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Kadena's Joey Puterbaugh sends himself and Kubasaki's Brandon Revay tumbling to the mat during the 180-pound bout in Wednesday's Okinawa wrestling dual meet. Puterbaugh pinned Revay in 2 minutes, 22 seconds and the Dragons won the dual meet 37-25.
Kadena's Joey Puterbaugh sends himself and Kubasaki's Brandon Revay tumbling to the mat during the 180-pound bout in Wednesday's Okinawa wrestling dual meet. Puterbaugh pinned Revay in 2 minutes, 22 seconds and the Dragons won the dual meet 37-25. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

High school

Wrestling

Okinawa

Kubasaki 37, Kadena 25

Wednesday at Camp Foster

101 — Mizuki Sato-Marsh, Kadena, pin. Gwen Pantaleon, 1:15; 108 — Gavin Ocampo, Kubasaki, pin. Mylein Tull, 4:21; 115 — Janelle Heinrich, Kubasaki, pin. Cameron Donnelly, 2:21; 122 — Nicholaz Aguirre, Kubasaki, tech. Mirai Sato-Marsh, 10-0, :53; 129 — McKay Chandler, Kubasaki, pin. Nicholas Jeanblanc, :47; 135 — Isaiah Carrillo, Kubasaki, pin. Dominic Farris, 1:26; 141 — Jeff Owens, Kubasaki, tech. Nathan Rowberry, 10-0, 1:06; 148 — James Kinney, Kadena, pin. Mateo Mendoza, 1:25; 158 — Jeremiah Drummer, Kadena, pin. Hayden Potter, :48; 168 — Kurt Chapman, Kadena, pin. Adrian Misenhimer, :26; 180 — Joey Puterbaugh, Kadena, pin. Brandon Revay, 2:22; 215 — Braden Dudley, Kubasaki, tech. Connor Burgess, 10-0, 1:52; Heavyweight — Carlos Robles, Kubasaki, by walkover. Noteworthy — With the win, the Dragons leveled the season series 1-1 with four dual meets to go.

Kubasaki's Jeff Owens and Kadena's Nathan Rowberry battle for position during the 141-pound bout in Wednesday's Okinawa wrestling dual meet. Owens beat Rowberry by technical fall 10-0 in 1 minute, 6 seconds and the Dragons won the dual meet 37-25.
Kubasaki's Jeff Owens and Kadena's Nathan Rowberry battle for position during the 141-pound bout in Wednesday's Okinawa wrestling dual meet. Owens beat Rowberry by technical fall 10-0 in 1 minute, 6 seconds and the Dragons won the dual meet 37-25. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Basketball

Boys

Okinawa

Kadena 39, Kubasaki 34

Thursday at Kadena Air Base

Dragons 9 10 4 11 — 34

Panthers 4 7 12 16 — 39

Scoring — Panthers: Jeremiah Lewis 22; Dragons: Terrence Reese 14. Rebounding — Panthers: Lewis 14, Kia Jones 6. Steals — Panthers: Lewis 6. Blocked shots — Panthers: Lewis 4. Noteworthy — Lewis scored 10 of his points in the fourth quarter and shot 8-for-11 from the foul line. Lewis’ two free throws with a minute left were the game-winning points. The Panthers lead the season series 2-0.

Kubasaki's Gavin Ocampo gains the upper hand on Kadena's Mylein Tull during the 108-pound bout in Wednesday's Okinawa wrestling dual meet. Ocampo pinned Tull in 4 minutes, 21 seconds and the Dragons won the dual meet 37-25.
Kubasaki's Gavin Ocampo gains the upper hand on Kadena's Mylein Tull during the 108-pound bout in Wednesday's Okinawa wrestling dual meet. Ocampo pinned Tull in 4 minutes, 21 seconds and the Dragons won the dual meet 37-25. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Japan

Zama 62, Nile C. Kinnick 51

Thursday at Camp Zama

Red Devils 17 11 11 12 — 51

Trojans 17 22 15 8 — 62

Scoring — Trojans: Keshawn McNeill 34, Murray Gillerson 12; Red Devils: Andrew Davenport 15. Rebounding — Trojans: McNeill 13, Gillerson 7. Assists — Trojans: McNeill 6. Steals — Trojans: McNeill 5, Gillerson 5.

Christian Academy Japan 66, Kinnick 54

Wednesday at Tokyo

Red Devils 10 13 14 17 — 54

Knights 20 17 20 9 — 66

Scoring — Knights: Noah Hall 21, Koji Matsuoka 19; Red Devils: Andrew Davenport 19, Vance Lewis 17, Adrian Tagalog 16. Noteworthy — Knights improved to 5-0.

American School In Japan 47, Yokota 32

Tuesday at Tokyo

Panthers 11 1 7 13 — 32

Mustangs 11 7 17 12 — 47

Scoring — Mustangs: Kai Wistner 11, Mackay Jenkins 10; Panthers: Zemon Davis 11, Marcus Woods 10. Rebounding — Mustangs: Jenkins 10.

