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Kadena's Evan Davis smacks a forehand return against Kubasaki's Owen Ruksc during Thursday's Okinawa tennis matches. Ruksc won 8-5.

Kadena's Evan Davis smacks a forehand return against Kubasaki's Owen Ruksc during Thursday's Okinawa tennis matches. Ruksc won 8-5. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

High school

Golf

South Korea

Wednesday at Osan Air Base, match play

Boys

(White tees, 5,486 yards, par 71)

Group 1 — Hugo Oweling, Humphreys, def. Max Lim, Daegu, 10 and 8; Alejandro Figueroa, Osan, placed third.

Group 2 — Mitchel Pickering, Humphreys, def. Joseph Slayton, Osan, 10 and 8; Andrew Im, Daegu, placed third.

Group 3 — Trevor Yi, Humphreys, def. John Krabbe, Osan, 7 and 5; Match Diehl, Daegu, placed third.

Group 4 — Silas Kunnes, Humphreys, def. Noah Hoback, Osan, 10 and 8.

Group 5 — Brandon Borelli, Humphreys, def. Cash Young, Osan, 10 and 8.

Girls

(Red tees, 4,444 yards, par 71)

Group 1 — Kate Wahlgren, Humphreys, def. Anna Hager, Daegu, 2 and 1; Jazmyne Villagomez, Osan, placed third.

Group 2 — Emily Hager, Daegu, def. Natalie Patton, Humphreys, 2 and 1; Grace Pak, Osan, placed third.

Group 3 — Ava Sims, Daegu, def. Cyan Utley, Humphreys, 5 and 4.

Group 4 — Sarah Alvarado, Humphreys, def. Jasmin Harris, Humphreys, 5 and 2.

Cross country

South Korea

Wednesday at Cheongna Dalton School, Incheon

(3.12-mile course)

Boys

Korea International 24, Seoul International 31

Korea International 16, Seoul Foreign 39

Yongsan International-Seoul 21, Taejon Christian 35

Seoul International 18, Seoul Foreign 37

Yongsan 18, Korea Kent Foreign 41

Yongsan 21, Cheongna Dalton 35

1, Minwoo Kwon, KIS, 18 minutes, 3.15 seconds; 2, Paul Moon, SIS, 18:50.61; 3, David Lee, YIS-Seoul, 19:13.78; 4, Jayden Yoon, KIS, 19:14.95; 5, Terry Seong, SIS, 19:15.13; 6, Andrew Cho, KIS, 19:16.71; 7, Raymond Kim, KIS, 19:20.60; 8, Nathan Cho, YIS-Seoul, 19:26.15; 9, Sean Kim, SIS, 19:36.38; 10, Andy Lee, TCIS, 19:56.56.

Girls

Seoul Foreign 25, Korea International 30

Seoul Foreign 19, Yongsan 42

Seoul International 20, Chadwick 39

Yongsan 19, Taejon Christian 38

Yongsan 28, Seoul International 29

Korea International 20, Yongsan 35

1, Madeline Payne, SFS, 21 minutes, 6.71 seconds; 2, Irene Choi, KIS, 22:22.55; 3, Dominique Sustarsic, SFS, 22:28.74; 4, Megan Lozneanu, SFS, 22:39.54; 5, Claire Lee, YIS-Seoul, 23:05.88; 6, Emily Kim, KIS, 23:46.50; 7, Emma Wilson, KIS, 23:47.24; 8, Hyowon Kang, KIS, 24:06.32; 9, Lily Fuji, Dwight School of Seoul, 24:13.63; 10, Lydia Ro, YIS-Seoul, 24:25.65.

Humphreys' Anna Reynolds hits a two-hand backhand return against Yongsan International-Seoul's Emily Song during Wednesday's Korea tennis matches. Song won 8-3.

Humphreys' Anna Reynolds hits a two-hand backhand return against Yongsan International-Seoul's Emily Song during Wednesday's Korea tennis matches. Song won 8-3. (Micah Skiles/Special to Stripes)

Kadena's Christine Ryan hits a forehand return against Kubasaki's Ella Perez during Thursday's Okinawa tennis matches. Ryan won 8-2.

Kadena's Christine Ryan hits a forehand return against Kubasaki's Ella Perez during Thursday's Okinawa tennis matches. Ryan won 8-2. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Ella Perez hits a forehand return against Kadena's Christine Ryan during Thursday's Okinawa tennis matches. Ryan won 8-2.

Kubasaki's Ella Perez hits a forehand return against Kadena's Christine Ryan during Thursday's Okinawa tennis matches. Ryan won 8-2. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Noemi Ung hits a backhand against Kadena's Mary Tracy during Thursday's Okinawa tennis matches. Ung won 8-6.

