Games of the week
Boys soccerKubasaki (2-1-1) at Seoul American (2-1-1) When — 3 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015.Where — Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.What — First regular-season interdistrict meeting between Kubasaki of Okinawa, holder of Far East Division I Tournament titles in 2001, 2002 and 2008, and the host Falcons, who beat the Dragons for the Far East title in 2011. The teams are scheduled to scrimmage on Friday evening, with Kubasaki playing a Korean team at 1 p.m. Saturday before the main event at 3 p.m.Players to watch — For the most part, the host Falcons are not necessarily young, but inexperienced, having lost seven starters from last season. Coach Steve Boyd says most of his seniors are new to the sport. HoKyong Adkins is the lead veteran of this group, while Kevin McGuire leads the Falcons with three goals. Meanwhile, the Dragons are veteran-laden, led by the brothers Washington, Iseiah, a senior, and Imani, a junior, who have scored four goals each alongt with Will Wagner, plus transfer Miles Mahlock who has assisted on six Dragons goals.
Track and fieldDODDS Japan and Kanto Plain international schools at Yokota, 9 a.m. Saturday, when Panthers sophomore Christian Sonnenberg continues to chase the Pacific record in the discus (50.65, set by Stephe DeSantis of Yokota in 1988). Jabari Johnson of Nile C. Kinnick will also try to beat his own 400 record set a year ago, 49.57, and fellow junior Daniel Galvin of Yokota attempts to top his marks in the 800 (1:55.54) and 1,600 (4:23.42).Okinawa meet at Kadena, 9 a.m. Saturday. Kadena’s Hunter Ficenec and Wren Renquist look to continue their dominance in distance events and Jazmyn Sharper and Michael Clayton in throwing events. Kubasaki’s Kaelyn Francis, who clocked 12.02 on the stopwatch-printer in last week’s season-opening meet, looks to equal or better that under fully-automated timing.