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Kubasaki's Syra Soto sends the ball past Kadena's Kaya Castle during Wednesday's DODEA-Okinawa soccer match. The Panthers won 3-1.

Kubasaki's Syra Soto sends the ball past Kadena's Kaya Castle during Wednesday's DODEA-Okinawa soccer match. The Panthers won 3-1. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

High school

Baseball

Okinawa

Kubasaki 15, Kadena 5

Wednesday at Camp Foster

Panthers 0 0 5 0 0 0 _5 7 12
Dragons 1 0 2 1 0 11 _15 8 4

W — Nick Adams 4 IP (7 H, 3 ER, 4 SO, HBP). L — Will Richardson 1 1/3 IP (5 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO). Batting — Dragons: Jeffrey Owens 3-5 (2B, 3B, HR), Luka Koja 2-4, Nicholaz Aguirre (4 RBI). Panthers: Wyatt Boerigter 2-3. Noteworthy — Dragons took advantage of 12 miscues and six walks to level the season series at 6-6.

Japan

St. Mary’s 6, Yokota 2

Tuesday at Yokota Air Base

Titans 0 6 _6 5 0
Panthers 0 2 _2 2 1

W — Shounosuke Ito IP (3 SO). L — Casey Bumpers 2 IP (5 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 SO). Batting — Titans: Raku Kadoi (2 RBI).

Kadena outfielder Kayla Jennings fires the ball back to the infield against Kubasaki during Tuesday's DODEA-Okinawa softball game. The Panthers scored 13 times in the first inning and beat the Dragons 17-2 in three innings.

Kadena outfielder Kayla Jennings fires the ball back to the infield against Kubasaki during Tuesday's DODEA-Okinawa softball game. The Panthers scored 13 times in the first inning and beat the Dragons 17-2 in three innings. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Softball

Okinawa

Kadena 37, Kubasaki 23

Thursday at Camp Foster

Panthers 1 0 14 3 7 12 _37 21 0
Dragons 12 7 0 0 2 2 _23 13 0

W — Julia Petruff 4 2/3 IP (11 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO, HBP). L — Taryn Lockhart 3 1/3 IP (15 H, 20 ER, 9 BB, 2 SO, HBP). Batting — Panthers: Mylein Tull 3-6 (2B, 3 RBI), Petruff 6-7 (2 3B, 3 RBI, 4 SB), Trinity Krause (2B, 2 RBI, 2 SB), Morgan Sayers (HR), Becca Morrelli 2-2 (3B, 2 RBI, 2 SB), McKena Fountain 2-3 (2 2B, 3 RBI), Peyton Mursch 2-4 (2 RBI), Kayla Summerson 2-4 (2 RBI, 2 SB). Dragons: Lockhart (3B, 3 RBI), Tori Garnett 2-3 (2B), Kristen Lininger (3B, 2 RBI), Mitch Miller (3 RBI), Nomi Encarnacion (2 RBI), Mia Vedsted 2-3 (3 RBI), Hope Houghton 3-4 (2B). Noteworthy — The Dragons were one out away from a 19-2 three-inning win and vengeance for Tuesday’s 17-2 loss, when the Panthers answered with 13 two-out runs in the third inning and 25 total unanswered runs. The pitching staffs combined to walk 39 batters and hit eight batsmen. It was the highest-scoring game in the 20 years of DODEA-Okinawa high school softball, and it took just under four hours to complete. The Panthers lead the season series 8-2.

Kadena 17, Kubasaki 2

Tuesday at Kadena Air Base

Dragons 0 0 2 _2 7 1
Panthers 13 0 4 _17 7 1

W — Julia Petruff 3 IP (7 H, 2 ER, 3 SO). L — Landry Murray 2/3 IP (4 H, 11 ER, 6 BB, 4 HBP, 2 WP). Batting — Panthers: Petruff 2-3 (HR, 4 RBI, SB), Krause (HR, 2 RBI), Kayla Jennings (3 RBI), Sayers (2 SB). Dragons: Lockhart 2-2 (2 SB), Vedsted 2-2 (SB). Noteworthy — Petruff’s in-park grand slam highlighted the Panthers’ 13-run first inning in which they batted around twice.

Kadena's NyKale Penn and Kubasaki's Lilyana Solano chase the ball during Wednesday's DODEA-Okinawa soccer match. The Panthers won 3-1.

Kadena's NyKale Penn and Kubasaki's Lilyana Solano chase the ball during Wednesday's DODEA-Okinawa soccer match. The Panthers won 3-1. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Soccer

Boys

Okinawa

Kadena 2, Kubasaki 1

Wednesday at Camp Foster

Halftime — 1-1. Goals — Panthers: William Wetherill (3), Nathan Funkhouser (1); Dragons: Frank Stare (2). Assists — Panthers: Tyler Smith; Dragons: Seira Fowler. Noteworthy — Panthers rallied from an early 1-0 deficit to take a 2-1-1 lead in the season series.

Japan

Christian Academy Japan 5, Zama 1

Thursday at Tokyo

Halftime — 2-1. Goals — Knights: SuYoung Byun 2, Ken Marcianti, Ray Marcianti, Ronald Cho; Trojans: Michael Gough (4). Assists — Knights: Hikaru Hayano 3, Hugo Ishikawa, Sho Surai.

