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Kadena's Will Richardson kicks and delivers against Kubasaki during Monday's Okinawa baseball game. The Panthers won 9-8, then the Dragons beat Kadena 15-10 on Wednesday.

Kadena's Will Richardson kicks and delivers against Kubasaki during Monday's Okinawa baseball game. The Panthers won 9-8, then the Dragons beat Kadena 15-10 on Wednesday. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

High school

Baseball

Okinawa

Kubasaki 15, Kadena 10

Wednesday at Camp Foster

Panthers 0 3 0 0 0 5 2 _10 8 3
Dragons 0 3 3 0 1 8 x _15 7 3

W — Nicholaz Aguirre 6 IP (5 H, 5 ER, 4 BB, 14 SO, WP); L — Drew Eaglin 2 2/3 IP (2 H, 4 ER, 8 BB, 3 SO, WP). Batting — Dragons: Kyte Mettke 2-4 (HR, 4 RBI), Lucas Gaines 2-4 (2 SB), Ryder Beaudoin 2-3 (3 RBI). Panthers: Adrian Wilson 3-4 (3B, 3 RBI, 4 SB), Will Richardson 2-4 (3B), Kai Olszewski 2-3 (3 SB). Noteworthy - Dragons leveled the season series 2-2.

Kadena 9, Kubasaki 8

Monday at Kadena Air Base

Dragons 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 _8 5 0
Panthers 0 4 4 1 0 0 x _9 7 4

W — Richardson 5 1/3 IP (4 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 9 SO, HBP); Sv — Wyatt Boerigter IP (1 BB, 3 SO); L — Mettke 3 IP (6 H, 8 ER, 8 BB, 3 SO, WP). Batting — Panthers: Boerigter 2-3 (2B, 2 RBI, 4 SB). Dragons: Luka Koja (2 RBI, 2 SB).

Kubasaki's Andrew Welte awaits a pickoff throw that catches Kadena's Alex Richardson straying too far off first base during Monday's Okinawa baseball game. The Panthers won 9-8, then lost to the Dragons 15-10 on Wednesday.

Kubasaki's Andrew Welte awaits a pickoff throw that catches Kadena's Alex Richardson straying too far off first base during Monday's Okinawa baseball game. The Panthers won 9-8, then lost to the Dragons 15-10 on Wednesday. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kadena's Morgan Sayers belts an RBI single against Kubasaki during Tuesday's Okinawa softball game. The Panthers won 19-4.

Kadena's Morgan Sayers belts an RBI single against Kubasaki during Tuesday's Okinawa softball game. The Panthers won 19-4. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kadena's Julia Petruff kicks and delivers against Kubasaki during Tuesday's Okinawa softball game. The Panthers won 19-4.

Kadena's Julia Petruff kicks and delivers against Kubasaki during Tuesday's Okinawa softball game. The Panthers won 19-4. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kadena's Mylein Tull drops a safety squeeze bunt against Kubasaki during Tuesday's Okinawa softball game. The Panthers won 19-4 in a game that ended on Tull's opposite-field, walk-off, in-park grand slam in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Kadena's Mylein Tull drops a safety squeeze bunt against Kubasaki during Tuesday's Okinawa softball game. The Panthers won 19-4 in a game that ended on Tull's opposite-field, walk-off, in-park grand slam in the bottom of the fifth inning. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Softball

Okinawa

Kadena 19, Kubasaki 4

Thursday at Camp Foster

Panthers 2 6 0 11 _19 17 0
Dragons 1 2 1 0 _4 4 3

W — Morgan Sayers 4 IP (4 H, 3 ER, 5 BB, 3 SO, 3 HBP). L — Landry Murray 3 1/3 IP (12 H, 10 ER, 5 BB, SO, 2 HBP). Batting — Panthers: Lia Connolly 3-3, Sayers 2-2 (3B, 2 RBI), Alanna Williams 2-3 (2 RBI), Trinity Krause 2-4 (3 RBI), Mylein Tull (2 RBI). Dragons: Taryn Lockhart 2-3 (2B, 2 RBI). Noteworthy — Panthers lead the season series 3-0.