E.J. King 63, Fukuoka 30

Tuesday at Sasebo Naval Base

Sharks 12 4 8 6 — 30

Cobras 18 23 16 6 — 63

Scoring — Cobras: Cameron Reinhart 28, Keith Lombard 16; Sharks: Louis Matsutani 20. Rebounding — Cobras: Lombard 12.

Kadena's Nykale Penn drives to the basket past Kubasaki's Sophia Grubbs and Emma Coffey during Thursday's Okinawa basketball game. The Panthers won 55-15.
Kadena's Nykale Penn drives to the basket past Kubasaki's Sophia Grubbs and Emma Coffey during Thursday's Okinawa basketball game. The Panthers won 55-15. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)
Kadena's Ayanna Levi skies for a shot over Kubasaki's Jacquilline Mitchell, Bianca Loor and Alannah Ridgway during Thursday's Okinawa basketball game. The Panthers won 55-15.
Kadena's Ayanna Levi skies for a shot over Kubasaki's Jacquilline Mitchell, Bianca Loor and Alannah Ridgway during Thursday's Okinawa basketball game. The Panthers won 55-15. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Girls

Okinawa

Kadena 55, Kubasaki 15

Thursday at Kadena Air Base

Dragons 2 5 3 5 — 15

Panthers 22 18 7 8 — 55

Scoring — Panthers: Destiny Richardson 13, Sincere Chambers 11; Dragons: Sophia Grubbs 8. Noteworthy — Panthers lead the season series 2-0. Game was played with a running clock for the last 17 minutes.

Kubasaki's Terrence Reece has his shot blocked by Kadena's Jeremiah Lewis during Thursday's Okinawa basketball game. The Panthers rallied from an 11-point deficit to win 39-34.
Kubasaki's Terrence Reece has his shot blocked by Kadena's Jeremiah Lewis during Thursday's Okinawa basketball game. The Panthers rallied from an 11-point deficit to win 39-34. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Japan

Seisen 55, CAJ 48

Thursday at Tokyo

Phoenix 14 14 13 14 — 55

Knights 11 18 13 6 — 48

Scoring — Phoenix: Ariana Hill 16, Lisa Purcell 14, Maya Hemmi 13; Knights: Mari Mosaku 22, Sora Inoue 10. Rebounding — Phoenix: Purcell 14, Hill 11, Alice McKellin 6. Noteworthy — Phoenix improved to 6-0, first place in the Kanto Plain. There were 12 lead changes and five ties.

Kinnick 72, Zama 29

Wednesday at Camp Zama

Red Devils 13 14 19 26 — 72

Trojans 8 11 6 4 — 29

Scoring — Red Devils: Jasmine Pho 22, Maya Rogers 12; Trojans: Lindsey So 15. Rebounding — Red Devils: Dana White 19, Davan Webster 11, Makeda Walker-Yacob 10, Amyka Jones 10. Assists — Red Devils: Pho 7, Hana Nguyen 5, Mikaila Joi Miranda 5. Steals — Red Devils: Miranda 5, Pho 5.

Kinnick 75, ASIJ 25

Tuesday at Tokyo

Red Devils 14 17 20 24 — 75

Mustangs 2 12 7 4 — 25

Scoring — Red Devils: Miranda 19, Pho 17, Jones 11, Walker-Yacob 10. Rebounding — Red Devils: White 14, Jones 10, Walker-Yacob 10. Assists — Red Devils: Miranda 6, Pho 5.

King 67, Fukuoka 6

Tuesday at Sasebo Naval Base

Sharks 2 4 0 0 — 6

Cobras 36 10 16 5 — 67

Scoring — Cobras: Moa Best 15, Araih Dann 12, Miu Best 10.

CAJ 58, Yokota 15

Tuesday at Tokyo

Panthers 2 2 4 7 — 15

Knights 21 11 13 13 — 58

Scoring — Knights: Inoue 21, Marikah Bedow 15, Mosaku 14; Panthers: Charlotte Rhyne 9. Rebounding — Knights: Bedow 7, Mosaku 7; Panthers: Rhyne 10.

Seisen 64, Sacred Heart 37

Tuesday at Tokyo

Phoenix 11 18 20 15 — 64

Symbas 6 18 7 6 — 37

Scoring — Phoenix: Hill 20, Purcell 12, McKellin 12; Symbas: Mary Campbell 10. Rebounding — Phoenix: Hill 20, Purcell 9, Riana Hiramatsu 5. Assists — Phoenix: Hemmi 6.

Kubasaki's Niko Arroyo shoots against Kadena's Jeremiah Lewis during Thursday's Okinawa basketball game. The Panthers rallied from an 11-point deficit to win 39-34.
Kubasaki's Niko Arroyo shoots against Kadena's Jeremiah Lewis during Thursday's Okinawa basketball game. The Panthers rallied from an 11-point deficit to win 39-34. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)
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Dave Ornauer has been employed by or assigned to Stars and Stripes Pacific almost continuously since March 5, 1981. He served 10½ years in the Air Force, the last 4½ assigned to Stripes in Tokyo, and was then hired by Stripes on Oct. 25, 1985. He covers interservice and high school sports at DODEA-Pacific schools and manages Pacific Storm Tracker.
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