Kubasaki's Noemi Ung hits a backhand against Kadena's Mary Tracy during Thursday's Okinawa tennis matches. Ung won 8-6. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kadena's Micah Berry hits a forehand against Kubasak's Jacy Fisk during Thursday's Okinawa tennis matches. Berry won 9-8 (11-9) in a tiebreak.

Kadena's Micah Berry hits a forehand against Kubasak's Jacy Fisk during Thursday's Okinawa tennis matches. Berry won 9-8 (11-9) in a tiebreak. (Cayla Young/Special to Stripes)

Tennis

South Korea

Wednesday at Camp Humphreys

Boys

Humphreys 5, Yongsan 0

Singles — Sean Choo def. Leon Kawaii 8-5, Elliott Lee def. Joshua Park 8-1, Dylan Byun def. Tayne Kim 8-5.

Doubles — Joon Flannery and Beau Carson def. Collin Kang and Dale Son 9-8, Jensen Martin and Landon Yazzi def. Daniel Chang and Gareth Teo 8-4.

Girls

Yongsan 3, Humphreys 2

Singles — Naomi Choi, Humphreys, def. Audrey Young 8-4; Mia Marce, YIS-Seoul, def. Adeline Kim 8-5; Emily Song, YIS-Seoul, def. Anna Reynolds 8-3.

Doubles — Erin Ji and Grace Son, Humphreys, def. Nikita Wiramanaden and Chloe Lee 8-3; Lynn Fukushima and Momo Kato, YIS-Seoul, def. Kaylee Yoo and Alice Kim 8-5.

Wednesday at Daejeon

Boys

Taejon Christian 5, Daegu 0

Singles — TCIS by walkover, TCIS by walkover, Justin Kim def. Daniel Son 8-0.

Doubles — Dowoo Kim and Minhyuk Lee def. Beckham Clites and Jason Won 8-5, Jinwoo Jung and Seunghyun Kim def. David Evans and Evan Son 8-1.

Girls

Taejon Christian 4, Daegu 0

Singles — Helen Kim def. Ella Sims 8-0, Joyce Kim def. Emma Sims 8-3.

Doubles — Rachel Rew and Willow Hwang def. Samantha Jones and Nina McGrath 8-1, Wonyoung Lee and Gina Jeong def. Seunglee Davis and Irene Won 8-2.

Okinawa

Thursday at Kadena Air Base

Boys

Kadena 3, Kubasaki 2

Singles — Owen Ruksc, Kubasaki, def. Evan Davis 8-5; Nathan Asato, Kadena, def. Josh Wall 8-4; Micah Berry, Kadena, def. Jacy Fisk 9-8 (11-9); Sam Bierman, Kubasaki, def. Maddux Fisk 8-4; Iain Stanley, Kadena, def. Jesus Recinos 8-1.

Girls

Kadena 3, Kubasaki 2

Singles — Christine Ryan, Kadena, def. Ella Perez 8-2; Noemi Ung, Kubasaki, def. Mary Tracy 8-6; Cathy Rice, Kadena, def. Isabella Suber 9-8 (7-5); Megan Fife, Kadena, def. Lillian Law 9-7; Lan Legros, Kubasaki, def. Destiny Richardson 8-1.

Japan

Tuesday at Tokyo

Girls

Sacred Heart 5, Yokota 0

Singles — Youmi Ji def. Arisa Souza 8-3, Nami Sato def. Taylor Zhang 8-0, Amira Gunn def. Julia Morioka 8-0.

Doubles — Yoshina Okatomi and Hana Shikasho def. Melia Okamoto and Alexzy Scanlon 9-7, Aria Miyazawa and Rio Takenaka def. Vita Duran and Giselle Pinard 8-2.

Monday at Yokosuka Naval Base

Boys

K. International 5, Nile C. Kinnick 0

Singles — Tomo Yano def. Luis Galloway 8-2, Calder Hosgood def. Joshua Yang 8-4, Arnav Isamar def. Jack Justice 8-4.

Doubles — Kaito Hayashi and Senta Lee def. Kennedy Hamilton and Alex Cato 8-3, Shreyas Tripathi and Mark Osama def. Noah Kruse and Jake Szerlag 8-6.

Thursday at Tokyo

Girls

American School In Japan 5, Sacred Heart 0

Singles — Mia Hoffman def. Youmi Ji 8-0, Lina Chung def. Nami Sato 8-0, Risa Bernier def. Amira Gunn 8-1.

