in resounding fashion with a 15-0 semifinal win over Guam High and, as Morton says, “It’s a whole new ballgame. We have yet to peak.”


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