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Yokota Panthers senior singles player Erika Ettl fires a backhand return against American School In Japan's Anni Takigawa during Saturday's Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools tie at Yokota High School, Japan. Ettl, the reigning Far East Tournament runner-up, rallied from a one-set deficit to beat Takigawa 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 and Yokota's girls beat ASIJ 3-2 for the first time on coach Tommy Palmer's six-season watch.

Yokota Panthers senior singles player Erika Ettl fires a backhand return against American School In Japan's Anni Takigawa during Saturday's Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools tie at Yokota High School, Japan. Ettl, the reigning Far East Tournament runner-up, rallied from a one-set deficit to beat Takigawa 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 and Yokota's girls beat ASIJ 3-2 for the first time on coach Tommy Palmer's six-season watch. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Yokota Panthers senior singles player Erika Ettl fires a backhand return against American School In Japan's Anni Takigawa during Saturday's Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools tie at Yokota High School, Japan. Ettl, the reigning Far East Tournament runner-up, rallied from a one-set deficit to beat Takigawa 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 and Yokota's girls beat ASIJ 3-2 for the first time on coach Tommy Palmer's six-season watch.

Yokota Panthers senior singles player Erika Ettl fires a backhand return against American School In Japan's Anni Takigawa during Saturday's Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools tie at Yokota High School, Japan. Ettl, the reigning Far East Tournament runner-up, rallied from a one-set deficit to beat Takigawa 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 and Yokota's girls beat ASIJ 3-2 for the first time on coach Tommy Palmer's six-season watch. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Yokota Panthers senior singles player Erika Ettl fires a forehand return against American School In Japan's Anni Takigawa during Saturday's Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools tie at Yokota High School, Japan. Ettl, the reigning Far East Tournament runner-up, rallied from a one-set deficit to beat Takigawa 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 and Yokota's girls beat ASIJ 3-2 for the first time on coach Tommy Palmer's six-season watch.

Yokota Panthers senior singles player Erika Ettl fires a forehand return against American School In Japan's Anni Takigawa during Saturday's Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools tie at Yokota High School, Japan. Ettl, the reigning Far East Tournament runner-up, rallied from a one-set deficit to beat Takigawa 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 and Yokota's girls beat ASIJ 3-2 for the first time on coach Tommy Palmer's six-season watch. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

American School In Japan sophomore singles player Kentaro Ishihara smacks a forehand return against Yokota Panthers senior and reigning Far East Tournament runner-up Arlo Taylor during Saturday's Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools tie at Yokota High School, Japan. Ishihara beat Taylor 6-4, 6-0 and ASIJ's boys shut out Yokota 5-0.

American School In Japan sophomore singles player Kentaro Ishihara smacks a forehand return against Yokota Panthers senior and reigning Far East Tournament runner-up Arlo Taylor during Saturday's Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools tie at Yokota High School, Japan. Ishihara beat Taylor 6-4, 6-0 and ASIJ's boys shut out Yokota 5-0. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Yokota Panthers senior and reigning Far East Tournament singles runner-up Arlo Taylor goes airborne as he serves to American School In Japan sophomore Kentaro Ishihara during Saturday's Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools tie at Yokota High School, Japan. Ishihara beat Taylor 6-4, 6-0 and ASIJ's boys shut out Yokota 5-0.

Yokota Panthers senior and reigning Far East Tournament singles runner-up Arlo Taylor goes airborne as he serves to American School In Japan sophomore Kentaro Ishihara during Saturday's Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools tie at Yokota High School, Japan. Ishihara beat Taylor 6-4, 6-0 and ASIJ's boys shut out Yokota 5-0. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

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Cross countryJapanSaturday’s resultsAt Iwakuni, Mozen Gate course3.1-mile courseBoys1, Nile C. Kinnick, 27; 2, Matthew C. Perry, 63; 3, Yokota, 66; 4, E.J. King, 83; 5, Robert D. Edgren, 1071, Robert Beard, Kinnick, 16 minutes, 39 seconds; 2, Kento Reynolds, EJK, 17:25; 3, Michael Faulkner, Yokota, 17:33; 4, Alan Thurmond, Edgren, 17:44; 5, Ronald Bolton, Kinnick, 17:48; 6, Stephen Magnusson, Kinnick, 17:48; 7, Yasuki Milsop, MCP, 17:54; 8, Matthew Smith, MCP, 18:01; 9, Malik Hale, MCP, 18:21; 10, Kiyoshi Reynolds, EJK, 18:23Girls1, Nile C. Kinnick, 37; 2, Yokota, 41; 3, Robert D. Edgren 65; 4, E.J. King, 70; 5, Matthew C. Perry, 931, Carydaliz Fontanez, Kinnick, 20 minutes, 56 seconds (best in DODDS Pacific this season); 2, Abigail Wall, Yokota, 21:04; 3, Madeline Cotton, Edgren, 21:25; 4, Elisha Dareing, Kinnick, 21:41; 5, Mindy Adams, Yokota, 21:48; 6, Shannon McAllister, Kinnick, 22:30; 7, Taylor Rinehart, Edgren, 22:37; 8, Tori Hardebeck, Kinnick, 22:43; 9, Jessica Palubowick, EJK, 22:57; 10, Christine Madamba, Yokota, 23:00

