Boys runners to watch — Daniel Galvin, Yokota, 13th at Far East in 2012, 2nd last year; Javier Michael, Kadena, 10th last year; Johnathan Johnson, Kubasaki, 16th last year; Thomas McGrath, E.J. King, 8th in Far East Division II last year; Carson Russell, Zama, 10th in D-II last year.Girls runners to watch — Sam Arnold, Yokota, 5th at Far East in 2012; Wren Renquist, Kadena, 2nd at Far East last year; Sam Fugate, Kubasaki, 13th last year; Bobbi Hill, Matthew C. Perry, 2nd at Division II last year; Nicole Castro, Humphreys, 3rd in D-II last year; Kahlei VanOstran, MCP, 4th in D-II last year; Amelia McGrath, E.J. King, 5th in D-II last year; Emilea Kidd, EJK, 10th in D-II last year.Team to watch — Kadena’s boys, going for yet another Division I banner; Zama chasing a Division II banner.Key dates — Oct. 9, Guam All-Island finals; Oct. 17-18, Asia-Pacific Invitational on Guam; Oct. 25, Kanto Plain finals at Tama Hills; Oct. 22, Okinawa district finals; Oct. 25, Korea finals; Nov. 3-4, Far East meet at Camp Fuji, Ikego Heights Naval Housing Facility, Japan.Also — He ran middle-school cross country but sat out the last two years. As a promising sophomore, Kai Cordrey of Zama and his coach Glenn Preston say he’s poised to make a run at DODDS Japan and Kanto champion Galvin and possibly become a rare Division II overall Far East race winner. … Whispering Pines golf course on Naval Air Facility Atsugi, which has hosted the Far East meet team relay the last two years, was not available on Nov. 4, so Ikego Heights Naval Housing Facility will host it instead, organizers said.

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