Nile C. Kinnick 3, Yokota 2

Wednesday at Yokota

Halftime — 0-0. Goals — Red Devils: Kou Nishiyama 2 (13), Ryo Nishiyama (22); Panthers: Owen Taylor (13), Caleb Jones (2). Assists — Red Devils: Leon Awesso; Panthers: Taylor.

Yokota 4, CAJ 0

Tuesday at Yokota Air Base

Halftime — 2-0. Goals — Taylor 3 (12), Senna Solberg (22). Assists — Kyrie Vazquez 2, Solberg, Alex Kosinski.

Freshmen Solares Solano of Kubasaki and Sydney Pontious of Kadena chase the ball during Wednesday's DODEA-Okinawa girls soccer match. The Panthers won 3-1.

Freshmen Solares Solano of Kubasaki and Sydney Pontious of Kadena chase the ball during Wednesday's DODEA-Okinawa girls soccer match. The Panthers won 3-1. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Girls

South Korea

Thursday at Camp Humphreys

Osan 2, Daegu 2

Halftime — 1-1. Goals — Cougars: Vivian Machmer (2), Corbyn Kubalek (1); Warriors: Jaela Sagahun (4), Summer Brennan (3).

Humphreys 4, Daegu 2

Halftime — Blackhawks 2-1. Goals — Blackhawks: Aria Freeman 2 (2), Erin Lee (1), Amelia Salmeron (1); Warriors: Sagahun (5), Brennan (4). Assists — Blackhawks: Nicole Donaldson 2, Freeman.

Humphreys 0, Osan 0

Noteworthy — Daegu came out of the second week of games at 2-1-1, Humphreys 1-1-2 and Osan 0-1-3, with the last three regular-season matches remaining Tuesday to determine which two teams will play for the league title on April 30.

Okinawa

Kadena 3, Kubasaki 1

Wednesday at Camp Foster

Halftime — 2-1. Goals — Panthers: Emmah Strong 2 (2), NyKale Penn (1); Dragons: Solares Solano (4). Assists — Panthers: Mia Garza, Marina Sawyer; Dragons: Syra Soto.

Japan

Kinnick 6, Seisen 0

Thursday at Yokosuka Naval Base

Halftime — 4-0. Goals — Bree Withers 2 (5), Mikaila Joi Miranda (15), Bridget Pidgeon (13), Ainsley Rochholz (6), Angelica Rogers (1). Assists — Miranda 3, Withers 2, Rochholz.

CAJ 4, Zama 1

Thursday at Tokyo

Halftime — 2-1. Goals — Knights: Rika Matsui 2, Hikari Shinagawa, Devika Pramod; Trojans: Sakura Lopez (10).

Yokota 1, CAJ 0

Tuesday at Yokota Air Base

Halftime — 1-0. Goal — Keiya Carlson (17).

Kinnick 5, American School In Japan 1

Tuesday at Yokosuka Naval Base

Halftime — Red Devils 1-0. Goals — Red Devils: Miranda 2 (14), Julia Angelinas 2 (5), Rochholz (5). Assists — Red Devils: Pidgeon, Ren Sanders, Rochholz.

Zama 6, Seisen 2

Tuesday at Camp Zama

Halftime — 4-0. Goals — Trojans: Aubrey Giles 2 (7), Lopez (9), Ameera Trady (9), Lorelei Holt (2), own goal.

Kadena's Maddie Smalls and Kubasaki's Solares Solano scrum for the ball during Wednesday's DODEA-Okinawa soccer match. The Panthers won 3-1.

Kadena's Maddie Smalls and Kubasaki's Solares Solano scrum for the ball during Wednesday's DODEA-Okinawa soccer match. The Panthers won 3-1. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Volleyball

Boys

Guam

Harvest Christian def. Guam High 25-12, 25-15, 25-16

Thursday at Barrigada

Kills — Panthers: Ezekiel Sablan 7. Digs — Panthers: Sablan 7.

Osan’s Riley Hunt dribbles between Daegu’s Summer Brennan and Cougars teammate Aysha Craft during Thursday’s DODEA-Korea soccer match. The teams played to a 2-2 draw.

Osan’s Riley Hunt dribbles between Daegu’s Summer Brennan and Cougars teammate Aysha Craft during Thursday’s DODEA-Korea soccer match. The teams played to a 2-2 draw. (Brian K. McCollum/Special to Stripes)

Humphreys’ Aria Freeman and Osan’s Hailee Clark chase the ball during Thursday’s DODEA-Korea soccer match. The teams played to a scoreless draw.

Humphreys’ Aria Freeman and Osan’s Hailee Clark chase the ball during Thursday’s DODEA-Korea soccer match. The teams played to a scoreless draw. (Brian K. McCollum/Special to Stripes)

Humphreys’ Hannah Clites chases the ball against the Osan defense during Thursday’s DODEA-Korea soccer match. The teams played to a scoreless draw.

Humphreys’ Hannah Clites chases the ball against the Osan defense during Thursday’s DODEA-Korea soccer match. The teams played to a scoreless draw. (Brian K. McCollum/Special to Stripes)

Daegu’s Jaela Sahagun dribbles past the Osan defense during Thursday’s DODEA-Korea soccer match. The teams battled to a 2-2 draw.

Daegu’s Jaela Sahagun dribbles past the Osan defense during Thursday’s DODEA-Korea soccer match. The teams battled to a 2-2 draw. (Brian K. McCollum/Special to 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 covers interservice and high school sports at DODEA-Pacific schools and manages the Pacific Storm Tracker.
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