TennisJapanSaturday’s resultsAt Yokota Air BaseBoysAmerican School In Japan 5, Yokota 0SinglesKentaro Ishihara def. Arlo Taylor 6-4, 6-0; Kenjiro Kanamura def. Warren Manegan 6-3, 7-5; Ryo Fukushima def. Shintaro Clanton 6-4, 6-4DoublesKeog Sakakibara and Arthur Pommershein def. E.J. Bagtas and Stephen Borin 6-0, 6-3; Ken Tsusaka and Kai Hatakeyama def. Chris Beemsterboer and Garrett Hanson 6-1, 6-0GirlsYokota 3, American School In Japan 2SinglesErika Ettl, Yokota, def. Anni Takigawa 4-6, 6-0, 6-1; Emily Beemsterboer, Yokota, def. Aya Dwyer 6-2, 6-2; Arisa Toyosaki, ASIJ, def. Ashley Hirata 6-0, 6-2DoublesAnju Yamanaka and Misa Brophy, Yokota, def. Julie Sato and Maaya Murakami 5-7, 6-2, 6-3; Teri Cho and Christina Higa, ASIJ, def. Daena Koreen and Alisha Rambo 6-1, 6-1Noteworthy — First victory for Yokota’s girls over ASIJ in Tommy Palmer’s six years as Panthers coach.

At TokyoGirlsSacred Heart 3,Yokohama International 2SinglesChristiana Dale, ISSH, def. Cynthia Hwang 6-4, 6-4; Risa Endo, ISSH, def. Arla Takala 7-6 (7-5), 6-2; Miki Saito, ISSH, def. Shani Juds 6-1, 6-1DoublesT. Jaliwk and M. Brown, YIS, def. O. Romanova and A. Hirano 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 6-3; M. Bethal and L. Maaloof, YIS, def. A. Smith and C. Smith 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 6-0

At KobeBoysCanadian Academy 4, Matthew C. Perry 2SinglesKevin Chung, CA, def. Alex Barker 8-1; Yuki Fujiwara, CA, def. Yuta Fleming 8-6; Haodi Zhang, CA, def. Alex Barker 8-6; Jon Cadavos, MCP, def. Kevin Chung 8-7 (5-4); Yuki Fujiwara, CA, def. Tyelor Apple 8-7 (7-1)DoublesSam Cadavos and Yuta Fleming, MCP, def. Cedrick Pacaud and Jason Kim 8-4

Matthew C. Perry 5, Canadian Academy 2SinglesSam Cadavos, MCP, def. Kevin Chung 8-1; Haodi Zhang, CA, def. Jon Cadavos 8-6; Cedrick Pacaud, CAJ, def. Yuta Fleming 8-0; Alex Barker, MCP, def. Kieran Bellew 8-6; Tyelor Apple, MCP, def. Jason Kim 8-4DoublesSam Cadavos and Jon Cadavos, MCP, def. Haodi Zhang and Cedrick Pacaud 8-4; Tyelor Apple and Alex Barker, MCP, def. Jason Kim and Yuki Fujiwara 8-2

South KoreaSaturday’s resultsAt SeoulBoysSeoul American 5, Yongsan International-Seoul 0SinglesRussell Midomaru def. Jun Lee 8-4; Jay Han def. Donghyun Koo 8-3; Chris Horton def. Steven Song 8-4DoublesAndrew Clark and Ronald Midomaru def. Alex Kwon and Nick Kim 8-3; Adam Yi and C.J. Mitchell def. Joseph Gong and Andrew Park 8-4

At SeongnamGirlsSeoul International 4, Taejon Christian International 1SinglesEuna Sun, SIS, def. Seo Young Myaeng 8-3; Amy Ryu, SIS, def. Sophie Park 8-2; Jisoo Kim, SIS, def. Kelly Lee 8-3DoublesCindy Lee and Su Young Shon, TCIS, def. Emily Koh and Scarlett Kim 9-7; Ally Chung and Linda Park, SIS, def. Wonju Chung and Jennifer Kim 8-0

Boys volleyballSouth KoreaSaturday’s summariesAt DaejeonTaejon Christian International def. Seoul International 25-17, 25-6, 25-13Spike kills — TCIS, Caleb Norton 10, Levi Miller 8. Set assists — TCIS, Tim Kwon 26.At SeoulYongsan International-Seoul def. Seoul American 25-10, 25-12, 25-17Defensive digs — SAHS, Aaron Park 6.

Friday’s summariesAt SuweonGyeonggi Suwon International def. Daegu American 25-13, 25-15, 23-25, 25-23Defensive digs — Daegu, Josh Oh 7, Adam Locke 7, Preston Sciria 6.

At SeoulYongsan International-Seoul def. Taejon Christian International 25-15, 23-25, 14-25, 25-18, 15-9Spike kills — TCIS, Caleb Norton 11, Hansol Ji 5, David Kim 5. Defensive digs — TCIS, Jae Ha Kim 7, Norton 7. Set assists — TCIS, Josiah Hale 24. Noteworthy — First loss for visiting Dragons this season.

Girls volleyballSouth KoreaSaturday’s summaryAt SeoulYongsan International-Seoul def. Seoul American 25-13, 25-20, 25-15Spike kills — YIS-S, Sarah Waldrop 10. SAHS, Tammy Garman 13 in 33 attempts, Hannah Swafford 5 in 13 attempts. Service aces — YIS-S, Sarah Waldrop 7. Defensive digs — YIS-S, Essie Page 16. SAHS, Teslyn Foster 6, Garman 6. Set assists — YIS-S, Joelle Kim 10. SAHS, Tiffaney Mitchell 21. Noteworthy — First win by host Guardians over visiting Falcons in school history.

Friday’s summaryAt SeoulYongsan International-Seoul def. Taejon Christian International 25-22, 25-22, 25-18Spike kills — YIS-S, Sarah Waldrop 5. Service aces — YIS-S, Waldrop 7. Set assists — YIS-S, Joelle Kim 8. Defensive digs — YIS-S, Sarah Kim 8. Block points — YIS-S, J.Kim 3. Noteworthy — First loss of season for visiting Dragons.


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