Doubles — Mahima Dattaguru and Sriya Thota def. Rio Takenaka and Aria Miyazawa 8-1, Koko Watanabe and Saki Kuramoto def. Arisa Nakashi and Hana Shikasho 8-0.

Kadena volleyball players celebrate their 27-25 second-set win over Kubasaki during Tuesday's Okinawa girls volleyball match. The Dragons won in four sets. It was the first set the Panthers have won in 16 matches since competition resumed in September 2021 following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

Kadena volleyball players celebrate their 27-25 second-set win over Kubasaki during Tuesday's Okinawa girls volleyball match. The Dragons won in four sets. It was the first set the Panthers have won in 16 matches since competition resumed in September 2021 following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Adria Lockhard spikes against Kadena's Addison Leifing during Tuesday's Okinawa girls volleyball match. The Dragons won in four sets.

Kubasaki's Adria Lockhard spikes against Kadena's Addison Leifing during Tuesday's Okinawa girls volleyball match. The Dragons won in four sets. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Risha McGriff spikes against Kadena's Liza Young and Christina Kehe during Tuesday's Okinawa girls volleyball match. The Dragons won in four sets.

Kubasaki's Risha McGriff spikes against Kadena's Liza Young and Christina Kehe during Tuesday's Okinawa girls volleyball match. The Dragons won in four sets. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kubasaki's Ava Serna spikes between Kadena's Liza Young and Bre Castillo during Tuesday's Okinawa girls volleyball match. The Dragons won in four sets.

Kubasaki's Ava Serna spikes between Kadena's Liza Young and Bre Castillo during Tuesday's Okinawa girls volleyball match. The Dragons won in four sets. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Kadena's Morgan Sayers plays the ball against Kubasaki's Olivia Schaffeld and Emma Leggio during Tuesday's Okinawa girls volleyball match. The Dragons won in four sets.

Kadena's Morgan Sayers plays the ball against Kubasaki's Olivia Schaffeld and Emma Leggio during Tuesday's Okinawa girls volleyball match. The Dragons won in four sets. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Volleyball

Girls

South Korea

Humphreys def. Yongsan 25-18, 20-25, 25-18, 25-20

Wednesday at Camp Humphreys

Kills — Blackhawks: Bella Pula 14, Sabra Wrightsil 9. Aces — Blackhawks: Pula 7, Reyna Peterman 6. Digs — Blackhawks: Pula 8, Peterman 6. Assists — Blackhawks: Key Yandall 15.

Okinawa

Kubasaki def. Kadena 25-8, 25-27, 25-11, 25-12

Tuesday at Camp Foster

Kills — Dragons: Risha McGriff 11, Sophia Grubbs 9, Emma Leggio 8, Olivia Schaffeld 7, Adria Lockhard 5; Panthers: Liza Young 7, Morgan Sayers 5. Assists — Dragons: Grace Berrens 33; Panthers: Bre Castillo 9, Gabby Money 7. Block points — Panthers: Young 3. Noteworthy — Panthers won a set off the Dragons for the first time in 16 matches.

Japan

Kinnick def. Christian Academy Japan 25-21, 25-16, 20-25, 25-13

Tuesday at Yokosuka Naval Base

Kills — Red Devils: Mikaila Joi Miranda 5, Jenia Viles 5, Ja’lilah Brice 5. Aces — Red Devils: Jillian Stevens 7, Viles 6. Digs — Red Devils: Miranda 9, Lucy Mock 8. Assists — Red Devils: Stevens 15.

Seisen def. St. Maur 25-10, 28-26, 25-7

Wednesday at Tokyo

Kills — Phoenix: Linnea Rocha 7, Ann Katashiba 5. Aces — Phoenix: Yuna Lee 7. Assists — Phoenix: Aina Sekido 10.

Seisen def. Zama 25-15, 25-14, 25-17

Tuesday at Tokyo

Kills — Phoenix: Lisa Purcell 14, Ariana Hill 7, Katashiba 5. Aces — Trojans: Emma Sakamoto-Flack 5. Digs — Phoenix: Hill 5; Trojans: Sakamoto-Flack 7, Kaitlynn McAbee 5. Assists — Phoenix: Sekido 19; Trojans: Remi Sherratt 10.

Boys

South Korea

Yongsan def. Humphreys 25-13, 23-25, 25-22, 21-25, 15-2

Wednesday at Camp Humphreys

Kills — Blackhawks: Joseph Park 8, GianCarlo Rivera 7. Aces — Blackhawks: Kaleb Jett 9. Digs — Blackhawks: Park 5. Assists — Blackhawks: Jonathan Park 13.

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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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