Kadena 19, Kubasaki 4

Tuesday at Kadena Air Base

Dragons 0 0 3 1 0 _4 7 4
Panthers 2 5 0 6 6 _19 15 5

W — Julia Petruff 5 IP (7 H, 2 ER, BB, 5 SO, 2 HBP, WP); L — Lockhart 3 1/3 IP (11 H, 11 ER, 6 BB, 4 SO, 2 WP). Batting — Panthers: Jana Hurst 3-3 (2B, 4 RBI), Kailah Jennings 2-4 (2 2B, 3 RBI), Mykiah Pearce 2-3, Sayers 2-2 (2 SB), Connolly 2-2, McKenna Fountain (HR, 3 RBI), Tull (HR, 5 RBI); Dragons: Lockhart 2-3, Murray 2-3. Noteworthy — Tull ended the game with an opposite-field, walk-off, in-park grand slam, and earlier squeeze-bunted in a run.

Kadena's Calvin Paguada and Kubasaki's Justin Murray battle for the ball during Wednesday's Okinawa boys soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2.

Kadena's Calvin Paguada and Kubasaki's Justin Murray battle for the ball during Wednesday's Okinawa boys soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Matthew Yulee tries to settle the ball against Kadena's Tuck Renquist during Wednesday's Okinawa boys soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2.

Kubasaki's Matthew Yulee tries to settle the ball against Kadena's Tuck Renquist during Wednesday's Okinawa boys soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kadena's Calvin Paguada and Kubasaki's Seira Fowler go up to head the ball during Wednesday's Okinawa boys soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2.

Kadena's Calvin Paguada and Kubasaki's Seira Fowler go up to head the ball during Wednesday's Okinawa boys soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kadena's Joey Puterbaugh heads the ball against Kubasaki's Matthew Yulee during Wednesday's Okinawa boys soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2.

Kadena's Joey Puterbaugh heads the ball against Kubasaki's Matthew Yulee during Wednesday's Okinawa boys soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Soccer

Boys

Okinawa

Kadena 3, Kubasaki 2

Wednesday at Camp Foster

Halftime — Panthers 2-1. Goals — Panthers: Tyler Smith 3 (6); Dragons: Matthew Yulee (3), Seira Fowler (3). Assists — Panthers: Noah Barrett, Tuck Renquist; Dragons: Yulee, Fowler. Noteworthy — Panthers leveled the season series at 1-1.

Kadena's Mia Garza and Kubasaki's Ally Garcia go up for the ball during Wednesday's Okinawa girls soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2.

Kadena's Mia Garza and Kubasaki's Ally Garcia go up for the ball during Wednesday's Okinawa girls soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kadena's Marina Sawyer fields the ball between Kubasaki's Michelle Swanson and Emma Leggio during Wednesday's Okinawa girls soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2.

Kadena's Marina Sawyer fields the ball between Kubasaki's Michelle Swanson and Emma Leggio during Wednesday's Okinawa girls soccer match. The Panthers won 3-2. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Girls

Okinawa

Kadena 3, Kubasaki 2

Wednesday at Camp Foster

Halftime — Panthers 2-1. Goals — Panthers: Mia Garza (2), Marina Sawyer (2), Sidney Pontious; Dragons: Amelie Rodriguez, Solarie Solano. Assists — Panthers: Mary Tracy; Dragons: Nicole Fuentes. Noteworthy — Panthers lead the season series 1-0 with one draw.

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Dave Ornauer has been employed by or assigned to Stars and Stripes Pacific almost continuously since March 5, 1981. He covers interservice and high school sports at DODEA-Pacific schools and manages the Pacific Storm Tracker.
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